Posted 2 months ago
Happy New Year friends. All this year I kept hearing about coin shortages: "Please use exact change" or "Give us your coins, the bank won't anymore" or "no cash/coins accepted, plastic only ." So save coins or use them? I am not talking about old coins, I sift through and set those aside in yet another jar. But using old jars around my place - close enough to use - is keeping my "banks" at hand.
Laura Scudder Nutty Grind peanut butter from Monterey Park, California holds nickels and dimes, circa 1930's.
Lucky Joe Louis bank is 1930's Nash Prepared Mustard that had instructions how to turn lid into a bank. There are some online right now. This one came from a Missouri junk store a few months ago. He holds the copper pennies for now.
I am also sharing this woven Camel cigarette wallet. Very hard to get a good picture. I am not sure how old this is. Maybe 60's, maybe newer - does anyone know? I've seen a few other examples described as "prison art".
Happy New Year 1/1/2021