Manufactured in 1886 by the J. & E. Steven's Company in Cromwell, Connecticut, this cast iron mechanical bank measures 5" long x 8 1/2" high. The bank is in excellent all original condition and paint. It has no touch-up or repaint. The action is intriguing, fast, and ingenious.
open the spring held fingers on the monkey's right hand and rest a coin between them; press the lever at the base behind the monkey. Four events occur almost simultaneously: the coin is released from his hand while he lifts open the coconut, he also blinks his eyes and opens his mouth as the penny drops into the bank.
|Dealer||Clive Devenish Antiques|
|Origin||Cromwell, Connecticut U.S.A.|
|Artist/Maker||J. & E. Stevens Company|
|Measurements||5" long x 8 1/2" high|
|Inventory||View Dealer's Inventory|
|Contact||Clive Devenish, 510.414.4545 or firstname.lastname@example.org|