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             Mechanical Bank Collectors of America - Contents A-Z Page
 

                     Contents "A" to "Z"
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

 
     1930's - Scrapbook Listings
     1940's - Scrapbook Listings
     1950's - F. H. Griffith Articles
     1950's - Scrapbook Listings
     1960's - F. H. Griffith Articles
     1960's - Scrapbook Listings
     1970's - F. H. Griffith Articles
     1970's - Scrapbook Listings
     1980's - F. H. Griffith Articles
     1980's - Scrapbook Listings
     1982-2014 - Sy Schreckinger ATW Articles

 

     J. & E. Stevens Co. - Scrapbook Listings
     Ina Hayward Bellows - Excerpts from 1940 Book
     John D. Meyer - Handbook
     Miscellaneous - Scrapbook Listings
     Patent Papers - Scrapbook Listings
 
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-1, Adv-2, 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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Danenberg, Bernard - 1974 Daily News Article
Danenberg, Bernard
- 1975 N.Y. Times Article
Dapper Dan Bank - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1970, $, Sy - February 2013 Text, Johnson Smith & Co., Racine Wisconsin, 1926 catalog,
Darky and Watermelon Bank -Meyer, Griffith, Aug. 1981Apr. 1954Apr. 1969, Adv, 385,225, $,  
Darky Bust Bank - Griffith, Jun. 1968Aug. 1964, $, Sy - November 2005  Text,
Darky Fisherman Bank - Griffith, Jan. 1960, Feb. 1960May, 1960, $, Sy - May 1999  Text,  
Darkey in Chimney - $, Photo
Darkey Watermelon - Sy - December 1998  Text, Adv.,
Darktown Battery Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1965May 1954Nov. 1961, 1,532,424, Adv, $, PhotoSy - January, 1985  Text,
Delta SKY - 1985 In-Flight Magazine, Article
Dentist Bank - 1964 First Federal SaverMeyerGriffith, Jun. 1953, $, PhotoSy - October 1986  Text, 
Dime Pistol Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1961Sep. 1960, 934,957, Photo-Iron_and_Tin, Photo-Tin-with-box, A. C. McClurg & Co.'s 1911-1912A Adv, $, Photo,
Dime Registering, Clock - Ladies' Home Journal, Premium Supplement 1891,
Dime Registering, Chest -
Ridleys' Fashion Magazine Autumn, 1889,
Dime Registering Savings - Sy - January 2013  Text,
Dinah and Fairy Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1961
Dinah and her Husband, aluminum - Griffith, Jan. 1971
Dinah Bank - Meyer,   Griffith, Dec. 1956Sep. 1962Jan. 1971, Adv, $, PhotoSy - September 1991  Text,  
Ding Dong Bell Bank - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1954,   Jul. 1961Aug. 1963Dec. 1963, Adv, $, Sy - February 2000  Text,
Dog Bull, Standing - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1966, $, Photo, Photo-Pattern,
Dog Charges Boy Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1969,
Dog, I Hear A Call - Meyer, $, Adv, Photo
Dog, Lost - Meyer, Hertz, $,
Dog on Turntable Bank - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1979, Jul. 1952, Apr. 1963, Adv, $, PhotoSy - September 1987  Text,
Dog, Snapping Bank - MeyerGriffith, May 1954Apr. 1958
Dog, Standing Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Mar. 1966
Dog, Trick, 6 part base - Meyer,  Griffith, Dec. 1974Sep. 1957Dec. 1960, $, Photo, Sy - November 1988  Text,  
Dog, Trick, modern - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1953Mar. 1968Griffith, Jul. 1980, $, Photo, Sy - December 1992  Text,
Dog with Tray Bank - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1958, 232,512, $, Photo, Sy - December 1997  Text,
Doll's Head - Meyer, $,
Donkey, Trick - Meyer
Droste's Spaar-Automaat Bank- Griffith, Feb. 1976, $,
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Eagle and Eaglets Bank - Stevens 1883 LetterMeyer,  Griffith, Jan. 1976, Charles M Henn - research by Helen Situka, 1958 Adv.,  Animated Photo, 271,200, Royalty Agreement, Adv, $, PhotoSy - August 1988  Text, Sy - Part II May 2002  Text,  
Early Mechanical Inventions - Griffith, Dec. 1954,
Easter Bunny Cottage - Sy - May 2009  Text,
Education and Economy Bank - MeyerGriffith Aug. 1962Sep. 1963, $, PhotoSy - March 1992  Text,
Electrical Workers Journal - 1966 Article
Electric Hour - Advertisement
Electric Safe - 767,298, $, Photo,
Elephant, 3 Stars - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1973, $, Photo
Elephant, Baby - 1952 John Meyer Book, John Meyer 1955 audio recording describing the acquisition of his Baby Elephant Bank (7-1/2 minutes, 7mb mp3).
Elephant and Three Clowns on Tub - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1963Dec. 1960Sherwood, 1938, D-14,238, Adv, $, PhotoSy - May 1983  Text, Sy -September 1984  Text,
Elephant, Hannibal - Meyer
Elephant, Howdah, man pops out - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1972, Adv, $, PhotoSy - May 1991  Text,
Elephant, Howdah, pull tail - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1983, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, Photo
Elephant, Jumbo - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1962,   Oct. 1956,   Dec. 1960Jul. 1967, Adv, Adv, $, Photo, Sy - December 1987  Text,  
Elephant, Locked Howdah Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1972, Richard Lederer - 1946 correspondence667,332, $, PhotoSy - December 2003  Text,  
Elephant, made in Canada - Griffith, Feb. 1971, $, Photo, 3 stars
Elephant, modern - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1953Mar. 1968, $, Photo, Sy - October 1992  Text,  
Elephant, moves trunk, large and small - Griffith, Aug. 1983, D-37,474, $, Photo, large, $, Photo, small, Sy - January 2009  Text, Sy - April 1996Text  
Elephant Opens at 10 O'clock - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1956,  May 1955Jan. 1960, $, Sy - March 1999  Text,
Elephant, Raised Coin Slot - Griffith, Aug. 1980, $, Photo,
Elephant, Small - J. Meyer,
Elephant, Royal, tin - MeyerGriffith Nov. 1960Mar. 1972, $, Sy - May 2003  Text,  
Elephant, trunk moves - Griffith, Sep. 1953Sep. 1967,
Elephant, Wheels, Jumbo - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1962, $, Photo,
Elephant with Howdah Bank - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1972, $, Photo,
Elephant with Locked Howdah - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1972, "Grandfather's Piggy Bank", RELICS Magazine, April 1970, $, Photo,
Elephant with Tusks on Wheels - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1967, $, Sy - February 1992  Text, 
Emerine, Andrew - 1924 Memo and Literature
Emerine, Andrew - 1930 Memo and folder

Emerine, Andrew - 1932 Antiques Article
Emerine, Andrew - 1936 Antiques, Old Penny Banks
Emerine, Andrew - 1937 Hobbies, Collector of Banks of Distinction
Emerine, Andrew - 1938 FARM JOURNAL
Emerine, Andrew - 1938 Avocations, Article
Emerine, Andrew - 1939 Antiques, July Article
Emerine, Andrew - 1939 Brochure
Emerine, Andrew - 1940 Coronet Article
Emerine, Andrew - Treasures Rare Toys, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Emerine, Andrew - 1941 Brochure
Emerine, Andrew - 1941 All risk insurance policy covers 200 banks
Emerine, Andrew - 1943 Newspaper Article
Emerine, Andrew - 1946 Antiques, October Article
Emerine, Andrew - Brochure, date unknown
Emerine, Andrew - Mechanical Bank U. S. Patent Numbers, Listing
Emerine, Andrew - Saturday Evening Post, 1947 Article
Emerine, Andrew - Saturday Evening Post, 1947 Poster
Emerine, Andrew - 1950 Brochure
Emerine, Andrew - 1952 Letter to Edward T, Richards
Emerine Collection on Display - Hobbies, July 1955
Emerine, Andrew - Fostoria Review-Times, November 1957
Emerine, Andrew - 1958 Newspaper Article
Emerine, Andrew -  1962 Honoured at 90
Emerine, Andrew - Claimed at 94, The Fostoria Review Times,
Empire Cinema Bank - Sy - July 2005  Text,
Encyclopedia Britannica - 1891, tin registering bank,  
English Bust Banks
- Griffith, May 1971Jun. 1971,
English Bulldog - Sy August 2001  Text,
English vs. American Banks - Griffith, May 1957,
Ephemera - Sy - April 1995  Text,  
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Fake Banks - Griffith, Aug. 1967,
Farmer Feeding Cow - Sy - October 2008  Text,
Feed the Goose Bank - Griffith, May, 1974, $,
Feed the Kitty Bank - Hertz1960 Spinning Wheel, MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1962Jul. 1961, 1,525,116, $,
Ferguson, William F - BANK NOTES mailed to collectors, in 1940s
Ferguson, William F - Litchfield Enquirer, May 1941

