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Arms, Armour, Minerals, Asian & Ethnographic

Two Early Coin Banks Golfers "Birdie Putt" & "Race Horse" 1871 Bank

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Start price: $40

Estimated price: $100 - $200

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Race horse bank 19th century with repainting and in functioning condition. The Golfers Birdie putt with a missing torso but otherwise functioning condition.

Mechanical coin banks gained popularity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, particularly in the United States and Europe. They were typically constructed of painted cast iron, which allowed for intricate and detailed designs. Many mechanical banks were produced as promotional items by banks or businesses and remain collectable to this day. Size of larger 8 1/2" L

Southern California Collection

Condition: As-is condition with restoration, and losses to each.