Vintage ticket machines for sale

posted by Michael Zoldessy on March 5, 2009 at 10:05 am

Hello,
I have two old ticket dispensing machines and I would like to sell them. I also have some rolls of tickets to go with them.

I am based in Gillingham, Kent. For more details, my number is 077 26 77 88 29

Many Thanks,
George Kasabi

Comments (6)

markp
markp on March 5, 2009 at 10:08 am

Looks to be one of those ‘automaticket’ machines that were popular in the 60’s and 70’s.

William
William on March 5, 2009 at 11:26 am

Thats what it looks like. The motor drives in those make them very heavy ship if you all six in that unit.

larrygoldsmith
larrygoldsmith on March 6, 2009 at 3:46 pm

Those are definetly AUTOMATICKET machines!! They came out sometime in the late 40’s and were the standard for most theatres until the advent of computers. I would like a nickel for every day through the years I threaded those machines, prior to box office opening time!

nritota
nritota on March 7, 2009 at 11:12 pm

Add to that the calculations necessary to prevent overselling! They were workhorses though…

larrygoldsmith
larrygoldsmith on March 8, 2009 at 9:52 am

Overselling yes! However, we referred to them as an “overpunch”. New cashiers were great for that. We would end up filling out special overpunch forms for EACH ticket, which in turn had to be submitted with the daily box office report to LA. I can still hear the sound those AUTOMATICKET machines made every time a ticket was punched.

Dan2
Dan2 on September 4, 2009 at 5:32 am

Would they be able to deliver to Dorchester, Dorset, UK? and would they be under 60.00 UK Pounds?

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