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Thread: old still bank

  1. #21
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    Country: Italy

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    Quote Originally Posted by chubbbramah View Post
    ...I'll try to organise some pics.
    Great, thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by chubbbramah View Post
    ... Presumably I don't need to show pics of the Playmobil safe here ...
    LOL No you don't need to

    Cheers :)

  2. #22
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    Country: Wales

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    Quote Originally Posted by chubbbramah View Post
    This is substantially made, with a real wafer tumbler lock.
    Chubbbramah, please elaborate!

  3. #23
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    Country: UK

    Default French 'safe-style' moneybox

    No need for great excitement ... .
    This is made of steel sheet just over 1mm thick, spot welded and painted. The lock is a basic 5-wafer cam lock with convenience key. (What we often called a disk tumbler lock in the past, before we met Abloy locks.) It even has a keycode stamped on the face. The pivoted back edge of the door is inside the door opening when closed, acting as a continuous dogbolt. The style resembles early-20c French safes in having a base and cap.

    Many of the other toy moneyboxes are tinplate, crimped or fixed together with folded tabs. Locks are often springlatches using a standard key or a back-action lock, often with no wards.

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