New and Retired Machines – September

Some requests from George: 1) Please do not eliminate all the info in the site when updating. Just add your info to the bottom. People are still eliminating the info in the sites and writing “still here”. Thanks 2) Please do not just change the date. Tell us what you found and how the machines, and which machines, are working (Short, long, off center,perfect!!). Details are needed and great to see. Thanks New Machines: States: 1) CA, Folsom, The Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary Mach. 2 – 4 designs (Machine 1 retired) 2) CA, San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf – Jefferson St.[…]

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New and Retired Machines – August

A note from George: Please do not eliminate scans in any of the sites, retired or current.  Many use the retired scans when researching older designs or trying to find locations from bulk lots. When making an update to pennycollector.com, please do not eliminate all the writing in the narrative section of the site. Please just add your update under the already existing wording.  Also include what you found when using the machine: What did the coins look like and how did the machine work? (Short, pull presses, machine worked well, machine was having problems, etc.)  Where was the machine[…]

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New and Retired Machines – July

New Machines: 7/1/2021 – 8/1/2021                                                            States:  AR, Hot Springs, The Winery of Hot Springs 3 designs (4 design machine has moved) AR, Little Rock, Little Rock Zoo Machine 6 – 4 designs (Machines 3 & 5 are still there, Machine 4 is retired) AZ, Petrified Forest National Park, Rainbow Forest Gift Shop 4 designs (It’s Back!!) AZ, Williams, Grand Canyon Deer Farm 4 designs AZ, Williams, Route 66 Museum & Gift Shop 4 designs CA, Alameda, Pacific Pinball Museum (Opened after COVID closure) CA, Catalina Island – Avalon, Island Threadz 4 designs CA, San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf –[…]

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New and Retired Machines – June

                             6/01/21  to 7/01/21 New Machines:                                                            States:  AK, Fairbanks, Fairbanks Railroad Station 1 design (It’s back!!) AK, Wasilla, Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry 1 design (open after COVID closure) AZ, Duncan, Country Chic Art Gallery & Crafters Boutique 4 designs AZ, White Hills, Last Stop Travel Center 4 designs (From the Arizona Last Stop in White Hills.) AZ, Williams, Grand Canyon Deer Farm 4 designs CA, El Segundo, Automobile Driving Museum 3 designs (open after COVID closure) CA, Fresno, Forestiere Underground Gardens 4 designs CA, Gilroy, Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park (was Bonfante Gardens) (open after COVID[…]

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New and Retired Machine – May

                                 5/03/2021 to 6/01/21 New Machines:                                                                                States:  AZ, Williams, Raptor Ranch 4 designs CA, Gilroy, Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park 2 machines (was Bonfante Gardens) (Re-opens on 5/22/21 after COVID closure) CA, Long Beach, Aquarium of the Pacific 6 machines (5/14/21: Re-opened after COVID Closure) CA, Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden 4 designs CA, Yorba Linda, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum 1 machine (Re-opens 5/19/21 after COVID Closure) CO, Cortez, Mesa Verde National Park Visitor Center & Far View Terrace 2 four design machines 8 designs FL, St. Augustine, Buc-ees 4 designs KS,[…]

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New and Retired Machines – April

New Machines:                                                                                States:  AL, Foley, Buc-ees 4 designs AR, Bull Sholes, Bull Shoals-White River State Park 4 designs (From the James A. Gaston Visitor Center-Bull Shoals-White River State Park) AZ, Sedona, Cactus Carlos Best 4 designs (new machine 2, machine 1 retired) CA, Los Angeles, Exposition Park – California Science Center (Re-opened from COVID Restrictions) CA, Los Angeles – La Brea, George C. Page Museum, La Brea Tar Pits (Re-opened from COVID Restrictions) CA, Redlands, Paulson Orthodontics 4 designs IA, Dess Moines, Blank Park Zoo 12 designs (4- 4 design machines) (Re-opened from COVID Restrictions) IL, Vienna, Forman[…]

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New and Retired Machines – March

New Machines:                                                 States:  AZ, Holbrook, Navajo County Historical Society 4 designs (Re-opened after COVID closure) CA, Huntington Beach, Huntington Beach Pier 4 designs (Near the gift shop) CA, Ojai, Treasures of Ojai 4 designs (Machine from the Kingston’s Candy Company) CA, Pismo Beach, Boardwalk Plaza – Hot Shots Billiards & Family Entertainment Center 4 designs (It’s Back!!!) FL, Daytona Beach, Buc-ee’s 4 designs (Opened Monday 3/22/21) FL, Miami, Hard Rock Café 4 designs GA, Fort Valley, Buc-ee’s Warner Robins Travel Center 4 designs HI, Volcano, Volcano House @ Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 4 designs MD, Baltimore, Hard Rock Café[…]

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New and Retired Machines – February

New Machines:                                                 States:  AK, Anchorage, H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark 4 designs, (Nickel machine). CA, San Diego, Belmont Park Machine 2 – 4 designs (It’s back!) DE, Bethany Beach, Rhodes Five & Dime (It’s Back! Unknown what condition the press is or if the design has changed) GA, Sylvester, Worth County Chamber of Commerce 4 designs MI, Hickory Corners, Gilmore Car Museum 5 designs TN , Pigeon Forge, Crave Golf Club (Mini Golf) Foreign: Hong Kong, Lantau Island, Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car – Tung Chung Terminus (It’s Back!) Japan, Ise – Mie Prefecture, Ise Sea Paradise (Aquarium/ Sea Park) 3[…]

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