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FEATURED KEYS FOR SALE

 


 

ADAMS & WESTLAKE

Item # 11529

Nice brass cast gas lamp key marked THE A&W CO CHICAGO on both sides. Excellent condition no issues. Hard to find.

PRICE: $50.00

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DENVER & RIO GRANDE RAILROAD

Item # 11528

Nice serif lettering D&RGRR on the front of this Fraim keystone logo hallmarked key. WS designation on the back for Water Service. Harder key to find and in really nice condition.

PRICE: $140.00

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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 11527

GNRY in nice lettering on the front of this standard switch key. This Adlake hallmarked key also carries the Cascade Mountain Division "J" letter designation on the reverse along with a serial number. Hard key to find from one of the most famous divisions in all of western railroading.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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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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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY LINE

Item # 11525

Early Bohannon key marked for the Great Northern Railway.... LINE! Marked GNRYL in serif letters on this ringed barrel Bohannon key from the early 1890's. The key has a barrel dent and two cracks at the end of the barrel but otherwise in fine shape with good pocket wear and nice patina. They don't come up very often and when they do, they don't last long. This one priced right and missing from most GN key collections.

PRICE: $120.00

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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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MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11523

MO PAC on the front of this nice Adlake hallmarked standard switch key. Serial number and hallmark on the back. Excellent condition with nice pocket wear.

PRICE: $28.00

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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: $25.00

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UNION PACIFIC MOTIVE POWER & CAR DEPT.

Item # 11521

This Slaymaker hallmarked standard key from the UP Motive Power department has a unique marking UP&MPC&C instead of just the usual UP&MP&C. The key is almost new old stock with very little wear but a nice patina and great markings.

PRICE: $45.00

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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: $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: $50.00

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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: $75.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 11512

The SP LINES marking was the designated marking for the "sunset route" portion of SP extending across Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Louisiana. This nicely marked standard switch example is also marked Adlake on the reverse. Great key with nice color and a great marking.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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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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ALASKA RAILROAD CORPORATION

Item # 11510

ARRC marked in small letters of this 1980's Keline manufactured key. Nice almost unused example. Hard to find down here in the lower 48.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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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: $170.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11509

N.P.R.R. in unbelievably deep lettering on this brass standard switch key from the Northern Pacific. No makers mark shown, but just a spectacular example of an early key from the road.

PRICE: $50.00

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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: $30.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11507

Seldom seen and very hard to find Stores Department key from the Northern Pacific. This one came from the town of Livingston, MT. This practically new old stock key has very little wear and is in perfect condition. Not too many of these show up so here's your chance.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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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 5.

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: $30.00

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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: $25.00

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MONONGAHELA WEST PENN PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY

Item # 11455

Almost unused F-S Hardware hallmarked key marked for the MWPPS. Great key, no issues.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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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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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 11420

Loffelholtz marked small US MAIL CAR key from the GN. Nice serif lettering fully legible on both sides. Excellent early example with nice pocket wear. Tough to get a hold of these.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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MONTANA RAIL LINK

Item # 11423

MRL stamped in little letters on this Keline key. Manufactured in the late 80's, these are modern keys, but have largely disappeared from the landscape and are difficult to find these days. The last of the hollow barrel switch keys, ending over 140 years of this style of key use in railroading.

PRICE: $30.00

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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: $45.00

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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: $145.00

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OREGON SHORT LINE

Item # 11298

OSL CS-2 on the front of this A&W oval logo key. Uncommon to find one with this little wear. Just a great key up and down.

PRICE: $65.00

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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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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & St. PAUL RAILWAY

Item # 11258

This is one of the earlier M&StP/ Wisconsin Central switch cuts. Just a great marking and very hard to find as most of these early keys were worn to death. The markings on this key are way above average and beautiful fully defined ring on the tapered barrel. Sure to please.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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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: $205.00

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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: $245.00

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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: $155.00

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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: $145.00

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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: $185.00

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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: $275.00

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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: $30.00

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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: $50.00

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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: $65.00

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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: $250.00

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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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