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THE BILL NORMAN MECHANICAL BANK COLLECTION AT AUCTION
SEPTEMBER 14, 1991

 
Listed below are excerpts from auction catalog descriptions and sale prices courtesy of Bob Brady.
Miscellaneous items are listed after the banks. 
Prices  DO NOT  include the 10% buyer's premium.
 

 

 

   
   

 

   
Bank Name (Provenance) (Norman Book #)

 
 
Condition / Variation

   

 
$
 

Acrobat (1010-A)
Administration Recording Building
Afghanistan (1020)
Artillery, Bronze (1060-A)
Artillery, Nickel (1060-B)
Artillery, Union, with Box (1060-D)
Very fine
Mint, nickel plated
Very fine
Near mint
Pristine
Mint
5700
900
3100
1250
1400
20000
Artillery, Confederate (1060-E)
Artillery, Bronze (1060-F)
Atlas(1080)
Automatic Coin Savings (1100-A)
Bad Accident (1150-A)
Very fine
Very good
Pristine, replaced front panel
Pristine
Very fine, upside down letters
2800
800
3700
2500
4200
Bad Accident (1150-B)
Baby Elephant Unlocks at Ten O'Clock (1140)
Bank of Education and Economy (1170-A)
Bear and Tree Stump (1210-A)
Bear and Tree Stump Bronze Pattern (1210-A)
Bear Slot In Chest (1220-A)
Very fine, right side letters
Very fine, replaced tail and tongue
Pristine
Pristine
Mint, missing tongue
Good
4200
18000
1100
1200
1900
1100
Bill E. Grin (1230)
Bill E. Grin Bronze Pattern (1230)
Billy Goat (1240-A)
Bird On Roof (1270-A)
Bismark Pig (Hegarty) (1280-A)
Pristine
Mint
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
4200
3200
3500
4000
10500
Boy and Bull Dog (1340-C)
Boy and Bull Dog Pattern (1340)
Boy On Trapeze (1350-A)
Boy Robbing Birds Nest (1360)
Boy Scout (1370)
Pristine, internal repair
Mint
Pristine
Near mint
Near mint
1600
2300
8000
24000
20000
Boy Stealing Watermelon (1380-A)
Boy Stealing Watermelon (1380-B)
Bucking Mule (1410-B)
Bucking Mule Bronze Pattern (1410)
Bull Dog (1430-A)
Pristine
Very fine, one color outfits
Very fine
Mint, replaced end plate
Near mint, brown
5000
3700
1700
2100
3500
Bull Dog (Caron) (1430-B)
Bull Dog (1430-?)
Breadwinners (1390-A)
Bull Dog Savings Bank (1440)
Bull Dog Standing (1450)
Very fine, black
Pristine, rare white variant
Very fine
Near mint
Pristine
2500
4500
35000
9000
950
Bureau JA's Serrill 5 Knob (1460)
Bureau Unlisted with Medallions (1521)
Bureau JA's Serrill 3 Knob  (Mosler) (1460)
Butting Ram (Hegarty) (1590)
Butting Buffalo (1570-A)
Butting Goat (1580-B)
Pristine
Very fine, minor restoration
Pristine
Pristine
Mint
Near mint, yellow variant
650
800
550
15000
25000
2600
Cabin (1610-A)
Cabin (1610-Mustard)
Cabin (1610-B)
Cabin Bronze Pattern (1610)
Calamity (1630-B)
Called Out Master Pattern (1640)
Pristine, yellow
Pristine
Very fine, green
Mint, missing figure, back plate, and coin platform
Near mint, with box (no lid)
Pristine, missing soldier
2100
2000
1300
1200
23000
4200
Calumet, Large (1650)
Calumet, Small (1650)
Camera (Hegarty) (1670-B)
Cat and Mouse, Grey (1700-B)
Cat and Mouse, Black (1700-C)
Near Mint
Very fine
Pristine, replaced handle
Pristine
Very fine
450
350
7500
5000
4200
Cat and Mouse, Black (Weider) (1700-A)
Chief Big Moon (Hegarty) (1740-C)
Chief Big Moon (1740-A)
Chief Big Moon (1740-B)
