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Mechanical Bank Collectors of America - Contents A-C Page
 
Contents "A" to "C"
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
A to C  D to H  I to O  P to Z  A to Z

 

A
1c, 5c & 10c Adding Banks
- Griffith, Dec. 1963, Dec. 1968, 5c$, 10c$, 10cPhoto, 5cPhoto, 1cPhoto-1, 1cPhoto-2,
20th Century Savings Bank - Griffith, Jan. 1973, $,
A & P Coffee - Advertisement
Acrobat Bank - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1958Dec. 1960, 275,068, $, Photo, Sy - January 1983  Text,
Advertising Cards - Griffith, May 1956Jul. 1966Aug. 1966Oct. 1966
Aeroplane Bank - Sy - November 2008  Text,
Afghanistan Bank - HaberMeyer, Griffith, Aug, 1957, Adv, $, PhotoSy - September 1986  Text,
African Native Bank - Sy - September 2000  Text,
Alice in Wonderland, Semi-Mechanical - Sy - June 2011  Text,
Alligator In Trough - $, Meyer,
Alligator, Spring-Jawed - Sy - October 1987  Text,
Alms Box - Bellows - Photo, 2,000 Year-old Alms Box, Times, Aug. 16, 1938, $,
American Antiques Collector - 1940 Bank Notes
American Collector - 1934 Article, Toy Banks Lured Children to Ways of Thrift
American Collector - 1938 Article
Alligator in Trough (Blowpipe) - 70,569, $, Photo,

Always did 'Spise a Mule, toy - Griffith, Sep. 1967
American Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Jul. 1955, $, Photo, Sy - November 2001  Text,
Animated Bank Photos - Girl Skipping Rope, Hall's Excelsior Bank, Leap Frog Bank, Lion Hunter Bank, Magic Bank, Owl Turns Head Bank, 5 Banks,
Animated Bell Ringer Toys - Griffith, Feb. 1957
Animated Toy Pistols - Griffith, Jul. 1958
Antiques Magazine - 1926 Toy Banks, Cover & Article 
Archie Andrews Bank - Adv, $, Photo
Artillery, Eight Sided House - Meyer, Griffith,  Aug.1954, Apr. 1959, $,
Artillery, Helmeted Figure - Griffith, Nov. 1972, $,
Artillery, Square Block House - Meyer, Griffith, Apr. 1971, Oct. 1957, 1892 Adv, Bill Norman-1982, D-21,594, Adv, $, PhotoSy - February 1988  Text,  
Atlas Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Feb. 1961, $, Photo, Sy - March 1990  Text,
Auction Prices for mechanical banks sold at Auctions Average Selling Prices,  A-C, D-H, I-O, P-Z, A-Z (1201k),
Aunt Dina and the Fairy - Sy - Pattern September 1999  Text Sy - Part II December 2001  Text,
Automatic Coin Savings Bank - Griffith, Jan. 1957, Sep. 1960, Apr. 1961, $, PhotoSy- April 2006  Text, Sy - Tin June 2005  Text,
Automatic Registering -
Butler Brothers 1907,
Automobile Taxi-Cab Bank - Sy - December 2013  Text,
Avocations, by Norman Sherwood -
Dec. 37Jan. 38Feb. 38March 38April 38May 38June 38Nov. 38Dec. 38

