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You are offerding on a very rare McKinley / Teddy Elephant Prosperity Cast Iron Political Penny Bank from 1900. On one side of the bank is a great likeness of William McKinley & Teddy Roosevelt with their ticket slogan Prosperity. Due to McKinley’s assassination and Vice President Theodore Roosevelt becoming President this would make this bank a rare piece of American History. As you can see by my pictures below when I purchased the bank one side of it was broken. This is such a rare bank I decided to partially restore the bank. It was welded inside & out, ground & finished on its outer surface, then a patina was applied. The inner weld was lightly ground because it can not be seen but left for strength. I shot extra pictures in all positions to show how the bank looked when I purchased it & after I did the partial restoration. I believe its original color was a golden tone because of some of its gold color that is showing through. I decided to leave the color as found & not add any paint to its surface. If you look in "The Penny Bank Book" by Andy & Susan Moore3rd. revised edition there is information on this great bank. It’s called the "McKinley/Teddy Elephant" Bank with a pretty hefty price tag on it. There are two banks that look the same, but this is the rare "McKinley/Teddy Elephant" not the "McKinley/ Roosevelt" elephant bank with the $750 value. It measures approximately 3 1/2" in length and approximately 2 1/2" high. If you’re a Still Bank Collector, Mechanical Bank Collector or Political Memorabilia Collector this bank covers it all.
Terms: Seller will contact Buyer within 3 days of close of sale. Then Buyer must contact Seller by email with shipping address. Seller will provide an invoice. Payment by Paypal and must be received within ten (10) days of sale close. Buyer to prepay all shipping, and insurance costs. International customers please understand that I always disclose the actual cost of your purchase and contents of the package for the post office and customs. No exception! California sales tax will be added to sales made in California, or California buyer must provide a valid signed California Resale Card, not just a #. Item(s) will always be shipped to Buyer within three days of funds clearing.