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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Tammany" Bank

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
631
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Tammany" Bank, J. & E. Stevens, c. 1873, a coin placed in the right hand of the figure, and the head depressed triggers the hand to drop the coin into the slot of the left arm, ht. 6 in.
Estimate $200-400

Casting broken on the mechanism that triggers the head and hand.


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Keywords

Tammany Hall