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Baby Elephant Bank
- 1952 John Meyer Book, John Meyer 1955 audio recording describing the acquisition of his Baby Elephant Bank (7-1/2 minutes, 7mb mp3),
Baby Elephant Unlocks at 10
- MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1956, 234,518, Adv, $, Sy - March 1999  Text,
Bad Accident Bank - Meyer, Griffith, May, 1965, Adv, $, PhotoSy - June 1986  Text,
Bailey's Banks - Griffith, Feb. 1963
Bailey, Chas. A. - 1886 Pug Frog Bicycle Bank Agreement 
Bailey's Watch Bank - PhotoSy - November 2002  Text,  
Ball, Frank L. - 1944, Promotes War Bonds, Article
Ball, Frank L. - 1949 Brochure
Ball, Frank L. - 1949 Man has 1000 toys, Article
Ball, Frank L. - 1950 Cambridge Chronicle Sun, Article
Ball, Frank L. - Never Grew Up, March 1953, Boston Sunday Post Magazine
Ball, Frank L. - 1953 Savannah Evening Press, Article
Ball, Frank L. - 1956 Bath Times, Article
Ball, Frank L. - 1961 Price List of banks offered for sale at attractive prices
Ball, Frank L. - F.H. Griffith Tribute, Hobbies, January, 1964
Bamboula Bank - Griffith, Jul. 1956, $,
Bank Collectors' Club, MBCA - Griffith, Feb. 1954, Jan. 1959, Nov. 1959
Bank Construction - Griffith, Dec. 1953
Bank News - 1946 Article
Bank of Education and Economy - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1962Sep. 1963, 538,494, $, Photo, Sy - March 1992  Text,
Bank of England - Bellows
Bank Teller - Meyer,   Griffith, Feb. 1953,   Sep. 1951Aug. 1955Jul. 1960, 180,574, $, Sy - November 2004  Text,
Banker Bodfish Collects Banks - HOBBIES Sep. 1957
Barking Dog Bank aka Watch Dog Safe - Griffith, Oct. 1961, Royalty Agreement$,
Barrel, Movable Arms - Meyer, $, Photo (with ink well)
Barrenholz Visit - Griffith, Nov. 1974
Battery Operated Banks - Griffith, Dec. 1978Nov. 1978, Nov. 1977Apr. 1979
Bavarian Organ Grinder Photo,
Bear and Tree Stump - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1966, Adv, $, PhotoSy - October 2002  Text,
Bear Standing, Slot in Chest - MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1965Nov. 1971, $, Photo (white-recast),  Photo (copper oxidized),  Sy - February 2005  Text,  
Bear, Surly - Meyer, $,  
Bedtime Story, 1903 - THE MONEY BOX 
Beehive Registering - 469,773, Photo, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, Sy - July 2014  Text,
Bellows, Ina Hayward - 1940 Book ListingText, Part 1Text, Part 2,   Selected Photos, Part 1 of 2,   Selected Photos, Part 2 of 2, 1947 Supplementary Data to Book,  HOBBIES Sep. 1939HOBBIES Sep. 1940HOBBIES Jun. 1945, HOBBIES Mar. 1948 book article, Review of Mrs. Bellows book, N.Y. Sun, Aug. 31, 1940,
Ben Franklin Cash Register - The W. Bingham Co. 1935,

Benjamin F. Butler - Haber
Betsy Ross Bank - Griffith, Aug. 1976, $, Photo,
Bill E. Grinn - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1964May, 1961Sherwood, 1938, 1,147,978, $, Photo,  Photo (bronze),  Photo - aluminum, modernSy - January 1999  Text,
Bill, Norman -
Mechanical Bank Collection was sold in 1991.
                           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

Billy Goat - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1956Apr. 1958, 965,842, $, Sy - October 1983  Text,
Bird and Tower Bank - Sy - March 2014  Text,
Bird in Cage - Sy - January 2003  Text, Sy - Chirping September 2004  Text,
Bird on Roof - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1960, D-10,509, $, PhotoSy - December 1984  Text,
Bismark PigHertzGriffith, Mar. 1956Mar. 1952Apr. 1955Jun. 1961, Adv, $, PhotoSy - March 1995  Text,
Blacksmith Bank - Bellows - PhotoMeyerGriffith, Jul. 1961Oct. 1962, $ Sy - October 2009  Text,
BLESS US ALL - A great Mechanical Bank song by Aaron and Abby Schroeder, Bless Us All on YouTube,
Bobby in Tower Bank - Griffith, Nov. 1975
Bodfish, Morton - 1950 The Rotarian, Article
Bodfish, Morton - 1951 Hobbies, Article
Bodfish, Morton - 1951 American Magazine, Article
Bodfish, Morton - 1957 Hobbies, Article - Griffith, Sep. 1957
Bonzo, Spring-Jawed - Sy - October 1988  Text,
Bonzo Bank, tin - Griffith, Apr. 1977, $, Sy - August 1997  Text ,  
Book Bank - 1922 Advertising,
Book-Keepers Magic Bank - Sy - September 2013  Text,
Book of Knowledge Reproduction Banks - Growler Letter, 1960 - Book of Knowledge, cast from originals, 1976  John Wright, Inc. v Casper Corp. - Law suit over reproductions of Book of Knowledge reproductions, 1978 - John Wright Inc awarded $62,500 in damages from Casper Corp.,

