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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11621

NPRR in serif letters on the front of this earlier switch key. This key was manufactured and hallmarked by F-S Hardware Co. which is one of the more uncommon makers for NP keys. Very nice pocket wear and patina. Unusual maker for you variation collectors out there.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11623

CPR marked on this special purpose cut brass key. No manufacturer mark on this one. We don't recognize the cut on this one but you CP collectors probably will. One suggestion has been that the #6 keys opened the track-side telegraph box locks. End barrel wear and a small ding in the barrel are the only things of note. A nice early version key in good shape.

PRICE: $40.00

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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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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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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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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: $295.00

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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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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: $70.00

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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 2.

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: $10.00

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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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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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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: ON HOLD

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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: $225.00

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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: $20.00

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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: $45.00

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JERSEY SHORE PINE CREEK & BUFFALO RAILROAD

Item # 10614

Ever heard of this one? We 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: $210.00

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