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Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Tammany" Bank

Auction:
2744M
Lot:
674
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2744M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 10, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Tammany" Bank, J. & E. Stevens Co., 19th century, a coin placed in the right hand of the figure and the head depressed triggers the hand to drop the coin into the slot of the left arm, ht. 6 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Tammany Hall, J. & E. Stevens Co.

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