Bowen and manufactured by the storied J. Stevens Company of Cromwell, Connecticut, the cat and mouse mechanical bank is difficult to find and often has a replaced or cracked base. This example of the cat balancing variation has an original base and original paint. O operate the bank, one places the coin on the platform below the mouse’s head and clicks the lever on the front of the bank. Quickly, the mouse strikes at the coin, and the cat appears with a mouse and ball between its legs. This handsome and appealing antique mechanical bank will be a welcome addition to any fine collection of banks, toys, or early American antiques. The item “J & E Stevens Original 1891 Cat and Mouse Mechanical Cast Iron Bank” is in sale since Saturday, December 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “furnishtraders” and is located in Hartford, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original