Up for sale is a rare antique original figural cast iron speaking dog mechanical bank made in 1885. The bank is made of thick cast iron, has nice weight, and is beautifully painted by hand with original paint. It depicts a sitting lady holding a paddle with a large seated dog sitting on her side. It has a button located on the base which operated the mechanism located inside the bank. When pushed it moves the dogs mouth and tail, and the ladies arm which drops the coin into the door in the base. The base has embossed lettering reading “Speaking dog” on the front and “Bank” on the side. It is dated underneath and has acquired a lovely patina from age. Overall in nice used condition and measures 8 inches wide by 7 1/2 inches tall. It has some slight paint loss and is missing the removable cap underneath. Thank you for visiting “Dusty Treasures ” and please feel free to browse through. Which will be a charge of 7% due to New Jersey state law. Please make sure to look at all pictures very closely before purchasing, as most pieces in my shop are non refundable. Most items are antique or vintage and could have usual ware from age. If there is anything you are unsure about feel free to ask, i will be happy to answer any questions. Thank you for visiting and hope to see you again real soon!!! The item “Antique 1885 original SPEAKING DOG figural lady cast iron MECHANICAL coin BANK” is in sale since Monday, April 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “michaelstacyart” and is located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original