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"Spinaround Plan-It Coin Bank" mechanical bank


Astro Manufacturing, E. Detroit, Michigan



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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'Spinaround Plan-It Coin Bank' mechanical bank, Astro Manufacturing, E. Detroit, Michigan
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Zinc alloy, pigment, plastic
Size: 4 1/8 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in. (10.48 x 23.02 x 23.02 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Michigan, Detroit
Culture: North America, United States, Michigan
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Lenders Tagon back: [ASTRO MFG. INC. E. DETROIT, MICH./ A BERZAC CREATION/ PLAN-IT BANK/ PAT. PEND.]; on front planets named with day to circle sun Lenders tag, on back, in ink: ["Plan-it" Bank/ 7650]
Physical Description: round, blue, solar system model; sun in center is silver; coin slot is sun; money in bank; 4 legs attached to sun underneath have blue-green plastic tips
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.755
Artist: Astro Manufacturing, E. Detroit, Michigan
Role: Maker
Added to Site: March 1, 2009