The bank is being listed with no reserve. This is the “ZOO BANK” Mechanical Bank manufactured by the Kyser & Rex of Philadelphia, Pa. There are no cracks, breaks or other damage and has. The bank is in. And although it is one of the smaller mechanical banks, it is one of the most colorful. The colors of the animals (bear on left and lion on right) in the “zoo” are especially strong. There are also remnants of the gold gilding on the roof of the Zoo building. It would be difficult to find this bank in better condition and is just one of the most charming and fun of the mechanical banks. To operate, one must first manually close each of the two shutters on the windows. This causes the faces of the and lion to recede into the window of the cupola. A coin is then placed in the provided slot in the roof of the cupola. The face of the monkey is then pressed. This causes the lion and bear to move forward into their positions in the windows and the shutters fly open exposing their faces. At the same time the coin drops into the bank automatically. The bank is in proper working order and has a key coin lock. This bank is approximately 4 1/4″ long, 4 1/4″ high and 1 1/2 deep. The item “Cast Iron ZOO BANK Mechanical Bank Original Antique Americana Toy” is in sale since Wednesday, January 18, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “thingsnsuch100″ and is located in Brookfield, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM, AG, AW, BZ, DM, GD, KN, LC, MS, TC, BB, BD, BM, BN, BO, EC, EG, GF, GG, GI, GP, IS, JE, JO, KH, KY, LI, LK, LU, MC, MO, MQ, MV, NI, OM, PK, PY, RE.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original