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

Code: adva20030mmb

$155.00


Product Description

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SHORT TRIP ALERT!!!
We are OUT OF THE OFFICE, and UNABLE TO SHIP for the Next FEW DAYS!!!
We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Friday 08/05/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP for a period of 4 FOUR DAYS!!
Once we leave, on FRIDAY AUGUST 5th, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return.
We will be HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD.
REGULAR SHIPPING will resume when we RETURN to the Office on MONDAY, AUGUST 9th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection.
We look forward to serving your collecting needs, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: Wonderful WWII vintage figural sailor bank from Seamen's 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 SEAMEN'S 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 SEAMEN’S 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.