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Original Erie Railroad Lantern ca 1923

This kerosene lantern is signed on the bell: "Adlake No. 250, Kero, and The Adams and Westlake Co., New York, Chicago and Phila. Erie RR." The cast globe has raised markings "Adlake Kero" and "CNX" and "Erie Railroad" is acid etched in the glass. The lantern is 9 inches tall to top of the bell, and has a fixed base with removable oil pot, a wire ring bottom, and a single wire guard. This lantern has an outside wick adjuster and bail lock hook. This is a clean lantern with very few tiny areas of rust. Its first patent was in 1908 and its last patent in 1923. The globe is 3-1/4 inches high and the wick is 5 /8 inch wide. The lantern weighs approximately 2 lbs when empty. This lantern is all original and in working condition. Lamps and Lanterns; Railroads; Kerosene; Erie; Northeastern;   


Father Time wind indicator

Elgin Father Time with wind indicator. 16 size, 21 jewel, stemwind, lever set, nickel damaskeened movement in Keystone yellow gold filled open face swing-out case with Montgomery Arabic numeral single-sunk porcelain dial, s#18106211. Probable recase showing light wear & microfine scratches plus one tiny gouge, railroad bow, chip repair in indicator dial and several hairlines. Overall a solid piece in good working condition    


Vanguard Wind. Ind Diamond End Stone

White gold-filled 16 size open face railroad watch with wind indicator by Waltham, serial number 20013119, circa 1915. Clean porcelain dial with black Arabic numerals, minute markers, subsidiary constant seconds register and wind indicator at 12 in excellent condition. White gold filled Illinois Watch Case Co. Spartan screw back case and bezel with etched bezel, band and outer edge of case back -- case back has striping with an empty centered shield. Vanguard 23 jewel movement, 5 adjustments, gold jewel settings and diamond end stone in very good working condition.   


Ball - 21 j Hamilton 999 pocket watch

Yellow gold filled railroad watch made for Ball by Hamilton, 16 size, serial number B631071, circa late 1920s. Clean porcelain dial with black Arabic numerals, minute markers, subsidiary constant seconds register signed Trademark Official RR Standard Ball Watch Co. Cleveland. Ball model screw back case with stirrup bow, brassing around the back outer edge. Fully signed 21 jewel movement with 5 adjustments and sapphire pallets, probably a Hamilton 999 movement in very good condition.   


Vintage Poster -FRENCH RAIL- MAJORQUE 1920s.

What a gorgeous original lithographic poster for the French Railroad. C.1920. The cherry blossom artwork is superb. Lovely colors. Size: 25" x 39". This is a dramatic poster that will add a wonderful touch to the appropriate room. Condition is good overall. There are a few small spots of paper loss on the edge, but not on the image. Will still frame up beautifully. Professionally backed with linen.SALE! ORIG. $800 ... SALE $675   


60 hour 21j Bunn Special pocket watch

Yellow gold-filled 16 size railroad open face pocket watch by Illinois, serial number 4850538, circa 1928. Double sunk porcelain dial with black Arabic numerals, minute markers and subsidiary constant seconds register with a hairline from the hole and one very small chip at the lever. Yellow gold filled Bunn Special 29 case with nice etching work on the bezel and back edge. 60 hour Bunn Special movement with 21 jewels, 8 adjustments (heat, cold and 6 positions)motor barrel and double roller in good working condition.   


Railroad Oil Lamps (2) adams westlake wall sconces

I think these are adams westlake cast lamp holders and they obviously fit their fonts well. In our opinion, because the fonts, font holders and related safety features like the Smoke Bell and the Chimney Collar among the brackets and springs and The rest, we used what we could and replaced what we had to. I think we are real close and would love to see your old photos of these remarkable, romantic old lamps.    


17 jewel Official RR Standard Ball pocket watch

Yellow gold filled open face railroad pocket watch made for Ball by Hamilton, circa 1908. Porcelain single-sunk dial with some crazing, black Arabic numerals, minute marker, subsidiary constant seconds register with the full Ball Official RR Standard signature. Yellow gold-filled Crescent hinged back, curvette and bezel plain polished case. 17 jewel movement with gold jewel settings adjusted and fully signed by Ball made by Hamilton in working condition, serial number B535334.   


original art for New York Central train advertisement

4 1/4inch X 18 3/4inch image, guache on paper, no signature, Advertising New York Central Railroad, about 1930   


Pre-1900 Railroad Lighting Encyclopedia Vol 1 by: Richard C. Bar

Book Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. The supplement #1 to Volume 1, $12.95 value included! Table of Contents: - - OUR NOTES:Our customers consider this THE definitive reference volume in the field of identifying pre-1900 lighting devices and related accessories (burners, globes, wicks, etc.) used by the railroads of that era. Yes, there is a section in the back for those who need to find on what page the Boston & Lowell Middlesex Central Railroad examples can be seen. as well as what seems like hundreds of other long gone boom and bust railroad companies of that era. Of course, the major manufacturers are well detailed, as one would expect. A sampling of the prominent names youll find within include: Adams & Westlake Armspear Barons of Ohio Defiance Lantern F.O. Dewey R.E. Deitz Embury Peter Gray J.H. Kelly Keystone Loeffelholz Porter Star Head Steam Gauge . as well as many other makers, including some of the more obscure and lesser names. ---- copyright 2004, Collector Bookstore, John K, ReviewerPUBLISHERS DESCRIPTION:A comprehensive and profusely illustrated history of the railroad hand lantern.   


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