Mr. Pinball price Guide - NEW for 2013
This 234 page book, our 23rd annual edition, contains important information about all pinball machines made since the flipper was invented in 1947. This is the most popular and accurate pinball reference anywhere. Over 2,800 pinball machines are listed with incredible detail about each, including name, manufacturer, date released, number of players, distinguishing features, production numbers, collectibility, current value, market trend, designer, artist, and relationships with other games.
Note that included in the pricing analysis are charts of price trends and values and a list of the top five games, by decade and by type.
The book also contains current website links to on-line resources for buying and selling parts and machines, popular pinball events, and how to find more information--everything a new collector or pinball enthusiast needs to know.
Nowhere else can you find as comprehensive and complete reference on pinball. No collector, novice or expert, can afford to be without the latest edition from Mr. Pinball.
Added bonus sections--a comprehensive list of Bowling Games and a comprehensive list of Gun Games since these are often found with pinball games.
The Table of Contents from the 2013 Edition:
What's New in the 2013 Edition!
How This Book Came To Be
About List Information
How to Contact Us
Flipper Pinball Lists
Flipper Pinball List Codes
List--Alphabetical by Name
List--Chronological by Manufacturer
Baseball Pinball List
Bingo Pinball List
Appendix A--About the Serial Numbers Statistical Analysis
Biases and Limitations
Appendix C--All About Pinball Collecting
Who Is Out There?
Buying Games And Parts
Selling Games And Parts
Caring For Games
Locating Games To Play
10 Biggest Mistakes New Collectors Make
10 Biggest Mistakes Experienced Collectors Make
Internet Pinball Podcasts
Appendix D--Determining Price
What Value Means
Other Values Listed
How to Determine Value Using This Guide--Standard Method
How to Determine Value Using This Guide--Class Rating System Alternative
General Pinball Values
How Values Were Determined
Appendix H--Manufacturer History
Appendix I--Game Interrelationships
Appendix J--Just Not a Pinball
Gun Games List