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Cascade

cascade_004Battery-powered thing from Matchbox which launched ball-bearings onto 3 bouncy drums in succession and then onto a scoring receptacle at the other end.

The ball would then (in theory) return to the electric elevator via a 3-foot plastic track .

Inevitably ‘went wrong’ eventually – The bounce went ‘off’ for some reason and you’d lose the ball under the sofa and give up in a huff.

Unlike the gleeful moppets pictured on the lid. . . .