Chimpanzee (Hegarty) (1760-D)
Very fine, replaced base plate
Pristine, red base
Pristine, silver stripe
Pristine, gold stripe
Near Mint, red variant
2300
6000
5500
4700
13500
Chimpanzee (1760-A)
Chimpanzee (1760-C)
Chandlers (Weider) (1720)
Child's Clark's (1750)
Clever Dick (1840-A)
Pristine, green variant
Very fine, blue variant
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine, green
5500
6000
500
350
1700
Clever Dick (1840-B)
Chocolate Menier (1800)
Cigarette Vending (1815)
Circus (Weider) (1820)
Circus Ticket Collector (1830-B)
Pristine, yellow
Fine
Pristine
Very fine, replaced crank
Pristine, internal repair
2000
1250
250
25000
2500
Clown and Dog (Perelman) (1850)
Clown Arched Top (1860)
Clown Chein (1870)
Clown Bust with 4 color flyer (1880)
Clown Face, Black (1890)
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
Very fine
Pristine
2100
175
95
5000
600
Clown on Globe with Box (Weider) (1930-B)
Clown on Globe (Weider) (1930-A)
Coin Registering (Hegarty) (1940-A)
Columbian Magic (1960-A)
Confectionery (Meyers) (1970-A)
Near mint, yellow variant
Pristine, tan variant
Near mint
Pristine
Pristine
11500
5700
9000
500
17000
Cowboy with Tray and Verse (1990)
Creedmore (Hegarty) (2000-A)
Creedmore (2000-B)
Cross Leg Minstrel with Verse (2020-A)
Crowing Rooster (2030)
Very fine
Pristine, blue variant
Pristine, red variant
Pristine
Pristine
1600
1700
1800
1700
1100
Cupola Circular Building (2050)
Dapper Dan (Mosler) (2070)
Darktown Battery (2080-A)
Darkey In The Chimney (2115)
Dentist (2130-B)
Pristine, blue variant
Pristine
Pristine
Very fine
Pristine, blue variant
21000
2100
17000
1600
19000
Dinah, Short sleeves (2150-A)
Dinah, Long sleeves (2150-B)
Dinah, Aluminum, English (2140)
Dog On Turntable (2170-A)
Dog On Turntable Bronze Pattern (2170)
Very fine
Very fine, part of casting adjoining lever is broken
Very fine
Pristine
Mint
1700
750
375
1900
4200
Dog Tray (2180-C)
Eagle and Eaglets (2230-A)
Eagle and Eaglets (2230-B)
Eagle and Eaglets (2230-C)
Electric Safe (2240-A)
Pristine, blue variant
Near mint, gray variant
Pristine, green variant
Very fine, white variant
Pristine
9000
3700
2800
1600
450
Elephant and Three Clowns (2250-A)
Elephant and Three Clowns (2250-C)
Elephant Man Pops Out (2280-A)
Elephant Pull Tail (2300-B)
Elephant Swings Trunk, Large (2310-A)
Pristine, tan base
Pristine, green base, hairline crack at base
Pristine
Near mint, white variant
Pristine
4200
2600
2300
1500
400
Elephant Swings Trunk Raised Howdah
Elephant, Three Stars (Weider) (2340)
Feed the Goose Bronze (Emerine) (2400-D)
Fortune Teller Savings, (Mosler) (2460-A)
Football (2430-A)
Pristine
Pristine
Very fine
Near mint, nickel
Very fine, repair to left ankle
175
1100
450
1050
2400
Thrifty Animal Bank with Box (5490)
Fowler (2480-B)
Fowler Lead Pattern (2480)
Freedman's Bureau (2500)
Frog on Rock with Box (Weider) (2520)
Mint
Pristine, red base
Pristine
Mint
Mint
525
55000
16000
1100
2900
Frog on Base (2530)
Frog on Base (2530)
Frog on Base (2530)
Frog on Base (2530)
Frog on Base (2530)
Pristine, green/brown variant
Very fine, green/yellow variant
Very fine, red variant
