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The Pinball Resource Collection Of Books, Newsletter, and Videos to Educate and Entertain The Pinball Collector!

The Pinball Price Guide 9th Edition
By Pinballeric™

This is the only printed Pinball Price Guide!
This is the old Larry Biezia's price guide taken over and updated by Pinballeric
. This book covers pinball machines, starting in 1931 through 2012, including pinball games before flippers were invented! It has 3 different pricing classes for each pinball machine! The books is a great reference for the Pinball Collectors and has a wealth of information, too much to cover in this short description! If you want to know what your game is worth or how much your should sell your game for(Collectors don't sell games do they?), this is the book for you!

The books is part #BK-PRG $19.95

Pinball Price Guides

Did you ever wonder what your Pinball machine is worth. Are you looking for a price guide to tell if the machine you saw listed on EBAY is too much. The Pinball Resource sells all the latest and greatest price guides!

From the Author:
The Mr. Pinball Pinball List & Price Guide, 2017 Edition is now available. This is the twenty-seventh annual update to the exhaustive reference guide for flipper, bingo, and baseball (pitch & bat) pinball games. It lists flipper games both alphabetically by name, and chronologically by
manufacturer, and includes release date, game features, production numbers, current value, and price trends. The book is comprehensive, including well over 2,900 games (1947-2017), from 248 manufacturers, both US and foreign.

Besides updated price information, it also includes a price trend/value analysis, an updated "All About Pinball Collecting" appendix, a list of pinball artists' and designers' works, a history of pinball manufacturers, and a fascinating list of game interrelationships (add-a-ball/replay, similar playfields, artwork, etc.) Also included are special bonus sections listing 688 bowling and gun games. The guide also includes reviews of associated books, and references for magazines, web sites, parts and game suppliers, repair resources, and much more. This is the indispensable
guide for anyone interested in pinball or its related arcade cousins.

The Standard Version (print) is a handy 5.5"x8.5" size, and is coil bound to lay flat.

Mr Pinball 2017 -$25.00ea

The Bingo Pinball War
By Jeffrey Lawton

This is the scond book by Bingo historian Jeffrey Lawton. If you want to know the story about Bingo machines history, this is the book for you! If you don't understand what a Bingo game is and how it differes from a standard pinball machine, don't worry, it's all expained in the book. If you plan on getting a Bingo game in the future, this is a must have since it explains the different features used on different Bingo games. The book boasts 144 color pages!

The book is part#BK-BPW $39.95.




The Pinball Collectors Quarterly.
By Gordon Hasse, JR. and Steve Young.

Did you know in 1982 that Steve Young produced a quarterly newsletter called The Pinball Collectors Quarterly? This newsletter was produced for 4 full issues. It contained fantastic black and white artwork, stories by famous pinball historians, ads of the times, fun facts, tips, want ads, illustrations, and much more pinball stuff. This makes great bathroom or coffee table reading. It will take you back when the great pinball companies where still producing their greatest games. The price for the set of 4 has remained the same since 1982, it's only $20.00 for a copy of the original set.




Encyclopedia of Pinball Volume 1

By Richard M. Bueschel

The pinball historian himself brings you Whiffle to Rockets 1930-1933, Volume 1. This encyclopedia guides you through the Origins of Pinball, Mechanical Marvels, the Pinball Patent Wars and Payouts. This 253 page book is a fun and educational read, contained in 11 chapters of pinball history. It features illustrated history of the games in the year of the great depression., full cover reproductions of rare and valuable pinball sales literature, flyer's, patents, and vintage photographs from the early 1930's. An insert that contains a price guide to the 100 most collectible pinball machines found in this book!
The Encyclopedia Volume 1 is $49.95.




Encyclopedia of Pinball Volume 2

By Richard M. Bueschel

The pinball historian himself brings you Contact To Bumper 1934-1936, Volume 2. This encyclopedia guides you through Bells, Kickers, Lights, and Buttons, and Electricity Comes To Pinball. This 253 page book feature mores color pages than volume number 1. This is a fun and educational read, contained in 10 chapters of pinball history. The book also features color reprints of the original game flyers.
The Encyclopedia Volume 2 is $49.95.



