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I know and can operate one.
Me, too. Haven't seen a working one in ages.
Boy does that evoke some memories. I can't remember if it took nickels or quarters.
It took either, depending on era.
That is a table music box, 25cents to play 1 to 3 songs I believe.
Yup, grew up with these in nearly every diner I ever ate in.
Hell, Back in the 1950s and 60s I played one of these bad boys in a drunken stupor at 3 AM in various North NJ diners hundreds of times and never missed the coin slot once.
Those were in the popular hangout in a nearby town when I was but a tad. Problem was, by the time the song you paid for got played, you were done eating and out the door.
Origin of the phrase "Pay it forward".
1 for a dime, 3 for a quarter.....
Yep, too cool for Sunday School!
"Please Mr. please, don't play B-17" Sappy song but I think about it whenever I see a juke box.
wish cafes would bring them back. definitely cool.
In high school, at Frisch's, we used to play a stupid game. We'd pick a number at random and say "under the sheets" after the title. I guess it doesn't beat watching trash on tik-tok but made the girls giggle.
Rented one for the wedding reception.