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Painted Tin House Bank

Auction:
2337
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Painted Tin House Bank, America, c. 1874, the house-form bank painted red with gray roof, yellow chimnies, brown stenciled windows, inscribed on one side "(Waste Not Want Not)/Eddie & Edith's Savings Bank/Chartered Christmas 1871," in white lettering outlined in green, (scattered paint losses), ht. 5 5/8, wd. 3 1/4, lg. 4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Tin House Bank, house-form bank, Savings Bank, Polaroid 88 Polacolor ER 3-1/4 x 3-3/8'' Film, 80 ASA (623959), Banks, Stencil

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