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Collectible Coin Banks, from Ceramic Piggies to Cast Iron Elephants

A variety of coin banks.

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Wise Bees Barrel Bank.



S#2

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Chest of Drawers, bakelite bank. Pull out top drawer to deposit coins. Approx. 6" in height.


S#1

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"Your Future~Thrift" Book Coin Bank. Issued by Falls Church Bank, Falls Church, Virginia. Circa 1950s. Comes with key.  Originally located at Lee Hwy & Broad Street. Long gone.

S#7

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Tin Church coin bank. Coin slot in slanted roof. Marked "US Metal Mfg. Co, Made In USA"  Stands 4" in height, and 5" in width
 
S#7

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Uncle Sam, ceramic coin bank. Unmarked, missing it's trap. Small nick to brim of his hat. Stands: 6.5" high.

S#11

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Bokar Coffee Coin bank. Made of tin. A&P Coffee. 4" in height. Top removes to retrieve coins.

S#11

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Antigua ceramic coin bank, with thermostat. Ca. 1950s-60s. 5" tall. Stopper in place
 
S96
   

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Popeye Dime Bank. Copr. King Featurees 1956. Good condition.

S21

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Lot of 2 wooden coin banks: Cussbox, tree shaped with a wooden handle. Printed Ann Arbor, Mich. by the coin slot." Ye Old Money Bucket," Gettysburg, PA..

S21

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Home Office Aid Association for Lutherans,Appleton, Wis. USA. No key. 4.5" in height.

S20

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Two older tin banks. Left: Old tin "Bank" bank. Top lifts off with cupola. Right: Church bank made by J. Chein. Scattered surface rust.

S31

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Grapette Clown Bank bottle. Approx. 7" in height. Unpunched lid with coin slot.

S21

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Neat hard plastic cowboy boot bank. Stands 5" in height. Twist off plastic trap  underneath. Ca. 1950s.

S21 

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Scarsdale, New York: Scarsdale National Band and Trust Coin Bank. Metal Coin bank, no key.  Bank was located at 8 E. Parkway 20 Palmer Avenue, Scarsdale.

S#13

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Monterey Savings and Loan Association. Metal bank~Add-O-Bank, no key. Monterey, California.  Made by Steel Products Co., of San Fran.

S#13

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First Western Bank. Calendar Bank. No key. Location of bank unstated. Square shape. Made of Metal

S#13

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Metal Liberty Bell bank mounted to small wooden beam. Plaque on the front reads: "Ring it Again -- Liberty National Bank, Washington D.C." Very good shape, but no key to unlock the metal stopper on the underside. Marked " Pat'd Feb. 18,1919" and made by The Bankers S & C System Co, Cleveland, Ohio.

S#14

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Felt or flock covered plastic Poodle coin bank. Tag around the pooch's neck reads: Mount Vernon Bank & Trust Co. Very good condition. Stopper in place. Ca. 1960s. Made by Specialty Design Co., Miami, Fl. Stands: 9" in height.

S#14

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Old handcarved wooden doggy bank. Scotty? German Sheppard ? Stands 5" in height. Wooden cap on the underside is held in by a screw. Very neat item.

S14

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Donald Duck large hard plastic bank. Measures: 10" in height. Marked: Walt Disney Prod. 1971  on the back rim. Bank  plug is on the underside is still in place.

S#19

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Packard V12 Metal, brass bank. Banthrico, with stopper, no key. Metal wheels.

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Ceramic Cuss Box coin bank. Made in Japan, rubber stopper is missing. 6" in length.

S#19

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Metal Bulldog bank. Not sure if this is old or not. Measures: 8" in length; 6" in height.

MT6

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Metal Steam Fire Engine or Car. Made by Banthrico, Chicago. Metal stopper in place. Marked on the back, Homer City State Bank. Very good condition.
S48

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Large hard plastic piggie bank. Drop in a coin, and it triggers a mechanical action to where the Pig's hat raises. Unmarked. No cracks or chips. Measures: 10" in length.

