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Cast Iron Original Eagle and Eaglets Mechanical Bank

Designed by C. M. Henn

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, works perfectly but for the paper bellows (nearly always missing from this bank), and has no chips, cracks, or repairs. Although this beautiful slice of 19th century patriotic Americana is one of the more common mechanical banks, the unusually excellent condition of this Eagle and Eaglets mechanical bank is quite uncommon indeed. This gorgeous antique bank, like every item we sell, comes 100% satisfaction guaranteed and will surely please the collector who scoops it from our website.

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Original Eagle and Eaglets Cast Iron Mechanical Bank
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