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Cupola Mechanical Coin Bank

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Identifier: 1981-041-0006

Title: Cupola Mechanical Coin Bank

Description: Cast iron mechanical bank in the shape of a round building with a cupola. To operate the bank, the cupola must be pressed down until it locks into place. Pressing the bank's door knob will then cause the cupola to jump up, showing a bank cashier and coin slot. Manufacture by the J and E Stevens Company circa 1875.

Rights: UND


Dates: circa 1875

Type(s): Bank, Mechanical

Maker/Creator: Diedrich Dieckmann (Designer), J and E Stevens Company (Maker),

Subjects: Coin banks


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