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"Destination Moon Bank" mechanical bank

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Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc.

Date

c. 1962

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Destination Moon Bank' mechanical bank, Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc.
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Medium: Dolls, Toys and Games | Zinc alloy, chrome, plastic, pigment
Size: 10 3/4 x 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 in. (27.31 x 10.95 x 10.95 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Michigan, Detroit
Culture: North America, United States, Michigan
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptions; Decalon ring: [COMMEMORATING COMDR. ALAN B. SHEPHERD'S FIRST FLIGHT FROM AMERICA INTO OUTER SPACE MAY 5, 1961 TIME 15 MIN. HT. 115 MI DIST. 300 MILES APPROX.]inside base: [DURO MOLD AND MFG. INC./ DETROIT 34 MICH./ US PAT D54509/CANADA decal in black: [GREATER ARIZONA SAVINGS/ AND LOAN ASSOCI/ATION...]
Physical Description: silver space ship with globe (moon?) on top; aqua ring around globe; USA on sides of ship in red
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Katherine Kierland Herberger
Accession Number: 2003.236.759
Artist: Duro Mold and Manufacturing Inc., Detroit
Role: Maker
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Life Dates: Detroit
Added to Site: March 1, 2009