By the Shepard Hardware Company. Shepard did not prime its iron leaving their banks proned to paint loss and the one offered is no exception.
Other than the paint issue the company was known for producing high quality products. The offered bank has very little paint left. Its original color appears to be blue with a yellow bow tie. The trap is missing and one screw is not original.The bank is operated by placing a coin in the hand and pressing the lever behind his left shoulder. The eyes roll back and the mouth opens and the coin is deposited (swallowed) Mechanical functions are in working order. Measures aprox: 6 1/2 H x 5 1/2 W. Packaged with care and ships quickly. The item "Antique Black Americana Jolly Mechanical Cast Iron Bank" is in sale since Saturday, November 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Mechanical Banks". The seller is "nordic1000" and is located in West Linn, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.