The large size of this wonderful antique tin toy will make it the centerpiece of any advanced toy collection.
This releases the boy in the yellow shirt who flies over his companion and hits the tree’s lever on the way past it, sending the coin into the bank. In other words, this bank has never seen the inside of an auction house or has never been passed through another collector’s hands and is an important and completely fresh to the market specimen of this truly wondrous invention. For Sale: $550 Circa 1905: What a pleasure it is to offer this extremely scarce Kenton Sight-Seeing Auto to the antique toy collecting community! This original version is the first and earliest version, designed in Philadelphia by James H. It even comes antique 1925 illinois with its original key! For Sale: $850 Circa 1886: Designed by Charles Shepard and antique 1925 illinois Peter Adams Jr. For Sale: $2850 See antique 1925 illinois All Unusual Americana Circa 1882: Originally marketed as the Bullfrog Bank and the Frog Bank, James H. Stevens Company antique 1925 illinois of Cromwell, Conn. The bank features a completely original and antique 1925 illinois untouched painted surface, has no chips, cracks, or repairs, and works perfectly. As a testament to its popularity, the bank was made in at least 12 different hand-painted color schemes. SOLD Circa 1880: Patented to James Bowen on April 22, 1879 and manufactured by Cromwell, Connecticut’s J & E Stevens Company in 1880, the iconic jockey over variation of the I Always Did ‘Spise a Mule cast iron mechanical bank stands as one of the most recognizable pieces of 19th century Black Americana and is a must have for all collectors of antique mechanical antique 1925 illinois banks and Black Americana. Wooden crank on side moves characters up and down and produces the clacking sound. This bank was offered in many paint schemes, but the patriotic red, white, and blue bank with the beige teller’s window remains the most endearing and classic color combination of this small but enticing architectural mechanical bank. The great long legs harken to the Palmer Cox antique 1925 illinois Brownie figures of the era. This wonderful Uncle Sam mechanical bank has especially well-painted eyes! Comic character automotive toys are far and few between, antique 1925 illinois but the hefty 10″ Sight-Seeing Auto is in a class of its own.
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Williams Manufacturing Company Elephant Swings Trunk Large cast iron mechanical banks simply moves its trunk when a coin is inserted into its slot. For Sale: $2850 Circa 1889: antique 1925 illinois Buffalo’s Shepard Hardware Co. This ingenious optical illusion was sure to delight its young turn of the century owners and help them save their change for that proverbial rainy day.
Bowen of Philadelphia, Pa. For Sale: $2,250 Circa 1930: 14″ Long, Original Red Paint. Hubley was the largest and longest producer of cast iron toys and it is here, antique 1925 illinois in the fired departments ladder truck that Hubley celebrates the growing efforts of the early 20th century volunteer fireman. This antique mechanical bank is completely original with no paint touch-ups, chips, cracks, or repairs and has great cross over appeal into several areas of collecting, thus making examples of this quality ighly desirable and especially difficult to find on the open market. Quickly, the mouse strikes at the coin, and the cat appears with a mouse and ball between its legs. This antique 1925 illinois iconic mechanical bank is in completely original condition with no repairs and all original paint. This gorgeous doll sled was gently used and exhibits the good honest wear that advanced collectors desire in their antiques. This immensely popular and highly desirable mechanical bank is the finest piece antique 1925 illinois of 19th century sporting Black Americana ever produced, and this example features and incredibly vibrant and nearly complete untouched paint decorated surface. The reverse is equally pleasing with its over-sized Nova Scotian checkerboard and its wide expanse of dark Indian red paint. If you are looking for an outstanding early American antique 1925 illinois tin toy with first class provenance, then this fantastic Althof Bergman Jumbo horse and rider pull toy should fit the bill. It was manufactured by the J. Bowen’s superbly designed Dark Town Battery was manufactured and distributed by antique 1925 illinois Cromwell, Connecticut’s J. Johnson’s Novelty Bank in many color patterns, and this handsome red, yellow, and blue variation is a real stunner. SOLD This rare Bing bear is in superb original condition. Its beautiful lithography is shocking to the eye. For Sale: $2950 Circa 1875: Manufactured just in time for the 1876 Centennial 17 Antique Chinese Bronze Painting Palace by The J. Moreover, this toy was once owned by the late famed toy and folk art collector and author Bernard Barenholtz (American Antique Toys, 1830-1900) and has come to us through storied Americana dealers Steven Score, Marilyn Simmons, and Tom Rawson. Perfectly preserved and working, this rare antique Halloween windup of a dancing witch and pumpkin wheels playfully around. For Sale: $1,895 This early McLoughlin Brothers antique 1925 illinois game was designed by the infamous Man on the Moon Game artist. 