()1886 Antique MEchanical Bank– Original "Stump Speake" Bank pat1886 (Gurnee, il ) $1

October 9, 2012 in Chicago

The Stump Speaker

Antique Mechanical Bank
Patented 11/16/1886

Made by Shepard Hardware Co., designed by Charles Shepard and Peter Adams.

The Trap is missing but one can be purchased from another member of the MBCA, I can get you there information if you needed it. It would cost $40.00 for a Trap unpainted with Key

A Near Mint Plus example of this bank went for $17,618.00 in May of 2010.
Condition of this bank: was rated excellent by the Collector’s I purchased it from in 1999 at the MBCA (Mechanical Bank Collectors of America) annual convention. I had also purchased from them a Reclining Chinaman Bank for $7,000 and $3000 for the Stump Speaker Bank.

Look at the picture with the base and the sticker is still on it from when I bought it, it says “EXCELLENT Condition” $3200.00

It was purchased from Oliver Clark and the Weiss Brother’s Steven and Leon their current websites are listed below:

Oliver Clarks Bank site is: http://www.oliverclark.com/

The Weiss Brother’s mechanical bank site is: http://www.rslauctions.com/

on their site if you go to the appraisals link on the RSL Auctions Site
it states “the Partners of RSL Auctions are considered the leading experts of American Antique Toys and Banks in the World”
Steve and Leon’s Partner in RSLAUCTIONS is Ray Haradin Whom I bought numerous other banks from while he was the President of the MBCA.

This is truly an Antique that anyone would love to have and everyone will be talking about it.

Text me or email me what you have to trade with picture if you email and we will see what we can do.


EMAIL to Above, TEXT, or CALL: 2 two 4*63 Seven*Zero 1 2 Nine
Tell me what you have to trade
Along with any Pictures you may of the item
and Phone number for quickest response.

Other Items I have currently up for Barter can be seen by going to Chicago CL page and in Search Type in “antique mechanical banks” and make sure Category under that box is “For Sale”

Looking for in trade:

Front Load Washing Machine prefer last 2-3 years models, Dishwasher with STAINLESS STEEL TUB prefer last 2-3 yrs models, Metal Detector, Hunting Items, stuff with Moters, Vending Machines, Moped, or vespa type scooter, Antique Gambling Games from around Prohibition era Punch Boards Complete not used and other Trade Stimulators used in Bars, or other estaplishments and are COIN OP’d, Vintage Lego sealed sets, Pit Bikes, Ipad 2 & 3, Ipod Touch, Lawn Aerator, Overseeder, and/or Dethatcher all moterized Lawn equipment, Backpack Power Blower, Tag Watches, Juke Box, antique Mechanical Banks, Other nice watches, Current Laptops, 3DS, Key Cutter, Pinball or Arcade Games, Or anything else you have, I might just take it worst I could do is Say No Thank You

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