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Lion and Two Monkeys Mechanical Coin Bank

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Identifier: 1967-044-0003

Title: Lion and Two Monkeys Mechanical Coin Bank

Description: Cast iron mechanical bank showing a monkey with baby in a tree. A lion is waiting below. To operate the bank, a coin is placed in the monkeys hand. Pulling a lever will cause the monkey to drop the coin into the lion's mouth. Manufactured by the Kyser and Rex company circa 1883.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: ca. 1883

Type(s): Bank, Mechanical

Maker/Creator: Alfred C. Rex (Designer), Louis Kyser (Designer), Kyser and Rex Company (Maker),

Subjects: Coin banks
Toys

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