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    Posted 4 years ago

    courtenaya…
    (138 items)

    Hi Folks,
    I picked this fellow up today and believe he is an oldie. The seams are tight, and he just feels right but I have been wrong before. He stands 6 1/4" in height. There was brown felt type stuff on the bottom that I peeled off to have a look (last photo)
    I'm trying to figure out if the lever has been replaced - seems they often are but I don't know how to tell if original or not.
    From 'The Mechanical Bank Collectors of America' site, this was most likely made by Kyser and Rex of Philadelphia circa mid 1880s-1890s.

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    Comments

    1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Oh, he's a ice one!! I do believe you have the real deal there. The repros are fairly easy to spot and this one does not look like a repro at all. Wonderful find!!
    2. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 4 years ago
      Thanks for love folks!
      Thank-you jscotto363! I think he is pretty nice too!
    3. Trey Trey, 4 years ago
      Not bad looking for 136:)
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      A great find, congrats !~
    5. AzTom AzTom, 4 years ago
      That's sweet.
      You could take it apart and look at the lever to get a better idea, but I looks right to me.
    6. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      Cock-a-doodle duper!
    7. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 4 years ago
      What a sweet little bank, I hope he turns out to be the real thing! :)

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