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Close Encounters Pinball By D. Gottlieb & Co. of 1978 at www.pinballrebel.com


These photos are from a gentleman who is restoring this game.



A classic Pinball with painted side art.



Manual shooter



A classic Pinball Glass with the famous scene from the movie



side art feature Devil's Tower



head artwork



side artwork



coin door art and sticker



full playfield view



here you can see the playfield with parts removed for the restoration



upper playfield view

Above Photos Courtesy of timb0pete@aol.com


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Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball Machine Fuse Kit-Contains Fuses Used In Game
Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball Machine Fuse Kit-Contains Fuses Used In Game
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Gottlieb CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Of The Third Kind 1978 Orig NOS Pinball Machine Flyer
Gottlieb CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Of The Third Kind 1978 Orig NOS Pinball Machine Flyer
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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS THIRD KIND CE3K Original PINBALL Flyer GOTTLIEB 1978 MAG INSERT
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Gottlieb CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Original 1978 Flipper Game Pinball Machine Sales Flyer
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1978 Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Machine Rubber Ring Kit
1978 Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Machine Rubber Ring Kit
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1978 Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Tune-up Kit
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind  Pinball Machine MOD light part
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Machine MOD light part
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Gottlieb CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Of The Third Kind PINBALL MACHINE Instruction Card 3/5
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Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball White Rubber Ring Kit
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Close Encounters Pinball Machine LED playfield MOD part
Close Encounters Pinball Machine LED playfield MOD part
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Backglass Gottleib
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Backglass Gottleib
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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Gottlieb Pinball, System One 1 Game ROM
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Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball Machine Playfield Plastic C-18393 FREE SHIP
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind PINBALL collectible toy ARGENTINA Premium
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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Pinball Machine Coin Op Arcade Gottlieb 1978
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Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Machine Game Backglass
Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Machine Game Backglass
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Close Encounters Gottlieb Pinball Playfield Plastic USED Part #1 D-18394
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Close Encounters Gottlieb Pinball Playfield Plastic USED Part #3 B-18392 Cracked
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Close Encounters Gottlieb Pinball Playfield Plastic USED Part #4 A-18391
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Close Encounters Pinball Machine White Rubber Ring Kit
Close Encounters Pinball Machine White Rubber Ring Kit
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1978 GOTTLIEB CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND PINBALL FLYER
1978 GOTTLIEB CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND PINBALL FLYER
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PINBALL GOTTLIEB 1978 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND INSTRUCTION CARD
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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND GOTTLIEB 1978 PINBALL MACHINE FLYER DIFFERENT
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Playfield Protectors for Pinball Machines -
Playfield Protectors for Pinball Machines - "A - E"
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ORIGINAL D. GOTTLIEB & CO. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS PINBALL GAME ADVERTISING FLYER, 1978
ORIGINAL D. GOTTLIEB & CO. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS PINBALL GAME ADVERTISING FLYER, 1978
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Playfield Protector for Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball *second choice* #132
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Playfield Protector for Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball *second choice* #133
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Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Machine Plastic Set - New
Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind Pinball Machine Plastic Set - New
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Original Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball Game Advertising Flyer
Original Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball Game Advertising Flyer
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Gottlieb CLOSE ENCOUNTERS of the THIRD KIND Pinball Machine SPINNER
Gottlieb CLOSE ENCOUNTERS of the THIRD KIND Pinball Machine SPINNER
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Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball Machine - UNDER PLAYFIELD HARDWARE LOT
Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball Machine - UNDER PLAYFIELD HARDWARE LOT
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1978 Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind pinball super kit
1978 Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind pinball super kit
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Close Encounters Gottlieb EM Rare Classic Spinner Pinball Playfield USED #2469
Close Encounters Gottlieb EM Rare Classic Spinner Pinball Playfield USED #2469
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Close Encounters Gottlieb Apron Skirt Pinball Part USED Damaged #2973 Original
Close Encounters Gottlieb Apron Skirt Pinball Part USED Damaged #2973 Original
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1978 Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind pinball rubber ring kit
1978 Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind pinball rubber ring kit
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FROM THE INTERNET PINBALL DATABASE
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (CE3K)
October, 1978 / 4 Players
Manufacturer: D. Gottlieb & Co.
Model Number: 424
MPU: Gottlieb System 1
Type: Solid State Electronic (SS)
Production: 9,950 units
Theme: Outer Space - Licensed Theme
Notable Features: Flippers(2), Drop Targets(5), Spinner(1), Roto Target
Design by: Ed Krynski
Art by: Gordon Morison
Marketing Slogans: "You were dazzled by it on the screen...Now..."

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