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Coin Operated466 of 967Hull U.S.A. POTTERIES 197 - Piggy Bank1971 A.N. Brooks Chalkware Cork Piggy Banks
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Posted 4 years ago


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My latest scrapyard find where I work, someone scrapped this and I saw it before a mag crane got it, other wise it would be gone. now it's mine but paid more than I wanted, my boss wanted $150, got it for $125. slider and cap catcher is missing but I love that coin box, 10cents!! I remember these when I was a kid. I will restore this, original color was light green, not sure what soda Co. that would be?


  1. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Glad you love this officialfuel, blunderbuss2, walksoftly, shughs, sanhardin, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, pickrknows and chrissylovescats.
    Thanks fifties50s for picture.
  2. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Thanks you Longings for the love of this!
  3. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 4 years ago
    Oh come know you needed another project!!!!!!!Nice save ,it would be a KIA by now!!!!!!!!!!
  4. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Thanks gargoylecollector, thats not funny!.. a KIA?!? LOL!!
  5. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Thanks sanhardin, glad you love this!
  6. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Thanks Trey and Designer for givin this some love!
  7. tommy1002 tommy1002, 4 years ago
    Beauty save!!!! I can't believe the boss made you pay that much more than he gave for it. That was probably a 1000% profit for him on that piece.... Damn Miser!!!! lol
  8. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Thanks tommy1002, good to hear from ya as allways! This cooler is quite heavy with elec. motor and all, so he probably paid out maybe $40. I offered $100 so I'm ok with what I paid. take care!
  9. tommy1002 tommy1002, 4 years ago
    Good deal then... can't wait to see it after you tinker on it!!!
  10. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    A Late Thanks too DFB !
  11. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Glad you Love this Aimathena !
  12. Aimathena Aimathena, 4 years ago
    It really is awesome, so glad you saved it from the scrap pile/mag crane =^)
  13. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Cool you love this kerry10456 !

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