You are bidding on an original movable 1882 Black Negro Bank, made by the Shepard Hardware Co Buffalo, NY.. The hand that feeds his mouth is Missing-Broken off. It appears to have been gone for many many years. The eyes roll back, the tongue moves when the lever is pushed bringing up the arm. He is missing two screws behind his ears although the 2 pieces of his head are tight no movement the bank is solid, not falling apart - but has still retained much of the original paint. Marked on the bottom and back with dates ect . He is heavy & I guess he is made of cast iron, close to 5 lbs, and is just under 7 inches tall. I guarantee this to not be a reproduction. This came from an 1880s estate. Although the hand is missing, it is a great old piece of Black Americana that has changed so much to todays standards. Please see my other auctions . WE DO NOT SEND OUT SECOND CHANCE OFFERS, IF YOU RECEIVE ONE FROM SWEETSANTIQUES--IT IS FRAUD ..Dont miss this opportunity to add this special item to your collection !!!THANK YOU!! PLEASE INQUIRE PRIOR TO ENDING OF SALE WITH ANY QUESTIONS, ITEMS SOLD AS IS, .. RETURN POLICY. I describe all items as accurately as possible, with any condition exceptions noted. PLEASE make careful decisions before bidding. T are rare instances w a problem is missed in the description of the item. Should that be the case with your purchase, please notify me upon receipt of your item and I will cheerfully take the item back and refund the full purchase price. DON'T BID IF YOU DON'T PLAN TO PAY !!Winning bidder: Seller expects to make contact with you within 72 hours of auction close. If no contact established after 3 days, or if payment not received within 7 days, Seller reserves the right of offer the item to next highest bidder or re list item... Insurance is a must to protect both parties. Sorry, but Sales tax is applicable in Calif without a valid resale number. TRY PAY PAL OR BID PAY !!! FAST AND EASY !!!
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