S48

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Metal Rocket Bank. Mechanical action, pull back spring action tap, then push rocket drivers (red painted helmet) forward and the spring action shoots coin into the bank. Marked "Mercury" and "Rocket Bank" . Decal on one side advertises "Mutual Federal Savings-1726 Pennyslvania Ave,  N.W. (Washington D.C.) "Just West of the White House"  Very good, clean conditon. Bottom stopper missing.

S15

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Ceramic bank featuring 3 dogs in a basket. Stands 7" in height, and 5" in length. Crazing and a few small paint loss spots, but no chips or cracks. Rubber stopper in place. Marked Japan on the underside, circa 1950s-60s

S15

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Pink plastic Cow coin bank. Possibly Elsie. Measures: 5" in length.

S#11

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Amoco and Cities Service small metal coin banks. With original metal stoppers.

S#12

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"Be Wise" glass Owl bank. Measures: 7" in height.

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Vintage "For My Cadillac" Piggy Bank. Stands 8" in height. Deposit slot a little rounded out as the only the way to get the money out of this ceramic bank would be to break it.
 
S93

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Old cast iron Cupola "Bank" Coin Bank. Measures: 4.5" in height. Scattered paint loss, with a nice patinna.

S#19

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Old cast iron House  penny bank. Measures: 2.75" in height.

S#19

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Lot: 3  coin banks. Two Ohio Art banks, made in Bryan, OH: The Globe Bank and The Baseball Bank, both made of Tin. Ceramic Donkey Bank, stopper missing, with stoppers.

S#19

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Lot 3 ceramic Banks: Girl with pink dress,blond hair. Made by Lego, Japan.  Pig bank, made in Japan with a couple of tiny chips. Single and Loving it Bank, dated 1978 made by Enesco. All have their rubber stoppers.

S#19

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Wooden Log Cabin Bank, Maine. 7" in length, and 7" in height. Stopper in the bottom.
 
S55 

 

 



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Large plastic Barrel Bank from The Miners National Bank of Pottsville, Pa.  Measures: 6" in length.

 

S55



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Uncle Sam's Register Bank. Made by Durable Toy & Novelty Co. Inc.  6.25" in height. 5.5" length.

MT6

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Plastic Clown Bank. Push-down on the pom on the top of the Clown's head and it lifts his hand to his mouth, his eyes roll back into his head, and the coin slides into the Clown's mouth and into the body of the bank. No key for coin retrieval. Printed on the back: McLachlen Banking Corporation, Washington D.C.. Measures: 8" in height.

TY12

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The RIGGS National Bank, Washington D.C. All Coin Calendar Bank. Comes in with it's original box (box top missing) Made by M.A. Gerett Corporation. Excellent condition, with the key.

S#13

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Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan Association~Hopewell, Virginia-Colonial Heights, Va.  Add-O-Matic Bank, Steel Products Corp. Patd. March 31, 1942.  Metal, very good condition, no key.

S#13

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Save A Barrel of Money~With an American Slicer coin bank. No key. Wooden with metal top and bottom. American Slicer was a meat slicing machine.

S#12

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Old tin house coin bank. Unmarked. Excellent condition.

S#12

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Snow Crest Beverages Bottle Bank. Very good condition with slot in cap for dropping coins. Measures: 7.25" in height.

S15

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Carlisle Trust Company, Carlisle, PA.  Add-O-Matic Coin bank. Made by Steel Products Co. San. Fran. Very good shape. No key.
S15

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Two similar small metal Globe banks made by Ohio Art. One has a stopper, one does not. Approx. : 5" in height

S15

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Lincoln Lemon-Lime Syrup Bottle coin bank. Stands: 8.5" in height, with coin slot in top of screw on cap. No chips or cracks. Interior bottle needs a good cleaning.

S15

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Old cast iron Lion penny bank. 5.5" x 4" length.

S#12

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Small mailbox tin bank. Made in Japan, circa 1960s. Stands : 2.5" in height.

S#12

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Two sided black face bank. Reverse side of this penny bank has the same as the image shown.  Cast iron.
 
S#11

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Indian chief  metal coin bank. Plate on the back reads: Anacostia Federal Savings & Loan Corporation. 1343 Good Hope Road Southeast, Washington D.C.  Made by Banthrico. No key.

