1963 Bally "STAR JET" Pinball Machine In Action




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Published on May 20, 2012

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Star Jet Pinball by Bally. Not shown in this video, but it's actually a "Multiball" machine. Very cool "Jetsons" like artwork

Manufacturer: Bally Manufacturing Corporation (1931-1983) [Trade Name: Bally]
Project Date: October 01, 1963
Date Of Manufacture: December, 1963
Model Number: 733
Type: Electro-mechanical (EM)
Production: 1,050 units (confirmed)
Serial Number Database: View at The Internet Pinball Serial Number Database (IPSND.net) (External site)
Theme: Outer Space - Fantasy
Notable Features: Flippers (2), Pop bumpers (3), Passive bumpers (2), Slingshots (2), Standup targets (5), Kick-out holes (2), 2-ball or 3-ball multiball. Balls landing in numbered kick-out holes remain there until released by another ball in play hitting the correspondingly numbered "Trigger" targets. Any unreleased ("locked") balls carry over from player to player and from game to game.

Maximum displayed point score is 1,999 points per player.

Replay wheel maximum: 25

Sound: 2 bells, knocker.
Design by: Ted Zale
Art by: George Molentin
Notes: The term "multiball" was not in use when this game was made. The flyer referred to it as the "sensational new Blast-Off extra balls feature".

Pictured in this listing is a Early Production game with cabinet serial number JS1007 and playfield tagged as number 1003. Its striped beige and blue light shields match the color contrast of the shields in the monochrome flyer while subsequent production games have opposite contrast using red and yellow. On the backglass, the yellow area behind the spaceship, which extends to the upper left corner of the glass, is the same yellow color as the area around the score reel windows. This background color was changed to a shade of orange in later games.


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