Ferguson, William F. - 1941 Want List
Ferguson, William E - Litchfield Enquirer -1941
Ferguson, William F. - 1941 Newspaper Article
Ferguson, William F. - 1949 Brochure
Ferguson, William F. - 1953 Presto Bank (penny to quarter), Letters
Ferguson, William F. - Gramercy Graphic, Article
Ferris Wheel Bank - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1954May 1966, $, Photo
First 100 Mechanical Banks - Griffith, Feb. 1962
Fishing Bears Bank - Griffith, Nov. 1978
Five Cent Adding - $, Photo
Flip the Frog Money Box - Sy - October 2004  Text,
Football Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Dec. 1956Apr. 1954Apr. 1969Aug. 1981, $, Photo, Sy - September 2001  Text, Sy - August 1985  Text,  
Football Bank, English - HertzMeyerGriffith, Dec. 1956, Adv, $, PhotoSy - September 2001  Text,
Football, Darkey - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1954Apr. 1969, $,
Fort Sumter - Haber
Fortune, Building - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1957Apr. 1961,
Fortune-Horse Race Savings Bank - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1978, $, Photo, Sy - April 2001  Text,
Fortune, Safe - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1968, Aug. 1956Jan. 1964, $, Photo,
Fortune Teller, Savings Bank - MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1974Jan. 1964, 668,579, Adv, $, Photo, Sy - February 2011  Text,
Fortune Telling Bank, (tin) - Sy - December 2006  Text,  
Forty Niner - HertzMeyer, $,
Forum - MBCA www FORUM
Forum - Rules of Usage 
Foundry - /foundry sub-web, a study of toy banks and the processes used to manufacture them.
Foundry Magazine - 1947 Article, Part 1
Foundry Magazine - 1947 Article, Part 2
Fowler Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1952, 476,895, $, PhotoSy - June 1984  Text,  
Franklin Society for Savings - April 17, 1946, New York Sun Article
Freedman's Bank - Sherwood, 1938HertzMeyerGriffith, May 1970Oct. 1951Aug. 1952May, 1956Oct. 1965, Adv, $, Sy -July 1997, Text, John Meyer 1955 audio recording describing the acquisition of his Freedmans Bank (8-1/2 minutes, 8mb mp3)
Freedman's Bureau Bank - Griffith, Jun. 1967May, 1967, $, PhotoSy - June 1997  Text,  
Freeman, Ruth and Larry - Cavalcade of Toys, 1942, Chapter IX, BANKS
Frisbie, Russell A. - An Extroadinary Inventor, 1967, Cromwell Historical Society
Frog and Serpent Bank - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1961, $,
Frog in Den - Meyer, $, Photo-patent-model,
Frog on Arched Track Bank - Griffith, Jan. 1961, 121,502, $, Sy - January 1997  Text,
Frog on Rock Bank - MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1979, 1927 Butler Brothers - Adv1936 - H. H Tammen Co. Adv.  $,  PhotoSy - December 1991  Text,
Frog on Round Base Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1982Patent Drawing, 130,575, Adv, $, PhotoSy - March 1989  Text,
Frog on Stump - Meyer, Griffith, May 1979, $, Photo
Frogs, Two - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1970Dec. 1959Oct. 1963, Adv, $, PhotoSy - March 1983  Text,
Frog (Toad) on Stump - Sy - July 1987  Text, 
Fun-Producing Savings Banks, tin - Griffith, Feb. 1972, $, Sy - June 2012  Text,
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Gardener Bank, (tin) - Sy - August 2006  Text,
Gem Bank
- MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1968Jul. 1952Apr. 1963Aug. 1979, Adv, $, PhotoSy - April 2002  Text,
Gem Registering 489,860, $, Adv Cut, Photo
General Butler - Hertz, Sy - July 1992  Text,
Gerkin, Mary Hunter   - Article
Germania Exchange Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1952,  Apr. 1955May, 1955Mar. 1956,  Jun. 1961, Adv, $, Sy - May 2005  Text,
Giant Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1952May 1941 drawing, May 1954Mar. 1961, Sy - November 1995  Text,
197 Banking Ways and Daze - Antique Toy World Article,
$, PhotoAdv.,
Giant in Tower Bank - Griffith, Mar. 1961Sep. 1967May 1971, Adv, $, PhotoSy - January 1996  Text,
Girl Feeding Geese - Sy - February 2010  Text,
Girl in Victorian Chair Bank - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1953Sep. 1959, $, PhotoSy - November 1990  Text,
Girl on Barrell - Photo
Girl Skipping Rope Bank - 1963 Spinning WheelMeyerGriffith, Apr. 1952May 1954Nov. 1958Sep. 1959Feb. 1965, Animated Photo - Small & Large, 428,450, Patent Paper, Adv, $, PhotoSy - December 1982  Text,
Give Me a Penny Bank - Griffith, Jun. 1967May 1967, 100,564, $,
Globe on Stand - Meyer, Adv, $, Photo
Globe on Arc - Meyer, $, Adv, Photo
Globe Savings Fund -  Adv.,
Glutton - Meyer
Goat, Billy - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1956Apr. 1958, 965,842, $, Sy - October 1983  Text,
Goat Bucking - Meyer
Goat, Butting Tree Stump - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1969, $, Photo, Sy - April 1991  Text,
Goat, Frog and Old Man - Meyer, Nov. 1952, Griffith, Jun. 1958, 232,699, $, PhotoSy - November 1986  Text,
Golliwog, (tin) - Sy -January 2004  Text,
Greedy N. Boy -
Butler Brothers 1907
Grenadier Bank - HertzGriffith, Dec. 1962, Adv, $, Sy - October 1993  Text, 
Griffith, Floyd H. - Magazine Articles Index with page scans and searchable text - 1951 through 1983, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, Photo,
Grolier - Book of Knowledge Banks, 1960 letter
Guessing Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Mar. 1962Oct. 1961Apr. 1972, 191,065, $, PhotoSy - November 2006  Text, 
Guessing Bank, Woman's Figure - Sy - May 2007  Text,  
Gwenda Money Box - Sy - July 2011  Text,
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Mark Haber -
Dec. 1937, The HARTFORD BANKR, Mechanical Penny Banks, 1959 Lecture, Banks which reflect historical significance, Card, 1945 Tin Home Bank, Letter, Bank Magnte, Article, Bank Patterns, Collection for sale, Mechanical banks Wanted, Brochure, Yankee Banks, Relics Article, Old Mechanical Banks, 1958 Manuscript,
Haley, John 1985 Still and Mechanical bank List,

