to the MBCA web between June 14, 2014 and September 19, 2014
It is with great sadness that we
note the passing of
Sy was a significant
contributor to our hobby and will
missed by all. He was the author of monthly in
depth mechanical bank articles in Antique
magazine from 1982 through 2014, an active member of MBCA since 1971, a
friend, a respected dealer,
and cast iron restoration specialist.
our sincerest sympathy to his wife, family,
1926 - Uncle Sam's Registering Savings Banks - Brochure and Postcard
- James C. Jones - Thrift of
'Good Old Days', Article
1976 - Banks, Making A Game of Moneysaving -
1978 - Banking Haze and Daze,
Antique Toy World, Oct. 1978
Antique Showcase - Canada's National Antique Magazine, October 1998,
Sax sale of Mechanical Banks.
Advertising from Maeshall Field & Co. Illustrated Catalog of TOY BANKS
Organ Grinder and Dancing Bear,
Professor Pug Frog. Advertisement from HOUSE BEAUTIFUL, November 1950,
Added to the
MBCA web between Sept. 04, 2013 and June 14, 2014
Weedens Plantation - TRIFETS Monthly Galaxy of Music, 1893 Adv.
Burglar Proof Safe -
Suplee Hardware Company, 1906 Adv.
Pay Phone Bank - Riemann, Seabrey Co., 1926 Toy Fair Adv.
on Rock, Rabbit in Cabbage,
Owl, Slot in Head/Book
- H.H. Tammen Co., 1936 Adv.
Inventor's Handbook on Patents - excerpt - 728kb pdf.
Patent Models recall creativity of early America - 1303kb pdf.
Meyer audio recordings describing acquisition of his Freedman and Baby
a Wooden Mechanical Bank - Savings Bank Filled by Efficient "Cashier"
THE ANTIQUE TRADER,
February, 5, 1974,
OLD CAST IRON BANKS: Careful
Collectors' SHOWCASE, Jul/Aug 1982, SPIZE A MULE banks by Bill Norman
Coasting Bank -
Auction - Nov. 2013,
2013 Press Release 557k pdf,
Members only search page stopped working. Front Page active components are
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member only web content (March 03, 2014).
posted after 2013 convention, removed May 19, 2014 after articles in Banker)
Be extremely careful when
purchasing wood boxes
that are currently available from various sources, some are faked.
articles in April BANKER (in the mail the week of April 2, 2014).
Added to the
MBCA web between Feb. 03, 2013 and Sep. 03, 2013
Bank advertising image from 1926 Riemann, Seabrey Co., jobber catalog,
Butler Bros, 1910 advertising images (catalog page 32) for
(Football), William Tell, Bad Accident, and Teddy and the Bear.
1948 Meyer shows Vicky's brother, Lawrence, how to operate one
of the 200 banks.
Reproduction Banks advertised in TRUE THE MAN'S MAGAZINE — Nov. 1961.
Reproduction Banks advertised by F.A.O. Schrarz — Christmas, 1962.
Big Money For Banks, P.B. Auction,
Trapeze *Calibration* by John Feather
- Economic Outlook for bank collecting as an investment
2012 April BANKER,
the MBCA web between June 16, 2012 and January 28, 2013
1968 Old Mechanical Banks -
Mark Haber, Manuscript,
One Penny for the Show! -
American Home Magazine,
1933 What About the Banks?
- The American Legion Monthly, Article
about banks in 1933 that you will not see elsewhere on the M.B.C.A. web.
1959 Scans of
Baking Powder Jobber Want Book -
photo of 3 Calumet
Catalog - Americana Mechanical Benny Banks, 13 copies of original banks,
and 1 copied from previous reproduction.
1978 - "Mechanical Bank" News
Antique Toy World Article.
Ways and Daze - Antique Toy World Article.
Banks bring big money, P. B. Auction, Antique Toy World Article.
Auction prices were
updated and include the Al Winick collection (98 lots sold for $1,491,201).
the MBCA web between March 3, 2012 and June 16, 2012
Corby - Many Events Reflected by Penny Banks - 1940
Habit of Thrift Once Made Fun - 1942
Bellows book Review - 1940
PENNY BANKS - 1977 book review by Heidi Berry
J. & E. Stevens Co. 1851 advertisement
Secor - 1880 advertisement
Edward S. Coe
dies in 1926
Miscellaneous J. & E. Stevens articles and agreements
Hall's Excelsior bank advertising flier
12th Antiques and their Prices from 1975
Scans of proof prints from printers blocks for
Cat and Mouse
Hen and Chick
Professor Pug Frog
Scans from original 1927 advertising pages for
Rock, Owl Slot in Book, Rabbit in Cabbage
Sam Register Banks
Montgomery Ward Advertising from 1890 for
Jolly N, Speaking Dog, Uncle Sam, and Trick Dog 6 part base
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2011 MBCA BANKERS from
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List of MBCA member names from
1990 "Directory Of Members" (addresses,
phone, Email, etc. are not included),
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