Cast iron mechanical bank, Uncle Sam theme with embossed eagle base (place a coin in Uncle Sam's hand, depress a knob at corner, and the coin drops into his carpet bag). Patent date June 8, 1886 stamped on bottom plate. 11-3/8"h. Late 19th century. Provenance: A Mississippi estate. Condition: Original paint with moderate wear. Functional. Lacking key (some coins still in bank).
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