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Uncle Sam | Mechanical Bank

Circa 1886-1892

A classic American bank. Uncle Sam in his usual dress stove pipe hat, blue full dress coat and red and white striped trousers leaning on his ever-present umbrella, stands on a four by five inch base. On the base is a carpet bag which opens when lever is pressed and the coin placed in Uncle Sam’s extended hand falls into it. At the same time his whiskers start moving. The base has an embossed American Eagle on it and the words, "Uncle Sam" on streamers above it. The word "Bank" on each side. The trap is on back of base. Patented June 8, 1886. On the bottom plate it is stamped "PAT. JUNE 8, 1886"

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Antique Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank

Uncle Sam Cast Iron Mechanical Bank, Circa1886-1892
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