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A-1 Gumballs Machine Company featured in local news video

WRAL news in Raleigh North Carolina recently featured COCA member Scott Tidball and his A-1 Gumballs Co. as the subject for “The Carolina Traveler”.

Scott has more than 5,000 gumball machines along with many other coin operated vending machines and hundreds of thousands of parts.  He ships 50 to 100 orders around the globe weekly.  Scott also has hundreds of thousands of antique decals for coin operated machines.  A-1 Gumballs also operates numerous vending routes in the Southeast. If you have any vending machine related questions or are in need of parts, Scott may be able to help you.

  • You Can Contact Scott mail or phone: A1gumballs, 12 Water St, Franklinton, NC, 27525, (919) 494-1322



Slot Machine Scam..BEWARE!

Be on the lookout for emails from a guy named Morris of Royal Antique Association or Max of Max & Shaffer Pre-owned Antique Slot Machine Outfit & he is probably using other aliases

He has used addresses in Cameroon and in Frankfurt

He has contacted several slot dealers and is using photos that he obtained from COCA Member Larry DeBaugh

The 5 machines pictured are….  Jennings Baby Buckaroo light up….. Jennings Thunderbird Hotel 50cent Light up ……. Watling nickel/quarter Cherry Front….. Watling Cherry front ….. Watling Bird….and other pictures of machines in Larry's basement.



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