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Still Banks61 of 209blacksmith made bank folk art1950'S Coca-Cola Dispenser Bank
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Posted 1 year ago

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these has been a gift for children when they've opened a savings book from 1972 onwards...
it's a design by by bernd diefenbach and has been made for several banks over the time
some of them are rare
the form has been made by hoechst in porcelain in different decors as well
and i've seen it in sterling silver which is realy rare to find because they have never been produced to be sold to bank customers
just as a jubilee gift for bank employees after 25years

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 year ago
    beautiful design!!!
  2. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    love the shape and color ! cool post :-)
  3. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 11 months ago
    Full of tenderness , I love it!
  4. Hunter Hunter, 24 days ago
    Just came across this post that clarifies about the history of this bank (it was actually designed by Bernd Diefenbach in 1972 for Dresdner Bank in Germany): http://www.vintagewiki.com/#!ELEPHANT-MONEY-BOX/cmbz/F551A8B3-234C-4425-81BF-2F826F84DEDE
  5. getthatmonkeyoutofme getthatmonkeyoutofme, 24 days ago
    Thanks a lot... everybody thinks these are designed by colani
  6. Hunter Hunter, 24 days ago
    I know it's crazy! love them regardless :)
  7. getthatmonkeyoutofme getthatmonkeyoutofme, 24 days ago
    It has been the best colani design....
  8. surfdub66 surfdub66, 24 days ago
    I love these !! Nice colours too :-)

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