An Original 19th Century Working. Stevens Painted Cast Iron Speaking Dog Mechanical Bank 1885 Patent. This mechanical bank was made by J & E Stevens Co. The bank is in its original condition with no restoration. To operate the bank, place a coin on the plate held by the girl, depress the lever on the base near the dog, which causes the girl’s right arm to move back quickly, depositing the coin through a trap door in the bench beside her. At the same time, the dog opens its mouth as if speaking and also wags its tail. It has a patent date on the base of’July 1895. It has a round coin trap and the little girl is wearing a red dress. Approximate Dimensions : It is 7 1/4″ wide x 7″ wide and 3 deep. It is marked with a patent date of July 14, 1885 on the bottom. The Bank Book by Bill Norman p. No apparent damages or repairs. There is some minor paint loss, (see photos). The item “J & E. Stevens Painted Cast Iron Speaking Dog Mechanical Bank 1885 Red Dress” is in sale since Wednesday, July 12, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “beachfunds” and is located in Chandler, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.
- Brand: stevens
- Original/Reproduction: Original