RARE Original Frog On Lattice Cast Iron Mechanical Bank. Manufactured by J&E Stevens Co. And patented on 8/20/1872. A charming bank this example has excellent original paint and no cracks or repairs to the cast iron. Sweet and simple action: press the trigger foot of the frog to open, place a coin in the frogs mouth, press the foot and the eyes blink as the coin is deposited. This piece is a particularly rare piece as it retains original paint and hardware. It is meant for the true collector who is a perfectionist and wants the very best examples offered. The piece originates from a prominent Mansion Estate of an avid collector of the finest mechanical banks, who passed. We have been commissioned to sell all these precious original pieces off so keep an eye on our site. Best offers will be presented to the estate executor who appears to be quite motivated! The item “RARE Original Frog On Lattice Cast Iron Mechanical Bank by J&E STEVENS and CO” is in sale since Monday, June 21, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “antiqueauctionsinc” and is located in Libertyville, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Featured Refinements: Cast Iron Mechanical Bank
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Brand: J&E Stevens Co