We know the age of this vintage chalkware collie dog bank thanks to the authentic dog tag that someone added by wire around the neck of the dog. The tag is from Philadelphia 1963, and it is attached with old wire. The dog is a black and white collie, and there is some paint loss at the ear and in other spots, normal for chalkware. These are not chips but just areas where the paint has rubbed away revealing the white plaster underneath. This would have been a prize won in a carnival game, and taken home and cherished. So it could have even been from earlier than 1963, and then a later time the tag added. Carnival prizes are wonderful vintage pieces to use as shelf decor, and they make for great gifts to people who are nostalgic for the "good ol' days," and especially doggie moms and dads.
Measures 12" tall with a base about 5-1/2" wide by 4-1/2" deep. Weighs close to two pounds unpacked. Again, paint loss where it has been rubbed away by touch and age. No chips nor cracks although there may be some fleabites.
A paw-some gift--will give a big bow-WOW to whoever gets this bank!
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