RARE 1885 Ives Cast Iron Palace Bank Still Bank Souvenir Building. Many collectors believe that this is the most desirable of all building banks. Making room for some recent acquisitions. Please see my other items listed for sale. According to a reputable guide book. Ives, Blakeselee & Williams Co. Of Bridgeport, Connecticut advertised “A finely made and finished iron savings bank, a good model of a public building” in their 1893 catalog. The bank was being manufactured as early as 1885. Andy Moore, author with his wife Susan of. The Penny Bank Book. Made up of 15 individual casting pieces, is the finest example of architectural cast iron banks ever made. If ever dismantled, a child would face an ultimate challenge to reassemble this beautiful bank. Speculation abounds about which public building the. The field house at the Military Academy at West Point, New York has been suggested, but there is no conclusive evidence to support this. The architecture is similar to the work of Sir Christopher Wren, a famous English architect who designed several buildings for Colonial America. According to another guide book. Or a school in the East Greenwich Village area of Manhattan. Described as Palace School in Monumental Miniatures. 1885 About 136 years old! About 7.5 inches tall Base of about 8 inches by 5 inches. The item “RARE 1885 Ives Cast Iron Palace Bank Still Bank Souvenir Building Excellent Cond” is in sale since Saturday, November 20, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Fairs, Parks & Architecture\Buildings”. The seller is “greenwich66″ and is located in Armonk, New York. 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, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, 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, 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, Uruguay.