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Mechanical Bank Notes by
Sy Schreckinger
from ANTIQUE TOY WORLD magazine
August 1982 through December 2014
  
Copyright © 2014 by Sy Schreckinger. All Rights Reserved.
Thanks to Linda Schreckinger & family and Dale Kelly of Antique Toy World
for their support in permitting these pages to be posted on the M.B.C.A. web.

Mechanical Bank Notes by F.H, Griffuth HOBBIES MAGAZINE
September 1951 through December 1983     

 
 

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Click here for Mechanical Bank Notes by F. H. Griffith from
 from HOBBIES MAGAZINE 1951 through 1983

Acrobats - January 1983  Text
Aeroplane - November 2008  Text
Afghanistan - September 1986  Text
African Native Bank - September 2000  Text
Alice in Wonderland, - Semi-Mechanical — June 2011  Text
Alligator, Spring-Jawed - October 1987  Text
American Bank (Sewing Machine) - November 2001  Text
Artillery - February 1988  Text
Atlas - March 1990  Text
Aunt Dina and the Fairy, Pattern - September 1999  Text
Aunt Dina and the Fairy, Part II - December 2001  Text 
Automatic Coin Savings Bank - April 2006  Text
Automatic Savings Bank, (tin) - June 2005  Text 
Automobile Taxi-Cab Bank - December 2013  Text
Baby Elephant, Unlocks at X ’Oclock - March 1999  Text
Bad Accident - June 1986  Text
Bailey’s Toy Bank Watch - November 2002  Text
Bank of Education and Economy - March 1992  Text
Bank Teller - November 2004  Text
Bear and Tree Stump - October 2002  Text
Bear with Slot in Chest - February 2005  Text 
Beehive-Economy Accumulates Wealth - July 2014  Text 
Bill E. Grin - January 1999  Text
Billy Goat - October 1983  Text 
Bird and Tower Bank - March 2014  Text 
Bird in Cage - January 2003  Text
Bird in Cage, Chirping - September 2004  Text
Bird on Roof - December 1984  Text
Bismark - March 1995  Text
Blacksmith Bank, Village - October 2009  Text
Bonzo, Spring-Jawed - October 1988  Text
Bonzo, (tin) - August 1997  Text 
Book-Keepers Magic Bank - September 2013  Text
Bow-ery - March 1994  Text
Bowling Alley - February 2001  Text
Boxes, Packing - April 1998  Text
Boy and Bulldog - July 1989  Text
Boy on Trapeze - June 1989  Text
Boy on Trapeze, Part Two, An Update - May 2000  Text
Boy Robbing Bird’s Nest - June 1991  Text
Boy Scout Camp - March 1986  Text 
Boy Scout Camp - Part II - May 2013  Text
Boys Stealing Watermelons - March 1985  Text
Bread Winners - April 1993  Text
British Clown - March 2003  Text
British Lion - September 1998  Text
Bucking Mule - January 1989  Text
Bull and Bear - October 1999  Text
Bulldog - August 1989  Text
Bulldog Savings - November 1984  Text
Bulldog, Spring-Jawed - June 1990  Text
Bulldog Standing - February 1990  Text 
Bureau Bank, Serrill Patent - April 2014  Text 
Butting Buffalo - September 1988  Text
Butting Buffalo, Part II - January 1998  Text
Butting Goat - April 1991  Text
Cabin Bank - August 2000  Text
Calamity - August 1985  Text
Called Out - May 2001  Text
Calumet - June 1998  Text 
Camera - October 2011  Text 
Captain Kidd Mechanical Bank - November 2012  Text
Cast Iron Toys, J&E Stevens Co. - May 2006  Text
Cat and Mouse - September 1989  Text 
Cat and Mouse, Fierce Standing Cat - June 2009  Text
Cat, Springing - April 1999  Text
Chandler s - June 2008  Text
Chief Big Moon - October 1990  Text
Chief Big Moon, Red Base, Part II - April 1998  Text
Chimpanzee — September 1983  Text