Pinball Machine Care and Maintenance

By Bear Kamoroff
This updated book fills a void of information for a new pinball owner or someone thinking about buying a game. This is 130 page spiral bound book helps you in choosing and buying a pinball machine. It will teach you about transporting the game, setting it up, adjustments, cleaning and maintenance, free play setup, trouble shooting problems, and much more.
This book sells for $28.95.

Black Hole and The Ni-Wumpf Experience
By Edwin K. Shenk

Looking to purchase the Ni-Wumpf System 80 CPU board? Read a book by someone who did! He 's tells of his adventures and finding. The book also contain code for the Ni-wump board:
Appendix 1 is for game routines, game variables, system displays, game timers, and playfield switch locations.
Appendix 2 is for platform routines, platform variables, and platform timers.

This book is a Special Order Only, 1 week wait.

The books is part #BK-BHE -Special Order Only.

Pinball Perspectives
Ace High To World's Series

By Marco Rossignoli & Graham McGuiness

Looking for the perfect colorful book for the coffee table? Here's a 268 page book complete with hundreds of color illustrations. Click on the thumbnail to see a list of the games covered!

The book sells for $59.95!

Pinball Snapshots
Ace High To Xenon

By Marco Rossignoli & Graham McGuiness

Looking for a pinball book loaded with colorful pictures? Here's a 272 page book complete with hundreds of color illustrations. Click on the thumbnail to see an example!

The book sells for $59.95!


The Complete Pinball Book 3rd Edition
By Marco Rossignoli

Looking for the perfect colorful book for the coffee table? Here's a 320 page book complete with hundreds of color illustrations. This 15 chapter book is a must for the pinball book collector! This book covers both the electromechanical pinball and the new games too!
This book is $59.99

Pinball Memories
Forty Years of Fun
1958-1998

By Marco Rossignoli

Looking for the perfect colorful book for the coffee table? Here's a 272 page book complete with hundreds of color illustrations. This book covers pinball from 1958-1998!

The book sells for $59.95!



Pinball Machine Maintenance

By Henk De Jager

Planning on repairing your own Multi-Player game? This spiral bound book covers the repair and maintenance of Electro-Mechanical Multi-Player Pinball Machines from 1960-1977. This book contains many tips and hints for the amateur. It has clear explanations with many schedules and illustrations. It provides step by step repair and replacement of components, with little knowledge of electronics required. It contains repairs for Bally, Williams, and Gottlieb® machines. This books is not applicable to single player games. This book contains 195 pages.
The book sells for $37.95!




Collector's Guide To Vintage Coin Machines
By Richard M. Bueschel

The pinball historian himself brings you a book and price guide on coin operated machines. The books illustrates slots, gumball, soda, jukeboxes, pinball, arcade, trade simulators, countertop, vending, etc... There's even a chapter dedicated to building a collection. The purpose of this book, according to the author is 'To Capture The Charm And Excitement Of Coin Machine History, Identification And Collecting'.
This hard covered book is a 2ND edition with an updated price guide.
The book sells for $39.95!



Arcade Treasure
By Bill Kurtz

This hard covered book contains 447 pages of the greatest arcade games to hit the arcade scene. It contains a price guide. The book is coffee table quality, one that everyone entering your home will want to pickup and enjoy. The book covers games from the 1930's into 1990's. Original color and black and white flyers can be found on almost every page!
The book sells for $39.95!

The Pinball Compendium
1930's-1960's
(With Price Guide)

By Michael Scalhoub

Covers games from 1930's through 1960's, 256 pages!

The book sells for $49.95!


The Pinball Compendium
1970-1981

By Michael Scalhoub

This hard covered book contains 240 pages of the pinball machines from 1970 through 1981. It profiles games from Chicago Coin, Bally, Gottlieb®, Williams, and other manufacturers from this time period. No coffee table or pinball collector should be without this book!

