Lot 32). Boys Stealing Watermelons Mechanical Bank

$550.00
(Current bid)

Boys Stealing Watermelons Mechanical Bank: 5 x 6-5/8 x 1.25″ vintage ca. 1890’s figural cast iron mechanical bank by Kyser & Rex Co. (Frankford, PA) w/ black children stealing watermelon (when lever is pressed and coin drops from slot, child’s hand pulls back from melon as watch dog runs out to attack him). Nice working condition, w/ a little soiling and some light paint wear from use (C. 8/-). Min. bid $100.


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Boys Stealing Watermelons Mechanical Bank: 5 x 6-5/8 x 1.25″ vintage ca. 1890’s figural cast iron mechanical bank by Kyser & Rex Co. (Frankford, PA) w/ black children stealing watermelon (when lever is pressed and coin drops from slot, child’s hand pulls back from melon as watch dog runs out to attack him). Nice working condition, w/ a little soiling and some light paint wear from use (C. 8/-). Min. bid $100.