America Savings bank box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-171470

Description

Original box for the America Savings bank.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
packaging
cardboard
Box

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 3/8 x 3 9/16 x 3 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2220.2