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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Hall's Excelsior Bank" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
627
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Hall's Excelsior Bank" Bank, J. & E. Stevens, c. 1869, the red- and gray-painted building with a hinged dome opening to reveal a figure and a coin slot, ht. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

figure appears to be a new replacement, spring mechanism handle added/replaced, small repair to a window on the fa├žade of the pieces and wear to the paint throughout.


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