The book sells for Out Of Stock!

The Pinball Compendium
1982-Present
(With Price Guide) 2
nd Edition*
By Michael Scalhoub

The third books from Michael. Includes over 900 color photo's. Covers games from 1982 until 2011.
*Note- This 2nd Edition also includes games from 2006-2011 and an updated price guide. First Edition only covered games up to 2005.

The book sells for $59.95!

The Pinball Compendium
Electro-Mechanical Era
(With Price Guide)

By Michael Scalhoub

The Fourth books from Michael. Includes over 1,000 color photo's. Covers games from 1930's to the 1970's

The book sells for $69.99!



Gottlieb® 1995 Parts Catalog

Do you own any of the following machines:
Surf 'N Safari
Operation Thunder
Super Mario Bros
Super Mario Mushroom World
Cue Ball Wizard
Street Fighter II
Tee'd Off
Gladiators
Wipe Out
World Challenge Soccer
Rescue 911
Freddy

This NOS parts catalog contain major assemblies breakdowns by part number, printed Circuit Boards, playfield parts, Technical Service Bulletins, cabinet information, plus a whole lot more for the above games!
This catalog sells for $20.00





Gottlieb® 1987 Parts Catalog

This is a spiral bound copy of the Gottlieb® 1987 parts catalog. It covers the following games:
Volcano
Black Hole
Hanted House
Devil's Dare
Rocky
Spirit
Rock
Striker
Q*bert's Quest
Super Orbit
Royal Flush
Amazon Hunt
Rack 'Em Up
The Games
Chicago Cubs Triple Play
Rock Encore
Ready Aim Fire
Touchdown
Bounty Hunter
Raven
Jacks To Open
El Dorado City Of Gold
Tag Team
Hollywood Heat
Alien Star
Ice Fever
Rock
Genesis

It contain major assemblies breakdowns by part number, circuit board information, playfield parts, coin entrance parts, cabinet information, plus a whole lot more for the above games!

This catalog sells for $20.00






Gottlieb® 1982 Parts Catalog

This is a spiral bound copy of the Gottlieb® 1982 parts catalog with a colorful cover. It contains information on the following games:
Cleopatra
Sinbad
Joker Poker
Close Encounters
Dragon
Charlie's Angels
Solar Ride
Count Down
Pinball Pool
Totem
Hulk
Genie
Roller Disco
Buck Rogers
Torch
Spider Man
Circus
Panthera
Asteroid Annie
Counter Force
Star Race
James Bond
Time Line
Force II
Pink Panther
Mars God Of War
Volcano
Black Hole
Haunted House
Devil's Dare
Caveman
Rocky
It contain major assemblies breakdowns by part number, circuit board information, playfield parts, coin entrance parts, cabinet information, plus a whole lot more for the above games!

This catalog sells for $20.00

Gottlieb® 1980's Star Series Service Manual

This is a spiral bound copy of the Gottlieb® 1980' Service Manual. It contains complete data on System 80 games. This edition includes special revision pages. This manual is 60 pages.

This service manual, GTB-S/80-MAN sells for $12.00ea

Gottlieb® System 1 Service Manual

This is a spiral bound copy of the Gottlieb® Service Manual. It contains complete schematics for Gottlieb System 1 games. This 2nd edition includes special revision pages.

