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

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$155.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
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.