1920's celluloid pocket bank advertising Indian Head National Bank in Nashua, NH. The front displays a picture of the bank, and the back provides an advertisement welcoming customers to come in to the bank and open an account. 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 is in perfect shape. The silvering on the edge of the bank is in good condition, with a ding around the key slot. Please refer to the picture. The bank measures 2 1/2 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch in width. The celluloid is clean and has no chips or foxing. There are some surface scratches on the celluloid from usage.
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