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Object ID 000890

Object Name Big Boy Bank

Object Desc 1970s Big Boy Bank, made of rubber material.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000806

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coin Banks


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 13

Object Date 1970s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Big Boy,banks,promotional items,restaurants,

Title Big Boy Bank

Description A figure of Bob's Big Boy from the 1970s, made of plastic, with coin slot at the back of the head. Wearing the atypical checkered red and white overalls, white shirt that says "Big Boy" in blue letters, and brown shoes. He has blue eyes, brown hair and a red smile mouth.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.5

Length 0

Width 5

Depth 3

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Width and depth are measured on the base of the toy, that is bottom of the feet

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Big Boy

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY806



Date AUG 4,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Jordan Beres

Notes Many of the colors are still very good on the bank itself. However the item's left arm has black markings on it. The face, arms and belly also have some dark markings. The figure has dirt spots on several areas. Also the bottom is a little worn as well. Where the coin slot is on the back of the head it is splitting further than the orginial slit.


Date JAN 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 13 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin