Merchants National Bank Coin Bank

Merchants National Bank Coin Bank

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Description
The A.C. Rehberger Co. of Chicago, Illinois, manufactured this cast metal still bank model of the Merchants National Bank during the 1930s. Rehberger was a well-known manufacturer of cast-metal toys and souvenirs, and sold many bank models during the 1930s as banks sought to encourage saving during the economic depression. Merchants National Bank was founded in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1930, located at 702 Hamilton Avenue. The bank has a hole in the top large enough to fit coins and bills.
Object Name
coin bank
Physical Description
lead (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 7.3025 cm x 10.4775 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
2014.0070.01
accession number
2014.0070
catalog number
2014.0070.01
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American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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