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Monkey and Coconut Mechanical Coin Bank

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Identifier: 1981-041-0012

Title: Monkey and Coconut Mechanical Coin Bank

Description: Cast iron mechanical bank in the shape of a monkey and a coconut. To make a deposit, a coin is placed in the monkey's right hand. Pushing a lever causes the monkey to drop the coin into the coconut. Manufactured by the J and E Stevens Company circa 1886.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: circa 1886

Type(s): Bank, Mechanical

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

Subjects: Coin banks
Toys

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