For sale: an American Gar - Ru metal Elephant Coin Bank in the shape of an elephant, not released in the Netherlands. The Coin Bank is made by RU-GAR Ent. Co. In Long Beach California in the 1950s. A patent number is also mentioned on the Elephant Coin Bank. The penny bank was provided by some banks as an advertising object and to stimulate saving among children.
By placing a coin in the opening of the trunk and then pushing it on its tail, the coin is thrown into the elephant.
See pictures for a good impression of how the coin insert works. Total length is 22 cm, height 11 cm.
- Rare American Bank - Tirelire en métal Ru Elephant - 2ème moitié du 20ème siècle
- Pot en métal
- Période estimée
- Vers 1960
- Pays d’origine
- Amérique du Nord
- Bon état - quelques usures et tâches dues à l’âge
- 11×6×22 cm