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Bronco, 1977

Features: Flippers (2), Pop bumpers (3), Star rollovers (3), Kicker lanes (2), Kick-out holes (2), 3-bank drop targets (1). No slingshots. 3 or 5 ball play. Maximum displayed point score is 99,990 points per player (except exports to Germany). Maximum displayed point score is 199,990 points per player (exports to Germany only). Sound: 3 chimes, knocker
Manufacturer: D. Gottlieb & Company, a Columbia Pictures Industries Company (1977-1983) [Trade Name: Gottlieb]
Date of Manufacture: March, 1977
Players: March, 1977 / 4
Year: 1977
Production: 9,160 units   (confirmed)
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Model Number: 396
Theme: American West
Design by: Ed Krynski
Art by: Gordon Morison
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Machine Type: Electro-mechanical (EM) 
Notes: The 2-player version of this game is Gottlieb's 1977 'Mustang'. We previously showed a date for this game of April 1977. The new date is per Gottlieb documentation. A special version of this 4-player Model 396 game was made for export to Germany only. It had 100,000-point relays for each player and the backglass was silkscreened to show 100,000 scoring. The coin door had three coin chutes and associated coining adjustments. Gottlieb Domestic & Export Sales Sheets for Bronco: 9160 total Domestic Sales: 2863 Export Sales: 6297, of which 1080 were sold to Germany. Two schematic diagrams were produced and had different title information as follows: RHM-1-21-77-396, copyright 1976 (Germany) RES-1-26-77-396, copyright 1977 (all except Germany) If anyone has access to the German version of this game, please contact us for a list of photo requests.
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