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Cast Iron "Artillery Bank" Bank

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2724M
Lot:
637
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cast Iron "Artillery Bank" Bank, Shepard Hardware Co., c. 1892, by cocking back the cannon lever the arm of the Union soldier goes up, insert a coin into the cannon barrel and depress the other lever to shoot the coin into the brick tower, ht. 6 in.; sold with an additional tower.
Estimate $200-300

wear to the base and loss to the finish. The base is accompanied by a locked rectangular door, designed to keep the change in. The additional tower is missing its locked door on the underside and loss to the base.


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Shepard Hardware Co.