WWII Seaman's Bank for Savings Figural Sailor Bank w/ Full Cork Bottom & Closure
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WWII Seaman's Bank for Savings Figural Sailor Bank w/ Full Cork Bottom & Closure

Code: adva20030bsb


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

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 Seamen’s Bank for Savings. The figure is a walking sailor 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 shows a steel screw plate that reads: “TURN”, “CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS CHATHAM, N.J.” 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, steel

ATTACHMENT: Steel screw plate closure

MARKINGS: “SBS”, “THE SEAMEN’S BANK FOR SAVINGS”, “TURN CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS CHATHAM, N.J.”

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDJX16 LAFEX4/16 SAEJX5/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine—Excellent): the savings bank shows minor wear, light crazing, the original closure, cork bottom, and painted details remain intact, overall excellent condition.

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