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Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
Stored: WS_01, Box 3D5
UND Art Collections Repository
Lindstrom Corp created the Back-shot Pinball machine in 1933. Beginning in 1932, Lindstrom Corp released 22 different machines under the tradename. Back-shot Pinball is a skill-based ball-dropping game that is dependent upon gravity. During this era of Pinball, the machines were made of wooden legs and wooden rails on the machine’s side. Their popularity grew in the 1930s in response to the Great Depression and the need for low-cost entertainment for the population.
Yellow, red, black and green pinball machine with marbles