CAST IRON BRONZED DONKEY

CAST IRON MULE FRONT

CAST IRON DONKEY SIDE1

MULE SIDE

MULE TOP SIDE

MULE BACK

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

CAST IRON ROOSTER BANK

cast iron rooster front view

 

rooster bank cast iron big base side

rooster other siderooster top slot viewrooster top view

rooster bottom

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.