A c.1950s-60s vintage Chad Valley "Treasure Island" book-shaped tinplate money box / savings bank with hinged lid, coin slot and lock (the key is unfortunately missing), measuring approximately 14.4 x 10.2 x 3.3cm (5.65 x 4 x 1.3in) overall; the "spine" reads "TREASURE / ISLAND / "CHAD VALLEY" / HARBORNE. / MADE IN ENGLAND. / No.10025", whilst the lid depicts a scene from the famous children's book of the title. There is some marking and discoloration together with age wear including scratches, scuffs, indentations, and slight loss to the print (mainly to the edges); there is some rust to the lock, whilst the tin itself has a few spots and small patches of corrosion.
SOLD Dec. 2012
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