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Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 1978

Features: Flippers (2), Pop bumpers (2), Slingshot (1), Roto-targets (3), Standup targets (3), 5-bank drop targets (1), Spinning target (1). Actual measured weight: 231 lbs (includes legs).
Manufacturer: D. Gottlieb & Company, a Columbia Pictures Industries Company (1977-1983) [Trade Name: Gottlieb]
Date of Manufacture: August, 1978
Players: August, 1978 / 4
Year: 1978
Production: 9,950 units   (confirmed)
MPU: Gottlieb System 1
Model Number: 424
Theme: Outer Space - Licensed Theme
Design by: Ed Krynski
Art by: Gordon Morison
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Machine Type: Solid State Electronic (SS) 
Notes: We previously showed a date for this game of October 1978. The new date is per Gottlieb documentation. Quantity produced - domestic: 4,572 Quantity produced - export: 5,378 Total quantity produced: 9,950
Marketing Slogans: "You were dazzled by it on the screen...Now..."

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