PLANET HOLLYWOOD

 

PLANET HOLLYWOOD FRONT PLANET HOLLYWOOD BACK 1

PLANET HOLLYWOOD BOTTOM 1

PLANET HOLLYWOOD TOP

PLANET HOLLYWOOD SIDE

PLANET HOLLYWOOD SIDE 2

planet hollywood blue bottom

Very colorful and cartoonish banks. Purchased at Planet Hollywood in Toronto in summer of 1996 and then another one was given to me in the Mid 2000’s .   Coin slot on top coin release on bottom with fitted plug.  Measures 6″ L X 5 1/2 T   Made of Hard Plastic  Made in China some have a yellow bottom and some have a blue bottom with different plugs both bottoms are pictured above.  Have 2 in the collection  Very Good Condition  Value $15.00 to $45.00  B

Chaulkware Squirrel

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Light Brown Chaulkware Squirrel White face and belly with pink mouth.  Black eyes and nose. We have two of these in collection the other is a darker brown both from the 1950’s Made in Japan as stamped on bottom also marked on bottom mcm 114  , the darker one is marked mcm 115 Bought as a pair at Garage Sale in 1996 Measurements 6 1/2″ L X 7 1/4″  H X 5 1/2″ W  Coin slot in back of head beside tail  coin release in bottom with plastic plug.  Very Good Condition Value  $5.00 to $20.00    G

Maneki Neko COLORS

 

BLUE LUCKY CAT

 

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Maneki  Neko  COLORS and what they mean:

WHITE cats beckon for purity & creativity.  [Per Feng Shui, may  be associated  with children.]

RED cats welcome good health & are also said to be able to exorcise evil spirits.   [Per Feng Shui, they may attract fame or recognition.]

GRAY cats support safe and enjoyable travel & attract helpful people.

PINK cats may invite or promote love, relationships, & good marriages.

YELLOW cats beckon for good health, stability, & good marriages.

PURPLE cats promote prosperity.  Also wealth, lifestyle, & opportunity.

BLACK cats bring protection from evil.  (Some Japanese ladies carry them for  protection against muggers) [Per Feng Shui they may also attract career success.]

BLUE cats promote intelligence and academic success wisdom and career success

GREEN cats represent family, community, & elders.

GOLD cats bring money & wealth.

 

Maneki Neko GOLDEN CAT

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Maneki Neko ,  Beckoning Cat, Lucky Cat , Jewel Cat Coin Bank , Money Pot   This Gold cat  is 5 1/4  inches high x 4 3/4  inches wide x 4 inches deep.   Coin slot is in back just below the ears.  Coin release in bottom with rubber stopper.  (replaced after pictures taken had out to remove coins) sits on gold color pillow missing  from pictures.   Purchased in Disney World in Epcot Store in the winter of 2002.  Made in China.  Resin Material with 2001 red badger stamped in resin or rear back.  Excellent condition  Value $10.00 to $25.00   Y

Pink Pig

PINK PIG FRONTPINK PIG SIDE

 

This little ceramic pig is all Pink with black and white eyes and black snout.  Measures 3 1/2″ Tall X 4″ Long X 3″ Wide.  Coin slot on top of back coin release in bottom with rubber stopper Purchased Dec. 19  2015 at Value Village EXCELLENT CONDITION Value $5.00 to $10.00   On bottom printed in black LR in one corner and 08 in other corner     G

“JASPER ” THE BLACK BEAR

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I have named the bears in this collection as “JASPER  BEARS”  You Can find these in Banff and Lake Louise and Jasper some are banks and they also are available as statues.  Black ceramic with Light Brown Face and a RED Maple Leaf on his butt.   These  can also be found in Resin material and wood.  Made in China but as a true Canadian Bear 7″ tall X 3 3/4 wide Purchased in Banff Alberta on road trip the summer of 2000.  Many others to be added to this site in the future as I have more than one in different sizes and positions.  Coin slot on the rear of neck coin release in bottom with rubber stopper. In excellent shape.    Value $10.00 to $25.00    Y

Canadian LOONY BIN

CANADIAN LOONY BINThe banks that I like and dislike at the same time.  These bins will hold over 600 coins and if your true to the bank all will be Canada’s One Dollar coins  known as the “LOONY” .  Putting the coins in is easy taking them out NOT so easy.  Purchased this one at Value Village DEC. 19 2015  Measurements are  6″ L X 3 7/8 T X 4 1/8 W   Coin slot on top no coin release .Picture on the front of bank nothing else on bank .  Made in Canada for one special coin.   Good Condition we have three of these in the collection.  The forth one was destroyed removing all the coins from inside as these are glued together and not easy to open.  Value  $5.00 to $20.00    G

 

GOLDEN DRAGON

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Golden Dragon purchased  in Calgary China District by Dave and Kathleen as a Christmas 2015 gift.  Dragon is bright polished gold on one side and textured gold on the other it has wonderful blue , black and white eyes red ears and mouth and red Asian writing on the one side blue and red painted areas to represent gems.  this Ceramic bank measures 11 3/4″ L X 6 1/2 “T   Coin slot is on back at top coin release is on bottom rubber plug. Value $20.00 to $60.   Y

 

ELECTROLUX GREEN VACUUM BANK

LECTROLUX GREEN SIDE VIEWELECTROLUX GREEN TOP VIEW

ELECTROLUX END OF BANK

ELECTROLUX BANK BOXBOX SIDE VIEW

ELECTROLUX Savings Bank new in box, never used.  Excellent condition.   Made in Canada Hard Plastic.  Will not open till $10.00 in quarters are in it. Patented 1961   Purchased   from  Carleton Place Ontario for $30.00    List price was only $1.00 when first came out. box size 4 7/8 ” l x 2 3/8 ” w x 1 7/8 ” t  Bank size  4 3/4 ” L x 2 1/4″ W x 1 5/8 ” T    Value $30.00 to $75.00  R

ANIMAL SAFE STILL BANK

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ANIMAL SAFE STILL BANK
Kyser & Rex, PA, Patented 1881, painted in black overall, gold trimmed embossing, combination dial, animal design on door, ISB# 134. 3″ h. x 2 5/8w   Minor rust and wear, Very good condition.  Purchased Bertoia Auctions Nov. 15 2015 $88.50 plus fees   Value $100.00 to $200.00    G

COLOR CODED

You will notice at the end of each write up there is a capital letter indicating where the bank is  located  :

Blue “B ”  =  Basement

Yellow  “Y”  = Upstairs

Green  “G”   =  Garage

Red   “R”   = Various Locations (Marks Favorites )

Now these capital letters may be followed by a number to indicate which shelf or display case the bank is found.  Now you know.

Maneki Neko , Beckoning Cat, Lucky Cat or Money Cat

YELLOW LUCKY KITTY

 

Maneki Neko ,  Beckoning Cat, Lucky Cat , Jewel Cat Coin Bank , Money Pot   This yellow cat  is 4 1/2 inches high x 4 1/2 inches wide coin slot is in back just below the ears.  Coin release in bottom with rubber stopper.  Purchased at flea market Nov. 2015  from  C.  Hamel    Ceramic   Made in China.  Excellent condition  Value $5.00 to $25.00   G