Miniature Christmas Gumball Machine Ornament
This miniature gumball machine is one for the ages, bringing back those memories of coin candies. Rumor has it the gumball machine was first introduced in 1907 by the Thomas Adams Gum Co. During the American Prohibition was A critical point in the gumball machine history because all forms of gambling were forbidden . This had affected some gumball machines since some were viewed as “gambling machines”. Since they had the option to reward every 10th users by giving them their penny coin back.
The gumball machine was a very simple design and primarily constructed with a glass or plastic sphere housing the delicious gum treats. When the user inserted a coin and operated the small lever the machine would dispense a gum into a chute. The customer then could access the enjoyable tasty treat by the one way flap. Today the gumball machine is highly popular with adults and children of all ages. Bringing back memories for others and creating memories for future generations. This Miniature Gumball machine is handmade from polymer clay, glass and acrylic paint and stands at 2.5″ in height. The gumball machine is customizable by size and color on our custom orders page. Thank you for viewing.