S#11

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Wagon bank with functioning wheels. Marked on one side: "The Athens County Savings & Loan Co. Athens Co. Ohio, Megis Co. Ohio  Our Fiftieth Year  1923-1973"  Bottom cover held in by screws is used to retrieve money by removing.

S#12

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Hershey Bar Bank, within damaged original box. Designed to take coins like a vending machine and dispense small Hershey Milk Chocolate bars. Very good condition. No key.

S#13 

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1933-34 Chicago "A Century of Progress"  World's Fair coin bank. Made by American Can Co. Colorful deco images of skyscrapers, a zeppelin, and other designs from the fair,decorate the can. Stands: 3.5" in height. Stopper is in place.

S#10

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The Children's Bank. For Helping the Forgotten Man. Made of Tin, issued by the Methodist Episcopal Church, St. Louis, Mo. Stands: 3.25" in height.

S#10

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Small composition Bulldog coin bank. Marked "R. Dakin, Japan" on the underside. Comes with it's stopper. Stands 3" tall.

S#11

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Iowa Des Moines National Bank, calendar coin bank. Sixt and Walnut, Founded 1868. No key. Made by Allcoin Calendar Bank, Milwaukee, Wis.

S#11

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Old cast iron Donkey Bank. Measures: 4.5" in height.

S#10

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Old Postal Savings Bank. Made of Metal, probably copper. Slots accept Quarters, Dimes, Nickles, and Pennies. Measures: 5.5" x 4.5" . Marked on the back: Pat'd Apr. 8, 1902.

S#10

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Old metal coin bank with litho of a boy and girl involved in various coin counting activities. No key, which would lock metal revolviing base, which allows coins to drop out. Still works well.

S#11

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Savings For Baby, metal book bank. Embossed covering. No key. Made by Zell Prods.Co., NY
 
S#11

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Dime Register Banks. Very good condition, works. Tin, made by J.Chein Co.
 
S#11

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Metal coin bank featuring ca. 1900 car. Citizens Valley Bank. Made by Banthrico, USA.  Comes with the key.

S#11

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Budget Bank, by Louis Marx, USA. Needs key, but easily opened. All metal construction, some wear and paint loss. Measures: 6" x 3"x 3.5"

S#11

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Newer Pepsi Cola truck bank.

TY#5

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Glass Piggy Bank, bulbous. Measures: 6" wide; 5.5" high

S#8

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Squirrel coin bank. Made of metal, unmarked. Coin stopper is present. 4" in height.
 
S#8

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Two clear Esso~Save At Your Dealer clear plastic banks. One has some damage.

S#9

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Apple bank. Wind up item. Place a coin on the button marked "coin" , a worm pops out from inside the apple to draw the coin into the body of the apple. Made of plastic and apple. Missing bottom cap.

S#9

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Large old chalkware Piggy Bank. Slot in the back. Minor paint wear. Measures: 14" in height and 7.5" wide at the base.

MB2

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Metal Piggy Bank. Measures: 5.5" in length. Key for the plate on the underside is not present. Plate marked: "Enterprise Federal Savings and Loan Assn. 813 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W. Washington D.C.

S#8

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Charlie McCarthy coin bank. Measures: 6.5" in height. Small hole, and bottom stopper missing. Scattered paint loss.
 
S#9 

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Niko ceramic piggy bank. Marked "Elsa, 1969" Small nick to the ear. 6.5" in height.
 
S#9

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Peoples Drug Stores~"See Your Savings/Shop Daily"  Measures: 5" x 5"x 3.25"  Weighty glass coin bank.
 
S#8

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Old metal "Bank" still coin bank. Measures: 4" wide, 5" high.
 
S#8

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Metal Rocket Bank. Spring loaded mechanism shoots a coin into the nose cone,and into the bank. Bottom cap is missing. Decal reads" Shoot For High Savings at First & Merchants Bank, Pentagon"   Mechanism/spring works. Ca. 1950s or early 60s. Stands: 11.5" in height.
 
