Streetcar named Desire Still Bank in bronzed spelt metal

Stella! Stella! We all know the movie, named after the famous streetcar line in sultry New Orleans.

Here is a nice metal still bank of the streetcar "Desire" sold as a NOLA souvenir in the mid 20th century. It is in overall great shape, with the exception of a spot of white zinc metal powder poking through shown in the last photo. A touch of a marker would fix it cosmetically, but I'm leaving that for the new owner. There is a bright speck on top where the copper-bronze tone is brighter, due to a bit of 'schmutz' I cleaned off that kept it bright underneath instead of patinating over time. It has no stopper and had none when I got it, however it may have come equipped with one when new.

Measurements: 6 1/2" long X 3 1/2" tall X just under 2" deep

Item ID: BK-132

$27 USD

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