Poignant Early WWII Battle of Britain & France Children's Crusade for Children Donation Tin Bank
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Poignant Early WWII Battle of Britain & France Children's Crusade for Children Donation Tin Bank

Code: 0t70fcc20001ccfc

$60.00

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: This is a really cool item. It's a donation tin bank from the early years of World War II. The donation campaign was for Children's Crusade for Children, which aimed to feed and clothe "Hungry and Homeless war-stricken children in other lands." The campaign ran in schools from April 22-30th in the year 1940. One of the biggest supporters of this program was Elanor Roosevelt, and the painting on the tin was done by Norman Rockwell.

VINTAGE: Circa 1940

SIZE: Approximately 2-11/16" in diameter x 4" tall

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Tin and paper.

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: See attached photos

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Grade School collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAJX17 LFJX02/17

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): As it is made of tin, the age starts to show, but the paper around it is in great condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.