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Ultimo aggiornamento - Last updated: Jun 15, 2008



Abbreviations:

em=electromechanical
ss=electronics
1p, 2p, 4p = 1,2 or 4 players

Original flyers (when available): click on the manufacturer's name to go to the flyers' page.

INDEX

UNKNOWN ITALIAN MANUFACTURERS - COSTRUTTORI ITALIANI SCONOSCIUTI
AMI
BELL GAMES - BELL COIN MATICS - NUOVA BELL GAMES
ARTIGIANA RICAMBI
BEM
BENSA
BONTEMPI
CEA
CEFF
DALLA PRIA/ABM ELECTRONICS
DAMAupdated!
EGS
ELBOS
EMMEPI
ELETTRONOLO/ELETTROCOIN
EUROPLAY/NEW EUROPLAY
FERNA
G.BRAUN
GGB
GL
IDI
ITALIANA BILIARDI
LORI
MAMBELLI
MANILAMATIC
MD
MODEL RACING
MONDIAL MATIC
MR.GAME
NORDAMATIC
PASINI
P.C.
PINBALL SHOPupdated!
PLAYMEC
RIFLIP
RIPEPI
ROMAGNOLI
RMG
SIPEM
TECNOPLAY
ZACCARIA

costruttori sconosciuti-unknown manufacturers

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Gun Men
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Aquarium
looks like an italian kit inspired from the Gottlieb's "Aquarius" - check the differencies (higher scoring, no credit window, etc)
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Lido
(looks like a kit for an old "Subway" - maybe from Dama - art by Cortez?)
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Hell 
(Art by Mike)
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Neptune
(collezione Massimiliano Vitasevic)
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El Viti
(kit for Gottlieb's Harmony/Troubadour)
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Tex-op
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Sky Devil's
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Fifteen goals
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Card Trix 
(very similar to the original from Gottlieb, apart for the position of the writing "Senza ripetizione della partita")
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Ball Pool
(found by Mixie - photo taken with a cellular)
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Happening (versione 1)
(1970 - first work by Mike)
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Happening (versione 2)(collezione Marco, Seveso (MI)
(praticamente identico al precedente, probabilmente lo stesso kit ma per un flipper diverso - manca la firma di Mike,
e mancano i 5 fiorellini per indicare le palline vinte)
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Full (forse stesso produttore del modello "Happening")
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Dig a Star (da eBay.it - forse della DAMA?)
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The Royal
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Jolly Roger ("Harmony"/"Troubadour")
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A.M.I. spa - Apparecchi Musicali Italiani (Torino, Italy - Sig. Luigi Lazzaroni)

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1975
Derby - em - 1p (gennaio 1975 - presentato all'Enada ottobre 1974)
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Hot Race - em - 4p

1976
West Show - em - 1p
Big Hunt - em - 1p
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The Shark - em - 1p
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Navajo - em - 4p
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Sprint Girl - em - 1p
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Artigiana Ricambi (Sesto Fiorentino -FI)

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????
Sandokan (modifica Card Trix)

1976 (?)
Bowlingirl
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1977
Stunt Cars (modifica Card King)


BELL GAMES - BELL COIN MATICS - NUOVA BELL GAMES (Bologna, Italy - Sig. Cavazza)

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1978
The King - ss - 4p
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1979
Sinbad (co-production Europlay/Bell Games) - ss - 4p
Sexy Girl - ss - 4p (co-production Arkon/Ranco/Bell Games)

1980
The Hunter - ss - 4p
White Shark - ss - 4p
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Cosmodrome - ss - 4p

1981
Frontier - ss - 4p
Fireball II - ss - 4p
Flash Gordon - ss - 4p

1982
Fantasy (Centaur) - ss - 4p
Magic Picture Pin (co-production Arkon/Ranco/Bell Games) - ss - 4p

1983
Pin Ball (Pinball Champ '82) - ss - 4p
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Pinball Pool (Eight Ball De Luxe) - ss - 4p

1984
Cosmic Flash - ss - 4p
Super Bowl (X's & O's) - ss - 4p
Tiger Rag (King of Steel) - ss - 4p

1985
New Wave (Black Pyramid) - ss - 4p
Saturn II (Spy Hunter) - ss - 4p
World Defender - ss - 4p

1986
Space Hawks (Cybernaut) - ss - 4p
Dark Shadow - ss - 4p
Skill Flight - ss - 4p

1987
Cobra - ss - 4p
Future Queen - ss - 4p
F1 Grand Prix - ss - 4p

1988
Top Pin (Pinbot) - ss - 4p
U-Boat 65 - ss - 4p

BEM srl (Sig. Giorgio Masiero - Milano, Italy)

