Wonderful giant-sized elephant Moneybox claimed to have been designed by German industrial designer Luigi Colani.
This is an original, first edition and exceptionally rare version of the iconic elephant money box, being the first addition and in the largest size, with the Dresdner Bank logo etched into the metal base cap. He really does stand proud, and certainly has strong presents wherever he is placed.
The elephant is in good condition for his age, with just a few light surface scratches, and a few stress marks to the plastic, unfortunately, he is missing his key, from previous experience of opening these locks without a key, I can tell you its not easy but is possible with the use of a hair grip or bent nail to open the base.
The last photo shows the X large elephant with the medium and small-sized elephant so that you can see just how much bigger this extra-large version is.
A rare and wonderful find, I hope he finds a great home.
22cm x 17.5cm x 10.5cm
Please note there are many other sellers selling early 1990's versions, stating that they are original 1960's ones, The 1960's Giant version has a metal base opening, with Dresner bank etched into the metal. The plastic is not shiny, and they usually cost a lot more... so to avoid disappointment, buy from someone who knows their elephants.
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