We have the concept art from Disney World’s coin vendor for this new machine placed at Disney’s Days of Christmas store, a year-round location at Disney Springs. The 8-die machine was placed there last week. As with similar machines, it dispenses its own zinc pennies. The Days of Christmas store is located in the Marketplace near Rainforest Cafe.
A new 4-die machine was added to the Goofy’s Candy Co. store in Disney Springs last week. All the designs feature Goofy, and three have the store’s name. (Photo of concept art from http://www.ctmgroupinc.com/disney)
While Splash Mountain is being refurnished (an annual event), its 8-die machine has been relocated to the Briar Patch gift shop. The CTM Group map shows its original location and its new location, but there is only one machine.
Splash will reopen in mid-November.
Two new machines were added in late September to Port Orleans. With a total of seven designs, the new machines are dedicated to the New Orleans-based cartoon The Princess & The Frog.
The website for CTM Group, the vendor responsible for penny presses at Disney World, had shown the old Celebrity 5 & 10 machine at Port Orleans, but in early October the site was updated to show the 3-die Frog machine instead.
According to the CTM Group website, the two Wreck-It Ralph machines have been placed in the arcade at the Art of Animation resort. They had most recently been found at DisneyQuest in Disney Springs, but went missing for a while after the attraction’s closure in July.
Another 8-die zinc-dispensing machine has been added – this time at the Tomorrowland Power & Light store adjacent to Space Mountain. All 8 coins have space or Space Mountain themes and bear the attraction’s name.
The machine is toward the back of the store and replaces the 3-die quarter press. That machine may be retired, or it may make a comeback.
Presscoins.com is reporting that the quarter machine at Tower of Terror – which was off-stage for a couple weeks – has returned with an updated cabinet that matches the new 8-die penny press recently installed.
They are also reporting that the Marketplace Fund Finds store at Disney Springs still has its outdoor machine, but the indoor machine has been removed now that the store has been rethemed as a Star Wars shop. There is no reason the indoor machine wouldn’t pop up elsewhere in Disney Springs, so keep an eye out.