vending machine was designed to dispense whiskey (1/3 gill) measure on a
coin operated basis. The
machines were designed for use in shops, offices and pubs in 1971. There are two windows/whiskey compartments.
Instruction panel below coin slot reads as follows:
"INSERT KEY ABOVE & TURN CLOCKWISE
CHECK THAT OPTIC IS FULL & THE SOLD OUT LIGHT IS NOT ILLUMINATED
PLACE GLASS ON REST UNDER DRINK REQUIRED
INSERT CORRECT COINS
THIS MACHINE SUPPLIES 1/3 GILL MEASURES"
Information at glass rest reads as follows:
"NOT FOR USE BY PERSONS UNDER AGE 18. THIS MACHINE VENDS 1/3 GILL MEASURES."
Coin Slot reads: "3 x 10p"
Nice compact size.
- Height: 68cm
- Width: 43cm
- Depth: 40cm
- Electrically powered.
- Complete with keys.
- Takes old Irish 10p coins.
machines were designed for use in public places in Ireland in 1971. This one is dead stock and came
in its original packaging. It has a light oak finish and comes complete
with its keys. Having spent the last 45 years in its box the internal
mechanics will need someone to recondition to working order if desired.
The machine accepts 1960's - 1980's Irish 10p coins which are easily found on eBay. 3 x 10p coins per glass of
A simply must have collectible for any whiskey enthusiast! Great conversation piece for a home bar/ public bar/ designer pub as a nostalgic feature from a bygone era.