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Gottlieb & Co.

Gottlieb & Co.

Gottlieb & Co.

Year: 1927


Gottlieb & Co. is an American pinball manufacturer opened in 1927 by David Gottllieb, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

He was the first manufacturer to create a coin-operated pinball (Baffle Ball). In 1947, I revolutionized the world of pinball by introducing the "Flippers" awarding the player's ability to score, the first machine to incorporate them was the Humpty Dumpty, designed by Harry Mabs.

At the end of the 50 creates the first machine for 4 players the Super Jumbo. In the 70's Gordon Morison is in charge of the playfield designs and innovations and inserted the 3 "flippers which is now the standard of all pinball.

In 1976 the company was bought by Columbia Pictures and in 1983 Coca-Cola acquired Columbia. The company was renamed Mylstar Electronic. In the mid-1980s the crisis in the video game industry had to be closed by the end of 1984 Mylstar. This close hard little since in October of 1984 Gilbert G. Pollock, bought the pinball division of Mylstar naming it Premier Technology.

The company continued to manufacture pinball under the name of Gottlieb until the summer of 1996 when the decline in demand for these machines led Premier to sell all their goods before they went bankrupt. The last machine manufactured by Gottlieb was Barb Wire.

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