Overall: 9 1/2 x 5 x 3 in. ( 24.1 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm )
Cast iron mechanical bank in the form of prancing horse in front of trough, mounted on rectangular pedestal; horse painted brown with blue, red, and yellow saddle and bridle, balanced on short post painted blue and yellow; trough with curved top painted blue and yellow; front and back panels of pedestal with cast inscription; when coin is placed in mouth of pony and lever is pulled, a lid in the trough opens to allow for deposit of coin.
Gift of Henry M. Lucas
cast: on sides of base: "TRICK PONY"
cast: on front of base: "BANK"
cast: beneath base: "PAT' JUNE 2 AND/JULY 7TH 1885"
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