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    Posted 8 years ago

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    This is an 8" long coin bank train. It is heavy for the size, 1 pound, 13 ounces. I am not sure if it is brass, some other alloy, or even if it is vintage or modern. It is stamped "JAPAN" on the inside bottom. It has a screw that releases the two pieces to get the coins out. Anyone have any idea on a manufacturer or a ball park year?

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    1. RMZ, 8 years ago
      I can't believe I did not try that!! Yes a magnet does stick to it so I will go with cast iron.
      Thanks for your comments AR8 Jason, I appreciate them..
    2. junkmanjoe junkmanjoe, 8 years ago
      I have one Just like It!! Cast iron! With Too more peices! Great Find!

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