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This Abandoned Arcade Workshop Needs Rescuing - The Legacy of Automatic Services

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10th January 2024 32 min

This is the workshop of Automatic Services, an arcade specialist during the golden age of gaming. When the owner sadly passed away his family invited collectors, museums, and enthusiasts to help to sort through the old barn and workshop.

It's damp, mouldy and dangerous, but there are hidden gems to be found in here. Accompanied by my good friend Tony Temple we dove in to see what we could save, and to help the family reclaim the space while ensuring the legacy of Laurence Shepherd lived on in arcades up and down the country.

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