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Antique Original Cast Iron Original Eagle and Eaglets Mechanical Bank

Circa 1883: The J. & E. Stevens Company of Cromwell, Connecticut, hit a homerun on the popularity scale when they contracted for production Chicago, Illinois, independent designer Charles M. Henn's graceful and complicated Eagle and Eaglets mechanical bank. Originally marketed as the American Eagle Bank and the Eagle Bank, the Eagle and Eaglets portrays our national symbol feeding her young and serves as a metaphor for our government continually nourishing its nest of citizens with the opportunity for financial growth through saving money a penny at a time. This example features an excellent untouched and bright original painted surface with an eye catching green painted base, works perfectly but for the paper bellows (nearly always absent from this bank), and has no chips, cracks, or repairs. Because of its complex action, immense popularity, affordable price, and crossover appeal, the J. and E. Stevens Eagle and Eaglets is a perfect starter bank for the beginning collector interested in 19th century mechanical banks, cast iron toys, or patriotic americana.

Eagle and Eaglets Antique 19th Century Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

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Eagle and Eaglets Antique 19th Century Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

Eagle and Eaglets Antique 19th Century Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

Eagle and Eaglets Antique 19th Century Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

Eagle and Eaglets Antique 19th Century Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale


Eagle and Eaglets Antique 19th Century Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

Eagle and Eaglets Antique 19th Century Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

 

Original Eagle and Eaglets Cast Iron Mechanical Bank
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