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Marketplace Fun Finds Machine and Store Update
 
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
 
 

The Marketplace Fun Finds store at Disney Springs that was recently closed for refurbishment and changed to sell Star Wars Merchandise has a new name. The new name for this store is Star Wars Trading Post. The 4-die machine that was inside this store has been removed and there is now a Star Wars themed dog tag ID machine where the pressed penny machine was located at. We anticipate that the machine that was at this location will eventually find a new home and we will give an update if this happens. The 4-die machine that was on the outside of the store is still there and available to use.

 
     
 
Tower Hotel Gifts Quarter Machine Back On-Stage
 
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
 
 

The 3-die quarter machine that was removed from Tower Hotel Gifts at Hollywood Studios is back on-stage. The cabinet has been refurbished to match the cabinet of the new 8-die machine that was recently installed in this store. This quarter machine was put back right by the new 8-die machine.

The quarter change machine that was in the same area is still there but it has been moved beside the dog tag ID machine. Unfortunately, this change machine seems to have a few problems because it is supposed to accept $10 bills but they usually don't work. Even when using $5 bills the machine may or may not accept the bill. Hopefully, this change machine will get fixed in the near future.

 
     
 
New Coins At Once Upon A Toy
 
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
 
 

The 4-die machine dies have been replaced with new designs at Once Upon A Toy at Disney Springs. The new designs are:

  • Buzz Lightyear with the Toy Story logo at the top
  • Mickey Mouse with arms outstretched
  • Nemo & Dory
  • Little Green Man Alien Squeeze Toy

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Database And Listings Updated Today
 
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
 
 

We have updated our database and all of our listings today. In a little over three months there have been 43 new coins added and 20 coins removed.

Fourteen of the coins that were removed were due to the closing of Disney Quest at Disney Springs. There is the possibility of the six Wreck-It Ralph designs being put back on-stage in a new home but that has not happened yet.

The large number of new coins was due to five 8-die machines being put on-stage. There were only three new designs put in the old style 3-die electric machines and they were all at PizzeRizzo at Hollywood Studios.

The past three months has been very busy along with machines and dies being moved and put back on-stage. Our website has been updated with all of these changes.

 
     
 
Marvel 8-Die Machine Moved
 
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
 
 
The 8-Die machine that has Marvel character designs has been moved from Once Upon a Toy at Disney Springs to the World of Disney store. The machine is now located in the Marvel souvenir section of this store.
 
     
 
New 8-die Machine at Tower Hotel Gifts
 
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
 
 

A new 8-die machine is now available at Tower Hotel Gifts at Hollywood Studios. All eight designs have either the Hollywood Tower Hotel logo with the initials "HTH" or the logo that has the words "THE HOLLYWOOD TOWER HOTEL".

The new designs are:

  • Bellhop Goofy carrying luggage
  • Bellhop Mickey standing beside the elevator pointing up
  • The Bellhop
  • Bellhops Chip & Dale
  • Hollywood Tower Hotel key
  • Est. 1917
  • Bellhop Stitch
  • Bellhop Donald carrying luggage

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Also, the 3-die quarter machine at this location has been removed but we are expecting it to be returned.

 
     
 
Two New 8-Die Machines at Once Upon a Time
 
Sunday, July 30th, 2017
 
 

The two 3-die electric machines at Once Upon a Time at Hollywood Studios have been replaced with two new 8-die machines. One new machine is a numbered series that has Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The new designs are:

  • Snow White, 1 of 8
  • Grumpy, 2 of 8
  • Dopey, 3 of 8
  • Doc, 4 of 8
  • Happy, 5 of 8
  • Sleepy, 6 of 8
  • Sneezy, 7 of 8
  • Bashful, 8 of 8

Once Upon a Time Machine 1

The second new machine has Beauty and the Beast designs. This set is not numbered and the designs are:

  • Belle and Beast
  • Lumiere and Cogsworth
  • Mrs. Potts
  • Chip
  • Beast
  • The Enchanted Rose
  • Gaston
  • Belle and Beast as a Prince

Once Upon a Time Machine 2

 
     
 
Innoventions West Machine Now At Pin Station
 
Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
 
 
The 4-die machine located inside Innoventions West at Epcot that was recently removed is now back on-stage at Pin Station. The cabinet has been repainted to match the theme of Pin Station. Both this machine and the Innoventions East machine that was recently put back on-stage at this location have the same color and theme.
 
     
 
Epcot Innoventions Machines Update
 
Friday, July 7th, 2017
 
 

The Epcot Innoventions East 4-die machine with Phineas & Ferb, Spaceship Earth with Goofy hat and feet, Agent P and Duffy that was removed over six months ago has been placed back on-stage at Epcot's Pin Station. The cabinet has a new look to match the Pin Station theme and also has a new faceplate. On thing to note is that the last few new faceplates are using the wording "Collectible Pennies" instead of "Souvenir".

The Innoventions West 4-die machine that had designs with Mickey's face that said "one Mouse one world", Phineas and Ferb, Figment and Duffy has been removed.

 
     
 
New 8-Die Machine At Celebrity 5 & 10
 
Friday, July 7th, 2017
 
 

A new 8-die machine has been placed on-stage inside the Celebrity 5 & 10 at Hollywood Studios. The 8 new designs are Mickey with Pluto, Goofy holding head with hands, Sorcerer Apprentice Mickey with dragon from Fantasia in the background, Donald with parrot, Pluto, Minnie with long boa, Chip with clapboard and Movie Director Mickey.

Celebrity 5 & 10 Faceplate