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Pinball Collection of balligator
19 pinball machines
last updated: 05/04/2024
  Member: balligator
From: Lincoln Park,NJ USA (find on the map)
Specialty': Electromechanicals from the 70's
Member since: 02/12/2018
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balligator owns these 19 pinballs:

pinball nameDBmanufacturerconditionis it for sale?notespictures
ATLANTIS Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverAll original classic wedgehead in fantastic condition. Recently shopped out; plays and looks great.
BIG HIT Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!MaybeBeautiful Big Hit classic baseball themed wedge head. Very nice condition play field and back glass are excellent, cabinet in good original condition. Game plays correctly everything works as it should.
BLACK JACK Bally (USA)Set up, plays!NeverBally Black Jack rare EM version. Only 120 produced, this is number 69.
CAPT. CARD Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverA very nice example of Capt. Card, the add a ball version of High Hand. Playfield and backglass are immaculate; the cabinet has some touch ups, and the metal is in nice condition. The game plays just as it should from the factory.
DIMENSION Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverGottlieb Dimension add a ball version of 2001. Rare production game only 490 were made in 1971. This example is in fine condition.
DRAGON Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverGottlieb Dragon EM sample game number 11. Very nice original example of a rare multi player EM with only 508 produced in late 1978. An NOS backglass has been installed from Mayfair Amusements otherwise the game is all original.
EMPIRE  United (USA)Set up, plays!NeverEmpire shuffle alley by United Manufacturing in 1953. Itís the same game as Unitedís Royal Shuffle alley. I havenít been able to find any info on this game. I got it out of a ladyís basement where it had been since the mid 60ís. The game hadnít worked for nearly 40 years; replaced the reset coil, cleaned and adjusted the switches and score reels and now sheís back in action. If you have any info on this game please let me know. United did produce another shuffle alley called Empire in 1959, but itís different than this game.
FREE FALL Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverGottlieb Free Fall add a ball version of Sky Jump. Only 650 of these were produced in 1974. This is a great original example maybe the best I've ever seen.
GEMINI Gottlieb (USA)In storage, waiting for restorationNeverSuper rare Gottlieb Gemini 2 player EM. This is sample number 35. The game is all original will need a shop out, a playfield glass, and most likely a backglass. Pics to follow, very glad to add this rare gem to the collection.  
GOLD STRIKE Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverRare Gold Strike game add a ball version of EL Dorado; classic play field design only 675 of these were made.
GOLDEN ARROW Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverReal nice Golden Arrow wedge head. Play field needs a little work but otherwise the game is in excellent shape. Great game to play.
JOKER POKER Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverJoker Poker EM version #08382. The game was in the same home since 1983. The play meter shows 31, 620. A repro backglass is aleady on order as well as new targets, rubbers, legs and levelers. Pics to follow showing the restoration progress.
NEPTUNE Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverBeautiful example of one of the last wedgeheads Gottlieb ever produced. Only 270 of these were made; great to play and great to look at as well
NIP-IT Bally (USA)Set up, plays!NeverI bought this with paper route money in 1979 with my father. Itís now been gone through and is back in action. Still love playing it nearly 40 years later.
PRO POOL Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!MaybeBeautifully restored Pro Pool. Only 800 of these were produced by Gottlieb in 1973. Everything on this was redone and it plays really well.
ROCK STAR Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverVery rare Rock Star by Gottlieb. This is the last add a ball wedge head. This example was in the same family for several years. I have an NOS playfield installed, the rest of the game is in good original condition. Iím really excited to add this rare title to my collection.
STRANGE WORLD Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverIím very happy to add a very rare classic wedge head to the collection. Home use only for 40 years. Only 12, 000 plays on the meter. Fantastic original condition recently had a good shop out and the game plays really well.
TEN PINS  Williams (USA)Set up, plays!Maybe1958 Williams Ten Pins classic manikin bowler game. It was restored years back but is still in great condition.
VOLLEY Gottlieb (USA)Set up, plays!NeverI recently purchased this classic wedge head from a leading collector in the northern New Jersey area. It has very low plays and the overall condition of the game is excellent.
DISCLAIMER: This page shows the pinball machine Collection of PinballOwners member balligator from Lincoln Park, NJ, USA. The coin operated pinball machines listed above, including their images, were uploaded into our database by balligator himself; balligator is the sole responsible for the information contained in this page. The pinball machines shown above are not necessarily for sale! Please refer to the 4th column in the list to know whether a certain pinball is for sale or not. Most likely balligator's pinball machines are second-hand (used) pinballs that were once installed in bars and other public places; their value as a collectible largely depends on appearance and functionality of every single machine.
Comments left by other members of our website
 From kangourou on 06-24-2022 05:10:
It's a various and beautiful collection with rare titles, well done. Patience is a golden path in our passion !
 From campgames on 06-14-2021 17:58:
What a beautiful collection of games acquired in such a short period of time. I really like the shuffle puck bowler and ten pins too. I like the fact that you have replay and add a ball games mixed into your collection, itís a nice personal touch.Hopefully you get to find all the gameís on your wish list someday soon.Once you add the wish list games to your collection it will be sensational! Looking forward to seeing and playing your outstanding lineup.
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