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Bank Tellers Copper Coin Shovel B10
Bank Tellers Copper Coin Shovel B10
Original, quality pre-war copper coin shovel with a dovetail joined steel front edge and a turned rosewood handle. These were used by bank tellers and clerks when bagging up coinage. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10" x 4.25" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Union Bank Exterior Brass Bell Pull BP287
Original, quality late 19th century circular exterior brass bell pull. This example has a circular dished backplate with an old replacement pull knob fitted. The backplate is embossed "Union Bank" which is fairly worn and missing most of the "K" in "Bank". For use with a tight wire, non-electrical bell system. Other parts required to operate this system are usually available in stock. Many other bell fittings of differing types may also be available. Replacement rear springs and washers have been fitted and all is complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 6" exterior diam.

Knob 1.75" diam.

3.75" dish to be recessed 1.5".

Bar length 4".

 
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Price: 400.00


Union Bank Exterior Brass Bell Pull BP287



Cast Iron Money Box MB56
Cast Iron Money Box MB56
Original, quality late 19th century two piece cast iron money box in the form of a bank with the name above the coin slots to the back and front. The windows and doors are all open for effect and the silver walls and brown roof appears to be the original paintwork. Complete and in good and working order.

5" tall x 4" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 156.00


Cast Iron City Bank Money Box MB54
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron money box in the form of a "city bank" building. This example has most of the original finish and colour and has fretted out windows and doors making the savings visible. The coin slot is at the top and all is complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 3" x 2.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


Cast Iron City Bank Money Box MB54



Lloyds Bank Money Box, 2 available MB41
Lloyds Bank Money Box, 2 available MB41
Original, quality, ovoid shaped money box with a chrome plated finish in the original, two piece, red cardboard box. The five slots will take sixpences, shillings, threepences and pennies or half crowns and the hole to the underside will take the banknotes. The brass plaque to the top details "Lloyds Bank Ltd" and the underside is marked with a patent number for the year 1921. I understand the banks would have held the key. All is complete and in good order.

Card box 4" x 2.5" x 2".

Money box 3.75" x 1.75" x 2.25" tall.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 56.00


Barclays Bank Money Box MB40
Original, quality ovoid shaped money box with a chrome plated finish. The six slots will take sixpences, shillings, threepences and pennies or half crowns and florins and notes. The brass plaque to the top details "Barclays Bank Ltd Home Safe" and the underside is embossed "Made in England by John Lawton and Sons Ltd of Birmingham" and "Impressed provisional patent 1931". I understand the banks would have held the key. All is complete and in good and working order.

4" x 2" x 2.5" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Barclays Bank Money Box MB40



Barclays Bank Money Box in Original Cardboard Box MB38
Barclays Bank Money Box in Original Cardboard Box MB38
Original, quality, ovoid shaped money box with a chrome plated finish in the original, two piece, red cardboard box. The five slots will take sixpences, shillings, threepences and pennies or half crowns and the hole to the underside will take the banknotes. The brass plaque to the top details "Barclays Bank Ltd Home Safe" and the underside is marked with a patent number for the year 1921. I understand the banks would have held the key. All is complete and in good order.

Card box 4" x 2.5" x 2".

Money box 3.75" x 1.75" x 2.25" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Padlock with Key PL67
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass padlock of a good size with steel a loop and the original steel key. The padlock is stamped '22', has a swinging dust cover to the keyhole with its own pair of holes to locate a second smaller padlock for extra security to ensure two separate keyholers are present at the same time of opening. The front of the padlock is also impressed for the original owner "3/74 In possession of Bank of Maharashtra". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.25" x 3" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 156.00


Brass Padlock with Key PL67



300 Sovereigns Brass Bankers Weight W353
300 Sovereigns Brass Bankers Weight W353
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bell shaped bankers' counter weight impressed "Sov'gn 300" to the top of the open ring grip. A most unusual weight to find today and in very clean condition. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

7" tall x 3.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 265.00


Avery 50 Troy Ounce Brass Weight W348
Original, quality 1930's cast brass bankers weight detailed to the top "Avery Ltd 50 oz Troy". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4" tall.

2" diam.

 
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Price: 65.00


Avery 50 Troy Ounce Brass Weight W348



Midland Bank Whistle W117
Midland Bank Whistle W117
Original, quality 1930's nickel plated cylindrical whistle detailed for "Midland Bank Ltd" and "Stock No 278". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3.25" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 65.00

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