Bank

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1923

GUSN

GUSN-9554

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

Descriptive Terms

banks (containers)
embossing
engraving (printing process)
machine-made
metal
Unidentified Metal
Machine Made
Embossed
Banking
Stipple Engraved
BANK, STILL

Inscription

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""

Associated Building

Subject Worcester County Institution of S,

People and Organizations

Worcester County Institution of Sav

Maker

Bankers Utilities Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

San Francisco, CA, USA

Object Type

Toy

Dimensions

4 5/8 x 3 7/8 (HxW), 1 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Lane W. Goss

Accession Number

1996.9

Places

California (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
San Francisco (San Francisco county, California)