Kyser & Rex ‘Mikado’ bank, $198,000, Morphy Auctions
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A Kyser & Rex ‘Mikado’ cast-iron mechanical bank in the rare blue variation sold for $198,000 in a sale of Antique Toys, Banks, Dolls and Sports Memorabilia held Sept. 13-15 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Jerome B. Secor ‘Freedmans’ mechanical bank topped out at $138,000; a Kyser & Rex ‘Merry-Go-Round’ cast-iron mechanical bank soared to $126,000; a Kaiser & Rex ‘Roller Skating’ cast-iron mechanical bank made $84,000; and a Circle dot Bru bebe doll, 16 inches tall, went for $10,200. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.