J. & E. Stevens Magician Mechanical Bank

American, early 20th century. A J. & E. Stevens cast iron mechanical bank of a magician, marked Magician Bank on front and back, and IND PENDING / PAT'D JAN. 22, 1901 on underside. Place coin on magician's table, press lever, and magician lowers arms to cover coin with hat and make it disappear; ht. 8, wd. 7, dp. 4 in.


Spots of paint loss and wear, including to steps and spots on magician's face. Other wear consistent with age and use.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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