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Un BEM 'testa piccola' purtroppo ancora sconosciuto, da una intervista al prestigiatore Toni Binarelli:
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??? (year unknown - identified as manufactured by BEM thanks to Thierry Delisle)
Ascot 
(cavallini in movimento sotto al piano di gioco, come nel "Winner" Williams)
(collezione Alex Tsiotas)
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1976 
Crocket - em - 1p
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Jackpot - em - 1p
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Black Jack - ss ('testa piccola')
(thanks to Massimo Maestroni)
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Sun's Cruise - ss ('testa piccola') - 1p
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Travel Agency - em - 1p
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Jackrabbit - ss ('testa piccola') - 1p
(thanks to Massimo Maestroni)
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????
Dog's Race (running dogs in the headbox, similar to Williams' "Derby Day")
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????
Casino' (?)
Urania
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????
Arabic Power
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BENSA srl (Milano, Italy)

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??? (year unknown - identified as manufactured by Bensa thanks to Thierry Delisle)
Surf (1 player)

1973
Space Time
Wild Boy
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1974
Big Brave (grafica della testata ispirata dal Gottlieb, ma piano originale) - em - 1p
Knokout
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1975
Jack in the box
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1976
Sure Shot

BONTEMPI srl (Roma, Italy)

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Action (copy of game from Chicago Coin's ?)

C.E.A. snc - Costruzioni Elettroniche Automatiche di Pavone & c. (Bologna, Italy)(Sig. Dante Pavone)

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1976
Lucky Shot - ss - 1p (Enada V)
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1977
Timothyt T. - em - 1p
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Alpha 2001 - ss - 1p
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Timothyt - ss - 4p

1978
Fly Man - ss - 1p
Satellite - ss - 4p

1979
Super Tris - ss - 1p
Three Aces - ss - 4p
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CEFF Costruzioni Meccaniche (Piacenza, Italy)

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Five Martians
Joker Ball

Dalla Pria/ABM Electronics srl (Piove di Sacco - PD)

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Stellar Airship (art by Mike)(kit for em Gottliebs)
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DAMA (kit manufacturer) (Milano, Italy)

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Grand Slam (Ice Show)
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(?) 1970
Golf (grafica di Cortez)
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Mexico 70 (grafica di Cortez)
Angels (Rancho)
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Basket (Bazaar)
Bookmaker's (Lunar Shot)
Devil's (Rocket III)
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Frogmen (Bazaar)
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Gold Beach
(sala-giochi Happy Days - Riccione)
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Hippies (Top Hand)
Hippye (Top Hand)(grafica di Cortez)
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Hippie (Bally "Capersville") (grafica di Cortez)
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Basket (Bazaar)
Book Makers
Flipper
O.K. Corral
Novelty
Player
Ponies
World Star
Las Vegas (Solitaire)
Mondial Bank (Harmony)
New City (Big Strike)
Play Time (Ice Show)
Rally (Elite Guard)
(collezione Paolo Evangelista)
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Road (Electra Pool)
Spider (Hurdy Gurdy)
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Western (Subway)
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World Star (Magic Town)
Jolly (Hurdy Gurdy)
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EGS (??-??)

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1981
New York Defence (vid-pinball)

ELBOS srl (1981-????)

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1982
Sea Devil - ss - 4p
Genesis - ss - 4p

ELETTRONOLO/ELETTROCOIN sas (Firenze, Italy)

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1965 
Calcio Italia (prima serie con lanciabiglia manuale) - em - 2p

1966
Calcio Italia (seconda serie con testatina) - em - 2p
(same cabinet graphics as rare Bally's "Boot-a-Ball")
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Casino'

1970
Derby (kit for Bally's Gold Rush)
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1969
Good Year (kit for Williams' Lunar Shot)

1968
Macao
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Rose & Can Can
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1970
Mexico (kit for Bally's Rocket III)
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Scala Reale
Summer Time (kit for Gottliebs' Solitaire - Hit a card)

????
Selen Cup - em - 2p
Night Club - em - 1p
Carnival - em - 1p (Subway)
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EUROPLAY/NEW EUROPLAY (1974-?)(Quarto Inferiore (BO) - Italy)

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1974
Sky Star  - em - 1p (primo modello - presentato Fiera di Milano 73 o 74)(art: Mike)
Tic & Toc - em - 1p (oct. 1974 - scritte in italiano - presentato Enada III)
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Big Dryvers - em - 4p
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Big Dryvers - ss - 4p

1975 
Tanga - em - 1p (scritte in italiano)
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1976 
El Dorado - em - 1p
Card Whiz - em - 1p

1978 
Red Arrow -  em - 1p 
(by "New Europlay)(art: Mike)(first with "Biri Biri" feature)
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Royal King - em - 1p
Sky Fly - F

1979 
Sinbad - em - 1p 
(by "New Europlay)("SiMbad" on the flyer and cabinet, "SiNbad" on the backglass and schematics)
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(pictures from an actual "Sinbad" pinball machine; note that the name on the cabinet was corrected in the spelling, with
respect to the one pictured in the flyer above)
Dalla collezione di Nicola Melotti
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Dragon - em - 1p

FERNA srl (??-??)

