Thursday, November 30, 2017
“I love the nostalgic myself. I hope we never lose some of the things of the past.”
~ Walt Disney
My vintage Uncle Sam’s 3 Coin Register Bank is displayed on a swing among the autumn leaves on a beautiful late November afternoon at the Bethlehem Rose Garden, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
This bank was my Dad’s when he was a child, and it eventually became my bank when I was kid, and I love it (I hope he doesn’t want it back now!)
First made in 1907, the Uncle Sam’s 3 Coin Register Banks made their way to many kids and adults from the 1920s-1970s. Once you deposit more than 25 cents into its cash register-shaped slot and pull the lever, the money is locked in and only opens in the front when it reaches $10 and the numbers turn over and read 00.00.
I presented the image in sepia to enhance the nostalgic feel.