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Capt Fantastic PINBALL MACHINE Bally 1976 Classic Elton John Arcade - $2,799 (New Haven)

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condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Bally
model name / number: Capt Fantastic
CAPT FANTASTIC 1976 PINBALL MACHINE by Bally plays great!
Professional model (not smaller home version) Features 4 Flippers, 3 Pop Bumpers with Elton John image, 8 Star Rollovers, 2 Slingshots, 2 Standup targets, 5-bank Drop Targets, 1 right side outlane detour gate. detour gate. End-of-ball bonus. Same player shoots again lights on playfield and backglass. Over the top (100,000) lights up on backglass with buzzer alarm.

This beloved and highly in-demand Capt. Fantastic game was inspired by the movie 'Tommy' and includes a representation of Elton John, as his character from the movie, playing pinball on the backglass. The name, however is the title of Elton 1975 autobiographical song and album where "Captain Fantastic" was Elton and "The Brown Dirt Cowboy" was lyricist Bernie Taupin. Included in the song lyrics are the words "From the end of the world to your town" which appear at the very top center of the back glass.

Tom Nieman of Bally Pinball said the promo flyer was made while Elton was recording a new album in Canada. For this flyer, a game was shipped to the Toronto hotel where Elton was staying. That is why he is shown wearing a Canadian hockey jersey. Elton then asked Nieman to send a game to his various residences and one to his "mum" in the UK.

Artist Dave Christensen included in the back glass several depictions of people doing things that, at first, escaped notice by Bally management. Nieman is depicted in the back glass as the man in the three-piece suit.

Capt. Fantastic was designed in September of 1975 and released in February of 1976.
This classic pinball machine is the most successful EM Flipper-Game ever and ranks at #10.

Bright and colorful with all working bulbs and new rubbers. Shopped and waxed. Note crack in back glass has no effect on the game. Can be replaced. Great for any collector or player. Endless fun for the whole family. Would look amazing in any den, playroom, man-cave, pub, club, lounge, arcade, or anyplace a great machine should be.

$2999 reduced to $2799. Pick up preferred but would work with a shipper to arrange and insured delivery.

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