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Offline Prosit

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Good for one hour
« on: March 30, 2008, 09:33:49 PM »
Good for 1 hour of something.  Gluckstreff = Lucky Club?  I don't know what that is susposed to mean.  Has a lady's head on the reverse 5 times, I will post a bigger image of just her in a min.
Interesting.


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Re: Good for one hour
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2008, 09:36:14 PM »
Head on the reverse

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Re: Good for one hour
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2008, 05:29:59 AM »
Good for 1 hour of something.  Gluckstreff = Lucky Club?  I don't know what that is susposed to mean.  Has a lady's head on the reverse 5 times, I will post a bigger image of just her in a min.
Interesting.

I think it's a pun: Glückstreffer is a stroke of luck, a lucky strike.  Treff is a meeting, so "Ihr Glückstreff" combines the ideas of "your lucky strike" and "your lucky meeting".  Given the five girls on the reverse, one can imagine what kind of meeting is involved.

I can't see where it says "good for one hour", or was that just an extrapolation?

Martin
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Re: Good for one hour
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2008, 01:23:25 PM »
Martin, "ihr" was interpreted as "1hr".

This is probably not a token for paid sex or wild movies. Austrian culture would not have been conducive to it. I agree that it's a pun, where Treff can be either a meeting (and a Glückstreff would be a chance meeting, a proxy for having fun) or scoring in a game. I think it's a gaming token, used for operating an entertainment machine. The lady stands for glamour, much like the background on old pinball machines (if you remember those :) )

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Re: Good for one hour
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2008, 02:40:31 PM »
When I saw the 1hr  I thought immediately of parking however that didn't fit.  I agree it must be a game token of some sort.

So irh = your  and not 1 hr  ;D

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Re: Good for one hour
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2008, 02:29:46 AM »
Heh, heh.  I was thrown by the "one hour" reference.  I have just done a Google search for "Ihr Glückstreff", which I should have done earlier, and find it's the name of a German company that runs gaming halls.  It appears to have branches throughout the country.

So the token will most likely be for pinball machines or one-armed bandits, as Peter suggested.  (Yes, I am that old!!)

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Re: Good for one hour
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2008, 03:48:07 PM »

Me too   ;D
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So the token will most likely be for pinball machines or one-armed bandits, as Peter suggested.  (Yes, I am that old!!)
Martin
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