Advertising card for R. C. Parlett & Co. showing a mechanical bank with a "Speaking Dog" and girl on it. Front of card says: "Speaking Dog Bank, See Other Side." Front lower left corner says: "A. Gast & Co. Lith-St. Louis & N.Y." Back of card says: "'Speaking Dog' Toy Savings Bank. Price $1.00 Each. Patented." and describes the bank and its mechanism. Address given on back of card: Kansas City, Mo. No street address is given.
Address in 1885 City Directory: 820 Delaware. Company described as "Toys and Fancy Goods Wholesale and Retail."
SC3, Box 2, Miscellaneous
Front: 10019653; Back: 10019656
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