Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank, Cast Iron.

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Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank, Cast Iron.

 

Mechanical Coin Banks Were a Post-Civil War American Invention, Popular among Victorians Because They Taught Children The Value Of Being Thrift. 

A Classic American Bank. Uncle Sam In His Usual Dress Stovepipe Hat, Full Dress Coat and Striped Trousers Leaning On His Ever-Present Umbrella, Stands On a Base. On The Base Is a Carpet Bag Which Opens When The Lever Is Pressed and The Coin Placed In Uncle Sam’s Extended Hand Falls Into It. The Base Has an Embossed American Eagle On It and The Words, "Uncle Sam" On Streamers above It. The Word "Bank" On Each Side. The Trap Door Is On The Back Of The Base. Patented June 8, 1886. 

Item Code - PIG3C210PVC

Width: 4 3/4"  Height: 11"  Depth: 3 3/4"  Weight: 2.168 kg


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