BROWN CERAMIC PIG FROM 1982 MADE BY OTAGIRI JAPAN. LIGHTLY MARKED ON BOTTOM OF BANK. This bank measures 6 1/2″ long x 4″ high x 3 1/2″ wide. Coin slot is on the top and coin release on bottom with rubber plug. Added to collection on March 26/16 from C. Hamel who spends many hours on her picks and allows me the first look at all banks. Excellent condition Value $25.00 to 45.00 G
Period: 1958 – 1994
Otagiri Manufacturing Company, or OMC, was a Japanese wholesale manufacturing company The company produced a wide range of ceramics and dishware and giftware The polynesian themed ceramics they made for bars and restaurants like the Kon-Tiki and the Kahiki in the 1960’s are popular among collectors The Otagiri brand was discontinued after it was sold to Enesco Group in September 1994 Most Otagiri products are marked with a yellow and gold sticker printed with the initials ‘OMC’ and ‘Japan’.