Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank w/ Signed Certificate of Authenticity Book of Knowledge

Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank w/ Signed Certificate of Authenticity "Book of Knowledge"

Sale price $125.00 Regular price $165.00


Product Description: This Uncle Sam mechanical bank with certificate of authenticity weighs in at 4 pounds 12 ounces.  It is a nicely detailed reproduction of the original antique in "The Book of Knowledge" and will arrive with the certificate of authenticity signed by Ellen V. McLoughlin, Editor-in-Chief, "The Book of Knowledge".  Uncle Sam is wearing a blue suit jacket with red and white stripped pants.  By placing a coin in his hand and pressing the knob on the stand, he moves his arm and the coin drops the money into the U.S. Treasury bag.  As Uncle Sam's hand moves, his beard moves up and down.  A wonderful collectible to own or give as a gift.

Circa:  1957-1960's

Markings:  Reproduced from the original in collection of "The Book of Knowledge"  Made in U.S.A..  

Maker:  Believed to be The John Wright Company, Mt. Joy, PA (not confirmed)

Additional Information:  A slotted screw is noticeable in the back of suit.  

Dimensions: 11" - 11 1/4" (overall height) , 4 3/4" (length of base) x 4 3/4" (width of base) 

Product Weight:  4 pounds 12 ounces

Material:  Cast Iron

Condition:  Previously owned - used.  Very good condition.  Mechanical bank works well, nicely painted with minimal wear.  Certificate has been previously folded with wear on bottom left corner (as shown).  Original box "not" included.

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