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Ace Model 43

Operators Vending Machine Supply Co., Los Angeles, CA, c. 1935, 14 1/4". Methinks this is one of the prettiest models ever made. Not Robin Wellings-pretty---now there was a babe!---but pretty nonetheless with elegant contours and an innate sophistication. Like Robin! Ace 43's aren't rare but they're uncommon, and they're so pretty that it's hard to find someone willing to part with one. If you want one you'll eventually get it, but you may have to wait awhile.

Shown above are 3 examples that differ in some way:

I've also seen one Ace 43 with a round globe stamped with the Operators Vending Machine Supply Co. logo, so I know it's legitimate. I'd never heard of one before I saw it, but apparently a few are known and they're correct. It didn't really look right on the machine, but I'd learn to tolerate it if you'd like to sell me one.

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