This service manual is part #GTB-S/1-MAN and sells for $12.00








Gottlieb® 1978 Parts Catalog

Do you own any of the following machines:
Pro Football
Jack In The Box / Jumping Jack
High Hand
Hot Shot / Big Shot
King Pin
Big Indian / Big Brave
Sky Jump
Magnotron / Duotron
Top Card
Far Out / Out Of Sight
Atlantis
Soccer / Super Soccer
El Dorado
Fast Draw / Quick Draw
Spin Out
“300” / Top Score
Abra Ca Dabra
Spirit of '76 / Pioneer
Sure Shot
Royal Flush / Card Whiz
Buccaneer
Surf Champ / Surfer
Volley
Canada Dry
Target Alpha / Solar City
Jacks Open
Bronco / Mustang
Big Hit
Centigrade 37
Jungle Queen / Jungle Princess
Jet Spin / Super Spin

This spiral bound copy of the parts catalog contain major assemblies breakdowns by part number, disc and wiper information, playfield parts, coin entrance parts, cabinet information, plus a whole lot more for the above games!
This catalog sells for $20.00


Gottlieb® 1972 Parts Catalog

Do you own any of the following machines:

King Of Diamonds / Solitaire / Hit-A-Card / Diamond Jack
Super Score / Hi Score / Super Duo
Harmony / Sing Along / Melody / Troubadour
Surf Side / Sea Side
Royal Guard / Elite Guard /Palace Guard
Spin Wheel
Fun Land / Tivoli / Fun Park / Fun Fair
Paul Bunyan / Big Jack
Domino / Grand Domino / Playmates
Four Seasons
Spin-A-Card / Hi-Lo / Hearts & Spades
Airport
College Queens
Bumper Pool / Target Pool / Mini Pool
Wild Wild West / Lariat
Mibs
Skipper
Road Race / Stock Car
Polo / Mini Cycle
Flip A Card / Card Trix
Crescendo
Baseball / Batter Up
Groovy / Psychedelic
Scuba
Aquarius
Snow Queen / Snow Derby / Bristol Hills
Galaxie / 2001 / Dimension
Star Trek / Astro
Now
Challenger
Playball / Home Run
Extra Innings
Roller Coaster
4 Square
Card King / Drop A Card / Pop A Card
Sheriff / Lawman
Wizard
Orbit / Outer Space



This spiral bound reprint of the parts catalog contain major assemblies breakdowns by part number, disc and wiper information, playfield parts, coin entrance parts, cabinet information, plus a whole lot more for the above games!
This catalog sells for $20.00








Gottlieb® 1968 Parts Catalog

This is a spiral bound copy of the Gottlieb® 1968 parts catalog. It illustrates parts and assemblies used on Gottlieb® games:
Gaucho
Slick Chick
Square Head
Swing-A-Long
Sweet Hearts
Flying Chariots
Gigi
Big Top
Ship-Mates
World-Fair
Bonanza
Bowling Queen
Majorettes
Sea Shore
North Star
Happy Clown
Sky Line
Thoro-Bred
Kings & Queens
Hi Dolly
Buckaroo / Cow Poke / Rancho
Dodge City
Bank-A-Ball / Flipper Pool Electra Pool
Paradise / Pleasure Isle / Hawaiian Isle
Ice Revue / Ice Show and Italian Model
Masquerade
Central Park / Hurdy Gurdy and Italian Model
Mayfair / Hyde Park
Cross town / Subway and Italian Model
Dancing Lady
King Of Diamonds / Solitaire /
Hit-A-Card / Diamond Jack
Super Score / Hi Score / Super Duo
Harmony / Sing Along / Troubadour
Surf Side / Sea Side


This catalog sells for $20.00

Gottlieb® 1962 Parts Catalog

This is a spiral bound copy of the Gottlieb® 1962 parts catalog. It illustrates parts and assemblies used on 61 Gottlieb® games, from Gladiator (1/56) to Big Casino (7/61). It includes adjustments and lubrication instructions along with parts lists.


$15.00

Gottlieb® 1957 Parts Catalog

This re-printed catalog illustrates parts and assemblies used on 54 Gottlieb® games, from Niagara (11/50) to Sea Belles (8/56). It includes adjustments and lubrication instructions along with parts lists.

This catalog sells for $17.95

Chicago Coin 1949 Parts Catalog
And
Genco Parts Catalog

This is for a pair of re-printed parts catalogs.
Chicago Coin Parts is 20 pages long.
Genco catalog is 26 pages long.


This pair of catalogs sells for $10.00



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