Chimpanzee, Spring-Jawed - January 1992  Text
Chinaman in the Boat - June 1999  Text
Chinaman, Reclining - April 1983  Text
Chinaman Somersault - July 2008  Text
Chirping Bird in Cage - September 2004  Text 
Church of Our Lady, Semi-Mechanical - May 2014  Text 
Church, Woman with Bible - February 2004  Text
Chronometer - May 1994  Text
Chronometer, Part II, Ephemera - April 1995  Text
Circus Bank - June 2000  Text
Circus Ticket Collector - July 1983  Text 
Clever Dick Bank, (tin) - January 2007  Text
Clown and Dog - March 2004  Text
Clown and Harlequin - March 2000  Text
Clown Money Box, Bust - July 2003  Text
Clown Money Box, Tin - January 2008  Text
Clown on Bar, tin figure - February 2002  Text
Clown on Globe - November 1987  Text
Coasting Bank, Part I - November 1994  Text
Coasting Bank, Part II - December 1994  Text 
Coasting Bank, Part III - January 2014  Text 
Cockatoo, (tin) - February 2006  Text 
Confectionery - November 1983  Text
Confessions of a Mechanical Bank Collector - August 1982  Text
Cottage Bank with Woman and Logs - July 2012  Text
Cow, Milking - August 1987  Text
Cowboy with Tray - July 2002  Text
Creedmoor, New - December 2000  Text
Creedmoor - November 2000  Text & January 2001  Text
Creedmoor, Czechoslovakian "Ustredni Matici" - August 2010  Text 
Crescent Cash Register - September 2012  Text
Cross-Legged Minstrel - December 1990  Text
Crowing Rooster, Tin - March 2012  Text
Cupola - August 1996  Text
Cupola, Part II, Color Variation - September 2011  Text 
Dapper Dan - February 2013  Text
Darkey Bust Bank (tin) - November 2005  Text
Darkey Fisherman - May 1999  Text
Darkey Watermelon - December 1998  Text
Darktown Battery - January, 1985  Text 
Dime Registering Savings - January 2013  Text
Dentist - October 1986  Text 
Dinah - September 1991  Text
Ding Dong Bell - February 2000  Text
Dog on Turntable - September 1987  Text
Dog, Speaking - April 1984  Text
Dog Tray - December 1997  Text
Dog, Trick, Hubley, Solid Base - December 1992  Text
Dog, Trick, Six-Part Base - November 1988  Text
Eagle and Eaglets - August 1988  Text
Eagle and Eaglets. Part II. An update - May 2002  Text
Easter Bunny Cottage - May 2009  Text
Education and Economy - March 1992  Text
Elephant and 3 Clowns - May 1983  Text
Elephant and 3 Clowns, Part II - September 1984  Text
Elephant, Baby, Unlocks at X ’Oclock - March 1999  Text
Elephant Bank, (tin) - May 2003  Text
Elephant Howdah, Man Pops Up - May 1991  Text
Elephant, Jumbo - December 1987  Text
Elephant, Locked Howdah - December 2003  Text
Elephant, Swings Trunk, Large - January 2009  Text
Elephant, Swings Trunk, Small - April 1996  Text
Elephant, Trick, Hubley - October 1992  Text
Elephant with Tusks, on Wheels - February 1992  Text 
Empire Cinema Bank - July 2005  Text
English Bulldog - August 2001  Text 
English "Football Bank" - September 2001  Text
Ephemera - April 1995  Text
Excelsior, Hall’s - February 1984  Text
Farmer Feeding Cow - October 2008  Text
First 100 Articles, Index - March 1991  Text
First 150 Articles, Index - May 1995  Text
First 200 Articles, Index - July 1999  Text
First 300 Articles, Index - October 2007  Text
First 350 Articles, Index - December 2011  Text 
Flip the Frog Money Box - October 2004  Text
Football - August 1985  Text 
Football (English) - September 2001  Text
Fortune Horse Race “Savings Bank” - April 2001  Text 
Fortune Teller Savings - February 2011  Text 
