Lot 677: Kyser & Rex - a rare original mechanical 'Lion and Two Monkeys' cast iron m
21 October 2016
Newark, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Kyser & Rex - a rare original mechanical 'Lion and Two Monkeys' cast iron money bank, 22cm wide, 23cm high, patent July 17, 1883 The Lion And Two Monkeys was designed and patented by Louis Kyser and Alfred C. Rex of Philadelphia, Pa., July 17, 1883, and made by their company, Kyser & Rex, of the same city. The bank as produced closely follows the patent drawings, both as to configuration and operation.