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Promotional Advertising Steel Bank"The Provident Savings Bank & Trust Co, Cincinnati, Circa 1895

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    Posted 7 years ago

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    Good Morning CW Friends Collector----12:30AM)2016-12-17
    Here is another promotional advertising steel bank from my collection, this one promote "The Provident Savings Bank & Trust Company, Cincinnati" Manufactured by the W.F.Burns, Chicago & New-York.
    The decor on this one is swirle electroplate, this model was patented in 1895, at this time the company have not develop the flapping coins mechanized on the side of the box(pic 4)with this system present in the 1895 model it's the next coin insert made the first to fall in the bank.

    On the top left we can read"W.F.Burns CO.Chicago,Patented Jan.15.1895
    On the right "H3508" serial number.

    This Advertising bank is 3.25 inch tall, 4.50 inch wide, 3.25 inch deep.

    Many Thanks Everyone for Viewing.

    ----------------------------------Short Story line------------------------------------

    Cincinnati's Changing Scene In 1907 the Provident Savings Bank & Trust Co. purchased the southeast corner of Seventh and Vine Sts. to erect a new office building. Then five years old, the bank had occupied basement rooms in the old Chamber of Commerce Building, Fourth and Vine Sts. The west half of the building, still housing the bank, was completed in 1908 and the east half some time later, giving the building its present size. The Provident Savings Bank & Trust Co. grew from the consolidation in 1902 of two firms, the Provident Savings Bank Co. and the Provident Trust Co., both of which . wart incorporated in 1900.

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    1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 7 years ago
      Another of your wonderful banks!! How many banks do you actually have in your collection now?
    2. Alan2310 Alan2310, 7 years ago
      Scott, i just post the number #50 of my collection, I have #650+ more to go, remember i collected them for almost 35 years+.
      Many thanks for the comment and the love, always appreciated you stop by, your support is much appreciated.

    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 7 years ago
      Wow Alan,
      That's really quite a collection of banks!!!!!!
    4. tamaraadams, 7 years ago
      Alan I am curious how much these are worth . I have one my great uncle gave me when I was born has the patent date of 1895 it is just like the one shown in the first picture except on the plate it has "The First National Bank Piedmont, Alabama this is where my great uncle banked

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