Paul Di Filippo (pgdf) wrote in theinferior4,
Paul Di Filippo
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Punchboards


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When I discovered the extinct antique gambling medium of punchboards a few years ago, I was so charmed with them that I incorporated them into my novella A YEAR IN THE LINEAR CITY.

Recently I encountered the photo above, from LIFE MAGAZINE for April 21, 1952, and was moved to look online for more information. Here's a great site:

http://www.punchboard.com/

How much more charming than a monitor showing Keno numbers!

Posted by Paul DiFi.
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