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Cannon Fire (Standard), 1935

Features: Uses 10 large glass balls, translucent red. Cannons and all hardware are polished aluminum. The Standard Cannon Fire is 40 inches long and measured 19 inches wide. This italicized information is from a sales brochure:: Beautiful cabinet designed by Eckland, famous industrial designer. A masterpiece of art, sturdy, precise, with ivory-like, resilient pins. Four cannons in all, two everlastingly alive averaging two shots each. Two suspended shot cannons, which hold a ball at their mouth, awaiting touch-off by ball going through tunnel above. Progressive scores - forward, backward, zigzag. No out-holes. Rewards for high and low scores. FreePlay.
Manufacturer: Mills Novelty Company, of Chicago, Illinois, USA (1932-1942)
Date of Manufacture: February, 1935
Players: February, 1935 / 1
Year: 1935
Model Number: 1021
Design by: Kenneth C. Shyvers
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Machine Type: Electro-mechanical (EM) 
Notes: Licensed version of Shyvers Coin Automatic Machine Company's 1934 'Cannon Fire'. The first versions looked much like the Shyvers version, including the same cast aluminum nameplates. Mills soon upgraded the nameplate and cabinet. See also: Mills' 1934 'Cannon Fire Jr.' Mills' 1934 'Cannon Fire (Big)' Mills' 1935 'Impact' (countertop version)
Marketing Slogans: "CANNONFIRE the game immortal. Its appeal can't die"

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