Very fine, blue variant
Very fine, gray variant
1250
1200
1350
1450
1600
Frog on Base (2530)
Frog, Two (Weider) (2540)
Gem (2570-A)
Gem Registering
General Butler (2571)
Very fine, blue/brown variant
Near mint
Pristine
Pristine
Very fine
1200
5500
1200
1600
3400
Germania Exchange (2590-A)
Giant In Tower (Perelman) (2600)
Girl in Victorian Chair (Hegarty) (2630-B)
Girl Skipping Rope (2640-B)
Give Me A Penny (Tudor) (2650)
Pristine, broken horns, internal repair
Very fine
Pristine
Pristine
Near mint
21000
9500
12500
50000
7000
Gould, Arthur C. Money Box
Grenadier (2660)
Guessing Bank Man's Figure (2670)
Halls Excelsior (2710-B)
Halls Excelsior (2710-H)
Very fine
Very fine
Mint
Pristine, missing arms and label, maroon variant
Pristine, missing arms, green variant
1000
1350
4500
500
1300
Halls Excelsior (2710-C)
Halls Excelsior (2710-D)
Halls Excelsior (2710-E)
Halls Excelsior (2710-F)
Halls Excelsior (2710-G)
Very fine, arms replaced, white variant
Very fine, missing arms, yellow variant
Very fine, arms replaced, missing label, tan variant
Very fine, missing arms, light blue variant
Very fine, missing arms-desk-label, red variant
650
950
550
550
400
Halls Liliput (Griffith) (2720)
Halls Liliput (Hegarty) (2730-C)
Halls Liliput (2740-B)
Halls Liliput (2740-A)
Halls Liliput (2740-C)
Very fine, Narrow Building, No Tray
Pristine, brass figure, Without Tray, yellow building
Pristine, white building
Pristine, green building
Very fine, yellow building
5000
2000
1500
1300
1700
Harlequin (2750)
Hartwig and Vogel Vending (2770)
Hen and Chick with Box, No Top
Hindu (2810-A)
Hold The Fort, 7 Hole (2830-A)
Pristine, figures are second casting
Very good
Fine
Very fine, red coat
Very fine, repair on top plate
10500
no sale
5200
2400
7000
Hold The Fort, 5 Hole (2820-A)
Home Bank with Box and Tickets (2840)
Home Bank with Dormers (2850)
Home Bank without Dormers (2860)
Hoop-La (2870)
Fine, replaced trap
Pristine
Pristine, tan variant
Pristine, tan variant
Very fine
5200
550
4500
2300
2200
Hoop-La (Hegarty) (2870-B)
Horse Race, Straight Base  (Hegarty) (2890)
Horse Race, Flanged Base (Carron) (2880)
Humpty Dumpty (2900)
I Always Spise a Mule - Bench (2940-A)
Very fine, repaint
Near mint, with box
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine, red variant
2100
29000
12000
4500
3000
I Always Spise a Mule - Bench (2940-B)
I Always Spise a Mule - Bench (2940-C)
I Always Spise a Mule - Jockey (2950-B)
I Always Spise a Mule - Jockey (2950-A)
Indian and Bear, Brown Bear (2980-A)
Pristine, yellow variant
Fine, white variant
Mint, red base (Ex. Carron collection)
Pristine, brown base
Pristine
2700
2700
6000
3700
5500
Indian and Bear Lead Pattern (2980)
Initiating 1st Degree (3000-A)
Initiating 2nd Degree (Weider) (3010)
Joe Socko Novelty Bank (Emerine) (3050)
John Bull's Money Box
Mint
Very fine
Near mint
Pristine, with box
Very fine
6700
13000
9000
1400
8500
Jolly Joe Clown with Verse (3070-A)
Jolly Nigger, John Harper (3110)
Jolly Nigger, High Hat, John Harper (3130-B)
Jolly Nigger, Moves Ears, Starkies (3270)
Jolly Nigger, Eyes Move Up ((3230)
Very fine
Pristine
Very fine, hat repainted, white collar