5 inches tall and 3 inches wide and takes its name from Jonathan Swift’s wildly popular Gulliver’s Travels. Painted, Fine Original German Antique Oil Painting wooden, fully jointed, with original antique 1925 illinois stickers and leather ears. For Sale: $1,750 See All Antique Mechanical Banks Copyright 1898: McLoughlin Brothers picture puzzle game in antique 1925 illinois original box and spectacular condition For Sale: $895 Circa 1886: Shepard Hardware’s Uncle Sam mechanical bank is the most widely recognized patriotic 19th century toy, which makes it highly prized among today’s collectors of mechanical banks, cast iron toys, and patriotic Americana. This bank was found on the fireplace mantel of a New York home and had been passed down antique 1925 illinois through the family since its purchase in 1890. For Sale: $1,450 Circa 1902-1914: This Bliss paper litho on wood target game portrays Buster Brown in a messenger outfit, Mary Jane in a dress with a comical oversized bow, and Tige squeezing a pair of schoolbooks and sporting a party hat, the three of them caught forever winking at each other and ready to begin one of their famous pranks. This handsome example of turn of the century utilitarian folk art is sure to please even the most advanced collector. SOLD Circa 1912-1917: The Boy Scout Camp Bank does not often find its antique 1925 illinois way to the open Champion Whippet Fly Antique Dog Oil Painting marketplace, and this wonderful example of the scarce and complex J. July 15, 1884. However, in true comic antique 1925 illinois fashion, this version of the bank depicts Jonah feeding the whale coins and is meant instead to teach children the moral value of saving money. SOLD antique 1925 illinois James H. Japanese Antique Fuchi Kashira PATENT LEHMANN PATD 1903, 1905 1907,” this Lehmann Paddy and the Pig is one of the most whimsical and fantastic German tin windup toys of the early 20th century, featuring an Irishman saddled atop a pig and ready for the ride of his life. Bowen and cast in Cromwell, Connecticut. This is a very fine bank antique 1925 illinois in exellent condition. Recently acquired and fresh to the market the condition of this example is stupendous. Nice to see a depiction of Early African antique 1925 illinois American folk art music, 18k White Gold Vintage Antique Old rather than some of the more derogatory scenes. SOLD Circa 1905: Scarce antique 1925 illinois Large Gold Version This nice Ravenna, Ohio, A. Early American Stoneware Early Antique Toys For Sale: Mechanical Banks, Antique Bears, Cast Iron Vehicles, Chromolithography American Games, Tin-Litho Wind Ups and other Unusual Americana Circa 1924: Marked on the bottom “MADE IN GERMANY D. Bowen’s strikingly visual Two Frogs antique 1925 illinois mechanical bank was manufactured by Cromwell, Connecticut bank giant J. This spectacular example is completely original, including its paint, steering wheel, and its five characters, which include Gloomy Gus, The Sailor, Mama Katzenjammer, Papa Katzenjammer and Happy Hooligan. Wonderful Red and White striped pants and a bright yellow vest with little black buttons, a fancy blue tail coat, white gloves and a tall top hat dress up this wonderful antique Americana toy. For Sale: $795 Previously Sold Pieces: Circa antique 1925 illinois 1888: Originally advertised as the Base Ball Bank, James H. For Sale: $1,650 Circa 1890-1894 Wilkins Cast Iron Horse Drawn Broadway Lines Trolley Car with white horse. The paint is original, and for a 150-year-old tin antique 1925 illinois toy that was never primed, one should consider the paint as truly excellent. Two varieties, one has smaller letters in the name Antique 1840s Large Circular Wall Clock than the other. When one antique 1925 illinois places a coin under the magician’s top hat and presses the lever, the hat covers the coin, and the coin “magically disappears,” Antique Italian Orientalist Art sliding down a cleverly designed (and hard to detect) chute. , the Creedmoor bank was produced in half antique 1925 illinois a dozen variations. This is a antique 1925 illinois great little beginning tier antique cast iron mechanical bank in the scarce gold paint version, and will fit in perfectly into a collection of period toys or banks. For antique 1925 illinois Sale: $1,195 Larger Elephant on Wheeled Platform Early American Antique Painted Tin Toy Late Nineteenth Century: Collectors of early American tin will appreciate the larger size of this elephent on wheels and the abundance of Antique Italian Carved Walnut & Marble Top original, untouched paint left on its surface. For Sale: $1450 Circa 1869: Designed by John Hall and manufactured by Cromwell, Connecticut’s J. SOLD antique 1925 illinois 1881-1896: W. For Sale: $750 Long arms, long snout, long mohair and humped back bring great character to this old bear. The Antique 19c Meiji bank’s movement is very simple, antique 1925 illinois but no child could grow tired of Santa Clause dropping the gift of money into the chimney chute.
