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Gumball Machines76 of 109Oak 2" capsule vendor (Model 220 or 2001)Big Top Gumball Machine
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Posted 6 years ago


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Tomorrow is my son James' 13th birthday. I restored this old Oak Acorn Gumball Machine in a Kansas Jayhawk theme for him. I believe the machine is from 1950s. I am a KU alum from 1986 and it is his favorite college team. I am really happy with how this turned out. I picked the machine up on eBay a little over a month ago and have had it finished for awhile now, had to keep it at my office so he wouldnt see it.


  1. officialfuel officialfuel, 6 years ago
    Very nice job! This should last a lifetime and a present that will always be remembered. What a great father and to have a son to give it to!

  2. jamiedpt jamiedpt, 6 years ago
    Thank you Michael
  3. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
    Very nice restore ! What a great Dad you are !
  4. jamiedpt jamiedpt, 6 years ago
    thanks Mani!
  5. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    Great job!!! love it.
  6. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 6 years ago
    Happy B Day James !!! You are a good Dad Jamie !
  7. jamiedpt jamiedpt, 6 years ago
    Thank you Packrat and Hedgewalker! aaaarrrrgggghhh I now have a teenager! No more discounts at the movie theater, no more kids discounts at restaurants....

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