Bally Playboy Pinball Machine
In 1978, Bally Manufacturing Co. released the first Playboy pinball machine. According to Pinside, this particular pinball has a production run of 18.250, making it the #4 most successful Flipper-Game of all time.
The start-up and bonus score countdown music for the Playboy pinball machine is similar to the “Playboy’s Theme” from the 1969 “Playboy After Dark” television show.
This game’s artwork was created by Paul Faris and the backglass features an illustration of Hugh Hefner with Playmates Patti McGuire and Sondra Theodore.
Special Features on the Flyer:
5 Playboy Keys
They open the door to specials, bonuses and giant Grotto scores.
New Playmate Targets
Hit all 5 and win specials, bonus advances, extra balls, games.
Action Drop Targets
Key to 25,000 outlane score when all are down.
New Playboy Grotto
Unique kickback lane advances bonus up to 30,000 depending on the number of Keys lit.
New Memory Super Bonus
Once a 20,000 bonus score is achieved, 20,000 points are recalled and added with every ball.
The Playboy Pinball backglass depicts the iconic Hugh Hefner with 1976 Playmate Patti McGuire and 1977 Playmate Sondra Theodore. Tom Nieman, VP of Marketing for Bally Pinball’s name appears on the champagne bottle.
Note: This machine is a rare & collectible game.