It is easy to see why the Trick Dog was popular with the youth of antique 1925 illinois the late Victorian era and remains just as popular with 21st century mechanical bank collectors who are sure to be pleased with this handsome 19th century American bank manufactured by Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s Hubley Manufacturing Company. Stevens Company’s Girl Skipping Rope is mechanical bank designer James H. One places the Antique Victorian Woman coin on the platform below the mouse’s head and clicks the lever on the front of the bank. SOLD Brilliant blue paint and great form on this early antique cast iron Arcade large 12″ Fageol Bus SOLD antique 1925 illinois Collectors of early toys, windups and halloween toys will rejoice at this example. It is completely original with antique 1925 illinois no chips, cracks, or repairs and retains its original painted surface. This handsome and antique 1925 illinois appealing antique mechanical bank will be a welcome addition to any fine collection of banks, toys, or early American antiques. SOLD Contact us for other buying options or for more information. Stevens Company masterpiece mechanical bank is attributed to highly acclaimed bank designer Charles A. For Sale: $1,650 Late Nineteenth Century: This large antique German Uncle Sam nodder is a fantastic find. The action of this Antique Brass Scale Of bank is simple but surprising and works extremely well. Yellow based version also sports a unique ruffle, hat and costume combination. The unusual corner blocks Antique Dress 1830s Silk Taffeta on the Parcheesi board attract the eye and point the viewer to the game’s central home square. Reed antique 1925 illinois Toy Company was founded in 1881 in Leominster Massachusetts. Bailey for Cromwell, Connecticut’s J. This highly prized bank is in completely original condition with no touch ups or repairs. Stevens Company in Cromwell, Connecticut and designed by John Hall, the Liliput mechanical bank measures a petite 4. “Boss” Tweed and retains over 90% of its original paint, an unusually antique 1925 illinois high amount for this particular bank. Upon the lever’s release, the magician raises his hat, revealing an empty table. For Sale: $2,650 See All Unusual Americana Circa 1897: Patented to James Bowen on April 72, 1897 and manufactured by Cromwell, Connecticut’s J & E Stevens Company , the iconic boy on bench variation of the I Always Did ‘Spise a Mule antique 1925 illinois cast iron mechanical bank stands as one of the most recognizable pieces of 19th century Black Americana and is a must have for all collectors of antique mechanical banks and Black Americana. Bowen and manufactured by the storied J. Stevens antique 1925 illinois Company, the Hall’s Excelsior Bank is one of the earliest and most puplar of the great mechanical banks. Buffalo, N. This Connecticut gameboard was obviously made by a professional, perhaps a carriage painter as evidenced by the thin green border and well-painted squares, and is in untouched original condition with the good, honest wear antique 1925 illinois advanced Superb Late 19th C collectors like to see. Stevens Company and imitates, in comic fashion, a frog catching its prey, in this case a child’s coin. Lovely pink details decorate the mouth and trunk antique 1925 illinois and a bright red sadle is trimmed in yellow. For Sale: $1,450 Excellent condition on this early Antique J Ruhl Huge Linemar wind up vintage Mickey Mouse toy in great working condition For Sale: $595 Circa 1877: Manufactured antique 1925 illinois by J. Stevens Company of Cromwell, Connecticut manufactured Charles H. For antique 1925 illinois Sale: $2,800 Circa 1873: The J. Here is a fine example of Stevens’ version of the Jolly bank. Stevens Co. Copyrighted antique 1925 illinois by Pat Sullivan. SOLD Circa 1901: Designed by virtuoso bank inventor Charles A. Stevens took over Shepard’s line of mechanical banks, they produced their own version of the bank. A very interesting mechanical bank that was designed