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Description

A Worcester County Institution for Savings toy bank in the shape of a book; bank building on front, boy scout illustration on back; wing topped pilaster on spine; leather book covere aroudn brass; coin slot on top, keyhole on side.

Details

Maker
Bankers Utilities Co. (Maker)
Date
1923
Inscriptions
Embossed on front of bank: ""WORCESTER/ COUNTY INSTITUTION/ FOR SAVINGS/ WORCESTER, MASS."" Embossed on back of bank: ""BE PREPARED/ BY PERMISSION OF NATIONAL COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA"" Embossed on ""spine"" of bank: ""DO/ A/ GOOD/ TURN/ DAILY/ VIII"" Engraved on bottom of bank: ""BANKERS UTILITIES CO./ SAN FRANCISCO/ PATENTED/ JULY 3 1923/ MADE IN USA""
Location of origin
San Francisco, CA, USA
Associated Building
Subject Worcester County Institution of S.
Material
embossing
engraving (printing process)
machine-made
metal
Object type
Toy
Places
California (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
San Francisco (San Francisco county, California)
Descriptive terms
BANK, STILL
Banking
banks (containers)
Embossed
embossing
engraving (printing process)
Machine Made
machine-made
metal
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Metal
People and organizations
Worcester County Institution of Sav
Dimensions
4 5/8 x 3 7/8 (HxW), 1 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1996.9
Credit Line
Gift of Lane W. Goss
GUSN
9554

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