Fortune Telling Bank, (tin) - December 2006  Text
Fowler - June 1984  Text
Freedman’s Bank - July 1997  Text
Freedman’s Bureau - June 1997  Text
Frog on Arched Track - January 1997  Text
Frog on Rock - December 1991  Text
Frog on Round Base - March 1989  Text
Frogs, Two - March 1983  Text
Frog (Toad) on Stump - July 1987  Text 
Fun Producing Savings - June 2012  Text
Gardener Bank, (tin) - August 2006  Text
Gem - April 2002  Text
General Butler - July 1992  Text
Germania Exchange Bank - May 2005  Text
Giant - November 1995  Text
Giant in Tower - January 1996  Text
Girl Feeding Geese - February 2010  Text
Girl in Victorian Chair - November 1990  Text
Girl Skipping Rope - December 1982  Text
Goat, Billy - October 1983  Text
Goat, Butting - April 1991  Text
Goat, Frog and Old Man - November 1986  Text
Golliwog, (tin) - January 2004  Text
Grenadier Bank, Unique Color - October 1993  Text 
Guessing Bank - November 2006  Text 
Guessing Bank, Woman's Figure - May 2007  Text
Gwenda Money Box - July 2011  Text 
Hall’s Excelsior - February 1984  Text
Hall’s Excelsior, Part II - April 1997  Text
Hall's Excelsior, Part III - March 2008  Text
Hall’s Excelsior, Ephemera - April 1995  Text
Hall’s Lilliput - May 1987  Text
Hall’s Lilliput, Type III - May 1987  Text
Hall’s Lilliput, Types I, II, III - September 2008  Text
Harlequin, Clown, and Columbine - March 2000  Text
Harold Lloyd Bank - July 2000  Text 
Help the Blind, Slot Machine Bank - November 2013  Text
Hen and Chick - June 1995  Text 
Hen and Chick Bank, Orange Base - August 2014  Text 
Hold the Fort, Five Hole Variation - February 1993  Text
Home - January 1991  Text 
Hoop-La - October 2001  Text
Horse Race - April 1987  Text
Horse Race, Part II - March 1997  Text
Hubley Trick Dog - December 1992  Text
Hubley Trick Elephant - October 1992  Text
Hubley Trick Monkey - November 1992  Text
Humpty Dumpty - July 1984  Text
Humpty Dumpty, Part II - September 1984  Text
I Always Did ‘Spise A Mule (Boy on Bench) - May 1986  Text
I Always Did ‘Spise A Mule (Jockey) - December 1985  Text
Ideal Bureau - January 2012  Text 
Imperial Bank - November 2014  Text 
Index, 100 Articles - March 1991  Text 
Index, 150 Articles - May 1995  Text 
Index, 200 Articles - July 1999  Text 
Index, 300 Articles - October 2007  Text
Index, 350 Articles - December 2011  Text
Indian and the Bear - October 1985  Text 
Indian and the Bear, Moving Eyes - October 2014  Text 
Indian Chief Bust - August 2003  Text
Indiana Paddle Wheeler Bank - December 2004  Text
Jack Tar Bank, Sailor Money Box - February 2008  Text 
Japanese Automatic Calendar Bank - March 2013  Text
Japanese Ball Tosser - April 2000  Text
Jip the Jumper, "The Dog That Barks" - January 2011  Text 
Jocko, Little, Musical - August 1983  Text
Joe Socko Novelty - June 2010  Text 
John Bull, Gentleman Dog - December 2012  Text
John Bull’s Money Box - January 2002  Text
Jolly Joe the Clown, (tin) - November 1999  Text
Jolly Nigger - December 1983  Text
Jolly Nigger, Part II, Ephemera - April 1995  Text
Jonah and the Whale - July 1986  Text
Jonah Bank, Type I and II - July 1994  Text
Jumbo Elephant - December 1987  Text 
Key Bank - March 2007  Text 
Kick Inn - March 2002  Text
Kiltie - July 1996  Text
King Aqua Bank - August 2005  Text
Kitten, Spring-Jawed - November 1989  Text
Leap Frog - September 1990  Text
Lighthouse - October 1998  Text
Light of Asia - November 1991  Text
