1970s Collectable Coin Operated Irish Whiskey Vending Machine
This vending machine was designed to dispense whiskey (1/3 gill) measure on a coin operated basis. Intended for after hour usage in the Irish pub trade. There are two windows / whiskey compartments.
Instruction panel below coin slot reads as follows:
"INSERT KEY ABOVE & TURN CLOCKWISE
CHECK THAT OPTIC IS FULL & THE SOLD OUT LIGHT IS NOT ILLUMINATED
PLACE GLASS ON REST UNDER DRINK REQUIRED
INSERT CORRECT COINS
THIS MACHINE SUPPLIES 1/3 GILL MEASURES"
Information at glass rest reads as follows:
"NOT FOR USE BY PERSONS UNDER AGE 18. THIS MACHINE VENDS 1/3 GILL MEASURES."
Coin Slot reads: "3 x 10p"
-240v mains powered.
- Complete with set of keys.
- Takes old Irish 10p coins.
This rare piece has a light oak finish and came from dead stock which was never used. It came to us in its original box. As mint condition as any 1970's vending machine could be. Being 40 years old however the mechanics will need a little oiling and tweaking to get up and running. It accepts old Irish 10p coins which are cheap and easy to buy on eBay. It is the coin with the Salmon on it.
A must have for any home or public bar/ designer pub, as a nostalgic ... read more