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posted by Dug North on 9/12/2010
A nice topic. See also this collection of mechbanks (chapter "mechanische Spardosen"):http://www.geldgeschichte.de/Gentleman.aspxwith animated pictures. A very outstanding example this wooden little house, which explodesthrough input of a coin, because this coin falls on a hidden mousetrap !And my older entry: http://kugelbahn.blog.de/2009/12/16/mechanische-spardosen-fernost-7582572/Greets Falk
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