Cast iron mechanical nodder bank, Tammany Hall theme (place a coin in Boss Tweed's hand and he pockets its and nods his thanks). Patent date Dec. 23, 1873 on back, attributed to J. & E. Stevens, John Hall design. Late 19th century. 5-3/4"H. Provenance: A Mississippi estate. Condition: Original paint with moderate wear. Functional. Bottom trap stuck (coins still inside).
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