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FEATURED KEYS FOR SALE

 


 

 

UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11607

UP stamped on this special purpose steel key. Double winged bit and hollow end. This key shows minor wear but is in beautiful condition.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 11606

Great representation of the standard CS-44 Special cut key for Southern Pacific. Marked SPCO CS-44 on the front and spelled out SPECIAL with serial number on the reverse. Great pocket wear and patina. This is the earlier version before consolidation.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 11605

Turn of the century key from the Southern Pacific. Very nicely marked SPCo CS-24 on the front, R&B with A&W oval logo on the reverse. Standard Roadway and Bridge cut before they consolidated keys and locks in the 1930's and eliminated this keying.

PRICE: $32.00

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BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE

Item # 11604

The last version of the standard brass hollow barrel switch key. This Keline manufactured key is marked BNSF in small lettering on the front and no makers mark. Mint condition and the final generation of switch keys from the James Hill road empire.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILROAD

Item # 11603

Circa 1880's Bohannon key with beautiful serif markings AT&SFRR on the front and S on the back. Nice ring barrel standard switch key with perfect pocket wear and patina. Seldom seen variation from an uncommon maker from this road. Don't miss this opportunity.

PRICE: $165.00

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UNION PACIFIC MOTIVE POWER & CAR

Item # 11602

Standard cut for the Motive Power department. This key is nicely marked UP&MP&C with no hallmark on the back. Excellent pocket wear and patina. Ready to enjoy

PRICE: $35.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11600

Super nice early Fraim hallmarked switch key. Nice N.P.R.R. marking and no excessive wear. Nice color and patina.

PRICE: $32.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11599

NPRR deep markings on this pre-1896 Slaymaker hallmarked key. All around excellent condition and ready to enjoy. Early representation from this maker.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 11598

Just a good honest Slaymaker standard switch key from the GN. Deep GNRY markings on the front, blank back, but unmistakably Slaymaker design. Beautiful key.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE St. PAUL & PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11597

Nicely marked CMStP&PR Loffelholtz key with the RT repair track designation and keying. Very nice key.

PRICE: $40.00

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & St. PAUL RAILROAD

Item # 11596

Gorgeous no problems key with a strong Loffelholtz & Co. hallmark on the back. Sure to please.

PRICE: $28.00

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CLEVELAND CINCINNATI CHICAGO & St. LOUIS RAILROAD

Item # 11595

Beautiful deeply marked key with awesome pocket wear and patina. A&W oval logo and serial number on back. No excessive wear. Very nice.

PRICE: $30.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11556

Very nice and almost new old stock stores department key. Marked NPRY on the front and Adlake on the reverse. Very nice key missing from most advanced NP collections.

PRICE: $195.00

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILROAD

Item # 11526

SF ROUTE marked in deep serif letters on this brass key. One of the earliest of the Santa Fe numbered series keys, this key has the Slaymaker Berry diamond logo on the back along with the number 5 stamped at the 12 o'clock position. Just a wonderful patina and nice pocket wear.

PRICE: $150.00

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11524

Harder to find than case of Labatts on Saturday night and cheaper than getting caught riding a swimming moose across a lake! This Pre-1900 key has the A&W hex logo on the back and is in beautiful condition with awesome pocket wear. Don't miss this one or you'll be wishing you had that case of Labatts to wash away your sorrow.

PRICE: $85.00

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11522

Come get your Canadian fix eh? This Canadian Pacific key made by R. Mitchell Co. is new old stock and awesome condition with no issues. Shipped in an empty Molson beer can for your added enjoyment. (Just kidding about the beer can).

PRICE: ON HOLD

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WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11520

This earlier Adlake hallmarked key is beautifully stamped WPRR on the front with Adlake hallmark and serial number on the reverse. Just a straight up great key from this road.

PRICE: $50.00

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EAST BAY TRANSIT CO.

Item # 11519

The final legacy of the original San Francisco - Oakland Terminal railroad or more famously, KEY SYSTEM was the East Bay Transit Company. This switch key dates from around 1940 and is in beautiful condition. No excessive wear and ready to display.

PRICE: $115.00

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SEATTLE LAKE SHORE & EASTERN RAILWAY

Item # 11518

Marked SLS&ERY on the front and S on the reverse. This appears to be a Bohannon key although the marking is illegible. Just a beautiful example in every way. Great pocket wear and patina and nice deep serif lettering. Very little remains from this road for collectors to cherish.

PRICE: $325.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 11517

Very early version of SP standard CS-4 switch key. This key shows S on the reverse along with a distinguishable A&W hex logo marking. Nice condition with no excessive wear.

PRICE: $35.00

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BELLINGHAM & NORTHERN RAILROAD

Item # 11516

B&N RR in larger serif lettering on this Bohannon marked switch key. The Bellingham & Northern was formed in 1912 to continue operations of the Bellingham Bay & British Columbia Railroad. It lasted until 1918 when it became part of the Milwaukee Road. This is an unbelievably rare offering from the Pacific Northwest. We've only seen 2 or 3 of these over the years. Don't miss this opportunity.

PRICE: $325.00

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11515

This is a pretty early Union Pacific standard switch key. Marked with the A&W oval logo and serial number, this key is beautifully smooth and pocket worn with superb markings and eye appeal. Great key.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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SPOKANE PORTLAND & SEATTLE RAILWAY

Item # 11514

Nice example of the standard SP&S switch key. Manufactured by Adlake with nice markings. This key has a small casting flaw causing a void right by the bit. It is hardly noticeable and does not affect the operation or fit of the key.

