Original Uncle Sam Head mechanical bank made by Shepard Hardware cir. Missing the key and the lock but the door is there. Got this from a man who said it was a gift to him when he was five, which was about 75 years ago and it was used when he got it. This has the appearance that it was repainted a while ago, seems to fit in with the story form the man who I got it from, this would put the restoration around 75 to 80 years ago. To operate, place a coin into his hand. Press the lever on the side and he will drop it into his case. At the same time, the beard will move back and forth as if he is talking. Very simple operation and the bank works well. Bottom is cast ” PAT JUNE 8 1886 “. No cracks or damage to the cast iron. A nice early Americana childs toy to add to your collection. 11 1/2 ” tall x 4 7/8 ” wide x 4 deep. I have tried to, my best ability list this product accurately I additionally use high quality pictures to show condition. Your item will be packed properly with quality materials and secure packaging. All other reasons will have to be reviewed and approved by me. The item “Antique Cast Iron Uncle Sam Mechanical Bank by Shepard Hardware cir. June 8, 1886″ is in sale since Saturday, September 23, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks”. The seller is “ekdesigner” and is located in Easton, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.