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Bull Dog Mechanical Coin Bank

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Identifier: 1981-041-0008

Title: Bull Dog Mechanical Coin Bank

Description: Cast iron mechanical bank in the shape of a bull dog on top of a rectangular base. To make a deposit, a coin is placed on the dog's nose; pulling the dog's tail causes the dog to toss the coin off his nose and then catch it in his mouth, sending the coin to the reservoir below.Manufactured by the J and E Stevens Company circa 1880.

Rights: UND


Dates: circa 1880

Type(s): Bank, Mechanical

Maker/Creator: James H. Bigalow (Designer), J and E Stevens Company (Maker),

Subjects: Coin banks


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