Mint, with box
Very good, holes in back
900
400
600
900
425
Jolly Nigger, Moves Ears, Starkies (3270)
Jolly Nigger, Moves Ears, Starkies (3270-B)
Jolly Nigger, Moves Ears, Starkies (3290-A)
Jolly Nigger (Hegarty) Stevens (3370)
Jolly Nigger, Straight Letters, English (3390)
Pristine
Mint, flat hat
Pristine, high hat
Mint
Pristine
475
1000
900
4500
900
Jolley Nigger, String Tie, English (3410)
Jolley Nigger, Black Face, Shepard (3330-A)
Jonah and Whale (Mosler) (3490)
Jonah On Pedestal (Whiting) (3500)
Jennings Trick Money Box, English (3440)
Very fine, round eyes
Very fine
Near Mint
Very fine
Pristine
375
700
16000
50000
600
Kick Inn (3540)
Kiltie (3550)
Leap Frog (3490)
Lighthouse (3620)
Lion & Monkeys (3650-A)
Lion & Monkeys (3650-B)
Near mint
Mint
Pristine
Near mint
Pristine, tall
Fine
800
3700
11000
7500
4200
2700
Lion Hunter (3660)
Little Jocko (3680)
Little Joe (3690)
Little Moe (3700)
Little Moe (Hegarty) (3700)
Near mint
Pristine, replaced cup handle
Near mint
Repainted, missing base plate
Pristine, repainted arm
13000
7000
700
600
950
Lucky Wheel Money Box (3710)
Magic (3730-A)
Magic (3730-B)
Magic (3730-C)
Magic Safe (3740-A)
Pristine
Pristine, minor crack in roof, white variant
Very fine, minor crack in roof, green variant
Very fine, yellow variant
Very fine
750
3200
2500
2700
550
Magician (3760-A)
Mama Katzenjammer (Weider) (3780-A)
Mammy and Child (3790-B)
Mammy and Child (3790-A)
Memorial Money Box (Hegarty) (3810)
Very fine
Pristine
Pristine, yellow variant
Very fine, red variant
Pristine
10000
24000
13000
8500
3500
Mason (3800)
Merry-Go-Round (3820-A)
Milking Cow (3870-A)
Minstrel Bank with Verse (2020-A)
Mikado (3860-A)
Pristine
Very fine, replaced finial, ticket taker missing wand
Pristine
Very fine
Pristine
14500
18000
19000
850
50000
Monkey and Coconut (3940)
Monkey and Parrot (3950)
Monkey (3960-A)
Monkey (3960-B)
Monkey with Tray with Verse (4000-A)
Very fine
Mint
Pristine, light green variant
Pristine, missing trap, dark green variant
Pristine
2700
800
1100
1300
350
Monkey with Tray, Uniformed (4000-B)
Mosque (4010-C)
Mosque Pattern Parts (4010)
Mule Entering Barn (4030-A)
Mule Entering Barn (4030-B)
Mint
Pristine
Mint, brass roof section with woman and monkey
Near mint, gray variation
Pristine, green variant
1000
2600
700
4200
2200
Motor (4020-A)
Musical Savings Bank, Regina (Weider) (4100)
National (4180-A)
National Your Savings (Weider) (4190)
New (4210-B)
Very fine, minor base crack, trap re-riveted
Very fine, repainted back panel
Near mint
Near mint
Pristine
24000
4700
24000
800
1800
New Creedmoor (4220)
North Pole Lead Pattern (4250)
Novelty (Carron) (4260-C)
Novelty (4260-B)
Novelty (4260-D)
Pristine
Mint, brass pattern flag
Near mint, brown variant
Pristine, yellow variant
Pristine, gray variant
2400
5500
3500
2300
1900
Novelty (4260-C)
Octagonal Fort (4280)
Organ Bank, Boy and Girl (4310-B)
Organ Bank, Cat and Dog (4320-B)
Organ Bank, Cat and Dog (Hegarty) (4320-C)
Very fine, white variant
Pristine
Pristine, red coat
Near mint, blue coat
Pristine, yellow coat, crack at table
2000
6000
3200
2600
2000
Organ Bank, Cat and Dog (4320-A)
Organ Bank, Medium (4330-B)
