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    Posted 7 years ago

    Moonstonel…
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    This is a neat Antique cast iron horse that I know nothing about. I acquired this at the Long Beach Antique Show when I went with Valentino97 from CW! She and I found this beauty and a choice of one or the other...we both picked this one out. If anyone knows anything about this ...horse :))

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    1. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      It was your first purchase and we lugged it around thru the heat the rest of the day without a complaint either. XO
    2. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Found this:
      http://www.ebay.com/gds/CAST-IRON-HORSE-BANK-A-STOLTZ-MERCANTILE-CO-EST-1849-/10000000003863359/g.html
    3. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Val, I will never do that to us again!!! So sorry :( I will get us a cart to push next time!!! PROMISE! XO
    4. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      David, many thanks for the information!!! XO
    5. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      I wasn't positive it was the correct info or not as I didn't know if your horse is a bank or not & the link didn't even have a picture of the rearing horse. So I thought I would leave it in your hands to make the call.
    6. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      David, it looks old...and I am not sure it was ever a bank....it does not look like it was ever part of a bank.....but at least it was something to go on :)))
    7. AzTom AzTom, 7 years ago
      1960's is old if you are in your 20's lol. The coin slot should be on top at the bottom of the neck.
      These were originally made by AC Williams around 1910. The cast iron would be quite smooth.
      Besides the one you have, these have been reproduced many times by companies like John Wright, Iron Art and some that just had stickers, Made in Taiwan. The casting is rough on these.

      That said, they are neat display items, just no antique value.
    8. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      What caught my eye right away was the texture as Az said, also the lack of detail on the horse.
      We often buy what appeals to us, if you liked it enough to lug it around LB all day, then it was a good purchase.
    9. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      It's a dark bronze color - not goldy. The price was right too. We all know that if you see something and it's right $$ then you buy it right away - agreed.

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