Antique Original 1879 J. Stevens Despise a Mule Cast Iron Mechanical Bank. Stevens Always did Despise A Mule Mechanical Bank. This bank is in great condition and shows little paint wear. I have tested the mechanism to be in excellent working order. When you press down the lever the mule bucks and spins around with the boy falling over dropping a coin in the bank. Thank you for browsing our store. We hope to earn your business. Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. The item “Antique Original 1879 J. & E. Stevens Despise a Mule Cast Iron Mechanical Bank” is in sale since Thursday, October 23, 2008. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “opamerica” and is located in Clearwater, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.