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 in the middle of the tower. The money can be retrieved through the bottom by removing the rubber plug. This item has 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. This item has sharp edges and should not be used as a toy. Intended for use by adults and children over 8 years of age.