Organ Bank, Miniature (4340-C)
Organ Grinder and Bear (Carron) (4350-A)
Owl, Slot in Head (4370)
Very fine, red coat
Mint, blue coat
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
1900
2700
2200
9000
1000
Owl, Slot in Book (Weider) (4360-A)
Owl, Turns Head (4380-A)
Owl, Turns Head (Meyer) (4380-B)
Owl, Turns Head (4380-C)
Owl, Turns Head (4380-D)
Paddy and The Pig (4400-B)
Pristine
Near mint, brown owl
Pristine, white variant
Pristine, medium gray owl
Very fine, gray-brown owl
Very fine, dark green coat
1100
2500
3700
850
700
3700
Paddy and The Pig (4400-C)
Panorama (4410-A)
Pascall Savings Type I (4430)
Pascall Savings Type II (4440)
Patronize the Blind Man (Weider) (4460-A)
Very fine, brown coat, minor crack at waist
Pristine
Pristine
Very fine
Pristine
3500
9000
550
350
8000
Peg-Leg Begger (4480-C)
Pelican, Baseball Player (4500)
Pelican, Man Thumbs Nose (4520)
Picture Gallery (4560)
Perfection Registering Bronze Pattern (4540)
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
3200
8000
2600
42000
8500
Pig in Highchair with Box (4570)
Pig in Highchair Bronze Pattern (4570)
Pistol Bank, Cast Iron (4590)
Popeye Knockout with Box (Emerine) (4620)
Presto (4650)
Pristine
Mint
Pristine, original tag
Mint
Near mint
1800
5700
3000
3700
1100
Professor Pug Frogs Great Bicycle Feat (4690-A)
Professor Pug Frogs Great Bicycle Feat (4690-B)
Punch & Judy (Iron Front, Tin Back) (4720)
Punch and Judy, Small Letters (4740-A)
Punch and Judy, Med. Letters (Hegarty) (4740-B)
Pristine, red and yellow base, with box
Very fine, white and yellow base, ex Carron collection
Very fine
Pristine
Pristine
25000
12500
5000
5200
7000
Punch and Judy, Large Letters (4740-C)
Queen Victoria Bust (Perelman) (4770)
Rabbit in Cabbage (Weider) (4790-A)
Reclining Chinaman (4830-A)
Red Riding Hood (Mosler, Emerine) (4850-A)
Pristine
Very fine, brass
Near mint
Very fine, yellow pants
Near mint, blue bedspread
5200
14000
1700
11500
52000
Registering Dime Savings Bank (4870)
Roller Skating (Houghton) (4910)
Rooster (4920)
Royal Trick Elephant with Verse (4930-A)
Safety Locomotive, Nickel Plated (4960-A)
Very fine, new trap
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
Very fine
1400
45000
2500
2800
1600
Saluting Sailor (4980-A)
Sam Segal's Aim to Save (Mosler) (5000)
Santa Claus (5010)
Savo Bank, Circular (5020)
Savo Bank, Circular (5025-B)
Pristine
Very fine, patent model
Very fine
Pristine
Pristine, yellow
1600
4000
3200
300
200
Savo Bank, Rectangular (5030-B)
Schley Bottling Up Cervera (Perelman) (5040)
Scotchman (5070-B)
Sentry (5090)
Sharpshooter Lead Pattern
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
Very fine
Never put into production
250
24000
1600
2000
2000
Shoot the Chute Bronze Pattern (5120-A)
Smythe X-Ray (5140)
Speaking Dog with Box (5170-B)
Speaking Dog (5170-D)
Speaking Dog (5170-A)
Mint
Very fine, new lever
Pristine, red base
Pristine, blue dress
Gusky's on back, maroon base
22000
2700
7000
5200
4200
Springing Cat (5190-A)
Spring Jawed Alligator (5200)
Spring Jawed Bonzo (5230)
Spring Jawed Cat (5220)
Spring Jawed Parrot (5260)
Pristine
Near mint
Very fine
Near mint
