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Was this the first "Marble Man"?

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The label says the marbles were one cent each, sold by The Marble Man, Harry (or Larry or Barry) F, Unley,

of perhaps Edgewater Park, NJ.

I can't find anything online about this "Marble Man".

Anyone have any more information?

Mig, any mention in the Peltier Chronicles of a shipment of onyx marbles to Mr. Unley in Edgewater Park, NJ?

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It's Harry:

http://aa.arcade-museum.com/Automatic-Age-1930-04/Automatic-Age-1930-04-038.pdf

and one month earlier:

http://aa.arcade-museum.com/Automatic-Age-1930-03/Automatic-Age-1930-03-102.pdf

p.s., I just noticed the reference to using marbles in ball gum machines. That would make this the earliest mention I recall seeing of that.

p.p.s. Duh, this is a magazine for machines. And check out the mention of the "Simpson Marble Vender". And the Master and the Advance.

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