Patent No. 17,574 A.D. 1900
A New or Improved Game of Skill, and Coin Freed Apparatus for Playing the same.
I JOHN GERARD CORNELIUS MARIA PESSERS of No 70 Gains Road Southsea, in the County of Hants, Engineer do hereby declare the nature of this invention, to be as follows : —
My invention relates to a new or improved game of skill, and coinfreed apparatus for playing the same, and has for its object the utilization of a mechanical movement controlled by an operator, whereby by the exercise of a reasonable amount of skill a prize or token may be automatically delivered, the mechanism aforesaid being coinfreed, and the signification of the game being varied according to conditions of application;.....
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