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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical Dog and Cat "Organ Bank" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
628
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical Dog and Cat "Organ Bank" Bank, Kyser & Rex, c. 1882, the dog and cat flanking an articulated monkey holding a paddle for the coin, when the crank is turned the coin falls off the paddle getting deposited into the slot, ht. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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