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Black Americana Mechanical Bank Humpty Dumpty

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Posted 2 years ago

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lolagray
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I know this kinds of cast iron mechanical banks are popular, but this one has no markings so I can't tell who the manufacturer is or what date it was produced. Works beautifully.
I have seen the same bank without the black face, called Humpty Dumpty. If anyone has any info regarding this treasue, lemme know!

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Looks to be a reproduction bank with a repainted "Black Americana" face to attract buyers.

    Scott
  2. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    I think whole bank is a reproduction too
  3. lolagray lolagray, 2 years ago
    This bank looks fairly new so I agree it is a reproduction. Any ideas on what this kind of bank is worth? I know plenty of folks are collecting black American art these days.
  4. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    We used to have these in out booth yrs ago for about 15-25 dollars
  5. ralph ralph, 2 years ago
    my sister as still got the one we had as children it was very old then.i am 77 years young.
  6. lolagray lolagray, 2 years ago
    Thanks Manikin. Hopefully my bank is worth more now.
  7. lolagray lolagray, 2 years ago
    Ralph, what a wonderful antique your sister has.
  8. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    You can buy them on ebay for about $10 with the traditional painting.

    Scott

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