Near mint
15000
3700
1000
3500
3700
Squirrel and Tree Stump (5270)
Starkies Aeroplane (Mosler) (5280-A)
Stollwerk "Postman" (5290-1)
Stollwerk Red Riding Hood (5290-2)
Stollwerk Two Penny Vending (5310)
Very fine
Very fine
Very fine
Very fine
Pristine
3500
4000
550
400
375
Stollwerk Victoria "Spar Automat" (5350-B)
Stump Speaker (5370-B)
Stump Speaker (5370-A)
Sweet Thrift Vending with Box (5380-B)
Sweet Thrift Vending (5380-A)
Very fine
Pristine, brown face, red lips
Pristine, missing top piece, black face, pink lips
Pristine, yellow
Very fine, red
800
6700
4200
400
150
Tabby (5410-C)
Tabby (5410-A)
Tabby (5410-B)
Tammany (Hegarty) (5420-B)
Tammany (Tudor) (5420-A)
Pristine, yellow base
Very fine, red base
Very fine, blue base
Mint, brown pants, blue coat
Pristine, gray pants, black coat
2100
1200
1100
5500
1500
Tammany (5420-C)
Teddy and the Bear, Flat Hat (5470)
Teddy and the Bear with Box (5460-B)
Thrifty's Tom Jigger (5510)
Time Clock Savings (5540)
Very fine, no name on bank
Pristine
Very fine
Very fine
Very fine, replaced trap
700
18000
4000
1900
6000
Time Registering (5550-A)
Toad on Stump (5570-A)
Toad on Stump Bronze Pattern (5570)
Tommy (5590)
Transvaal Money Box, John Harper
Very fine
Pristine, dark green toad
Mint, stump recast brass
Very fine
Very fine
1100
3000
1400
5000
1700
Treasure Chest Music (5600-B)
Trick Dog  (Weider) (5610)
Trick Dog (5620)
Trick Dog (5630-A)
Trick Dog (5630-B)
Very fine, black, includes 4 page flyer
Very fine, excellent restoration
Pristine
Mint, solid base, blue
Very fine, solid base, yellow and brown
1100
1900
4200
1300
2500
Trick Dog (5630-C)
Trick Pony (5640)
Trick Pony (5640-B)
Trick Savings Bank End Drawer (5650)
Trick Savings Bank Side Drawer (5660)
Very fine, solid base, green
Pristine, maroon base
Very fine, red base
Pristine
Pristine
1300
4200
2900
150
275
Tropical Chocolate Vending (5670)
Turtle (Tudor) (5690)
Uncle Remus (Hegarty) (5730-A)
Zentral Sparkasse - Cloeter Wein
Uncle Sam (5740)
Very Fine
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
Pristine
750
25000
10500
350
8000
Uncle Sam Bust (5750)
Uncle Tom, No Star (Hegarty) (5780-C)
Uncle Tom, Lapels with Star (5760-F)
Uncle Tom, No Lapels (5770-A)
Uncle Tom, Lapels with Star (5760-E)
Pristine
Near mint, blue coat
Very fine, lime coat
Very fine, blue coat
Fine, red coat
1150
1900
1600
1300
1350
Uncle Tom, No Star (5780-D)
United States (Mosler) (5790)
U.S. and Spain (Hegarty) (5800-B)
U.S. Bank (Weider) (5810)
Volunteer (Hegarty) (5840)
Fine, yellow coat
Pristine
Near mint, sand coated block wall
Fine
Fine
1100
2400
14000
6000
1500
Watchdog Safe (5890)
Weedens Plantation Darky Savings (5910-A)
William Tell (5940)
Wimbledon (Perelman) (5960)
Wireless with Box (Hegarty) (5980)
Very fine
Pristine, with box, white background
Near mint
Very fine
Mint, with original battery
950
4500
3700
8500
1000
World's Fair, Lettering (Hegarty) (6040-B)
World's Fair, No Lettering (6040-A)
Victorian Money Box, Wooden (5839)
Zoo (6070)
Near mint
Pristine
Fine
Very fine
5500
3300
2100
2600
    Miscellaneous Mechanical Bank Items Sold with the Above Banks
Item Name, Description, Condition