Hall's Excelsior Bank - BellowsHertzFirst Federal SaverMeyerGriffith, May, 1983Dec. 1951Sep. 1951Feb. 1954Jun. 1957Oct. 1958Mar. 1959Jul. 1963Sherwood, 193898,055, Patent Drawing, Animated Photo, Adv, Adv. Flier, $, Photo, Sy - February 1984  Text, Sy - February 1984  Text,  Sy - Part II April 1997  Text, Sy - Part III March 2008  Text, Sy - Ephemera April 1995  Text,  
Hall's Liliput Bank - MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1973Sep. 1951Feb. 1953Jan, 1980, 189,857, Adv, $, $, $, Photo-2, Photo-3, Sy - May 1987  Text, Sy - Type II May 1987  Text, Sy- Type I II III September 2008  Text,
Hall's Yankee Notion Bank - Griffith, Oct. 1962, 159,263, $,
Hannibal Elephant - Haber
Harlequin Bank - Sherwood, 1938BellowsMeyerGriffith, Nov. 1951Aug. 1952Oct. 1955Feb. 1960Jan, 1970, $, Sy - March 2000  Text,
Help Blind Man - Meyer,
Help the Blind, Slot Machine Bank - Sy - November 2013  Text,
Harold Lloyd Bank - Griffith, Mar. 1977, $, Sy - July 2000  Text, 
Harper Stills - Griffith, Aug. 1978Oct. 1978
Hartman, Harry - 1961 Spinning Wheel Article
Hegarty, L.H., Collector - F.H. Griffith, August 1968 Hobbies Article, 1968 - Sadly Missed, The Toy Chest - June 1968, 1973 Garage Sale - Auction,
Hen & Chick Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Jun. 1962, D-35,139, Adv Cut, $, PhotoSy - June 1995  Text, Sy - Part II August 2014  Text,  
Herberger, Mrs. Robert G. - Fascinating Slice of Early Americana
Hertz, Louis H. - 1945 Relics Article, The Old Toy Shop
Hertz, Louis H. - 1946 Relics Article, Part 1
Hertz, Louis H. - 1946 Relics Article, Part 2
Hertz, Louis H. - 1947, The Handbook of Old American Toys, Chapter IX, BANKS & Listing, Newspaper Article
Hertz, Louis H. - 1947 Manuscript - very interesting (o/a 60 pages), Newspaper Article, Review of Hertz Manuscript, New York Sun, July 25, 1947,
Hillman Coin Target Bank - Griffith, Dec. 1977,
Hindu, Turban - MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1955, 252,607, $, Photo,   
Hobbies - March 1940, Secor's Mechanical "Freedman's Bank"
Hobbies - September 1940, Old Mechanical Banks Article
Hobbies - April 1942, Old Mechanical Bank Notes
Hobbies - May 1977, Cover and Editors Comments
Hold the Fort Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1957Oct. 1957,  Nov. 1967Apr. 1968Jun. 1973, 197,250, $, Photo, 5 holes, Photo, 7 holesPhoto, ink wellSy - August 2014  Text,
Home Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1981Aug. 1965Patent Drawing, 129,615, $, PhotoSy - January 1991  Text,
Home Bank, Tin - Mark Haber - 1945 LetterMeyerGriffith, July. 1983, $, Photo,
HOME PAGE  -  M.B.C.A, www.mechanicalbanks.org,  home page
Hoop-La Bank - Griffith, Dec. 1960Sep. 1957, Adv, $, Photo, Sy - October 2001  Text,   
Horse on Wheel Platform, still bank - Griffith, Oct. 1976
Horse Race Bank - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1973Mar. 1959Oct. 1958Oct. 1959Apr. 1968, 118,011,  Patent Drawing, Adv, $, PhotoSy - April 1987  Text, Sy - Part II March 1997  Text,
House & Garden - 1930 Article, Quaint Curios of 19th Century Childhood
House & Garden - 1939 Bulletin Board
Hull, H. Blair - 1942, Inventor, Engineer, & Bank Collector
Humpty Dumpty Bank - 1971 WhitingMeyer,   Griffith, Jan. 1975Aug. 1958,  Aug. 1960,   Dec. 1960May, 1961Oct. 1975Apr. 1976, Bill Norman-1982, D-15,085, Adv, $, PhotoSy - July 1984  Text, Sy - Part II September 1984  Text,
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I Always did 'Spise a Mule, Bench, Turns - Meyer, Griffith, May 1975, 581,533, Bucking Mule Bank, John M. Smyth Merchandise Co., 1917 adv, Adv, $, Photo, Photo, white-mule, Collectors' SHOWCASE, Jul/Aug 1982, SPIZE A MULE banks by Bill NormanSy - May 1986  Text,   
I Always did 'Spise a Mule, Jockey - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1975, Photo, English, 214,615, Adv, $, PhotoCollectors' SHOWCASE, Jul/Aug 1982, SPIZE A MULE banks by Bill NormanSy - December 1985  Text
Ideal Bureau - Sy - January 2012  Text, 
Imperial Bank - Sy - November 2014  Text, 
Independence Hall - Meyer, D-8,655, Adv, $, Photo
Indian Chief Bank - Griffith, May, 1969, $,
Indian Shooting Bear Bank - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1966Oct. 1966, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - October 1985  Text, Sy - Part II October 2014  Text,   
Indian Chief Bust - Sy - August 2003  Text
Indiana Paddle Wheeler Bank - Sy - December 2004  Text,  
Initiating First Degree Bank - MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1952Jun. 1958, 232,699, $, Photo
Initiating Second Degree Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1958, 232,699, Adv, $, Photo
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J. & E. Stevens Company

Jack Tar Bank, Sailor Money Box - Sy - February 2008  Text 
Japanese Automatic Calendar Bank - Sy - March 2013  Text
Japanese Ball Tosser - Sy - April 2000  Text
Jack in the Box Album Bank, only known example, wood/paper/cloth - $,

Jacobs, Elmer Rand - Hobbies Magazine, April 1933 Cover
Japanese Ball Tosser Bank
- Griffith, Sep. 1973Jul. 1961Aug. 1963Dec. 1963, 387,469, $,
Jillette, Samuel H. - Springfield Republican Article,
Jip the Jumper, "The Dog That Barks" - Sy - January 2011  Text 
Jocko (little) Musical, tin - Meyer, Griffith, Apr. 1960Apr. 1961Apr. 1967, $, Photo,
Sy - August 1983  Text,
Joe Socco, Novelty Bank - Griffith, Nov. 1970, $,
Sy - June 2010  Text,
Johannsen, John - 1953 Milwaukee Sentinel, Profile
Johannsen, John - 1955 Man with 800 Banks, Hobbies Article
Johannsen, John - Foreman's Club, Article,
John Bull, Gentleman Dog - Sy - December 2012  Text,
John Bull's Money Box Bank - HertzGriffith, Sep. 1957May, 1957Dec. 1960, Adv$, Photo
Sy - January 2002  Text,  
John Wright Co. - Reproduction banks, 1978 brochures & prices

Join the MBCA - MBCA Membership Application
Jolly Clown Bank - Griffith, May 1964
Jolly Joe Banks - Griffith, Jun.1973Mar. 1968Jul. 1968, $,
Sy - November 1999  Text,  
Jolly N. Banks - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1956May. 1971, Bill Norman-1982, 255,090, Adv Cut, Adv-1, Adv-2, Adv-Shepard, $, Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3
Sy - December 1983  Text, Sy - April 1995  Text,
Jolly N., aluminum - MeyerGriffith, May 1971, $,
Jolly N. Butterfly Tie - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1971, $,
Jolly N. High Hat - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1971, $,
Jolly N., Moves Ears - MeyerGriffith, May 1964May 1957Sep. 1962, $,
Jolly N. (Starkies) Sonny Boy - Griffith, May 1964, $,
Jolly N. , Straw Hat - HertzMeyer, $,
Jonah and The Whale Bank - 1949 TIME Magazine1970 WhitingMeyerGriffith, Feb. 1964, Bill Norman-1982, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - July 1986  Text, Sy - Type I II July 1994  Text,  
Jonah and The Whale, Pedestal - 1970 WhitingMeyerGriffith, May 1953Apr. 1976,
1978 - "Mechanical Bank News Report, $, Photo Sy - Type I II July 1994  Text,  
Jumbo Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1962Dec. 1960Jul. 1967,
Adv, Adv, $, PhotoSy - December 1987  Text,  
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Katzenjammer, Mamma
- MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1958Nov. 1965, $, Photo
Keene Registering - Meyer, 706,422Adv, $,
Key, Combination - Griffith, Apr. 1968Nov. 1975, D-47,308, $, Photo,
Sy - March 2007  Text,
Kicking Cow Bank - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1953June. 1962, $, Photo,
Kick Inn Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1967Apr. 1967, 1,368,414, $,
Sy - March 2002  Text,
Kiltie Bank - Griffith, Feb. 1956Apr. 1976, Adv, $,
Sy - July 1996  Text,
King Aqua Bank - Sy - August 2005  Text,  
Kitten, Spring-Jawed - Sy - November 1989  Text,
Kneeling Chinese Beggar - Bellows - List, Bellows - Photo
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Laufer, Lisle J. - Wheelabrator Digest, 1951
Leap Frog Bank
- MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1964, Bill Norman-1982, Animated Photo, D-21,036, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - September 1990  Text,  
Lederer, Richard M, Jr. - Collectors Roundup - Oct. 1946 Dec. 1946,  Mar. 1947Apr. 1947. 1950 IBM Magazine, 
Text from manuscripts & letters - 1940s,
Liberty Bell Bank - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1971, 166,978, $,
Lighthouse Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1973, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - October 1998  Text,  
Light of Asia Bank - Griffith, Oct. 1956,   Jan. 1962Jul. 1967, $, Photo
Sy - November 1991  Text,  
Liliput, Halls - HertzMeyerGriffith, Nov. 1973Sep. 1951Feb. 1953Mar. 1959Jan. 1980, Adv, Royalty Agreement
, $, $, $, Photo of 2, Photo of 3, Sy - May 1987  Text, Sy - Type II May 1987  Text, Sy - Type I II III May 1987  Text,  
Links to MBCA members and their web sites
Lion and Two Monkeys Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1975Aug. 1959, 281,377, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - May 1987  Text,
Lion, British - Griffith, Dec. 1973, $, Photo,
Sy - September 1998  Text,  
Lion Hunter Bank - HertzMeyerGriffith, Feb. 1959, Animated Photo, D-41,696, $, Photo
Sy - July 1985  Text,
Lion Tamer Bank, (tin) - Sy - October 2006  Text,
Listing of Factory Made Banks - Griffith, Sep. 1953
Little High Hat Bank - Meyer,   Griffith, Nov. 1968
Little Jocco Bank -Griffith, Apr. 1960Aug. 1959Apr. 1961Apr. 1967, $, Photo
Sy - August 1983  Text,
Little Joe Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1970Sep. 1971, Adv, $,
Little Moe Bank - Griffith, Aug. 1958Dec. 1951May 1961, Adv, $,
Locomotive, Safety - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1960Sep. 1953, Jul. 1955, Dec. 1961Feb. 1968, Adv,  $,
Sy - January 1993  Text,
London Traffic Tower Bank - Sy - September 2009  Text,
Long, I. A.
- Hobbies, October 1947, TV Broadcast Article
Long May it Wave Bank - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1962, $,
Lost Dog Bank -
Meyer, Hertz, $, Photo,
Lucky Wheel Money Box Bank - Griffith, Nov. 1968, Adv, $,

