P.O. Box 6720 Incline Village, NV 89450 , United States Call Seller 510.414.4545


Uncle Sam Still Bank 'Composition,' circa 1940

$ 395
  • Description
    American manufacture; this colorful hand-painted still bank depicting Uncle Sam is all original with no repairs and no repaint. Fabulous crazing throughout indicative of original paint. It is quite difficult to find, especially in all original condition. It measures 6 3/4" high. Coins are removed via a twist lock hinged trap at the base (See image).
    Uncle Sam theme suggests Americana and kind of "folksy".
    "National Security Bank" is embossed on Uncle Sam's hat (See image). That particular bank opened in 1934 in Newport, Oregon and was in existence until 1987 when it reorganized.
    Dimensions: 6 3/4" high x 5 1/2" deep x 5" wide

    It is listed in Andy Moore's "The Penny Bank Book" at #149 on page 70.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States, Oregon
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Hand Painted Composition
    Condition: Excellent.
    Creation Date: Circa 1940
    Styles / Movements: Folk Art, Americana, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 254576
  • Dimensions
    W. 5 in; H. 6.75 in; D. 5.5 in;
    W. 12.7 cm; H. 17.15 cm; D. 13.97 cm;
Message from Seller:

We are specialists in the field of antique mechanical coin banks. These rare and unique items were sold during the late 1800's and early 1900's to encourage and educate young children on the importance of saving money, with the majority of them having been made in America. We are leading experts in this field and one of the foremost dealers, having traded in mechanical banks since 1976.

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