Built By: They were a project done by Robert B. Bourque and Robert Cottle, a lifelong friend of Bourques. Mr. Cottle provided the deep voice you hear on the machines. Bob Cottle at one time played the part of Captain Bob on a Boston children's TV show.
Year Built: 1967 to the early 1970's, in Massachusettes
Number Made: Approximately 50-60 were made
Designer: Robert B. Bourque and Robert Cottle
Country of Construction:USA
Special Features: This is a talking machine that required you to listen to your fortune by way of a telephone receiver it does not give out fortune cards.
Notes: Mr. Bourque passed away on March 22, 2003 at age 82
Captain Bob Cottle passed away on Sunday April 25, 1999 in the San Mateo County General Hospital in California following a stroke. He was 78.
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