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America Savings bank box

2006.44.2220.2 (RS83211)

Description

Original box for the America Savings bank.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
THE / AMERICA / SAVINGS BANK. / Manufactured by / The Johnson Mfg. Co. / NEW HAVEN, CONN., U.S.A. (One of the sides)
THE / "AMERICA" / Savings Bank. / The road to fortune / Dont miss it! / REGISTERS AUTOMATICALLY / Nickels, / Dimes, / Quarters / and Half Dollars, / UP TO $25.00 (On one of the sides)
THE / 'AMERICA' BANK / A school of financial training / for BOYS and GIRLS. / A money saver and / a delight to older ones / who like to see their / accumulations grow. / Five tumbler lock- / Small flat key. (On one of the sides)
THE / AMERICA / The most complete / REGISTERING BANK / in the world! / SIMPLE / STRONG / DURABLE / Cultivate the Saving Habit. (On one of the sides)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
packaging
Possibly cardboard
Dimensions
5 3/8 x 3 9/16 x 3 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2220.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171470

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