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Owl Mechanical Coin Bank

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Identifier: 1977-040-0001

Title: Owl Mechanical Coin Bank

Description: Cast iron mechanical banks in the shape of an owl sitting on a tree limb. To make a deposit, a coin is placed on the left of the owl's head; a lever turns the owl's head, pushing the coin into the bank. 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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