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A Penny Saved: Still and Mechanical Banks (Hardback)

Don Duer

Edité par Schiffer Publishing Ltd, United States, 1999
ISBN 10: 0887405282 / ISBN 13: 9780887405280
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Titre : A Penny Saved: Still and Mechanical Banks (...

Éditeur : Schiffer Publishing Ltd, United States

Date d'édition : 1999

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. Like many great toys of the past, penny banks are considered abstracts from real life. Here are still banks, those with no moving parts, and mechanical banks that flip coins into a receptor, chosen to illustrate the history of penny banks. There are banks made of cast iron, tin, pottery, wood, and pot metal in forms that include folk art, political events, and special places such as a World s Fair. The book presents over 250 color photographs of intriguing American banks arranged from the 18th century through the present. They are treasured toys to some and fascinating mechanical devices to others who cherish the advances made possible by new technologies and subjects. While toy collectors and dealers will enjoy the variety, bankers-and we all know a few of them-will appreciate the thrift these banks convey. N° de réf. du libraire AAG9780887405280

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Synopsis : Like many great toys of the past, penny banks are considered abstracts from real life. Here are still banks, those with no moving parts, and mechanical banks that flip coins into a receptor, chosen to illustrate the history of penny banks. There are banks made of cast iron, tin, pottery, wood, and pot metal in forms that include folk art, political events, and special places such as a World's Fair. The book presents over 250 color photographs of intriguing American banks arranged from the 18th century through the present. They are treasured toys to some and fascinating mechanical devices to others who cherish the advances made possible by new technologies and subjects. While toy collectors and dealers will enjoy the variety, bankers-and we all know a few of them-will appreciate the thrift these banks convey.

Synopsis: The interesting history of saving money in penny banks is illustrated with popular examples made of cast iron, tin, pottery, wood, and pot metal in forms that include folk art and commemorate political events, prominent people and special places. Color photos and full explanations present intriguing American banks arranged from the 18th century through the present.

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