$

Humpty Dumpty Bank Trade Cards Patented 1884. Full color lithographic Humpty Dumpty Dealer's Card (Type I) and Distributor's Card (Type II) framed in a double class frame. (2) (Mint Condition) 1800
Jolly Nigger Bank Trade Card Patented 1882. Type I, full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 500
 
American Eagle Bank Trade Card Patented 1883. Eagle and eaglets full color lithographic Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 450
Bad Accident Bank Trade Card Patented 1888. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 2500
Picture Gallery Bank Trade Card Circa 1885. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 4000
Mason Bank Trade Card Patented 1887. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 2400
Punch and Judy Bank Trade Card Patented 1884. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 1650
French's Automatic Bank Trade Card Patented 1891. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 1400
Jolly Nigger Bank Trade Card Patented 1882. Type II full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Some damage and water stains.) (Good Condition) 500
Uncle Sam Bank Trade Card Patented 1886. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 2100
Watchdog Safe Bank Trade Card Circa 1890. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 5200
Stump Speaker Bank Trade Card Patented 1886. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 1500
 
Trick Pony Bank Trade Card Patented 1885. Full color lithographed Dealer's Card. (Mint Condition) 650
Speaking Dog Bank Trade Card Patented 1885. Full color lithographed Dealer's card. (Mint Condition) 1100
Humpty Dumpty Poster Circa 1900. Allen Print, Beverly Massachusetts. The poster depicting Jas. R. Adams as Humpty Dumpty the Clown. (Mint Condition) 450
Frame of J&E Stevens Flyers A large grouping of most of the one color advertising flyers put out by the company dealers (15). (Mint Condition) 900
A lot of Pattern Parts Consisting of wood, lead, and bronze parts for some of the most popular banks including, Calamity, Girl Skipping Rope, Magician, Eagle and Eaglets, Punch and Judy, Novelty, and others (15). (Props not included) (Mint Condition) Two separate lots. 2000
and
350
Acrobat Royalty Agreement Between Edward L. Morris and J & E Stevens. Dated 2/8/1883. The agreement provided Morris a royalty of 35/dozen banks sold; paid semi annually. 1900
Breadwinners Sale Agreement Between Charles A. Bailey (Bailey' letterhead) and J & E Stevens Co. Dated 5/8/1886. The agreement provided for a one time payment of $200 to Bailey for the rights to produce the Breadwinner Bank. 1700
Cabin Royalty Agreement Between Edward L. Morris and J & E Stevens dated 12/18/1884. The 5 year agreement provided Morris a royalty of 25/dozen banks sold. 2500
Eagle and Eaglets Lease Agreement Between Charles H. Henn and J & E Stevens circa 1882. The term of the lease was 15 years. 3000
Halls Liliput Royalty Agreement Between John D. Hall and J & E Stevens. The agreement covers two banks, the Liliput and the Yankee Notion (never produced commercially). no sale
Magic Royalty Agreement Between (Henry W. Prouty & Charles Wood) and J & E Stevens dated 5/25/1876. The agreement provided Prouty a royalty of 12/bank sold. 500