Bow-ery Bank - Bellows, MeyerGriffith, May 1958May 1959, $, Sy - March 1994  Text,
Bowing Man in Cupola Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1957Sep. 1955Jun. 1956May 1960, $,
Bowling Alley Bank - BellowsMeyerGriffith, Nov. 1954Sherwood, 1938, 222,058, $, PhotoSy - February 2001  Text,
Boxes, Packing - Sy - April 1998  Text,  
Boy and Bull Dog Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1969Apr. 1963, $, Photo, Photo - Pattern, Sy - July 1989  Text,
Boy at Desk, patent model - Photo
Boy, Frog, and Dog - Patent Drawing
Boy Hammering on Barrel - $

Boy on Trapeze - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1965,   Nov. 1952Apr. 1956, Adv, $, PhotoSy - June 1989  Text, Sy - Part II May 2000  Text,
Boy Robbing Birds Nest Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1963Jun. 1962, $, PhotoSy - June 1991  Text,
Boy Scout Bank - HaberMeyerGriffith, Apr. 1964, Adv, $, PhotoAs - March 1986  Text, Sy - Part II May 2013  Text,  
Boy Stealing Watermelons Bank - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1965, Adv, $, PhotoSy - March 1985  Text,
Bread Winners Bank - HaberMeyerGriffith, May 1952May 1955, Adv, Royalty Agreement, $, PhotoSy - April 1993  Text,
British Clown - Sy - March 2003  Text,  
British Lion Bank - BellowsGriffith, Dec. 1973$, Photo, Sy - September 1998  Text,  
Bucking Mule BankMeyerGriffith, Apr. 1963, Bucking Mule Bank, John M. Smyth Merchandise Co., 1917 adv, $, PhotoSy - January 1989  Text,
Buffalo, twist tail - Photo$,
Building-Loan Journal  -  "Acorns" from which our National Thrift has Grown, June 1939
Building, Circular
- Meyer
Building, Small - Meyer
Bull and Bear Bank - HertzMeyer, Griffith, Jun. 1961, $, Sy - October 1999  Text,
Bull Dog Bank - , MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1974 , 226,831, Adv, $, Photo, Postcard, Sy - August 1989  Text,
Bull Dog Savings Bank - Griffith, May 1954, 206,893, Adv, $, PhotoSy - November 1984  Text,  
Bulldog, Spring-Jawed - Sy - June 1990  Text,
Bull Dog, Standing - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1966, Adv, $, PhotoPhoto - pattern, Sy - February 1990  Text,  
Bull, horns move - Photo
Bull or Steer - Meyer, Photo
Bull Tosses Boy - Meyer, Photo
Bureau Bank, Serrill Patent - Sy - April 2014  Text 
Bureau Banks - MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1967,  Jul. 1963May 1967Jun. 1967Sep. 1967Oct. 1970, $, Photo
Burglar Proof Safe - Adv, Suplee Hardware Company 1906, Photo
Burroughs Clearing House - October, 1938 Article, Old Coin Banks Now Collectors Item, by the Editor
Burroughs Clearing House - June, 1940 letter to the editor from Isabelle M. Bennett
Butting Buffalo Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1959, 379,607, $, PhotoSy - September 1988  Text,  Sy - Part II January 1998  Text,
Butting Goat and Tree Stump - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1969, Adv, $, PhotoPhoto, painted variation, Sy - April 1991  Text,
Butting Ram Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1954, 548,672, $, Photo,
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Cabin Bank
- MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1982, Adv, Royalty Agreement, $, Photo, Sy - August 2000  Text,
Calamity Bank - MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1958Nov. 1951, 798,491, Adv, $, PhotoSy - August 1985  Text,  
Called Out Bank - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1955Sep. 1953Apr. 1959Jun. 1961May 1976Sherwood, 1938, $, Sy - May 2001  Text,
Calumet Bank - Griffith, Sep. 1979Nov. 1966Jul. 1968, 1,508,498, 1959 Baking Powder Jobber Want Book, $, PhotoPhoto-3Sy - June 1998  Text,
Cameto, Leon - Dec. 1951 - News O' Thrift Article
Camera Bank
- Meyer,   Griffith, Dec. 1955Jul.1955Sep. 1960Feb. 1968, $, PhotoSy - October 2011  Text,
Cannon (U.S. and Spain Bank) - MeyerGriffith Jan. 1954Apr. 1959, $, Photo,
