The Arcade Manufacturing Co.of Freeport. IL was founded in 1885.
They made small cast iron machinery for home use, especially
coffee grinders which they made from their inception until the 1930s.
The Arcade Company is most famous for its cast iron toys.
They were very successful with animal banks in 1908..
In 1946, Arcade was purchased by Rockwell Manufacturing Co..
In December 2017, a doorstop very similar to this one
(the painted version) sold for $727 on Ebay.