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Punch & Judy Antique Cast Iron Mechanical Bank

Large Letters Variation

Circa 1884: Manufactured by Buffalo, New York’s Shepard Hardware Company and patented by Peter Adams, Jr. and Charles H. Shepard, the Punch and Judy mechanical bank celebrates the centuries old comic couple and has become one of most popular and highly desired mechanical banks ever produced. In fact, no collection of mechanical banks is complete without a prime example of the famous Punch and Judy bank, of which there are three main variations: small, medium, or large letters on the theatre’s marquis. This example is the highly graphic large letter version and is the finest Punch and Judy we have yet to acquire. The bank retains a very high amount of vibrant completely untouched original paint, and the tin painted stage backdrop (usually found in rough condition) is especially good. This wonderful 19th century American mechanical bank is in perfect working order, has no chips, cracks, or repairs, and will make any bank collector proud.

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank

Original Cast Iron Punch and Judy Mechanical Bank
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