The 2017 Edition, our 27th annual edition, contains important information about all pinball machines
made since the flipper was invented in 1947. This is the most popular
and accurate pinball reference anywhere. Over 2,800 pinball
machines are listed with incredible detail about each, including name,
manufacturer, date released, number of players, distinguishing features,
production numbers, collectibility, current value, market trend, designer,
artist, and relationships with other games.
Note that included in the pricing analysis are charts of price trends and
values and a list of the top five games, by decade and by type.
The book also contains current website links to on-line resources for buying
and selling parts and machines, popular pinball events, and how to find more
information--everything a new collector or pinball enthusiast needs to know.
Nowhere else can you find as comprehensive and complete reference on
pinball. No collector, novice or expert, can afford to be without the
latest edition from Mr. Pinball.
Added bonus sections--a comprehensive list of Bowling Games and a
comprehensive list of Gun Games since these are often found with
The Table of Contents from the 2017 Edition:
What's New in the 2017 Edition!
How This Book Came To Be
About List Information
How to Contact Us
Flipper Pinball Lists
Flipper Pinball List Codes
List--Alphabetical by Name
List--Chronological by Manufacturer
Baseball Pinball List
Bingo Pinball List
Appendix A--About the Serial Numbers Statistical Analysis
Biases and Limitations
Appendix C--All About Pinball Collecting
Who Is Out There?
Buying Games And Parts
Selling Games And Parts
Caring For Games
Locating Games To Play
10 Biggest Mistakes New Collectors Make
10 Biggest Mistakes Experienced Collectors Make
Internet Pinball Podcasts
Appendix D--Determining Price
What Value Means
Other Values Listed
How to Determine Value Using This Guide--Standard Method
How to Determine Value Using This Guide--Class Rating System Alternative
General Pinball Values
How Values Were Determined
Appendix H--Manufacturer History
Appendix I--Game Interrelationships
Appendix J--Just Not a Pinball
Bowling Games List
Gun Games List
You can obtain a 3 page sample of our 2003 Edition in PDF format by clicking here.
Detailed Pricing Information
$25.00 Standard Version
Spiral bound, 8.5"x5.5", 236 pages
This is the most popular version of the list and is just perfect for
carrying with you everywhere. You can only order this from one of the following pinball suppliers:
Contains all information in Standard Version in a downloadable ZIP-compressed file. The link will be sent to you via e-mail.
Includes plain ASCII text, unformatted, tab-delimited data--easily imported into your favorite word processor, database, or spreadsheet on a Macintosh, IBM PC, or Linux computer.
Includes PDF format file of the entire book.
Includes PDF format file of the entire book with no ads (it's much smaller.)
Includes spreadsheet files in Microsoft Excel and Open Data formats.
Shipping is free and only by download.
You can only order this version direct from us and you must provide an email address to order. Contact us if you are interested in this version.
$8.00 Obsolete Standard Versions
We have a few older copies from previous years available. When these are gone, they're gone! Any old edition not listed here is no longer available. Please contact us first about ordering one of these to ensure we still have it in stock. Ask about shipping.
2015 Edition, unbound, not hole-punched (1 copy only)