1920's celluloid pocket bank advertising Keene National Bank in Keene, NH. The front displays a picture of the bank and the back provides an advertisement welcoming customers to the bank. This bank was made to hold quarters and smaller coins. On the underside of the celluloid curl on the top is the maker's name, Parisian Novelty Company of Chicago, with a patent date of 2/23/1926. On the celluloid curl on the bottom is the maker's name with a patent date of 5/29/17. The coin slot and the key lock are in perfect shape. There are slight scratches around the key slot. Please refer to photo. The bank measures 2 1/2 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch in width. The celluloid is clean, bright, and had has no chips or foxing.
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