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Object ID 001021

Object Name Metal Schoolhouse Bank

Object Desc Metal bank depicting a red schoolhouse with teacher and students on front. Made by US Metal Toy Mfg. Co. in US.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000895

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coin Banks


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hallway Shelf 1

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords metal toys,banks,coin bank,US Metal Toy Mfg. Co.,toys,

Title Metal Schoolhouse Bank

Description Metal bank with printed image of School PS 23. School has red clapboard siding, teacher and students on front, windows, snow, and bushes printed on sides. Roof looks like red shingles with snow in spots. Roof has coin slot on side on peak. Rectangular base is painted red. Underside of base is blue and has round metal piece which would allow for coin removal.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4

Length 4.5

Width 0

Depth 2.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Above measurements are for the schoolhouse. Base measures 5" long by 4" deep by 1/2" high.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker US Metal Toy Manufacturing Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY895



Date OCT 17,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Bank has some edge wear on base and minor scratching. Flat portion of the roof has residue which may be from adhesive tape.


Date OCT 17,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway shelf from Coat Closet - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 25,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway Shelf 1 from Hallway shelf - automatic entry by admin