Lilliput, Hall’s - May 1987  Text
Lilliput, Hall’s, Type III - May 1987  Text
Lilliput, Hall's, Types I, II, III - September 2008  Text
Lion and Monkeys - March 1987  Text
Lion Bank, British - September 1998  Text
Lion Hunter - July 1985  Text 
Lion Tamer Bank, (tin) - October 2006  Text
Little Jocko Musical - August 1983  Text
Locomotive, Safety - January 1993  Text
London Traffic Tower Bank - September 2009  Text
Magician - February 1985  Text
Magic - April 2004  Text
Magie Bank - June 2003  Text
Mamma Katzenjammer - January 1984  Text
Mamma Katzenjammer, Ephemera - April 1995  Text
Mamma Katzenjammer, Part II - March 1997  Text
Mammy and Baby - January 1987  Text 
Mandarin Bank, (tin) - March 2006  Text 
Mason - August 1984  Text
Mechanical Bank Patterns - August 1998  Text
Mechanical Bank Reproductions, Part I - November 1993  Text
Mechanical Bank Reproductions, Part II - December 1993  Text
Mechanical Bank Reproductions, Part III - January 1994  Text
Merry-Go-Round - October 1991  Text
Mickey Mouse, (tin) - August 1991  Text
Mikado - December 1996  Text
Milking Cow - August 1987  Text
Minstrel Bank (tin) - October 2000  Text 
Minstrel Bank (tin), Type II - November 2009  Text
Model Savings Bank - February 2007  Text
Monkey and Coconut - April 1990  Text
Monkey and Parrot - August 2007  Text
Monkey, Coin in Stomach - August 1993  Text
Monkey, Trick, Hubley - November 1992  Text
Monkey with Tray - July 2010  Text
Mosler, Edwin H., Bank Sale - August 1982  Text
Mosque - September 1995  Text 
Mother Hubbard Bank - September 2005  Text
Motor - August 1995  Text
Mottoes, Automated Wood Bank - December 2002  Text
Mule, Bucking - January 1989  Text
Mule Entering Barn - June 1987  Text
Mule, Spring-Jawed - February 1991  Text
Multiplying - July 2001  Text
Musical Church, Silent Night - February 1997  Text 
Musical Savings - April 2011  Text 
National Bank - July 2006  Text
Native and Crocodile Bank - March 2005  Text
New Bank - Center Lever Variation - March 1996  Text
New Creedmoor - December 2000  Text 
Nodding Clown Bank - June 2013  Text
Nodding Dog Bank (tin) - October 2005  Text
Norman, Bill, Bank Book Review - June 1985  Text
North Pole - February 1995  Text
Novelty - February 1987  Text
Octagonal Fort - February 1999  Text
Official Price Guide to Mechanical Banks - December 2007  Text
Old Woman in the Shoe - November 1998  Text 
Old Women With Broom Bank (tin) - April 2007  Text 
One Hundred Articles, Index - March 1991  Text 
One Hundred Fifty Articles, Index - May 1995  Text
Organ Bank, Miniature - September 1985  Text
Organ Bank with Monkey, Boy and Girl - February 1986  Text
Organ Bank with Monkey, Cat and Dog - October 1984  Text
Organ Bank with Monkey, Medium Size - January 1988  Text
Organ Grinder and Performing Bear - August 1986  Text
Organ Grinder and Performing Bear, Part II - July 1990  Text
Owl, Slot in Book - January 1990  Text
Owl, Slot in Head - April 1989  Text
Owl Turns Head - August 1994  Text
Paddy and the Pig - March 1984  Text
Panorama - July 1995  Text
Parrot, Spring-Jawed - July 1991  Text
Patronize the Blind Man and His Dog - December 1988  Text 
Patent Model, Patronize the Blind Man & His Dog - Oct. 2013  Text 
Patterns, Mechanical Bank - August 1998  Text
Peg Leg Beggar - June 1983  Text
Pelican - February 2003  Text
Penguin, Spring-Jawed - August 1992  Text
Penny Banks, Don Duer, Book Review - April 1997  Text
Penny Lane, Book Review - May/June 1988  Text
Perfection Registering - April 1986  Text
Perfection Registering, Part II - July 1990  Text 
Piano Bank - August 2013  Text
Picture Gallery - February 1996  Text
Pig in High Chair - March 1993  Text
Pinball Game Vending - August 2012  Text
Pistol Bank, Dime - January 2000   Text
Popeye Knockout Bank - December 2009  Text
Preacher in the Pulpit - August 2004  Text
Presto, Penny Changes to a Quarter - May 1993  Text
Presto Savings, Mouse on Roof - April 2003  Text
Presto, Trick Drawer - April 1992  Text
Professor Pug Frog - May 1992  Text
Provenance and Value - May 2002  Text
Pump and Bucket - September 2010  Text 
Punch and Judy - January 1986  Text
Punch and Judy, Part II, Unique Color - June 1994  Text
Queen Victoria Bust - October 1995  Text
Rabbit in Cabbage - May 1990  Text
Rabbit, Spring-Jawed - September 1996  Text
Rabbit Standing (Large) - October 1994  Text
Rabbit Standing (Small) - September 1994  Text
Railroad Drink Dispensing - April 2009  Text
Railroad Postage Stamp Vending - October 2010  Text 
Railroad Ticket Vending - November 2007  Text
Reclining Chinaman - April 1983  Text 
Record Money Bank - July 2013  Text
Red Riding Hood - July 1988  Text 
Registering Dime Savings - January 2013  Text
Reproductions, Part I - November 1993  Text
Reproductions, Part II - December 1993  Text
Reproductions, Part III - January 1994  Text
Rival — December 1995  Text 
Robin On Clock Bank - April 2013  Text
Roller Skating - March 1998  Text
Rooster - October 1989  Text
Rooster Crowing, Tin - March 2012  Text
Royal "Trick" Elephant - May 2010  Text
Saalheimer and Strauss Two Fliers - December 1989  Text
Sailor Money Box, Jack Tar - February 2008  Text
Saluting Sailor - May 2008  Text
Safe Deposit Box, Tin Elephant - May 2003  Text
Safety Locomotive - January 1993  Text
Santa Claus - January 1995  Text
Santa's Christmas Savings House - December 2010  Text 
Savo - May 2004  Text
Schley Bottling Up Cervera - May 1996  Text
Schoolmaster - July 2004  Text
Scotsman Bank, (tin) - October 1997  Text
Seek Him Frisk - May 1998  Text
Sentry, Tin - December 2008  Text
Seven Ravens Bank - January 2005  Text 
Sewing Machine (American Bank) - November 2001  Text
Shoot That Hat - June 2004  Text
Shoot the Chute, Part I - November 1994  Text
Shoot the Chute, Part II — December 1994  Text
Signal Cabin - April 2012  Text
Smyth X-Ray - September 1997  Text
Snake and Frog in Pond - July 1998  Text
Snap-It - August 2002  Text
Speaking Dog - April 1984  Text
’Spise A Mule (Jockey on Bench) - May 1986  Text
’Spise A Mule (Jockey Over) - December 1985  Text
Sportsman - June 1984  Text
Springing Cat - April 1999  Text
Spring-Jawed Alligator - October 1987  Text
Spring-Jawed Bonzo - October 1988  Text
Spring-Jawed Bulldog - June 1990  Text
Spring-Jawed Chimpanzee - January 1992  Text
Spring-Jawed Kitten - November 1989  Text
Spring-Jawed Mule - February 1991  Text
Spring-Jawed Parrot - July 1991  Text
Spring-Jawed Penguin - August 1992  Text
Spring-Jawed Rabbit - September 1996  Text
Squirrel and Tree Stump - September 1993  Text
Stevens Foundry, Part I - March 1988  Text
Stevens Foundry, Part II - April 1988  Text
Stevens Foundry, Part III - May/June 1988  Text 
Stevens, J. & E., Auction of Rare Artifacts - July 2009  Text
Still Banks: Desirable Additions to Collection - May 2012  Text
Strongman Bank - December 2005  Text
Stump Speaker - May 1985  Text 
Surprise Box Album - October 2012  Text
Sweet Thrift - October 2003  Text 
Sy Schreckinger, will be missed - December 2014  Text 
Tabby - February 1998  Text
Tammany - May 1984  Text
Tammany, Part II - April 2008  Text
Tank and Cannon - May 1997  Text
Tank and Cannon, Part II, Color Variation - September 2011  Text 
Target Bank - September 2014   Text
Target in the Vestibule - March 2009  Text
Teddy and the Bear - December 1986  Text
Teddy Bear, (tin) - June 2002  Text
Tell Chocolate Cigarette Vending - September 2002  Text 
Thoroughbred Bank - January 2006  Text 
Three Hundred Articles, Index - October 2007  Text
Three Hundred-Fifty Articles, Index - December 2011  Text
Thrifty Animal - May 2011  Text 
Thrifty Tom's Jigger - February 2012  Text
Tiger Bank - July 2007  Text
Tiger Bank - September 2000  Text
Time is Money - April 1994  Text
Time Lock Savings - February 2009  Text 
"Time" Registering Bank - February 2014  Text 
Tin Elephant Bank - May 2003  Text
Toad on Stump - July 1987  Text
Tommy - October 1996  Text
Toutoubox - September 2007  Text 
Tower with Cannon Bank - June 2014  Text 
Trade Cards - January 2010  Text
Treasure Chest Music - November 2003  Text 
Trick Dog Bank, Hubley - September 2006  Text
Trick Dog, Six-Part Base - November 1988  Text 
Trick Dog, Six-Part Base, Red Clown - August 2014  Text 
Trick Dog, Solid Base, Hubley - December 1992  Text
Trick Elephant, Hubley - October 1992  Text
Trick Pony - November 1996  Text 
Try Your Weight Scale Bank - July 2013  Text
Turtle - June 1993  Text
Two Frogs, - March 1983  Text 
Two Hundred Articles, Index - July 1999  Text
Two Hundred-Fifty Articles, Index - September 2003  Text 
Uncle Remus - June 2001  Text
Uncle Sam - April 1985  Text
Uncle Sam Bust - May 1989  Text
Uncle Tom - August 1990  Text
Uncle Tom, a unique color variation - August 2009  Text
Unites States - June 2007  Text
U.S. and Spain - February 1994  Text
U.S. Bank - June 1996  Text
Village Blacksmith Bank - October 2009  Text
Watch Dog Safe - July 1993  Text
Watch Dog Savings - March 2011  Text 
Weeden’s Plantation Darkey Bank - December 1999  Text
William Tell - November 1985  Text
William Tell, Arrow Coin Shooter - September 1992  Text
William Tell with Crossbow Bank Pattern - April 2010  Text
Wimbledon - November 2010  Text 
Windmill - November 2011  Text 
Winner Savings - March 2001  Text
Wireless - August 2011  Text
Wishbone Bank, Pattern - August 1999  Text
Wishbone Bank, Pattern, Part II, Update - December 2001  Text
Woman at the Treasure Pump - April 2005  Text
Woman's Suffrage - August 2008  Text
Wooden Boxes - April 1998   Text
World's Banker, (tin) - June 2006  Text
World’s Fair - February 1989  Text
Worlds Fair (Painted by Charles Bailey) - November 1997  Text
Ybarra Olive Oil Cottage - March 2010  Text
Zig Zag - February 1983  Text
Zig Zag Part II - June 1985  Text
Zoo - June 1992  Text

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Mechanical Bank Notes by
Sy Schreckinger
from ANTIQUE TOY WORLD magazine
August 1982 through December 2014
  
Copyright © 2014 by Sy Schreckinger. All Rights Reserved.
Thanks to Linda Schreckinger & family and Dale Kelly of Antique Toy World
for their support in permitting these pages to be posted on the M.B.C.A. web.
Thirty-two years, 386 magazine articles, 780 pages, 271112 words.

 

 

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