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    Jolly Nigger Mechanical Bank Has the original bottom which reads, "Made by Shephard Hardware Co. Buffalo, N.Y.," with a patent date of 1883. Nice patina and in working condition. The lever on the back moves his arm to slide the coin in his mouth. This fellow has a big broad smile and is very much of the period. This is an obvious "crossover" collectible with great appeal to collectors who chase toy, bank and Black Americana items.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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