Antique 1892 Cast Iron Beehive Mechanical Bank “Economy Accumulates Wealth” RARE. This bank was made for the Branch of Peoples Savings and Loan Association. Its shaped like a beehive on the top. Each of the three sides has one of the three words: ECONOMY, ACCUMULATES, WEALTH. The front of the bank has the words Branch of People’s Savings & Loan Association. The “n” in association has a tiny nick in the top – very minor. Under that on the base is the date Pat’d Mar. 1.92″ The beehive portion at the top has a coin slot with the word “BANK next to it. The beehive sits atop a square box and rotates the entire 360 degrees. Each corner is marked 1-4 and when you turn the beehive portion to the numbered corner, it allows you to drop coins into the slot/area for that section. The bank measures 6 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ x 6 3/4. Just below the number 2 corner is a small piece of cast iron missing (not bad) see the photos. The rest of the bank is intact. The hole in the front is used to open the bank with a special long narrow key – but that is not included. All-in-all, this is a very old cast iron bank from 1892 in very good condition. It weighs a whopping 6 pounds. Items will be very carefully wrapped and packaged. All items are from a smoke-free / pet-free home. We will be happy to answer any and all questions and send additional photos if needed. Thanks so much for looking. CHECK OUT MY OTHER AUCTIONS. We are constantly adding new and unique items to the auctions every week, so please check back often. Whatever you collect or admire, you may just find it offered up for sale in my auctions on any given day! I appreciate your business. The item “Antique 1892 Cast Iron Beehive Mechanical Bank Economy Accumulates Wealth RARE” is in sale since Sunday, January 31, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “cybertownfolks” and is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.
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