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Submarine Lung Tester, Arcade Spirometer, Recreation

The original version was featured in a circa 1900 arcade machines catalog but none are known to have survived.  This floor model machine is a recreation of the original Mills, numbered 6 of 12 made by John Papa. To play, deposit 5¢, blow into the mouth piece and see how many divers you can bring to the surface. Includes keys. Condition (Excellent). Size 31″ x 17″ x 75-1/2″.  Found on the ArcadeGuy.com website.

Medina Lung Tester, Arcade Spirometer, 1911

1¢ Spirometer Found on an AuctionGuy.com listing.  Described as: Lung Tester Shocker Arcade Machine. Countertop amusement machine in wood cabinet includes two front handles, a hose on the side for air pressure testing., and two coin slots. Dial is marked The Medina Manufacturing Co. Medina, N.Y. Includes key. Circa 1911. Condition (Excellent). Size 12-1/2″ x 11-1/2″ x 21-1/4″.