Lux Clock - Is you is, or is you ain't my Mechanical bank?, 1993, Photo,

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Magic Bank
- MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1972, 141,516, 174,569, Royalty Agreement, Adv, $, Animated Photo, Photo
Sy - April 2004  Text,  
Magician Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Jun. 1964Apr. 1976, 666,612, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - February 1985  Text,
Magic Safe Bank - Griffith, May 1969Dec. 1971, $,
Magie Bank - Griffith, Jan. 1968, $,
Sy - June 2003  Text,
Make a Wooden Mechanical Bank - Do it yourself, instructions
Mamma Katzenjammer Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1958Nov. 1965, $, Photo
Sy - January 1984  Text, Sy - Ephemera April 1995  Text, Sy - Part II March 1997  Text,
Mammy and Child Bank - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1964, 306,775, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - January 1987  Text,  
Mandarin Bank, (tin) - Sy - March 2006  Text,
Man In The Chair - Bellows Photo
Martin, John & Jack - April 1946, FRIGIDAIRE BULLETIN
Mary Roebling Bank - Griffith, Feb. 1967, Quotes,
Biography, $, Photo
Mason and Hot Carrier Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1964, Bill Norman-1982, D-17,103, Adv, $, Photo
Sy -August 1984  Text,  
Maxwell, James S. - 1978 HOBBIES Ad., Banks Wanted, with prices paid
MBCA 1st Convention - F.H. Griffith, Jan. 1959
MBCA 2nd Convention - F.H. Griffith, Nov. 1959
MBCA 1971 Convention - Antique Trader Article
MBCA 1976 Convention - F.H. Griffith, Hobbies December 1976 Article
MBCA Membership Application - Join the MBCA pdf
McClinton, Katharine M. - Banks Excerpt from - Antiques of American Childhood, 1970
McMuray, Charles - Newspaper Clipping
McWilliams, H. B. - Los Angeles Times, Home Magazine, Sep. 25, 1949

Mechanical Bank Collectors Club of Rhode Island -
        Open Invitation and Correspondence - 1953-1954

Mechanical Bank Activity-1969 - F.H. Griffith, Jan. 1970
Mechanical Bank Activity-1970 - F.H. Griffith, Mar. 1971
Mechanical Bank Activity, Where to buy - F.H.Griffith, Jul. 1976
Mechanical Banks, A Survey - 1961 The Antiques Journal
Mechanical Banks, A Manuscript - 1958, by Mark Haber
Mechanical Bank Ramblings - Griffith, Jun. 1955Jul. 1961Sep. 1961Sep. 1962Oct. 1962Jun. 1963Jul. 1963Dec. 1963Aug. 1967Sep. 1967Mar. 1968Jul. 1968
Mechanical Bank Reseller Advertising - Scanned From Original Catalogs, 1876 to1936,
Mechanical Bank Patterns August 1998  Text
Mechanical Bank Reproductions, Part I -Sy - Part I November 1993  Text, Sy - Part II December 1993  Text, Sy - Part III January 1994  Text,
Mechanical Banks - 1957 The Spinning Wheel, Article
Memorial Money Box Bank -Bellows,   Griffith, Aug. 1971, D-8,257, $, Photo
Merry-Go-Round Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1951,  Aug. 1952, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - October 1991  Text,
Merry-Go-Round, semi-mechanical - Meyer, $, Photo,
Metropolitan Bank, still - Griffith, Sep. 1966
Meyer, John D. - 1950 Altoona Tribune, Article
Meyer, John D. - 1951 Price Guide
Meyer, John D. - 1952-1953 audio recordings where he tells the story of his acquisition of his Freedman and Baby Elephant banks.

Meyer, John D. - 1965 Altoona Tribune, Article
Meyer, John D. - Griffith, Nov. 1971
Meyer, John D. - 1952 HANDBOOK - Introduction TextIntroduction PhotosBibliographyList of Old CatalogsList of CollectorsList of So-Called BanksCross Index of TitlesIndex of Bank Pages, Brochure
, 1947 Newspaper Article1966 Tyrone Daily Herald Article,
Mickey Mouse Bank - Griffith, Dec. 1969Jan. 1979Jan. 1981. $, $,
Sy - August 1991  Text,
Mikado Bank - MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1952Jan. 1970, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - December 1996  Text,
Milking Cow Bank - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1953, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - August 1987  Text,  
Miller, Henry W. - 1950 Appraisals
Miller, Henry W. - 1950's list of banks for sale with prices

Miller, Henry W. - 1951 advertising card with testimonial by Richard M. Lederer Jr.

Miller, Henry W. - 1951 listing of banks bought and sold, $5000 for a Bank
Miller, Henry W. - 1952 Price Guide including gradations of prominent authors
Miller, Henry W. - Daily Argus Article
Minstrel Bank, German, tin - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1979, $,
Sy - October 2000  Text, Sy - Paty II November 2009  Text,
Minstrel, Cross Legged - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1965Nov. 1960, $,
Minstrel Man - Photo
Miser Purse Bank - Bellows - PhotoHertz,
Model Savings Bank - Sy - February 2007  Text,
Modern Mechanical Banks - Griffith, Nov. 1969Mar. 1968
Modern Mechanix Magazine - 1937 Article

Money Box - 1903 Bedtime Story
Monkey and Coconut Bank - MeyerGriffith, May, 1963Dec. 1953Aug. 1959, Emma Stiles, 337,125, $, Photo
Sy - April 1990  Text,
Monkey and Parrot Bank - MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1961Aug. 1959,  Mar. 1969, $,
Sy - August 2007  Text,
Monkey Bank - Griffith, Jul. 1980, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, Photo
Sy - November 1992  Text, Sy - November 1992  Text,
Monkey, Coin in Stomach - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1958Aug. 1959Jul. 1960, D-13,400, $, Photo
Sy - August 1993  Text,
Monkey with Tray Bank - Griffith, Dec. 1965Apr. 1958Aug. 1959, $,
Sy - July 2010  Text,  
Moody and Sanky - HertzHaberMeyer
Moon Face - Meyer, 425,401,
Mosler, Edwin H., Bank Sale - Sy - August 1982  Text,
Mosler Collects Mechanical Banks - Griffith, Jun. 1959Jun. 1982
Mosler, Edwin H. - New York Times, 1966 Article
Mosler, Edwin H. - Making a Game of Moneysaving, 1977 Article
Mosler, Edwin H. - 1982 Sale of Collection by Donal Markey