Minstrel, Type II Uncut Sheet (3885) Manufactured by Rico, Spain, Assigned by Emilio Sanchez, Patented 11/16/29. (Near Mint Condition) 5000
Mule Entering Barn 5 Year Royalty Agreement Between Edward L. Morris and J & E Stevens dated 7/6/1880. The agreement provided Morris a royalty of 35/dozen produced. 500
Pelican Royalty Agreement Signed by Budd on 10/10/1878 giving J & E Stevens the right to manufacture the bank at 3/unit. (This is a new find regarding the mfg. of these banks.) 750
Professor Pug Frog Sale Agreement Between Charles A Bailey and J & E Stevens Co. dated 4/12/1886. The agreement provided for a one time payment of $250 to Bailey for the rights to produce the bank. 800
Charles Bailey Photograph. Provenance: Identified & signed by Charles Bailey's Daughter 650
Judd's 10/31/1879 Infringement Agreement With J & E Stevens acknowledging the infringement of their Tammany patent. As a result Stevens agreed to cease production of the Peg Leg Beggar. 300
Judd's 10/31/1879 Infringement Agreement With J & E Stevens acknowledging the infringement of their Tammany patent. As a result Stevens agreed to cease production of the Circus Ticket Collector. 400
Stevens 1859 Catalog Earliest known Stevens Catalog (Not Pictured) 450
Stevens 1909 Catalog (Not Pictured) 500
Multiplying Royalty Agreement With J & E Stevens, dated 8/30/1884. The royalty agreement included a $500 advance against a royalty of 40/dozen banks sold; paid semiannually. 200
Stevens Foundrymen Photograph (Not Pictured) 400
Stevens Inside Foundry Photograph (Not Pictured) 800
J & E Stevens Circa 1874-1875 Paint Log Book Consisting of 150 handwritten pages. 600
Stevens 1866-69 Journal (Not Pictured) 100
J & E Stevens Circa 1875 Handwritten Correspondence Book Totaling 695 pages. (Not Pictured) 400
J & E Stevens Circa 1904-1905 Correspondence Book Totaling 298 pages. 600
Large Lot of Bronze Pattern Parts (Not Pictured) 2500
Shoot the Chute Box J & E Stevens Co., Embossed No. 339 with Full Instructions on the Front of Box. (Very Fine Condition) 1050
Stollwerk Display Box (5290) Stollwerk Brothers, Cologne, Germany, Circa 1920's. Self contained in a Box is a Vending Bank, Letter Opener, Sample of Candy, Tip Tray, and Original Key. Provenance: E. Mosler Collection. (Pristine Condition) 1400
Target in Vestibule and Toad On Stump Sales Agreement Between Elbrige Stcide of Bridgeport, Conn. and J & E Stevens dated 10/4/1883. The agreement provided for a one time payment of $60 to Stcide for the rights to produce the bank. (This is a new find regarding the designer of these banks.) 500
Watchdog Safe Lease Agreement Between Charles H. Henn and J & E Stevens, dated 12/13/1888. The term of the lease was 15 years. 550

Newspaper articles reporting on the Bill Norman Collection Auction.
 

               Antique Toy World - Preview September, 1991
 

               Antiques and The Arts Weekly September 20, 1991
 

               Antiques and The Arts Weekly October 4, 1991
 

               Maine Antique Digest November 1991
 

               Antique Toy World November 1991




 

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