Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

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Annual Collector's Auction

July 6, 2007

Lot #49
Temp #02413
Sold For $100.00   (hammer price)
 $115.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated July 6, 2007


CAST IRON BANK Patent December 21, 1869 "Halls Excelsior Bank". By Stevens. Painted reddish-brown with gray accents and roof and red finial. Chimney top opens to reveal a painted wooden figure (some damages). Early variant with patent lithographed on roof. 4" square. Height 6". Good original paint.


As found with typical knicks of paint loss here and there from its age.

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