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

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

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As of today, SUNDAY JUNE 4TH, Kanae & I are BOTH IN THE OFFICE, busily packing the MANY Orders we received over the past few days,


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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.


SIZE: Approximately 5-7/8” x 5-1/2”

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Ceramic, paint, cork, ink

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with “C” type catch


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.