MacDaddyRico

Marietta, Georgia

Personal Website: macdaddybanks.com/mdbcart…

"He's an old hippie and he don't know what to do Should he hang on to the old Should he grab on to the new He's an old hippie...his new life is just a bust H"He's an old hippie and he don't know what to do Should he hang on to the old Should he grab on to the new He's an old hippie...his new life is just a bust He ain't trying to change nobody He's just trying real hard to adjust " -Bellamy Brothers (Read more)

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Peter Max Rocket Bank - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Duro Mold Banks: Foreign Specimens  - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Astronaut Signed Destination Moon Banks - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Updated Group Shot 2014 Season - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Book Banks - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Other Bank Types - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Astronaut Signed Bank Collection - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Peter max Rocket-ship Bank - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Buzz Aldrin Signed 8 Track Tape Cassette - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
1962 John Glenn Parade Flag Signed By John Glenn - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…

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  1. This was the very first model I came across in an antique store several years ago...If interested, you may read more about these fascinating and historically significant American artifacts here: http:...
  2. While the first specimen was painted to honor my business, the second model done features Lady Liberty and a bit of the New York City skyline, and commemorates America's 240th Anniversary... I've a...
  3. I'm sorry to have to tell you this, but Peter Max never did any work for 7 Up... "I told Max a bit more about the actual piece was that I purchased in Texas. I mentioned it was the 7-UP outdoor the...
  4. Hmmm...
  5. I love the opportunity these banks had given me: Meeting Apollo Moon walkers and other brave men and women astronauts, from Mercury through all phases of Space Exploration up to the Space Shuttle an...
  6. The following collector areas are represented in this unique collection: Mechanical/Still Toy Banks, Advertisement/Promotional Items, Bankers/Credit Unions/Insurers , Americana, Space Race Artifacts, ...
  7. Thank you very much Alan2310 I've got a couple of those steel types in my collection as well as book banks and others... You've got a great collection yourself...
  8. Knock down a wall...or just add a room..! [/sarcasm] Or, if you don't have the big money to renovate your home, you can convert a closet...
  9. Thanks..!
  10. Thanks, antiquerose...Some of these also were made in Canada...
  11. (How did it post twice?!) My apologies... Is this the same satellite..? http://www.examiner.com/article/china-tests-new-anti-satellite-asat-weapon
  12. Will a magnet stick to it? What are its dimensions?
  13. Will a magnet stick to it? What are its dimensions?
  14. Thank you..! It's always fun finding one of these, especially if it still has old coins in it... I'd found a few containing silver dollars, halves, quarters and dimes...as well as copper Wheat a...
  15. That's dedication..! It's been just about seven years now since I started collecting and researching my Space Race banks, all the while discovering even more banks made by the same three companies....
  16. Very impressive...You have gone above and beyond in researching and documenting these intriguing antique banks..!
  17. I have many different types of banks in my collection, including specimens of this type... I love all types of banks/money boxes, still or mechanical... You've got some nice specimens, as well a...
  18. I've commissioned Peter Max to do another Berzac Bank! The bare model you see on the left will be transformed into Berzac Bank #2; Lady Liberty USA 240...pictures to be posted soon.
  19. This post is a hoot..!
  20. Ah, Space...the final frontier...
  21. I have to say, it's just as much fun going to the shows and showing these fascinating artifacts to the astronauts, who have never seen these before!
  22. That is a treasure. Fully stocked, all original and in the original display-type box...even has the strip of cardboard around the seat. Mint In Box!
  23. So cool!
  24. Awesome specimen!
  25. Much appreciated, Phil!
  26. Thanks, Jewels!
  27. Tommy cured his cancer with...cannabis..! http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/05/15/tommy-chong-beats-prostate-cancer-with-diet-and-hemp-oil/ Hey...it's 4:20...
  28. Awesome, and the fact that many have their original boxes is sure to double their value, which probably surpasses $1K..! These Japanese toys are more popular with collectors than many American-made...
  29. @ atomicscout Thank you...Why green...are you a martian..? ;D
  30. As of Jan. 2013, MacDaddyBanks is now Space Truckin'
  31. These great old promotional toy banks deserve my best efforts...they've led me on a journey of a lifetime so far, and no telling how far it'll go.
  32. Thanks for the comments, Phil. Yes, I try to buy each and every specimen in as good condition as possible, which came in handy when the brainstorm hit me to get these signed. These two specimens ar...
  33. Actually, Phil, I make the annual trek to Cape Canaveral for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation-sponsored Astronaut Autograph & Memorabilia Show, and have been to 5 now. With expenses totaling ov...
  34. I say "why not" when certain opportunities present themselves...They may only "knock once"... I'm actually "out" $60 or so, but I think I'm still ahead... Thanks!
  35. The can is still sealed and marked "1969 The Coca~Cola Company Foods Division"
  36. In mint condition and signed by Buzz Aldrin, this 8-Track tape cassette is a true piece of American history.
  37. Mint condition parade flag signed by John Glenn. One of a kind in the world autographed artifact.
  38. MacDaddyBanks is now Space Truckin'
  39. Been extremely busy...Wow...Three years have passed already..! Jonathan Parker, sorry so late and you've probably learned by now how much these artifacts may be worth. Value is determined by rarity...
  40. Cool! Do you live near Cape Canaveral, by any chance? Reason being, there's an annual Astronaut Autograph Show there every early November.
  41. MacDaddyBanks is now Space Truckin'
  42. All the cool kids wore them in high school, before everything became so politically correct
  43. I'd leave it as is.
  44. I get dizzy just looking at one of those things...
  45. @ Toyman; Thank you very much. Yes, I always try to get the boxes as well. @AR8Jason; These were very popular back in the day, with millions having been produced. The survivors are coveted these da...
  46. This is my signed group.
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