Capron, James D. - Reproduction Banks Article
Captain Kidd Bank - Griffith, Sep. 1954, Sy - November 2012  Text,  
Carnival Bank - HertzMeyerGriffith, Oct. 1962, $, Photo
Carousel - Adv, $, Photo
Cartoon - Chicago Tribune
Cast Iron Stores - New York City, 1849 and 1862,
Cast Iron Toys, J&E Stevens Co. - Sy - May 2006  Text,
Catalogs - Mechanical Bank pages from original factory catalogs
Cat and Mouse Bank
- MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1964May 1976, 450,833, $, Photo-cat standing, $, Adv Cut, PhotoSy - September 1989  Text,
Cat and Mouse, Fierce Standing Cat - Sy - June 2009  Text,
Cat Chases Mouse - Meyer,
Cat, Springing - Sy - April 1999  Text,
Cavalcade of Toys - 1942, Chapter IX, BANKS, by Ruth and Larry Freeman
Chandlers Bank - Griffith, Jun. 1974, $, PhotoSy - June 2008  Text,  
Charming Way to Save - Antique Trader, 1972 Article
Chein Mechanical Banks - Griffith, Oct. 1969, 
Chest Bank - Griffith, May 1967Nov. 1967Oct. 1970
Chief Big Moon Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1965, Antiques Mar. 1941, 630,795, $, Adv Cut, Adv, PhotoSy - October 1990  Text ASy - Part II April 1998  Text,
Childs Self Adding - $, Photo
Chimpanzee Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Aug. 1959Aug. 1952, 232,511, Adv, $, PhotoSy - October 1990  Text,
Chimpanzee, Spring-Jawed - Sy - January 1992  Text,
Chief Big Moon, Red Base, Part II April 1998  Text
Chinaman in Boat with Rat - HertzMeyer, Griffith, May 1955Jun. 1956Dec. 1959, Jan. 1960, Jun. 1961$, PhotoSy - June 1999  Text,  
Chinaman Reclining - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1959Oct. 1963, $, Photo, Sy - April 1983  Text,
Chinaman Somersault - Sy - July 2008  Text,
Chocolat Meiner Vending Bank - Griffith, Feb. 1976, $,
Chirping Bird in Cage - Sy - September 2004  Text,  
Christian Science Monitor - Have You a Penny Bank, 1951 Article
Chrysler, Walter P. - 1937 Want ListDecember 1938, Norman Sherwood, Avocations Article, 1955 David Hollander sale of banks1955 New York Times1967 Sam Pryor Article 
Chronometer Bank - Griffith, Aug. 1969May, 1959, Adv, $, PhotoSy - May 1994  Text, Sy - Part II April 1995  Text,
Church of Our Lady, Semi-Mechanical - Sy - May 2014  Text,
Church, Woman with Bible - Sy - February 2004  Text,  
Cigarette Dispensing - $, Photo
Circus Bank - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1952, Bill Norman-1982, D-18,618, Adv, $, PhotoSy - June 2000  Text,
Circus Ticket Collector Bank - MeyerGriffith, May 1962Dec. 1960, $, PhotoSy - July 1983  Text,
Cleaning Banks - F.H. Griffith, Jun. 1952
Clever Dick Bank - Griffith, Jun. 1972, $, Sy - January 2007  Text,  
Clock, Lux - Photo
Clock Type Banks - Griffith, Mar. 1974
Clown and Dog Bank
- Griffith, Mar. 1969, $, Sy - March 2004  Text,  
Clown at Desk Bank - Griffith, Apr. 1979
Clown Bank, tin - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1970Dec. 1960, Adv, $,
Clown Bust Bank - Griffith, May 1961Dec. 1960, Adv, $, Photo, 
Clown, Harlequin and Columbine - MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1951Aug. 1952Oct. 1955Feb. 1960,   Jan. 1970, 196,966, $, Sy - March 2000  Text,  
Clown Money Box Bank - Griffith, Aug. 1958May 1964, Sy - July 2003  Text, Sy - January 2008  Text,
Clown on Bar Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Apr. 1956Dec. 1960, $, Photo, Sy - February 2002  Text,  
Clown on Globe Bank - MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1965Dec. 1960, 428,450, Adv, $, PhotoSy - February 2002  Text,
Coasting Bank - Meyer , Griffith, Apr. 1955May, 1959Jul. 1961, Adv, Auction - Nov. 2013, 2013 Press Release 557k pdf,  Sy - Part I November 1994  Text,  Sy - Part II December 1994  Text, Sy - Part III January 2014  Text, 
Cockatoo, (tin) - Sy - February 2006  Text,
Coe, Edward S. - Dies in 1926, Middletown Press, August 10, 1926,

