CLOWN ON GLOBE MECHANICAL BANK
Start Price:750.00 USD
Estimated At:1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD
1,100.00USDto floor+ (220.00) buyer's premium + taxes, fees, etc...
SOLD at 2005 Nov 15 @ 18:59UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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CLOWN ON GLOBE MECHANICAL BANK. Place a coin in the slot, when lever is released ball and clown spin and coin is deposited in bank. This is one of the few mechanical banks that had a wind-up spring mechanism. Manufactured by J & E Stevens, patented in 1890. SIZE: 9-1/4" h. CONDITION: Bank is all original with original trap. Some wear to clown, ball and base. A nice example of this fairly scarce bank. 1-5279 MC