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1979
Steeple (?)

G.BRAUN (??-??)

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copia del Galaxie Gottlieb's
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GGB/SKILL GAME (S.Lazzaro(BO), Italy)

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Space Time - em - 1p
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The Best Corsair (1976)(art: Mike)
The Best Card King
The Best Galaxie - em - 1p
(by "skill game")(art: Mister X)
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The Best Wizard - em - 1p 
(inspired from Gottlieb's "Wizard")(art: Mike)
(signed backglass from Federico Croci's collection)
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GL (Sig. Giuliano Lodola, Avenza - Massa Carrara, Italy)

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????
Jolly Joker
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1978
Golden Arrow - em - 1p
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Giunone (Poseidon) - em - 1p

1979
Rocky Girl (Rock Star) - em - 1p
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Rocky Girl (Rock Star) - ss - 1p
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Basket World Trotter (Harlem Globetrotters) - ss - 1p
Basket World Trotter (Harlem Globetrotters) - ss - 4p
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1980
Black Hole (Blackout) - ss - 4p
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Black Rider (Black Knight) - ss - 4p
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1981
Zoser (Pharaoh) - ss - 4p
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????
Space Woman (GL ?) - ss - 4p - with "mixage record" feature

IDI (Alessandria, Italy)

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1978
Ice Mania - SS - 4p    
Movie Master - SS - 4p
Sky Warrior - SS - 4p 
Tiger Woman - SS - 4p
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???
Sky Warrior_ (kit)

Italiana Biliardi (??-Sig. G.Onorato)

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1976
Pin football

LORI (Budrio (BO), Italy)(Sig. Lorenzo Rimondini)

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Top Hand ("Serigrafia Lori")
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Jungle Life
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Count-down
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KO
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Space Orbit
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Play Pool
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MAMBELLI (Cesena - Italy)

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Buck Rogers (kit for Tiger)
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Gorgar (kit for Jungle Life)

Kiss (kit for Space Orbit)
(immagini dalla collezione di Red Ronnie)
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MANILAMATIC - (Roma, Italy)(Sig. Antonio Manili)

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1976
Lucky Man

??? - flipper elettronico presentato ultimo giorno Enada III - designer Tito Bresca
Pool Rabbit
Top Sound

MD (?? - ??)

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A conversion kit for Gottlieb's "Electra Pool". It consisted of a new backglass, and a self-adhesive sheet to be applied on the original playfield.
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MODEL RACING (Montemarciano - Ancona, Italy)

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UFO (video flipper)
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Satellite TV (UFO re-run)

MONDIAL MATIC (Firenze, Italy)

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1979
Sisters (Royal Pair) - em - 1p
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Take a card (Texas Ranger) - em - 1p
Big Dryvers (Space Orbit) - em - 1p
Cleopatra (Play Pool) - em - 1p
Lovers (Sky Divers) - em - 1p
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Jolly Joker
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The Best Jump
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Emmepi (??)

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Card King (copy of same Gottlieb's game)
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Jungle Life (copy of Gottlieb's game)
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MR.GAME (Bologna, Italy)

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1988
Dakar

1989
Motor Show (= "Fast Track" prototype)
Mac Attack (game and flyer design by Toni Ramunni)

1990
World Cup '90 (game and flyer design by Toni Ramunni)

NORDAMATIC (Verona, Italy)

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1974
Big Sakem (Nordmatic - presentato alla 3a Enada)

1975
Champion - em - 1p
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Foot Baller
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1976
Explorer - em - 1p
Monte Carlo - em - 1p
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Lucky Man - em - 2p

1977
Card Castle - em - 1p
Saturn - em - 1p

1978
Atlantis - em - 1p
Devil - em - 1p

1979
Discomania - em - 1p
Antares - ss - 4p

PASINI (Bologna - Italy)

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Old Bend
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Old Gold
(sala-giochi Happy Days)
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Old Time
Count Down
Bonnie '70 (Bonnie & Clide ?)
Bonnie & Clide
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P.C. (???? - ????)

