The idea of a Mason bank might strike some as odd, but when this bank was issued, bricklaying was an activity that you saw all the time. This colorful card, with a lot of strong red, is seldom encountered today.

The Mason card was printed by G. H. Dunston Lith. of Buffalo, New York, and issued in 1887. It's shown here at 85 percent of actual size.

The coloring, lettering, layout, wording and size of this card are similar to the Picture Gallery card, which is the other bank card printed by Dunston.