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Organ Mechanical Coin Bank (Boy and Girl) (reproduction)

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Identifier: 1959-141-0007

Title: Organ Mechanical Coin Bank (Boy and Girl) (reproduction)

Description: Reproduction of a cast iron mechanical bank in the shape of an organ with a monkey, boy, and girl on top. To make a deposit, a coin is placed on the monkey's tray; turning the crank will then cause the monkey's arm to lower the tray allowing the coin to slide into the bank. A Book of Knowledge reproduction from the 1940s based on a design patented by Louis Kyser and Alfred C. Rex in 1882.

Rights: UND


Dates: circa 1940s

Type(s): Bank, Mechanical

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

Subjects: Coin banks


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