Coin Registering Bank - Griffith, Jan. 1966, Adv, $, Photo
Collecting Banks - Banking Haze and Daze, Antique Toy World, Oct. 1978
Columbian Magic Savings Bank - Griffith, Aug. 1980, Adv, $, Photo
Columbia Recording - $, Photo
Confectionery Bank - BellowsMeyerGriffith, Nov. 1953Dec. 1951Aug. 1952, 243,048, $, PhotoSy - November 1983  Text,
Confessions of a Mechanical Bank Collector - ASy - August 1982  Text,
Corby, Dr. Arthur E. - Christian Science Monitor, 1934 Article
Corby, Dr. Arthur E. - Hobbies, Toy Bank Collection, 1937 Article
Corby, Dr. Arthur E. - New York Sun, 1938 Article
Corby, Dr. Arthur E.  - New York Times Magazine, August 2, 1936
Corby, Dr. Arthur E. - New York Sun, Bank Oddities Article, August 31, 1931
Corby, Dr. Arthur E. - Many Events Reflected by Penny Banks, 1940 Article
Corby, Dr. Arthur E. - American Collector, Feb. 1942, A Collector's Portrait
Corby, Dr. Arthur E. - Savings Banks Assoc. of NY, Radio Interview, August 21, 1942
Corby, Dr. Arthur E. - Obituary, February 16, 1954
Cordes, Wilmer  -  Antiques, 1948 Article
CORONET - A Portfolio of Toy Banks, March, 1939,
Cottage Bank with Woman and Logs - Sy - July 2012  Text,  
Court Jester Bank French - Circa 1895, cast iron, marked "SFGB on breast pocket, $
Cowboy, tin - Photo,
Sy - July 2002  Text,
Cow Kicking Bank - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1953,  Jun. 1962, $, Photo, Sy - August 1987  Text,
Creedmoor Bank - HertzMeyerGriffith, Nov. 1981Nov. 1958Dec. 1962, 196,870, Adv, $, PhotoSy - November 2000  Text & January 2001  Text,  
Creedmoor, Czechoslovakian "Ustredni Matici" - August 2010  Text,
Creedmoor Bank, new - MeyerJun. 1976, $, Photo, Sy - December 2000  Text,  
Crescent Cash Register - $, Photo, Sy - September 2012  Text,
Cromwell's History - Middletown (Conn.) Press, October 29, 1974
Cromwell's Iron Toy Industry - 1976 Cromwell Historical Society
Cross Legged Minstrel Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1965, $, Sy - December 1990  Text,
Crowing Rooster, Tin - Sy - March 2012  Text,
Cupola Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1957, 146,755, $, PhotoSy - August 1996  Text, Sy - Part II September 2011  Text, 
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