Bally Hoo Pinball Machine For Sale
The history of the Bally Hoo pinball machine is quite notable. Bally Hoo is an homage to one of the original pinball tables known as “Ballyhoo” which was popular on counter tops in the 1930s. Ballyhoo’s popularity is largely credited for starting the pinball machine industry as we know it today!
3 decades alter Bally Hoo was manufactured in 1969 by Bally Manufacturing. Bally Hoo is the first game to introduce 3-inch flippers instead of 2-inch flippers. The original Bally Hoo flyer lists these larger flippers as “Jumbo Flippers” and boasts them as a new feature. Additionally, Bally Hoo features a center post ball saver that prevents play from stopping. As a result of these extra features, this machine is perfect for kids of all ages!
This special version was produced for Germany at the same time as the US version. You’ll note the German “Spieler” on the backglass which translates to Player. English speaking players have no trouble enjoying the artwork and counting the score.
Note: These are photos of the actual game you can purchase!
Information From the Original Bally Hoo Pinball Machine Flyer
A GREAT NAME FOR A GREAT GAME
One, two, three or 4 CAN PLAY
In 1931 BALLYHOO started the modern pinball era. Now Bally presents an astro-age BALLYHOO worthy of the greatest name in pinball history!
A 4-player game brilliant in eye-impact, sizzling action, suspenseful repeat play appeal!
Already smashing world-wide records for sensational earning power.
Double KICK-BACK Lanes
New SURPRISE FREE BALL Light
The Free Ball is shot into Right Kick-Back Lane, and when the adjustable “SHOOT AGAIN” Light is lit the ball returns to shooter as a free ball.
Double KICK-OUT BONUS Holes
Bonus* Multiplied by Mystery Light
*10 to 100 Bonus multiplied by 10 when (adjustable) mystery-lighting “10 TIMES” light is lit.
New PLAY-MORE Post
Post Pops up between two flippers when UP targets are hit, play-more post blocks center entry to out hole
New JUMBO FLIPPERS
Longer. Heftier. Clad with flat fubber. Add oomph to flip action!
STANDARD MODEL | ADD-A-BALL MODEL
BALLY MANUFACTURING CORPORATION
2640 BELMONT AVENUE
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