PRICE: $45.00

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TEXAS SOUTHEASTERN RAILROAD

Item # 11513

TSERR nicely marked on the front of this 1930's era switch key. Adlake in the curve on the back with serial number and S designation. This key shows some use but is nice and bold with no excessive wear. Beautiful example.

PRICE: $75.00

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY

Item # 11511

Nice serif lettering on this earlier Slaymaker standard switch key. AT&SFRY S deeply stamped in front with serial number on the back. No makers hallmark but unmistakably Slaymaker.

PRICE: $40.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11530

N.P.R.R. in smaller spaced out serif letters with S at the six o'clock position. This 1880's tapered barrel key was made by Union Brass although not marked as such. Its got very nice lettering and carries a serial number A487 on the back of the key. Small notch in hilt just to the left of the first R, doesn't interfere with the marking. Slight barrel end wear but still just a spectacular example.

PRICE: $150.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11508

Nice later NP standard switch key. Manufactured by Adlake. This was the last version issued before the merger. Nice pocket wear and no issues.

PRICE: $22.00

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ADLAKE CABOOSE KEYS

Item # 11491

New old stock brass cast Adlake marked caboose or coach keys. All the same keying. Have 4.

PRICE: $16.00 each.

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & St. PAUL RAILROAD

Item # 11485

Just a great example of a Milwaukee road switch key. Perfect wear and patina, no issues.

PRICE: $28.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11482

This is a general purpose key that fits an NPR pressed steel lock. Not marked NPRY but has the keying number X2394 on the back. Nice steel oiler key. Harder to find

PRICE: $15.00

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & PUGET SOUND RAILWAY

Item # 11418

None finer! This CM&PS key is absolutely mint condition with the deepest stamping we've seen in years. Full legible loffelholtz hallmark on the reverse. This key is pretty unbelievable. 10 out of 10.

PRICE: $265.00

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11433

Marked UP on the front and UPRR partially remains on the back of this Roadway & Bridge cut key. Gorgeous patina showing no excessive wear. Great example.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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WASHINGTON BALTIMORE & ANAPOLIS ELECTRIC RAILROAD

Item # 11435

Seldom offered key from one of the earlier electric lines around our Nation's capital. Marked WB&AERR on the front, and A&W oval with serial number 1105 on the back. This switch key has great patina and pocket wear and is in excellent condition. The railroad existed from about 1902-1935, the heyday of the electric interurban era in America. Don't miss this great offering.

PRICE: $135.00

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TOLEDO TERMINAL RAILROAD

Item # 11295

TTRR on this later Adlake key. Nice key showing little use.

PRICE: $25.00

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DULUTH & IRON RANGE RAILROAD

Item # 11256

Beautifully marked A&W oval switch key. D&IRRR on the front and serial number and A&W oval on the back. Just a beautiful example of a hard to find switch key.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11210

UPRR in serif letters on this circa 1880's tapered barrel key. Has great eye appeal with balanced markings and a nice deep serial number stamped on the back.

PRICE: $225.00

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GRAND RAPIDS & INDIANA RAILROAD

Item # 11202

Beautifully stamped A&W oval hallmarked key. GR&IRR on the front and C for "car" on the reverse along with the oval A&W logo. Such a great key and hard to find this nice.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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PERE MARQUETTE RAILROAD

Item # 11197

PMRR on the front of this early A&W oval logo key. 5581 deeply stamped in the back with the hallmark. Smooth and great patina. Sure to please and harder to find.

PRICE: $70.00

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BUFFALO & LAKE ERIE TRACTION CO.

Item # 11134

The B&LETCo got its start in 1906 through the consolidation of several area lines. It lasted until around mid-1924 when it was reorganized as the Buffalo & Erie Railway and finally ceased all operations in height of the depression in 1932. This hard to find key is in excellent condition with good marking and A&W oval hallmark on the reverse.

PRICE: $125.00

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CINCINNATI SANDUSKY & CLEVELAND RAILROAD

Item # 11071

Dark brown patina on this beautiful serif letter key made by T. Slaight of Newark, NJ. Just a super example from a rare early Ohio road.

PRICE: $155.00

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NEW YORK CHICAGO & St. LOUIS RAILWAY

Item # 11075

One of the nicest NYC&StL keys we've ever had. Just a great pocket wear, smooth and blemish free. Deep serif letters on this tapered barrel Union Brass key. Not many out there finer than this one.

PRICE: $245.00

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OHIO PUBLIC SERVICE

Item # 10931

This key is marked front and back with O.P.S. which was an interurban line in the 20's and 30's. Seldom seen key.

PRICE: $24.00

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St. LOUIS & SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY

Item # 10685

Early Frisco key deeply marked ST L & SF RY on the front with the early A&W hex logo on the back. Nice brass key with good pocket wear, smooth and nice medium patina. Nice uncommon A&W hex logo key.

PRICE: $40.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 10805

SP CS-47 is the Repair Track keying. This is a nice key with good markings and no excessive wear. Slight casting flaw on the right hand side, otherwise really nice and a harder key to find marked with the CS designation.

 

PRICE: $55.00

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JERSEY SHORE PINE CREEK & BUFFALO RAILROAD

Item # 10614

Ever heard of this one? I hadn't until this nice W. Bohannon ringed barrel key from the 1880's showed up. Nice serif lettering on the front, makers mark almost worn off, but visible. The owner of the key was J. H. TAYLOR as he center punched his name on the back side of the key. Nice personalization that didn't ruin the display characteristics of this rare early key.

 

PRICE: $230.00

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CHICAGO & WESTERN INDIANA RAILROAD

Item # 10278

Union Brass manufactured tapered barrel switch key from the 1880's. Deeply struck markings and no excessive wear, this key is near perfect condition. Harder to find this nice.

 

PRICE: $100.00

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