Mr Pinball Price Guide - 2018


The 2018 MR. PINBALL PRICE GUIDE, pinball machine, bingo, bowler, and baseball machine 'bible' of the pinball machine industry.

This 6 x 8-1/2 inch spiral bound 230 page book is the 29th annual edition. Contains important hard copy market and historical information about all pinball machines made since the flipper was invented in 1947.

The most popular and accurate pinball reference anywhere. Over 3000 pinball machines are listed with incredible detail including name, manufacturer, date released, number of players, distinguishing features, production numbers, collectivity, current value, market trend, designer, artist, and relationships to other games.

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.

No collector, novice or expert can afford to be without the latest Mr. Pinball edition.

Added bonus sections--a comprehensive list of Bowling Games and Gun Games since these are often found with pinball games.

Table of Contents from the 2018 Edition:

What's New in the 2018 Edition!

  • Updated price trend analysis
  • Updated pricing, values, graphs
  • 19 additional games
  • 2 new manufacturers
  • Corrections to game features, dates, production numbers
  • Update to website links and "All About Collecting" section Appendix C
  • How This Book Came To Be
  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • About List Information
  • Available Versions
  • Ordering
  • How to Contact Us
  • Updates
  • 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 # Statistical Analysis
Sampling Method
Biases and Limitations
Total Production

Appendix B--Bibliography

Appendix C--All About Pinball Collecting
Who Is Out There?
Buying Games And Parts
Selling Games And Parts
Manufacturing Parts
Shipping Games
Caring For Games
Playing Games
Locating Games To Play
10 Biggest Mistakes New Collectors Make
10 Biggest Mistakes Experienced Collectors Make
Companion Collectibles
Promotional Material
Pinball Events
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
Manufacturer Report
Market Trends
How Values Were Determined

Appendix E--Artists

Appendix F--Designers

Appendix G--Glossary

Appendix H--Manufacturer History
Country-specific Notes

Appendix I--Game Interrelationships

Appendix J--Just Not a Pinball
Bonus Sections
Bowling Games List
Gun Games List

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