1982 Edwin H. Mosler, Jr. - Collection Sold, Antique Toy World pages
Mosque Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1970Jul. 1952, $, Photo
Sy - September 1995  Text,
Mother Hubbard Bank - Sy - September 2005  Text,
Motor Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1952,   Oct. 1956402,351, $, Photo,
Sy - August 1995  Text,
Mottoes, Bank with -  $, Photo,
Sy - December 2002  Text,
Mule, Bucking, Miniature - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1963, Adv Cut,
$, PhotoSy - December 2002  Text,
Mule Entering Barn Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Oct. 1972, 223,293, Adv, Royalty Agreement
, $, PhotoSy -June 1987  Text,
Mule, Spring-Jawed - Sy - February 1991  Text,
Multiplying Bank -
1884,  J. & E. Stevens Co. - Multiplying Bank Royalty Agreement, MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1956Apr. 1961, $, PhotoSy - July 2001  Text,
Museum of Childhood - Patrick Murray, Edinburgh, Scotland, September 29, 1964October 11, 1964,  
Musical Church, Silent Night -Sy - February 1997  Text,
Musical Savings Banks - MeyerGriffith, May 1966Jan. 1967, $,
Sy - April 2011  Text,  
Music Bank, tin - Griffith, Oct. 1983Dec. 1963, $,
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National Bank
- MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1962Sep. 1953, 141,516, Patent Drawing, Royalty Agreement, $, Photo
Sy - July 2006  Text,
Native and Crocodile Bank - Sy -  March 2005  Text,
Negro Bust Bank - Griffith, Aug.1964
New Bank - Meyer,   Griffith, Sep. 1966Jun. 1956Jan. 1958May 1960, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - March 1996  Text,
New Creedmoor Bank - Griffith, Jun. 1976, 196,870, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - December 2000  Text,
News about this MBCA Web Site
New York Sun -  Dr. Arthur E. Corby, 1938 Article
New York Sun -  Franklin Society for Savings, April 17, 1946, New York Sun Article
New York Times - 1950 Article
Nickel Savings Bank - Photo
Nodding Clown Bank - Sy - June 2013  Text,  
Nodding Dog Bank (tin) - Sy - October 2005  Text,
Norman, Bill, Bank Book Review - Sy - June 1985  Text,
Norman, Bill -
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

North Pole Bank - HertzHaberMeyerGriffith, Jul. 1954Oct. 1955  Jan. 1956Apr. 1958Feb. 1960Sherwood, 1938, 965,843, $,
Sy - February 1995  Text,  
Novelty Bank - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1982May 1960Patent Drawing, 144,106, 144,106-Reissue, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - February 1987  Text,
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Octagonal Fort Bank
- MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1954, $, Photo
Sy - February 1987  Text,
Official Price Guide to Mechanical Banks - Sy - Book Review December 2007  Text,
Old Mill Savings Bank - The Youth's Companion -July 1886 Adv.,
Old Woman in the Shoe Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1953, 289,140, $,
Sy - November 1998  Text,
Old Women With Broom Bank (tin) - Sy- April 2007  Text,
One Cent Adding - $, 1cPhoto-1, 1cPhoto-2,
Organ Bank, Boy and Girl - HertzGriffith, Feb. 1973,   Feb. 1958, 259,403, Adv, $, Photo,
Sy - February 1986  Text
Organ Bank, Cat and Dog - MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1975, Feb. 1958, 259,403, Adv, $, Photo,
Sy - October 1984  Text,
Organ Grinder and Performing Bear - MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1958, 259,403, Adv-1, Adv-2, Adv-3, $, Photo
Sy - August 1986  Text, Sy - Part II July 1990  Text,
Organ, medium - 242,139, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - January 1988  Text,
Organ, miniature -MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1979Apr. 1967Feb. 1958, 242,139, Adv, 1892 Adv. Dago Organ Bank, $, Photo,
Sy - September 1985  Text, 
Originals and Recasts - Griffith, Sep. 1954
Owl, Blinky - Meyer, Griffith, Nov. 1955
Owl, Slot in Head/Book - MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1974,
1927 - Butler Brothers Adv.  1936 - H. H Tammen Co. Adv,  $, PhotoSy - January 1990  Text, Sy - April 1989  Text ,
Owl, Turns Head - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1982, Animated Photo, 232,628, Adv, $, PhotoPattern,
Sy - August 1994  Text,
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Paddy and the Pig Bank
- MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1965Nov. 1952, 262,361, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - March 1984  Text,
Panorama Bank - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1955, 174,410, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - March 1984  Text,
Parrot, Spring-Jawed - Sy - July 1991  Text,
Pascall Savings Bank - Griffith, Feb. 1976, $, 
Patent Models -
1936 -  Inventor's Handbook on Patents - Excerpt, 728kb pdf., 
                 
1973 - Patent models recall creativity of early America, 2303kb pdf.
Patent Numbers - U.S. Patent, Reissue, Design, or Trademark numbers listed by date, pdf,
Patent Papers - Alphabetical Listing, pdf,
Patent Papers - 1941 Antiques, The First Five Years of Patented Toy Banks, H. Blair Hull
Patent Papers - MBCA Scrapbook Listing
Patent Papers - Numerical Listing, pdf,
Patronize the Blind Man - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1955Oct. 1960, 200,402, $, Photo
Sy - December 1988  Text, Sy - Patent Model Oct. 2013  Text, 
Patterns - Collection for sale, Mark Haber, Letter
Patterns, Mechanical Bank - Sy - August 1998  Text,
Pay Phone Bank - 1,674,428, $, Adv,
1926-Dec. - Riemann, Seabrey Co. Toy Fair Adv., Photo
Peg-Leg Beggar - MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1960May, 1962, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - June 1983  Text,
Pelican Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1964Jul. 1952Aug. 1970, 209,038, Agreement, $, Photo
Sy - February 2003  Text,
Penguin, Spring-Jawed - Sy - August 1992  Text,
Penny Antics - by Eleanor Harvill,

Penny Banks, Don Duer, Book Review - Sy -April 1997  Text,
PENNY BANKS - A history And A Handbook, 1977 book review by Heidi Berry
Penny Banks - 1956 Children's Activities, Article,
Penny Banks - 1964 Forerunners of History, Article,
Penny Lane, Book Review - Sy - May/June 1988  Text,
PENNY LANE, the movie - F.H. Griffith, Jun. 1977,
Penny Lane on YouTube,
Penny Pineapple Bank - Griffith, Aug. 1960
Penny Registering Bank - Adv.

Perelman, Leon - 1968 Antique Toy Museum, Article
Perelman, Leon - 1968 Antique Toy Museum, Article from Philadelphia BULLETIN
Perelman, Leon - 1969 Antique Toy Museum Opening, Article
Perelman, Leon - 1972 Antique Toy Museum, Article
Perelman, Leon - 1973 The Toy Man
Perelman, Leon - Leon - 1973 The Toy Man
Perelman, Leon - 1988 Mechanical Bank prices at Toy Museum sale
Perfection Registering Bank - MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1959Sep. 1953Jul. 1963Sep. 1968, 489,860,
Adv Cut, $, PhotoSy - April 1986  Text, Sy - Part II July 1990  Text
Perkins, Philip - Boston Sunday Globe, 1950 Article
Piano Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1975, $, Photo,
Sy - August 2013  Text,
Picture Gallery Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1958Oct. 1952, Bill Norman-1982, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - February 1996  Text,
Pig, Bismark - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1956Mar. 1952Apr. 1955 Jun. 1961,
$, Photo
Pig in High Chair Bank - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1970, D-27,565, Bill Norman-1982, Adv, $, PhotoPhoto (pattern),
Sy - March 1993  Text,
Pig, Tricky - Meyer,
Pinball Game Vending - Sy - August 2012  Text,
Pistol Bank - MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1961Sep. 1960, 934,957, Photo-Iron_and_Tin, Photo-Tin-with-box, 
A. C. McClurg & Co.'s 1911-1912, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, Photo,
MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1961Sep. 1960, 934,957, $, Photo-Iron_and_Tin, Photo-Tin-with-box, 
Sy - January 2000   Text,
Plantation Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1961, $, Photo
Pony, Trick - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1973, $, Photo
Popeye Knockout Bank - Griffith, Nov. 1970, $,
Sy - December 2009  Text,
Popular Science Monthly - 1934, strange things people collect - Paul Scott likes banks
Post Office Savings Bank
- 669,513,

