1920's celluloid pocket bank advertising Manchester Savings Bank in Manchester, NH. The front displays 3 pictures, most likely depicting the area, in a coat of arms. The back provides an advertisement encouraging potential customers to save their coins for deposit in the bank. This bank was made to hold quarters and smaller coins. On the underside of celluloid curl on the bottom of the bank is the manufacturer's name, Banker's Thrift Corp. of Chicago. The patent has been applied for but has no date. The coin slot and the key lock are in perfect shape. The bank measures 2 1/2" in diameter and 1/2" in width. The celluloid is clean, bright, and has no chips or foxing. There are minor surface scratches due to usage.
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