Stevens – Teddy And The Bear Circa 1907 Cast Iron Bank! This Mechanical Bank Is Hard To Find! The Bank has the unique distinction of being the only Mechanical Bank to represent a former United States President. President Theodore Roosevelt, popularly known as Teddy, was a hunter and an avid adventurer. This Bank was made as a representation and acknowledgement of his hunting skills. Designed by Charles A. Bailey of Cromwell, Connecticut, the bank received its patent on February 19, 1907. The Bank was manufactured by the. Stevens Company of Cromwell, Connecticut. MECHANICAL OPERATION: Push the bears head down into the stump and. Place the cover over it. Pull the firing mechanism along the top of the rifle barrel back until it locks into place. At the same time, Teddys head lowers as if to take aim. Place a coin on the firing mechanism and pull the lever located between Teddys legs towards you. Teddys head snaps back as t. He coin is shot into the stump causing. The bears head to spring out of the top. One of Teddys legs has been repaired. The back notch of the stump. 10 1/8 inches long, 3 inches wide, 7 inches tall. 10 inches tall (with stump open/bear exposed). Approximately 4 pounds, 7.6 ounces. The item “J. & E. STEVENS TEDDY AND THE BEAR CIRCA 1907 CAST IRON BANK” is in sale since Thursday, January 04, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “squizzy1138″ and is located in Columbia, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: J. & E. STEVENS
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original