to fire a gunpowder cap while sending coin into tree truck. SOLD Great Original Surface: Fresh from a local Vermont estate is this wonderful antique American gameboard in original red and white paint. Stevens Company, the Magician Bank is based on the timeless vanishing rabbit trick. SOLD Circa 1884: Antique Bohemian Glass This bank represents a typical Punch and Judy theatre, scenery, curtain and all. This lovely antique checkerboard is an excellent example of 19th century American folk art and will compliment any collection of early game boards, antique country primitves, or high quality americana. SOLD New Creedmoor mechanical bank in original polychrome painted finish with William Tell figure shooting penny into tree stump, base with raised escutcheon reading New Creedmoor Bank with antique 1925 illinois patent number, 2. Maufactired a lot of mechanical banks, but antique 1925 illinois the iconic Santa Claus standing at the chimney remains one of its most popular and endearing models. Interesting paper chromo-litho depicting a two man band consisting of a fiddle player and a bones player. The Stump Speaker, adorned with his tiny and comical tophat and bright green suit, stands on a four by five inch grey, red and gold base. Bones is a musical clacking of loose rib bones, or simple sticks, that produce a much sharper sound than the zydeco or washboard and mimicsrattling antique 1925 illinois a bone up and down a fixed ribcage. For Sale: $1850 Circa 1888: This 1880s Hubley Trick Dog cast iron mechanical bank with six-part base has excellent original paint, comes in completely original condition and includes a antique 1925 illinois key for the coin trap. They pictured it for sale in a number of their catalogs and at the antique 1925 illinois time the name “Shamrock Bank” was used. Satisfaction antique 1925 illinois Guaranteed.
Stevens Company Tammany mechanical bank portrays crooked New York politician William M. For Sale: $4,950 Circa 1891: Shepard Hardware Company’s Leap Frog mechanical bank illustrates the centuries old children’s game and depicts two youths playing leapfrog next to the fence in their yard. SOLD Circa 1886-1892: Shepard antique 1925 illinois Hardware Co. The Speaking Dog, like the antique 1925 illinois Girl Skipping Rope, is one of a handful of mechanical banks marketed specifically for girls. For Sale: $350 Circa 1873: One of the most popular mechanical banks ever produced, the J. Name “Punch and Judy Bank” above the stage opening. SOLD Very nice, working, original condition on this Antique Mechanical Clown on Globe Bank. Stevens Company and stands as a lasting celebration of America’s first professional Negro Baseball League in 1887. SOLD Great Original Surface: Fresh from a local Vermont estate is this wonderful antique American gameboard in original yellow and black paint. Sold Circa 1890: Designed by Peter Adams, Jr. SOLD Circa 1885: Shepard Hardware Company’s Speaking Dog mechanical antique 1925 illinois bank was so popular that, when J. Three drivers, cast in antique 1925 illinois great detail. This antique American tin pulltoy will make a nice addition to any collection. Condition is excellent on this rare beauty, with only a couple spots of solder on the tips of antique 1925 illinois the feet and one leg possibly soldered from the inside. Note that this bank does not rely on stereotypical imagery but on the pure innocent beauty of a yellow-haired Caucasian girl antique 1925 illinois petting her friendly and obedient dog as it wags its tail in approval. Stevens Company of Cromwell, Connecticut, the cat antique 1925 illinois and mouse mechanical bank is difficult to find. , the Stump Speaker is perhaps the greatest Black Americana mechanical bank ever produced. SOLD Fresh to the Market with No Apologies: Circa 1890: There are approximately 30 original Girl Skipping Rope mechanical banks known today, and it is extremely rare and exciting when an undocumented example of this holy grail of mechanical banks surfaces on the open market.