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FEATURED KEYS FOR SALE

 


 

CHICAGO BURLINGTON & QUINCY RAILROAD

Item # 10876

Nice big serif letter marking on this Burlington Route key. No maker shown but is unmistakably A&W. A 19 serial on the back. Nice wear and patina. Hard to find bigger lettering.

PRICE: $80.00

 


 

UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 10873

Nice earlier Adlake curved logo key from the Union Pacific. No problems key ready to display.

PRICE: $40.00

 


 

CHICAGO ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 10871

Union Brass made brass tapered barrel switch key marked CRI&PRR S on the front with no hallmark showing on reverse. Great pocket wear and patina. If this 1880's vintage key could talk...

PRICE: $85.00

 


 

SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 10834

SP LINES marked on the front of this Adlake key. Nice earlier curved logo on the back. This key came from the SUNSET ROUTE of the SP that traversed Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana. Less common LINES marking.

PRICE: $40.00

 


 

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: $55.00

 


 

WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 10662

Nicely used brass switch key from the Western Pacific Railroad. WPRR on the front, ADLAKE on the reverse. No excessive wear and nice patina.

PRICE: $60.00

 


 

St. LOUIS SOUTHWESTERN RAILROAD

Item # 10659

Tapered barrel Handlan Buck hallmarked switch key marked on the front in serif letters STLSWRR. Hallmark and over stamped serial number 5050 or 5850 on the back. Great smooth pocket wear and nice patina. Harder to find key from the famous Cotton Belt Route.

PRICE: $150.00

 


 

LEHEIGH VALLEY RAILROAD

Item # 10651

Nice tapered ringed barrel key from the LVRR. Serif lettering LVRR is nice, serial number on the back as well. Great pocket wear and patina.

PRICE: ON HOLD

 


 

CENTRAL RAILROAD OF NEW JERSEY

Item # 10649

Jersey Central Lines marking on this Slaymaker key. Nice medium brown patina and no excessive wear. Great key.

PRICE: $35.00

 


 

CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 10645

Nice tapered barrel brass key from the Canadian Pacific. CPR and S at the 6 o'clock position and serial number on the back. This seems to be a Union Brass key which would make it an 1880's vintage key. One of the earliest CPR keys you'll find.

PRICE: $90.00

 


 

CHICAGO BURLINGTON & QUINCY RAILROAD

Item # 10641

Early A&W oval logo hallmarked Steel key with the familiar spelled out BURLINGTON ROUTE marking. This key is in superb condition with a strong marking. Sure to please.

PRICE: $50.00

 


 

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: $75.00

 


 

SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 10781

Tapered barrel wedge hilt switch cut key from the 1880's. Marked S.P. in small serif letters, this key has no excessive wear, a little corrosion on the back and came found as a set with item 10781 listed below. Great key. Keep them as a set and pick up both 10780 and 10781 for $125.

Note that the corrosion has been gently removed to show a smooth patina surface underneath. Photo 3.

 

PRICE: $75.00

 


 

SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 10780

Although not marked SP, this 1880's wedge hilt tapered barrel key is marked and cut for the Southern Pacific's 72 series locks. 72 appears on the top of the hilt. Minor corrosion on the back, but seldom are these keys offered. This key came with item number 10781 listed above. Keep them as a set and pick up both 10780 and 10781 for $125.

Note that the corrosion has been gently removed to show a smooth patina surface underneath. Photo 3.

 

PRICE: $60.00

 


 

 

WABASH St. LOUIS & PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 10663

WStL&PRR stamped in an arc on this early choke, ringed barrel steel key. Great patina and serial number on the reverse. Ready to display.

 

PRICE: $230.00

 


 

TOLEDO St. LOUIS & KANSAS CITY RAILROAD

Item # 10661

Early brass choke barrel key with ring. Serif lettering TSTL&KCRR on the front with serial number 600 on the reverse. Early and hard to find key in excellent condition

 

PRICE: $295.00

 


 

KENTUCKY & INDIANA TERMINAL

Item # 10621

Nicely marked K&IT switch key. Looks to be a Slaymaker, has Switch designation on the reverse. Nice patina and no excessive wear.

 

PRICE: $40.00

 


 

PERE MARQUETTE RAILROAD

Item # 10620

Early A&W hex logo switch key deeply marked PMRR on the front. Has serial number 541 on the reverse. Nice key and from the 1890's.

 

PRICE: $60.00

 


 

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: $375.00

 


 

KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN

Item # 10613

Standard switch cut Adlake key with serial number 3105 on the reverse. Great key, no excessive wear. Ready for display.

 

PRICE: $40.00

 


 

GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 10610

ADLAKE version of the GNRy switch key with the J or Cascade Division marking. Most of the division keys were Slaymaker, making this one just a little different. Great markings.

 

PRICE: ON HOLD

 


 

CLEVELAND COLUMBUS CINCINNATI & INDIANAPOLIS RAILROAD

Item # 10555

Deep bold lettering on this early A&W hex logo key from the late 1800's. This road became part of the CCC&StL in the 1890's. The key is in exceptional condition with great pocket wear. Sure to please.

 

PRICE: $210.00

 

 


 

CINCINNATI INDIANAPOLIS St.LOUIS & CHICAGO RAILWAY

Item # 10556

This early choke barrel key has super nice serif letters and S on the back. Great patina and wear. Very attractive key and difficult to find. The road existed only until about 1889 before becoming part of the Big Four.

 

PRICE: $365.00

 


 

NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 10562

Excellent example of the early A&W oval logo NPRR key. Hard to find early A&W NP keys and this one is in excellent condition.

 

PRICE: $45.00

 

 


 

SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 10564

Nice SP CS-45 key with little wear. Some smoothing of the barrel was done at one time, but the key has great overall patina and little if any wear. Less common CS-45 designation.

 

PRICE: $35.00

 

 


 

SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 10565

This is the larger barrel repair track keying for the Southern Pacific. This will fit all CS-47 locks and the later steel locks marked R&B. Great key with no problems. Harder to find.

 

PRICE: $50.00

 

 


 

CHICAGO INDIANAPOLIS & LOUISVILLE RAILROAD

Item # 10568

Rare Water Service keying as designated on the back of this CI&L brass key made by Fraim. No problems and great patina. Missing from most collections.

 

PRICE: $125.00

 

 


 

CHICAGO INDIANAPOLIS & LOUISVILLE RAILROAD

Item # 10569

Nice CI&LRR Fraim hallmarked switch cut brass key with no excessive wear and great patina.

 

PRICE: $95.00

 


 

CHICAGO & ALTON RAILROAD

Item # 10279

Union Brass manufactured key from the 1880's. Deeply struck markings and no excessive wear, very nice early tapered barrel switch key.

 

PRICE: $100.00

 


 

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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