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ANTIQUES — March, 1941          Pat. No. 100,564           Back to Text

The First Five Years of Patented Toy Banks — By H. Blair Hull — Figure 3

Slogan Bank, Patent Drawing No. 100,564

Fig. 3 — SLOGAN BANK. Patented March 8, 1870, by F. W. Smith, Bridgeport, Connecticut, inventor. Constructed of cast-iron parts. Operation: coin is dropped in slot in roof of four-sided house; one of four mottoes appears; Give Me a Penny; Thank You; One More; Do So Again. In variant photograph swings back of round window. It is probable that no surviving example has been discovered by any collector.

 

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