 
S#7

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Vintage "Shell Oil"  Airplane Bank. Mint in the Box. 4th in a Series, Die Cast Metal. Liberty Classics by Spec.Cast. Dated 1994.
 
TY#2

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Ceramic whale bank. Marked Japan on the underside.Stopper in place. Measures: 6" in length.

S#9

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Adequate Insurace-Helps Self Assurance. Coin and bill bank.No key. Leather and metal construction. Zell Products Co. NY.
 
S#9

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Ceramic Bulldog Bank. Made Mexico. 13" H; 14" L.
 
 
 
WAV

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Cast Iron Elephant Penny Bank. Measures: Approx 4" lenght and 2.75" in height. Surface corrosion
 
 
S#6

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Book Bank. Issued by Union Bank & Trust Company, Helena Montana, Oldest Bank in Helena (This is noted with an embossed seal on the reverse, unshown side)  Shown side, features an gold on green embossed image of cowboys protecting a stage coach as it moves through a mountain pass


S#6

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Farmers State Bank coin bank. Valparaiso Indiana, The Friendly Bank. Metal bank, made by Banthrico, Chicago, IL
 
 
S#6

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Peanuts~Lucy ceramic coin bank. Marked underside United Features Syndicate , 1971. Coin plug. Stands:  7.5" height
 
 
S#6
 

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Reed & Barton Lion Coin bank. Silverplate. Mint in original box.


S#12

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George Washington Metal Coin Bank. Made by Banthrico, Chicago USA.  Plate on the back of the bank reads: " Baltimore Federal Savings and Loan Association.  Fayette & St. Paul Streets, Baltimore. A little over 5" in height.

S#6

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Cow iron penny bank





MT#5





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Glass piggy, unmarked. 4" in length.

S35

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Two tin banks: 1. Rival Dog Food bank. Money slot on top, metal stopper still in the bottom; 2.75" in height. 2. A Canco bank featuring the image of a paintign from the Nat'l Archives: Jefferson handing John Hancock the Declaration of Independence. Coin slot on top, metal stopper on the bottom: 3.5" in height.

S36

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"Pin Money" Bank. Bowling ball is the bank, little fellow to the right is a Nodder/Bobbin Head. All made of compostion material, likely in Japan, early 1960s.  Stopper on the bottom to hold money in place is missing.

S52

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1950s or early 60s metal car bank, made by Banthrico, Chicago, Ill. Scattered paint loss, and no key. Adverts in white lettering on the roof: Arlington Trust Co. Inc & Arlington Motor Company.

S53

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1960s composition girl coin bank. 8" in height. Made by Nasco, Japan.
 
S55 

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Benji hard plastic bank. 10.5" in height. Stopper in place, made in Brooklyn, NY.  1977

TY26

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Destination Moon-Metal Bank, with First National Bank of Washington Decal around the front base. Mid. 1960s. Stands about 10.5" in height. Spring loaded mechanism  shoots a coin into the Moon shaped sphere on the top of the rocket, works well.  Cap on the back to access the coins is missing.
 
TY27

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Snoopy metal bank. Copyrighted on the underside  1966 United Features Syndicate. Metal coin cap on the underside is missing.
 
TY27 

 

 



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Wooden Robdal Snail bank. Made in France. 7" in length. Very good condition.

TY29

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Eveready black cat, plastic bank. 1981 Union Carbide Corp.  8.5" in length. Very good condition.

TY29


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Logan Rural Mailbox coin bank. Metal mail box on wooden stand. Box is 7" in length.
 
TY29

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Small composition Panda bank. Marked FF Japan on the underside. Rubber plug still in place. 4.5" in height.

TY29

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Swiss Chalet music box coin bank. Deposit coin and the music box plays Sing A Song of Sixpence. Windup is in the rear. Metal cap holds in coins.

S62

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Compostion bank of a young boy. Marked on the underside: "Banco Creditoy Ahorro Ponceno, 1968" Excellent condition, with stopper in place. Possibly Puerto Rican in origin.

S64

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Hershey Bar Bank. Made by G. Felsenthal & Sons Inc. Chicago, Ill. Very good condition.

