Uncle Sam Cast Iron Mechanical Bank
Authentic foundry iron mechanical bank
Popular since the war of 1812, mechanical banks are collectible art worldwide. This one, cast in foundry iron from a historic 1880s mold by the Shepard Hardware Company, is authentic from top hat to soapbox. Uncle Sam s beard moves as the coin in his spring-loaded hand drops smartly into the U.S. treasury bag at his feet. Hand-painted to highlight each original detail! 4 1/2"W x 3 1/2"D x 10 1/2"H. 7 lbs.