Mechanical Iron Banks
Circa 1886-1892: Shepard Hardware Co., designed by Charles Shepard & Peter Adams, patentedJune 8th, 1886. This wonderful Uncle Sam mechanical bank has especially well-painted eyes! This highly prized bank is in completely original condition with no touch ups or repairs. It even comes with its original key!
Uncle Sam mechanical bank c. 1886-92.
It's never too early to start saving for college - and I totally love the old cast iron piggy banks.
Anyone else remember metal piggy banks that did stuff? I had one where the hunter shot a penny into the lion's mouth