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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Two Frogs" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
629
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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

Description:

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Two Frogs" Bank, J. & E. Stevens, c. 1882, place a coin on the stomach of the upside down frog, then press the lever at the rear of the larger frog, in turn it activates the foot of the smaller frog to kick the coin into the opened mouth of the larger frog, ht. 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

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