03-07-2010 03-07-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2494 Boston
March 7, 2010 11:00AMCalender
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Polychrome Cast Iron Novelty Mechanical Bank

$444$375
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2494 Location: Boston Date / Time: March 07, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Polychrome Cast Iron Novelty Mechanical Bank, J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, 1870-80, building form, with door opening to reveal a teller, when a coin is placed on his tray and the door is closed, the coin is deposited in a slot in the teller's cage, patent marks impressed on side "PATd JUNE 25 1872 OCT 23 1873," (paint wear, missing plug), ht. 6 3/4, wd. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Polychrome Cast Iron Novelty Mechanical Bank, teller, Connecticut, Cromwell, J. & E. Stevens Co.