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1880s "Darktown Battery" Cast-Iron Mechanical Bank - Fully Functional

Lot Number 488

Quantity: Bid Starts: 02/26/2021 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 750.00  Bid Ends: 03/11/2021 23:30:00 
Bid Count: 16  Overtime: 30 Minutes
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One of the nicer examples that we've ever handled! It's operable as intended, with the pitcher's arm and head locking into place, then being released by the button behind the catcher, which launches the pitched coin, raises the batter's bat, and opens the catcher's compartment that leads to the bank below. Good overall paint retention and attractive patina in places where the paint has worn away. Wonderful display appearance on the side decor and "DARK TOWN BATTERY" raised lettering. Dimensions are 10" long x 2-3/4" wide by 7-1/2" tall.



 
 
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