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WWII Seaman's Bank for Savings Figural Sailor Bank w/ Full Cork Bottom & Closure
SOLD!!! No Longer Available!
ARTIFACT: Wonderful WWII vintage figural sailor bank from Seamens 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 SEAMENS 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 SEAMENS 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 FineExcellent): 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.