Cast Iron "Independence Hall Tower" Centennial mechanical bank, made to commemorate the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, with lever to one side that rings bell. Marked on the base Enterprise Mfg. Co. Phila./ Pat Sept. 21, 75. Retains some of the original red polychrome paint, originally painted red and blue. 9 1/2" H. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: Some slight separations to seams to lower half of building, one corner with filler. Losses to the original polychrome paint.
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