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    Theodore Roosevelt: Classic "Teddy and the Bear" Mechanical Bank. One of the most beloved items by both political and bank collectors. As Theodore Roosevelt's rifle is cocked, his head nods forward as he takes aim. A coin is placed on the rifle, and when the lever on the base is pressed, it "shoots" the coin into a hole in the stump, and Teddy's head jerks back. At the same time, the stump pops open and the head of a startled bear appears out of the mouth. Good working order, except that the bear does not always emerge. All original with only light to moderate surface wear on the mostly-present original paint. A superior example overall. Length 9.75".

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    March, 2008
    1st Saturday
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