Pottery Mechanical Bank - Griffith, Jun. 1954
Praying Darkey - Meyer,
Preacher in Pulpit Bank - HertzMeyerGriffith, Aug. 1955, 180,574, $,
Sy - August 2004  Text,
Presto Bank - MeyerGriffith, May 1981, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, Photo
Sy - April 1992  Text,
Presto Savings Bank, mouse, penny to quarter - Sherwood, 1938Wm. Ferguson, 1953 LettersBellows 1940 PhotoMeyerGriffith, Sep. 1956Mar. 1960Jul. 1968, Adv296,689, $,
Sy - May 1993  Text,  Sy - April 2003  Text,
Presto, semi-mechanical - MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1960, 298,830, $,
Price Guide - Warman's 12th Annual price Guide, 1975, Mechanical Banks
Primer of American Antiques - Carl W. Drepperd, 1944, Pg. 182-185
Professor Pug Frog's Bicycle Feat - MeyerGriffith, Jan. 1953Mar. 1955Dec. 1960Nov. 1961, Adv,
Royalty Agreement-April 09 1886, Royalty Agreement-April 12, 1886, Adv Cut, Adv-2, $, PhotoSy - May 1992  Text,
Provenance and Value - Sy - May 2002  Text,
Pryor, Samuel F., Jr. - 1940 Associated Press photo with banks, 1967 Sam Pryor HOBBIES DIGEST Article
1956   One Penny for the Show! - American Home Magazine,
Pryor, Samuel F., Jr. - 1961 Marvelous Mechanical Misers, True Article,
Pump and Bucket Bank - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1962Sep. 1953May 1962Nov. 1966, $, Photo
Sy _ September 2010  Text,
Punch and Judy Bank, American - MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1971Mar. 1958, 302,039, Bill Norman-1982, Adv,
Adv Cut, $, PhotoSy - January 1986  Text, Sy - Part II June 1994  Text,
Punch and Judy Bank, English - Griffith, Feb. 1977, $, Photo
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Queen Victoria Bank Queen Victoria Bank -
Griffith, Nov. 1974Nov. 1963Nov. 1976, $,
Sy - October 1995  Text,
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Rabbit in Cabbage Bank - MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1979,
  1927 - Butler Brothers Adv.  1936 - H. H Tammen Co. Adv,  $, PhotoSy - May 1990  Text,  
Rabbit, Small -
Meyer, Griffith, Feb. 1971, D-13,261, $, Photo
Sy - September 1994  Text,
Rabbit, Spring-Jawed - Sy - September 1996  Text,
Rabbit, Tall (large) -
MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1971, D-13,261, $, Photo
Sy - October 1994  Text,
Railroad Drink Dispensing - Sy - April 2009  Text,
Railroad Postage Stamp Vending - Sy - October 2010  Text, 
Railroad Ticket Vending - Sy - November 2007  Text,
Ram, Bucking -
MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1954,
$, Photo
Recast Mechanical Banks -
Griffith, Sep. 1954Jan. 1955Jun. 1955Dec. 1957Jun. 1978Jul. 1978
Reclining Chinaman Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1959Oct. 1963, 262,361, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - April 1983  Text, 
Record Money Bank - Sy - July 2013  Text,
Recording Savings Banks Australia - The Union Manufacturing Co. Australia, Enterprize Magazine Ad Feb. 1907,
Recordo Coin Safe - December, 1940 advertising card,
Red Riding Hood Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1953Sep. 1959, $, Photo
Sy -July 1988  Text,
Regina Musical Savings Bank -
Griffith, Mar. 1971, $,
Registering Dime Savings Bank -
Griffith, Mar. 1974, Sep. 1953, 423,528, Adv, $, Photo,
Registering, Self Accounting -
Sears, Roebuck & Co. 1908,
Repairing Banks -
Griffith, Jun. 1952Sep. 1961
Reproduction Banks
       
   
Book of Knowledge, cast from originals - 1960
           True The Man's Magazine - Reproduction Banks Adv. - 1961
           F.A.O Schwarz Worlds Greatest Toy Store - Reproduction Banks Adv. - 1963
           Capron, James D. - Reproduction Banks Article - 1966
          
Utexiqual Original Limited Edition Banks - 1966-1969
           Sears Catalog - Americana Mechanical Benny Banks, 14 Reproductions - 1976

           John Wright Co. - Reproduction banks, brochures & prices - 1978

Reproductions  Sy - Part I November 1993  Text, Sy - Part II December 1993  Text, Sy - Part III January 1994  Text,  
Revolver, Pistol -
MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1961Sep. 1960, $, Photo-Iron_and_Tin, Photo-Tin-with-box, 
Rhode Island Club - 1954 Providence Sunday Journal, Article
Rhode Island Club - F.H. Griffith, Feb. 1954
Rival Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1974, 203,927, $, Photo,
Sy - December 1995  Text,
Robin On Clock Bank - Sy - April 2013  Text,
Robot Bank -
Griffith, May 1968, $,
Roebling, Mary, Bank - Griffith, Feb. 1967, Quotes, Biography, $, Photo
Roller Skating Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1952Dec. 1951, $, Photo,
Sy - March 1998  Text,  
Roloff, Walt H. - Milwaukee Journal, 1949 Article

Romey, Earl -1950 Pricing list of 90 Mechanical Banks
Romey, Earl -1950's Pricing list of 194 Mechanical Banks

Rooster (Crowing) -
MeyerGriffith, May, 1982, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - ctober 1989  Text,
Rooster Crowing, Tin - Sy - March 2012  Text,
Rosenberg, Louis - You Can Bank On A Hobby, Sept. 2, 1962 Louisville (Kentucky) Courier
Roup, William H. - 1961 Pottstown Mercury, Old Penny Banks, Photos
Royal "Trick" Elephant Bank - 
Griffith, Nov, 1960, $,
May 2010  Text,
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Safe Deposit Savings, tin elephant Safe Deposit Savings, tin elephant - Griffith, Oct. 1961,  Mar. 1972, $,  
Safety Locomotive Bank - Meyer, Griffith, Sep. 1960, Sep. 1953,  Jul. 1955,  Dec. 1961,  Feb. 1968, 373,223, $, Photo, Adv.,
Saalheimer and Strauss Two Fliers - Sy - December 1989  Text,
Sailor Money Box, Jack Tar - Sy - February 2008  Text,
Saluting Sailor Bank - Griffith, Jan. 1974, $,
Sy - May 2008  Text,
Safe Deposit Box, Tin Elephant - Sy - May 2003  Text,
Safety Locomotive - Sy - January 1993  Text,
Salvatore, Rudolph A.
- 1949 Article
Sambo Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1971, $,  
Sam Siegel's Aim to Save - 1,265,125, $,

Santa Claus Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1966, Bill Norman-1982,
D-19,356, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, PhotoSy - January 1995  Text,
Santa Phone Bank, desk -
Griffith, May 1978Apr. 1979,
Santa's Christmas Savings House - Sy - December 2010  Text,
Savings Banks of Yesterday -
1946 Article
Sax, Stanley P. -
Sale of Mechanical Banks - Antique Showcase magazine article,  
Savo Bank, tin -
Griffith, Dec. 1983, 1,804,733, $,
Sy - May 2004  Text,
Schley Bottling Up Cervera Bank -
Haber,  MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1962,   Jan. 1967, $,
Sy - May 1996  Text,
Schoolmaster - Sy - July 2004  Text,
Schreckinger, Sy - ATW - December 2014  Text, INDEX - 386 magazine articles, 780 pages,  
Scofield, Irma - Bankers Hobby, 1968 Country, Article
Scotchman Bank, tin -
MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1979, $, Photo,
Sy - October 1997  Text,  
Scrapbook Introduction - Text and images relating to the history and heritage of mechanical bank collecting.

