These memorabilia are actually savings boxes ' much fancier versions of the piggy banks that many people had as a kid. The coin slot is located on the top of the tower. The money can be retrieved through the bottom by removing the rubber plug. This item has 100% iron frame; like all of our models, no plastic parts have been used. The model is handmade as well as painted for a more vintage look. '¢ 100% iron frame '¢ No plastic parts '¢ Painted exterior '¢ Handmade and hand painted '¢ This item has sharp edges and should not be used as a toy. Intended for use by adults and/or children over 8 years of age.