This Sale is for an Extremely RARE Hen & Chick Mechanical Bank, by J. Al Davison in his book Penny Lane, rates this a 10. This is a This bank is much more difficult to find than most. This bank is in great working order. Hen bobs her head and chick shoots out from underneath her to push the coin in. While chick is coming out the hens mouth opens and closes an head goes down and neck moves independently as well. This bank has original Stevens Coin Trap and original screws and paint. Much of what at a glance looks like missing paint is actually honest patina from being over a hundred years old and being handled. Bank has no breaks, cracks or repairs. The only shortcoming is the bellows to make hen cluck is not working. Bellows can be replaced. To give you an idea of the rarity of this bank, here is a list of other mechanical banks. Bad Accident is rated a 5. Bear & Tree stump is a 5. Bulldog bank is a 4. Cabin Bank is a 2. Cat & Mouse is a 7. Clown on Globe is a 6. Creedmoor Banks are 2 & 3s. Darktown Battery is an 8. Dinah Bank is a 2. Eagle & Eaglets is a 4. Elephant and 3 Clowns is an 8. Two Frog Bank is a 4. Home Banks are 3s. Humpty Dumpty is a 6. Both Always did Spise a Mule are 4s. Trick Pony is a 6. Indian Shooting a Bear is a 7. Leap Frog Bank is a 7. Lion & Monkeys is a 4. If quote is low I will eat it and cry till I get over it. Check out my other great antique bank auctions. The item “RARE Antique Original Mechanicle Cast Iron Hen & Chick Bank Rated 10″ is in sale since Thursday, July 07, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Still, Piggy Banks\Other Collectible Still Banks”. The seller is “grospela” and is located in Breckenridge, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Brand: J.E. Stevens
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States