Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 in. ( 19 x 9.5 x 7.6 cm )
cast: into plug beneath base: "PATD. FEB 2 1885."
cast: beneath base: "NO 232628"
Cast iron mechanical bank in the form of owl with orange glass eyes (with black pupils) clinging to log, next to branch; owl painted red, with feet, log, and branch painted gold; cast details include feathers on head and breast and grain of wood; when coin is placed on branch and lever on back is pressed, owl turns head and coin is deposited in bank.
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