Great Figural Seaman's Bank for Savings WWII Era Merchant Marine Bank
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Great Figural Seaman's Bank for Savings WWII Era Merchant Marine Bank

Code: adva20030mmb

$155.00


Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE WITH NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES!!!... We are now OUT OF THE OFFICE for about THREE WEEKS, Leaving Saturday September 4th, On The Road WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to the Office From our Travels to the ASMIC National & MAX Shows on Monday September 27th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, and Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Saturday 9/4/21 through Sunday 9/26/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Monday 9/27/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: Wonderful WWII vintage figural sailor bank from Seamens Bank for Savings. The figure is a walking Merchant Marine carrying his bag over his shoulder and his bag features a slot for coins. The base of the bank is lined with cork and reads: THE SEAMENS BANK FOR SAVINGS and the reverse of the bank shows: SBS imprinted in the ceramic.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 5-7/8 x 5-1/2

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Ceramic, paint, cork, ink

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with C type catch

MARKINGS: SBS, THE SEAMENS BANK FOR SAVINGS

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDJX16 LADEX10/16 psAEEX10/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The bank shows minor to moderate wear and areas of crazing (see photo), the bottom is missing the steel closure, much of the cork and painted details remain, overall very fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.