Seamen's Bank for Savings - When Thrift Was Fun, Article - 1943 Exhibition Brochure
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Secor, Jerome -
1945 Louis H. Hertz1947 Louis H. Hertz, Cast Iron Train, 1880 Adv.,
Seek Him Frisk Bank -
Griffith, Oct. 1967Sep. 1967, 244,646, $,
Sy - May 1998  Text,
Sentry Bank -
Griffith, May, 1973Aug. 1964, $,
Sy - December 2008  Text, Photo,
Seven Ravens Bank - Sy - January 2005  Text,
Sewing Machine Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1955Dec. 1955Sep. 1960Feb. 1968, $, Photo
Sy - November 2001  Text,
Shepard Hardware Company -
1866 - Shepard Iron Works, Buffalo NY - Advertisement,  Bill Norman, Collectors Showcase, March/April 1982,
Sherwood, Norman - Avocations - Dec. 37Jan. 38Feb. 38March 38April 38May 38June 38Nov. 38Dec. 38
Sherwood's Old Penny Bank Shop - 1935 Hobbies Advertisement
Shoot That Hat Bank -
Griffith, Nov. 1957
Spinning Wheel - Feb. 1958, Apr. 1958Dec. 1959, D-13,401, $, Sy - June 2004  Text,
Shoot the Chute Bank -
HertzMeyerGriffith, Jan. 1952Apr. 1955May 1955Dec. 1958,
May, 1959Jul. 1961, 815,935, Adv, $, Sy - Part I November 1994  Text, Sy - Part II December 1994  Text,
Signal Cabin Bank -
Griffith, Jun. 1969Oct. 1968, $,
Sy - April 2012  Text,
Simmons Coin Bank Collection - Clarence T. Simmons - Iowa State Bank - 1946 Exhibition,
Singer Sewing Machine, still -
Griffith, Oct. 1976
Slide Show - 60 second interval20 second interval, 2 second interval (2 & 20 second interval require high speed internet connection).
Slogan - Patent Drawing

Slot Machine (Automatic Ball Game, tin) - Photo
Smith, Jerry  -
Collection of Antique Toys, 1966 Arts & Antiques
Smyth X-Ray Bank -
Griffith, Apr. 1961Sep. 1956, 605,064, $, Photo
Sy - September 1997  Text,
Snake and Frog in Pond Bank -
Griffith, Aug. 1961Mar. 1978, $,
Sy - July 1998  Text,
Snap-It Bank -
MeyerGriffth, Aug. 1975, $, Photo
Sy - August 2002  Text,
Sonny Boy (Starkies) Jolly N. -
Griffith, May, 1964, PhotoAdv,
Southern Comfort Bank -
1953 Letter, Advertising Card, Affidavit, HOBBIES Adv.
Speaking Dog Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1974Oct. 1952Sep. 1959, 328,723, Bill Norman-1982, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, Photo, Pattern,
Sy- April 1984  Text, Ay - April 1984  Text, 
'Spise a Mule, Bench, Turns
- Meyer, Griffith, May 1975, 581,533,
Bucking Mule Bank, John M. Smyth Merchandise Co., 1917 adv, Adv, $, Photo, Photo, white-mule, Collectors' SHOWCASE, Jul/Aug 1982, SPIZE A MULE banks by Bill NormanSy - May 1986  Text,   
'Spise a Mule, Jockey - MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1975, Photo, English, 214,615, Adv, $, PhotoCollectors' SHOWCASE, Jul/Aug 1982, SPIZE A MULE banks by Bill NormanSy - December 1985  Text
Sportsman Bank - MeyerGriffith, Jun. 1952Sep. 1963,
$, Photo
Springing Cat Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1952May 1955Jun. 1956Jan. 1960Jun. 1961, 261,419, $, Photo,
Sy - April 1999  Text,
Spring-Jawed Alligator October 1987  Text
Spring-Jawed Bonzo - Sy - October 1988  Text,
Spring-Jawed Bulldog - Sy - June 1990  Text,
Spring-Jawed Chimpanzee - Sy - January 1992  Text,
Spring-Jawed Kitten - Sy - November 1989  Text,
Spring-Jawed Mule - Sy - February 1991  Text,
Spring-Jawed Parrot - Sy - July 1991  Text,
Spring-Jawed Penguin - Sy - August 1992  Text,
Spring-Jawed Rabbit - Sy - September 1996  Text,
Squirrel and Tree Stump Bank -
BellowsMeyerGriffith, Jul. 1960, 243,475, $, Adv, Photo
Sy - September 1993  Text,
Squirrel Savings -
Meyer, Photo,  
Starkie's Pat., moves ears -
Griffith, May 1964
Stark, Milton - Christian Science Monitor, 1946 Clipping