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Marte ("Electra Pool")
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PINBALL SHOP (Bologna - Italy) (Sig. Baldazzi)

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Flesh and Blood ("Pinball Champ")
(Foto dalla collezione di Maurizio Iannuzzelli)
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Gremlins 
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Horror
Collezione Saverio e Francesco
Kit di modifica per lo "Space Shuttle" Zaccaria
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PLAYMEC (S.Lazzaro di Savena (BO) - Italy) (Sig. Pino Dal Bagno)

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1973-74
Big Sakem (rigenerato)
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1975
Speed Rush - em - 1p
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1976?
El Tigre
Jackpot
15 Pool
Corsair

RIFLIP - Organizzazione Costa (Torino)

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1968
San Marco
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Ditta RIPEPI spa -(Messina, Italy)

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????
Time Out
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1976
Caravan Gold
Gold Star

ROMAGNOLI (Bologna)

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1979
Play Girl
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R.M.G. (1968-1974->Europlay)(Sig. Renato Montanari)(Bologna, Italy)

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The 30' Years - em - 1p (kit for Gottlieb's "Elite Guard")
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Race Day - em - 1p (kit for Gottlieb "Solitaire")
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Poker Game
Big Valley - em - 4p (copy of Bally "Big Valley")
Jungle King - em - 1p (copy of Gottlieb "Jungle King")
Miss Theresine - em - 1p (copy of Gottlieb "Hi-Lo")
Only Star - em - 1p (copy of Gottlieb "Star Trek")
Space Orbit - em - 1p (copy of Gottlieb "Space Orbit")
Strike - em - 1p (1973)(copy of Gotllieb "Ten Up")
                 (by "erremmegi")(art: Mike)
(1973 - Enada II) Top Hand - em - 1p (copy of Gottlieb "Top Hand")
                   (by "erremmegi")("app. modificato")
Flying Carpet - em - 1p (1972) (copy of Gottlieb "Flying Carpet")
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Card Trix
Galaxy

SIPEM-SIDAM (Torino, Italy)

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Rugby (video-pinball)
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SKILLGAME -> see GGB

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TECNOPLAY (San Marino)

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1987
Devil King (re-release of Zaccaria's kit "Mystic Star") - ss - 4p
Scramble - ss - 4p
X Force - ss - 6p
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1988
Space Team - ss - 4p
Hi Ball - ss - 4p

THE BEST -> see GGB

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ZACCARIA (Calderara di Reno, Bologna, Italy)

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(?) 1973:
Tropical - 1p - em
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Jungle Life - 1p - em

(?) 1974:
Cine Star - 1p - em
Strike - 1p - em
Strike - 1p - em  (home version, no coin door)

1975:
Red Show - 1p - em
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Lucky Fruit - 1p - em
Ten Up - 4p - em

1976:
Woods Queen - 1p - em
Woods Queen - 2p - em
Woods Queen - 4p - em
Ten Stars - 1p - em

1977:
Moon Flight - 1p - em
Universe - 4p - em
Circus - 4p - em
Aerobatics - 1p - em
Supersonic - 1p - em
Nautilus - 1p - em
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Combat - 4p - em
Combat - 4p - ss

1978:
Winter Sports - 4p - ss - 01/78
Queen Castle - 1p - em - 04/78
House of Diamonds - 4p - ss - 07/78
Strike - 1p - ss - 09/78
Ski Jump - 1p - ss - 10/78
Ski Jump - 1p - em ??/78
Future World - 4p - ss - 10/78

1979:
Shooting the rapids - 4p - ss - 04/79
Hot Wheels - 4p - ss - 09/79
Space City - 1p - ss - 09/79

1980:
Fire Mountain - ss - 4p - 01/80
Star God - ss - 4p - 05/80
Space Shuttle - ss - 4p - 09/80

1981:
Earth, Wind & Fire - ss - 4p - 04/81
Locomotion - ss - 4p - 09/81

1982:
Pinball Champ '82 - ss - 4p - 04/82
Soccer King - ss - 4p - 09/82

1983:
Pinball Champ - ss - 4p
Time Machine - ss - 4p - 04/83
Farfalla - ss - 4p - 09/83
Pinball Champ - ss (seven digit displays) - 4p

1984:
Devil Riders - ss - 4p - 04/84
Magic Castle - ss - 4p - 09/84

1985:
Robot - ss - 4p - 01/85
Clown - ss - 4p - 07/85
Pool Champion - ss - 4p - 12/85

1986:
Blackbelt - ss - 4p
Mexico '86 - ss - 4p
Zankor - ss - 4p
Mystic Star - ss - 4p (kit)

1987:
Spooky - ss - 4p
Star's Phoenix - ss - 4p
New Star's Phoenix - ss - 4p