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Big Deal, 1977

Features: Flippers (2), Pop bumpers (2), Slingshots (2), Standup targets (3), 4-bank drop targets (1), 3-bank drop targets (1), Horseshoe lane at top right of playfield. Maximum displayed point score is 999,990 points per player. Sound: 3 chimes, knocker.
Manufacturer: Williams Electronics, Incorporated (1967-1985) [Trade Name: Williams]
Date of Manufacture: January 25, 1977
Players: January 25, 1977 / 4
Year: 1977
Production: 7,301 units   (confirmed)
Model Number: 471
Theme: Cards/Gambling
Design by: Steve Kordek
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Machine Type: Electro-mechanical (EM) 
Notes: 'Big Deal' is the first use of a bank of drop targets on a Williams game. Before this, they placed drop targets apart from each other. Production Run Records for Big Deal: 7301 total Sample run: 240 Production Start Date: Jan-25-1977 / Production End Date: Mar-2-1977 First ship date: Feb-2-1977 / Last ship date: Unknown, remaining 1 shipped out with production games. Production Run: 7061 Production Start Date: May-3-1977 / Production End Date: Jul-15-1977 First ship date: May-4-1977 / Last ship date: Sep-14-1977 Product History Record for Big Deal: Quantity produced for USA/Canada: 2867* Quantity produced for export: 4434* Total quantity produced: 7301* BOM: $390.40 Price to Distributor: $945.00 *These quantities may be sales estimates.
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