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Artillery Mechanical Coin Bank (Rectangular Trap)

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Identifier: 1981-041-0004

Title: Artillery Mechanical Coin Bank (Rectangular Trap)

Description: Cast iron mechanical bank shows a soldier with a mortar aimed at a building. To operate the bank, the mortar's hammer is pulled back, raising the soldier's arm. A coin is placed in the mortar. Pressing a lever causes the mortar to shoot the coin into the building. Manufactured by the Shepard Hardware Company circa 1892.

Rights: UND


Dates: circa 1892

Type(s): Bank, Mechanical

Maker/Creator: Peter Adams (Designer), Charles G. Shepard (Designer), Shepard Hardware Company (Maker),

Subjects: Coin banks


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