Lot 451    

Cast Iron Trick Pony Mechanical Bank,
2004, The Gallery Sale, June 25 -26
ca 1885-1900; A Trick Pony cast iron mechanical bank in original polychrome paint (brownish red, red yellow, black and gold) marked on base Pat'd June 2d AND/July 7th 1885 made by the Shepard Hardware Company of Buffalo, New York. Lever on back of base operates by dropping pony’s head, which drops coin into bank; 2.6" wide x 7.5" long x 8" high.

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Paint approx. 80%, VG.
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