Collectors can take a gamble in Vegas

We've already shown how gambling chips can score a jackpot on the collectors' markets - sometimes up to values of $1m.

Now, Peter Sidlow and Pat MacGuire's Victorian Casino Antique Auction promises a wealth on treasures related to Las Vegas' favourite pastime.

It is scheduled for March 12-14.

Highlights in the sale include this Five Cent Watling Rol-A-Top Bird of Paradise Slot Machine, with all its keys intact and a 'twin jackpot' feature.

For sale: a Five Cent Watling Rol-A-Top Bird of Paradise Slot Machine

The seller isn't taking a gamble on this one, auctioning it with a wide estimate of $1,400 -14,000.

A restored Wurlitzer Model 750 Jukebox, estimated at $2,400-24,000 will also feature among the lots.

The sale will be held by auctioneer VCA in, appropriately enough, the casino Mecca of Las Vegas. Live online bidding will be available.


Image: VCA

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