London, South Kensington
18 May 1995
A rare John Harper & Co 'Football Bank'
painted cast-iron, with red, blue and white footballer and brown, white and red goal on green base, 1890s (G, some wear) --10in. (25.5cm) long
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See The Bank Book, B.Norman, pub. Accent Studios, p.92, fig 2430-b.
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