Darth Vader (born Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe He appears in the original trilogy as a pivotal figure, as well as the prequel trilogy as a central figure.
The character was created by George Lucas and has been portrayed by numerous actors. His appearances span all six Star Wars films, and he is an important character in the Star Wars expanded universe of the television series
Purchased at Walmart Nov. 23 2015 at $12.00 Made of Ceramic and stands 8 inches tall all black with no color highlights . Slot is top of Helmet. Made in China. Excellent condition Value $10.00 to $25.00 G
Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics existing in its shared universe. The character was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko and first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (Aug. 1962)
MARVEL SPIDERMAN Head Bank . New Purchase from Walmart Nov. 23 2015 cost $12.00 Ceramic 71/2 Inches high. Excellent condition Value $10.00 to $20.00 G
Vintage glass window block coin bank to “See Your Savings” , measures 3 1/4″ square. Moulded into the glass on one side only top reads “COIN BANK” uppercase and bottom reads ” SEE YOUR SAVINGS” in upper and lower case.
The block is in very good shape without chips or roughness, Purchased on E Bay Nov. 014 2015 from Millerstown PA USA. Value $10.00 – $50.00 G
Received this bank for my 60th. birthday from Simon Oosterlaken . It is a wonderful piece. The coin slot is on right side of neck on guitar body. Brand new in box mint. Size: 14.5″ x 1.75″ x 5″ Material: Resin comes with metal display stand. manufactured December 30th. 2014 in China for KMP Music. Value $25.00 to $50.00 G
Purchased at a flea market ( I have more than one in my collection) . I have always been told this is a Reliable Canada Bank however I have not found any information to back this up. In good condition with some paint wear. Very common bank 1950’s. Priced at $10.00 to 30.00. He stands 11.5 inches in height and wears painted on red pants and blue cap G
The Ertl Company is an American toy company best known for its die cast metal alloy collectible replicas (or scale models) of farm equipment and vehicles. The company is based in Dyersville, Iowa, home of the National farm toy Museum. In the 1990s, Ertl also began production in Mexico and laid off employees of the original Ertl factory, which became a distribution facility and outlet store.
Many of the die-cast replicas are also banks thus allowing a wider group who will build collections of there products. I have numerous Ertl banks in the collection and will be featuring them with photo’s a brief write up on each one… COMING SOON. G
1994 Convention Bank–“Pagoda”–
Depicts a Pagoda Building on the obverse and a striking rendition of our Club’s Rocking Horse logo on the reverse side!! Makes a fine paperweight on one’s desk, too. Cast in heavy aluminum.
As a proud member of the SBCCA it is a honour to feature the club and the banks from the yearly conventions on this site. More banks will be added to this section once I has taken pictures and download them to the site. The above bank was purchased at auction. Condition is good.
The Still Bank Collectors Club of America or the SBCCA, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1966. Our membership consists of nearly 500 collectors from the United States, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Australia and England. This active organization of members works together, constantly expanding the availability and knowledge of still banks. G
Purchase from C. Hamel at Lions Club Flea Market Nov. 14 2015 for $25.00 . Excellent condition. 1994 Star Trek TNG Thinkway Toys BORG Bank in Box Value $20.00 to $50.00 The Borg are a fictional alien race that appears as recurring antagonists in the Star Trek franchise. The Borg have become a symbol in popular culture. TV Guide named the Borg #4 in their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time. G
Purchase from C. Hamel at Lions Club Flea Market Nov. 14 2015 for $25.00 . Excellent condition. 1994 Star Trek TNG Thinkway Toys Klingon Bank in Box G
The Klingons are a fictional warrior species. Klingons are recurring antagonists in the 1960s television series Star Trek.
WRITE UPS ON THESE BANKS TO FOLLOW SOON. I have run out of time today but will be back tomorrow to put information in on these.
Williamsburg Mechanical Bank
Manufactured by Reynolds. Condition (Near Mint). Size 6 – 3/4″ T.
Morphy Auctions Estimate: 200.00 – 300.00 USD Purchased November 6 2012
New still in box mint condition. Was purchased for collection from Morphy Auctions Nov. 6 2012. Value $20.00 – 25.00
Simba is a fictional character who appears in The Lion King franchise. Introduced in Walt Disney Animation’s 32nd animated feature film The Lion King, the character subsequently appears in its sequels .
New still in box. Mint purchased from Morphy Auction November 6 2012 Value $20.00 – $25.00
Izzy is from the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. His name is really “Whatizit” and Time Magazine called him “a sperm in sneakers.” The combination of these two elements really leaves nothing else to say on the topic except that this is probably one of the worst mascots of all time.
POTTERY SMOKEY THE BEAR STILL BANKS
Purchased from Morphy Auction Nov. 6th. 1012 Displayed as a pair one with a shovel holding hat with right hand and one with a water bucket holding hat with left hand.
Both Rating and Price from Morphy Auctions (Nov 6, 2012)
Condition (Excellent Plus). Size Largest: 6 – 1/4″ T.
Estimate: 50.00 – 100.00 USD
Purchased from Morphy Auctions on November 6th. 2012 . Pottery Native Head with full Head Dress 4 inch. tall in near mint condition. 0022 marked on bottom of the bank it is stamped right in the pottery. Age and maker unknown. I would est. over 75 years old Value set at Morphy Auctions was $150 – $250.