St. Dunstan's Alms Box Photo,

Stenger, Henry - 1947 Newspaper Article
Stevens, J. & E. Co. -
Scrapbook ListingChecksFoundry Notes,   Griffith, Mar. 1963,   List of 84 BanksConnecticut Toy MakingFrisbie House Photo & Notes,   1877 Hall's Banks Letter,   Foundry Buildings Drawings & Photos,  1939 Photo's,  1982 Photo'sCatalog Pages, Accounting Ledgers  1874-1875 Paint Shop, 1881-1887 Accounts,1887-1891 Accounts, 1891-1895 Accounts, 1895-1898 Accounts, 1901-1904 Foundry, 1903-1904 Accounts, 1922-1928 Summary 1910 Postcard,
Miscellaneous J&E Stevens articles and agreements, 1903 letter - samples at National Novelty Co. in NY,
Stevens Foundry - Sy - Part I March 1988  Text, Sy - Part II April 1988  Text, Sy - Part III May/June 1988  Text,
Stevens, J. & E., Auction of Rare Artifacts - Sy - July 2009  Text,
Still Banks -
1970 WhitingGriffith, Jul. 1969,
Sy - May 2012  Text,
Stollwerck Brothers Bank -
HertzMeyerGriffith, Mar. 1976, $,
Stollwerck's Victoria Savings -
Griffith, Mar. 1976, $,
Strongman Bank - Sy - December 2005  Text,
Stump Speaker Bank -
MeyerGriffith, May 1972, 352,786, Bill Norman-1982, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - May 1985  Text,
Surprise Box Album - Sy - October 2012  Text,
Sweet Thrift Bank -
Griffith, Mar. 1976, $,
Sy - October 2003  Text,  
Symphonion Musical Savings - Griffith, Jul. 1979, $,
Sy Schreckinger - ATW - December 2014  Text, INDEX - 386 magazine articles, 780 pages,  
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Tabby Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1973, $, Photo
Sy - February 1998  Text,  
Table of Content, MBCA WEB (main page)
Tammany Bank -
Hertz,   HaberMeyerGriffith, Apr. 1983Sep. 1951Sep. 1953Jun. 1957Oct. 1958Mar. 1959Jan. 1961Sherwood, 1938145,734, 145,734-Reissue, Patent Drawing, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - May 1984  Text, Sy - Part II April 2008  Text, SY - Part II September 2011  Text,  
Tank and Cannon Bank -
HertzGriffith, Apr. 1959, $, Photo
Sy - May 1997  Text,
Target Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1981Oct. 1957, 188,635, Adv, $,
Sy - September 2014   Text,
Target in the Vestibule - Sy - March 2009  Text,
Teddy and the Bear Bank -
BellowsHertzHaberMeyerGrffith, Jun. 1966,   Feb. 1959, 844,910, Adv, $, PhotoPattern Photo
Sy - December 1986  Text,
Teddy Bear, (tin) - Sy - June 2002  Text,
Telephone Bank -
Meyer, $, Photo
Telephone, Public -
Butler Brothers 1918,
Tell Chocolate Cigarette Vending - Sy - September 2002  Text,
Thayer, Thornton - Brochure
Thoroughbred Bank - Sy - January 2006  Text,
Three Coin Register -
The Youth's Companion October, 1911,
Three-Coin Register Bank - 1931, The Hoge Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Thrifty Animal Bank -
Griffith, Jul. 1975, $,
Sy - May 2011  Text,
Thrifty Tom's Jigger Bank -
Griffith, Sep. 1970, $,
Sy - February 2012  Text,
Tiger Bank, tin -
Griffith, Nov. 1975, $,
Sy - July 2007  Text, Sy - September 2000  Text,
Time is Money Bank -
Griffith, May 1959Jan. 1960Aug. 1969, $, Photo
Sy - April 1994  Text,
Time Lock Savings Bank -
Griffith, Sep. 1969Mar. 1971, 477,321, $, Photo
Sy - February 2009  Text, 
TIME Magazine - 1949 Advertisement, using Jonah and the Whale bank
Time Registering Bank -
Griffith, Mar. 1974, 445,754, $, Photo (dime registering),
Sy - February 2014  Text, 
Tin Elephant Bank -
Griffith, Nov. 1960Mar. 1972,
$, Sy - May 2003  Text,
Tobacco Box, Old English -
Bellows
Toad on Stump Bank -
MeyerGriffith, May 1979, Mechanical Bank Collectors of America - Auction $, Adv, Photo
Sy - July 1987  Text,
Toad in Den, patent model -
118,441, Photo
Toad - wood, patent model -
Photo
Toboggan -
433736D-20086, Photo,
Tollner Bureau Bank, Trick Savings -
Griffith, Aug. 1975Oct. 1961, $, Photo
Tommy Bank -
Griffith, Feb. 1960May 1957May 1959,   May 1960, Jan. 1970, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - October 1996  Text,  Toutoubox September 2007  Text 
Tower with Cannon Bank - Sy - June 2014  Text, 
Trade Cards - Sy - January 2010  Text,
Tramp Art Mechanical Banks Photo-Soldier, Photo-Sure-Shot,
Transvaal Money Box -
Griffith, Feb. 1968
Treasure Chest Music Bank -
Griffith, Jun. 1970, $, Photo
Sy - November 2003  Text,
Trenton Trust Bank -
$,
Trick Dog Bank, 6 part base -
MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1974Sep. 1957, 1958 Adv.,  Dec. 1960, Bill Norman-1982, D-18,489, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - November 1988  Text, Sy - Part II August 2014  Text, 
Trick Dog Type II Bank, solid base -
Meyer, Griffith, Jul. 1980, D-18,489, Adv-1, Adv-2, Adv-3, $, Photo
Sy - December 1992  Text, Sy - September 2006  Text, Sy - December 1992  Text,  
Trick Elephant Bank -
Griffith, Nov. 1960, Adv, $,
Sy - October 1992  Text, Sy - October 1992  Text, 
Trick Pony Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1973, 321,650, Bill Norman-1982, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - November 1996  Text, 
Trick Savings Bank, Tollner -
Griffith, Aug. 1975Oct. 1961, $, Photo
Trolley Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Dec. 1952, Oct. 1956, $, Photo,
TRUE Magazine - A Penny Saved, Thornton Taylor, Seamen's Savings Bank, 1946 Article
Trunk Registering -
Adv,
Try Your Weight Bank -
Griffith, May, 1973Mar. 1968Oct. 1968, $,
Sy - July 2013  Text,
Turtle Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1955Jan. 1956Jul. 1970Mar. 1971, $,
Sy - June 1993  Text.
Twentieth Century Savings Bank -
Griffith, Jan. 1973, $,
Twin Bank -
Scientific American, July 15, 1876 - A New Mechanical Money Box,  Griffith, Oct. 1962
Two Ducks Bank -
Griffith, Sep. 1983, $,
Two Faced Boy, wooden -
Bellows - PhotoHertz
Two Frogs Bank -
Meyer,  Griffith, Apr. 1970, 262,361,
Adv, $, PhotoSy - March 1983  Text,
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Uncle Remus Bank -
HertzMeyerGriffith, Oct. 1953Sep. 1965Oct. 1967, 462,150, $, Photo
St - June 2001  Text,
Uncle Sam Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1965Sep 1957Dec. 1958Emma Stiles, Aug. 1973, 352,786, Bill Norman-1982, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, Photo,
Postcard, Sy - April 1985  Text,
Uncle Sam Bust -
Sherwood, 1938, $, Photo
Sy - May 1989  Text,
Uncle Sam Cash Register -
1926 - Uncle Sam's Registering Savings Banks - Brochure & Postcard, The W. Bingham Co. 1935, Butler Brothers 1927,
Uncle Tom -
MeyerGriffith, Feb. 1966Apr. 1968, 252,607, Adv, $, $, Photo
Sy - August 1990  Text, Sy - Part II August 2009  Text,
Ungemach House - Toy Money Box - patent model - 389,178, Photo
United States Bank, Safe -
Griffith, Aug. 1956Jan. 1958Sep. 1961, 409,778, $, Photo
Sy - June 2007  Text,
U.S. and Spain Bank -
Haber,   Griffith, Jan. 1954, D-29,049, $, Photo
Sy - February 1994  Text,
U.S. Bank -
Griffith, Dec. 1967Jan. 1958Sep. 1955Jun. 1956May, 1960Sep. 1966, $, Photo
Sy - June 1996  Text,
U.S. Soldier -
Meyer
Utexiqual Original Limited Edition Banks - 1966-1969
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Valuable Toy Ba
nks - The Collector's Guide, April 1942 Article
Vending Banks -
Griffith, Feb. 1976Mar. 1976, $,
Village Blacksmith Bank - Sy - October 2009  Text,
Volunteer Bank -
HertzGriffith, Dec. 1962, $,
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Watch Bank, dime disappears -
Griffith, Feb. 1970, 944,038, $, Photo,
Watch Bank, metal stamping -
Griffith, Oct. 1971Sep. 1963, $, Photo
Watch Dog Safe Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Jul. 1972Aug. 1956,
Royalty Agreement, $, PhotoSy - July 1993  Text,
Watch Dog Savings Bank, wood -
Griffith, Jun. 1977, 1,316,474, $, Photo
Sy - March 2011  Text,
Weeden's Plantation Savings -
BellowsMeyersGriffith, Aug. 1963Apr. 1962Sep. 1963Dec. 1963, 387,469, 387,470, 387,472, Adv,
TRIFETS Monthly Galaxy of Music, 1893 Adv.$,  PhotoSy - December 1999  Text,
What's New at www.mechanicalbanks.org - This web site
Whiting, Hubert B. - April 1966, Wakefield Historical Society

Whiting, Hubert B. - April 1969, Annuitant Banks on Hobby, Mobil World
Whiting, Hubert B. - October 1970, Jonah and the Whale, Article
Whiting, Hubert B. - January 1971, J & E Stevens Plant, Article
Whiting, Hubert B. - March 1971, Still Bank Article
Whiting, Hubert B. - October 1971, Australian William Tell & Humpty Dumpty.
William Tell, Australian -
1971 Whiting, $,
William Tell Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1974, D-25,662, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - November 1985  Text, Sy - September 1992  Text, Sy - April 2010  Text,
Wimbledon Bank -
HertzGriffith, Nov. 1956,   Dec. 1956May 1957Feb. 1960Sep. 1967, Adv, $, Photo,
Sy - November 2010  Text, 
Windmill -
Meyer,
Sy - November 2011  Text,
Winner Savings Bank, tin -
MeyerGriffith, Oct. 1959, 538,206, $, Photo
Sy - March 2001  Text,
Wireless Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Sep. 1975Sep. 1976, 1,568,711,
Adv - John B. Varick Co., No 22 1929, $, PhotoSy - August 2011  Text,
Wishbone Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Aug. 1953Jul. 1961, $,
Sy - August 1999  Text, Sy - Part II December 2001  Text,
Witch Fortune Teller Bank -
Griffith, Nov. 1977,
Woman at the Treasure Pump - Sy - April 2005  Text,
Woman in Shoe Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Mar. 1953, $,
Woman's Suffrage - Sy - August 2008  Text,
Wood Bank Boxes - Photo
Sy - April 1998   Text,
Woodpecker Bank, tin -
MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1957, $, Photo,
World's Banker Bank -
Griffith, Feb. 1969, $,
Sy - June 2006  Text,
World's Fair Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Apr. 1966Jul. 1954, 506,619, Adv-1, Adv-2, $, Photo
Sy - February 1989  Text, Sy - Part II November 1997  Text,
World's Fair Magic - 1983 Adv,
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X-Ray Bank, Smyth -
Griffith, Apr. 1961Sep. 1956, $, Photo
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Yankee Notion -
 Royalty Agreement
,
Ybarra Olive Oil Cottage - Sy - March 2010  Text,
Z 
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Zig Zag Bank -
413,204, $,
 Sy - February 1983  Text,  Sy - Part II June 1985  Text,
Zoo Bank -
MeyerGriffith, Nov. 1963Sep. 1965, Adv, $, Photo
Sy - June 1992  Text,

                               


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