ANTIQUE - Patent Express Gold Changer - W & T Avery - RARE For Sale
ANTIQUE - Patent Express Gold Changer - W & T Avery - RARE: $4900.00
Patent Express Gold Changermade byW & TAvery - Snowhill,Birmingham, UKCirca 1890 - 1900'sH - 19" W - 15 1/2" D - 7"Weight - 77 Lbs.Number 70Beautiful decorative design front &sidesThe interior of the gold changer housestwo sides one for a gold sovereign and the other for half sovereigns. Each side has three revolving columns whichcontain the change pots. When a gold coin is inserted it dispenses potsof change with an equivalent value, and once emptied the pots can be returnedthough a small opening at the top of the door.. This was the Victorian forerunner of today's ATM. Left bottomrear has a small piece of metal missing but otherwise in nice antiquecondition. No key.This is a heavy item and can be pickedup at no cost or the buyer may arrange their own shipping.