S65

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Old J.Chein pressed metal globe coin bank. Measures: 4.5" in height. Post-WWII.  No bottom cap.
 
S65 

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Money makes Honey ceramic bank. Made in Japan. Little nick around the rim. Stopper in place. 6" in height.

S67

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Central States Can Co. small tin bank.
S67

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Statue of Liberty Bank. Copper colored metal. Metal stopper in place.
 
S48

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Goebel ceramic duck bank. Rubber stopper missing. Some paint loss. Made in W. Germany, Goebel stamp.
 
S48

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Silver metal Indian Chief Bank. Date and maker unknown, Stopper in place. Measures 5" in height.

S70

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Silver plated zinc Rocking Horse coin bank. Made in Hong Kong. Metal stopper in place.
 
S70

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Rochester Savings Bank.  Rochester N.Y. famous downtown's bank figural likeness is made of plastic, mint in original box. Ca. 1960s.
 
S80
 
 

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Piggy Bank Bottle bank. 7" in height. Ca. 1950s.
 
S80

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Grapette figural glass Elephant bank. 7 1/4" in height, excellent conditon.
 
S80

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Grapette glass figural Cat bank. Approx.  7" in height. Excellent condition. Ca. 1950s.
 
S80

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Grapette figural glass Clown advertising bank. Measures 7.25' in height. Grapette Products, Camden, Ark. Ca. 1950s.
 
S80

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Tankar Gas figural glass bank, shaped like a tanker railway car. Approx. 5.5" in length. "Tankar Gas In Your Tank, Saves Money In The Bank" motto around the cap. Tankar System Saves embossed on the glass. Ca. 1950s.
 
S80

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Jas.H.Forbes Prepared Mustard figural glass Piggy Bank. Measures about 4" in height.  1950s or 60s.
 
S80

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Two Snow Crest Beverages figural glass Bear bottle banks. Both very good with respective caps in place.
 
S86

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The Freedom National Bank~Rochester,Freedom,Northern Lights (NY) ad bank. Reverse side slots and columns for Halves, Quarters, Dimes, and Nickles. Made by Bankers Utilities Company Inc., San Fran.USA.
 
S90

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Second National Bank coin band for Cents through Halves. Location of the bank is unknown.
 
S91

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Pink kitty older hard plastic coin bank. Twist off stopper in place. Made by Tip Top, in the USA. 50s or 1960s item. Stands. 5" in height.
 
S91

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Rexall Drug Store red plastic coin bank. "Rexall Drug-Jumbo Values" is embossed in raised letters on each side of the bank.
 
S91

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Arlington Trust Company Inc., coin/calendar bank. 1960s-70s in age.  Conscience slot in the back. No key. Very good condition.
 
S92

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Top Cat, hard plastic bank, Circa 1970s. Very good with scattered paint loss.

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Basset Hound "Sad Sack" Coin bank. Made by Marston, California, ca. 1950s. Excellent condition, no chips or cracks. Cork stopper still in the bottom. Partial "Sad Sack: decal remains on left ear.

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Peoples Life Insurance Company, Washington D.C. coin bank. Excellent condition, no key. Ca. 1940s-50s
 
S96

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Fox's U-Bet Flavors figural glass bank. Circa 1950s. Well known Brooklyn, NY syrup maker for a various flavored beverages.
S95

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Arlington (Virginia) Trust Coin bank. Ca. 1960s-70s. Made by Bankers Utilities Company, Inc. SF.
 
S95

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Ninth Ward Savings Bank figural cat coin bank, located Wilmington, Delaware. Made of metal, comes with the  key. Circa 1950s.
 
S97

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Admirals composition Savings bank with plug in the bottom. Very good condition.
 
                                                                                                           S98

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Towle's Log Cabin Syrup figural tin bank. Dated 1979.
 
S98
 
 

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Baby blue plastic Mr. Peanut coin bank. Chip to the base.
 
S98

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"Lucky Dime"  Register Bank. Unlocks once 5 dollars woth dimes have been inserted.

S100

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Atlas Strong Shoulder adverting bank. Glass jar with cap measures: 3.5" in height.

S100

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