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"Satellite" mechanical bank


Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc.


c. 1960s

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Satellite' mechanical bank, Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Zinc alloy, chrome, plastic, pigment
Size: 10 5/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (26.99 x 8.89 x 8.89 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Michigan, Detroit
Culture: North America, United States, Michigan
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Decalon bottom: [DURO MOLD AND MFG. INC./ DETROIT 34 MICH./ PAT. PENDING/ USA AND CANADA/ THE SATELLITE BANK]; on bottom, in ink: [Hally]; on stopper: [200]decals on front: [INSURED SAVINGS/ HOME SAVINGS & LOAN ASS'N (?)/ LAWT (?), OK
Physical Description: gold rocket ship on world globe; coin slot in nose cone; spring operated mechanism; see also L2003.147.757
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.756
Artist: Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc., Detroit
Role: Maker
Life Dates: Detroit
Added to Site: March 1, 2009