After the coin goes through the mechanism at the top of the machine it falls down a drop pin field. You always got a gunball, even if you got your coin back. It is Solidly Made of Heavy Steel and weights 20 pounds. Comes with original lock and key.Mounting holes are built in. This is an extremely hard to find machine especially in this condition. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Vending Machines\Gumball". The seller is "corp151" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.