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Original J. & E. Stevens Company Cast Iron Jolly N Mechanical Bank

Circa 1892: It is more than safe to say that the Jolly N is the most popular mechanical bank ever created because no other mechanical bank has been made in more variations, manufactured in more nations, or produced for a longer span of time. Shepard Hardware was the first to manufacture the Jolly bank in 1882, and, a decade later, they sold the rights to their mechanical banks to the J. & E. Stevens Company. Stevens improved on the bank's design by adding a round coin trap to the base plate, thus eliminating the chore of unscrewing the base plate completely in order to retrieve one's savings. Here is a fine example of Stevens' version of the Jolly bank. It is completely original with no chips, cracks, or repairs and retains its original painted surface.

J and E Stevens Jolly N Black Americana Original Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

J and E Stevens Jolly N Black Americana Original Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

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J and E Stevens Jolly N Black Americana Original Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

J and E Stevens Jolly N Black Americana Original Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale


J and E Stevens Jolly N Black Americana Original Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

J and E Stevens Jolly N Black Americana Original Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

J and E Stevens Jolly N Black Americana Original Cast Iron Mechanical Bank For Sale

Original J. & E. Stevens Cast Iron Jolly N Cast Iron Mechanical Bank
For Sale: $595

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