Cast Iron Bronzed Donkey Found this bank in ” THE PENNY BANK BOOK ” BY ANDY AND SUSAN MOORE. A must have book for the serious collector to do research on banks in your collection. Cast in two pieces and held together with one screw. Has coin slot in middle of saddle which is red along with its hardware. Made by Arcade Iron Toys in the USA in 1920’s Number 499 Page 85 in the Penny Bank Book. 4 1/2″ H X 4 1/2 ” l. In Excellent condition Value $125.00 to $200.00 B
This is a new version Cast Iron Rooster bank with large base. Measures 5 inches wide X 5 7/8 inches tall. Wonderful color in excellent condition coin release on bottom with rubber plug and coin slot on top. No age or manufacturer available. Value $25.00 to $150.00 Purchased through auction in 2012. Y
Foot note I have seen this same bank on E bay with an asking price of $199.50 I paid less than that and feel the above value is in the right area.
Beak to tail this cast iron chicken is 4 3/4 inches long x 5 3/4 tall. Vibrate colors original paint original screw. No coin release bottom has holes to view money inside. Maker and year unknown. Purchased on line 2014 . ( Egg is a prop only not part of the bank.) Excellent shape Value $20.00 to $75.00 Y