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Pair Old RR Car Candle Lamps. 2 double sconces


A great pair of antique railroad wall double candle sconces. These lights and others like them likely once hung on the walls of some passenger car back in the early days the Railroad.These candle lamps made perfect night lights for passengers on a train, trying to sleep as steel wheels grab and pull over the iron tracks....DIMENSIONS: lamps measure 15 inches tall and a little under 12 wide. The glass chimneys are in excellent condition. The brass frames show some light bumps & bruises from normal wear and tear, but they still look great. Candles rest on top of a spring, which can probably be adjusted, but Im not sure how.Just like they did a hundred years ago, these old railroad sconces burn with a warm, soothing glow.    
        $319.00

          

1883: 4 items of the Cincinatti Washington and Baltimore RR Co.


1883. 4 certificates, 6 Common Stocks, 1 preferred, all different, all signed by Orland Smith, the president of the company. Nice lot for a bargain price. Very fine condition   
        $180.00

          

Rand McNallys Pioneer Atlas of the American West


Contains repros of maps & indexes from 1876. Has full page railroad maps & travel literature. 1956, 21" wide x 15" tall, hard cover. Some states included are Wyoming, Arizona, Utah, Montana, etc. Very good condition.   
        $150.00

          

The Value of a Railroad Security by Floyd Mundy, A.B.


Softcover First Edition published in 1922 by the American Institure of Finance. The author was a member of the Chicago Stock Exchange. Partner, James H. Oliphant & Company, Member of the NY Stock Exchange. Nice clean copy, 60 pages.   
        $150.00

          

Railroad Inspectors Lantern Lamp Red and Green Lens


For the collector of railroad memorabilia is this very nice antique hand held railroad inspectors lantern.It has the original domed light with a door on the side that would open so the carrier could either flash it red or green. He would turn flip the lid open and turn the light for which of the three was needed, glass doom or the green and red. It appears to be the original red and green glass on the inside.In remarkable good condition with a grip side handle and stationary top loop handle. Black metal with a flip latch on top to remove the lantern part so a candle or other form such as a kerosene light would set on the bottom of the lantern for the glow to shine through.Measuring 12 1/2 inches high and 8 1/2 inches wide.Unknown railroad line, Ca. late 1890s to early 1900sVery,Very Nice!   
        $350.00

          

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.   
        $129.99

          

Fenton Black Satin Glass Chessie Cat Candy Dish Jar


Sand Carved Black Satin, Decorated with Iridescent Snowflakes and Chessie Cat advertising logo of the Chesapeake Railroad. Limited Edition No 23 of 50 2009 with an R inside a shield, only 50 made. American Made in U.S.A. by the Fenton Glass Company.Marked Fenton in Oval with USA below oval Chessie by Fenton.Measures 8 inches tall to top of knob. Brand New. Mint in Box.The Chessie Jar was first produced in 1970 for the Chesapeake Railroad in Amethyst Carnival and was designed by Anthony Rosena. This piece has been made in many beautiful colors over the years.    
        $199.95

          

Vintage Dessel Railroad Lamp. Wall mount w/bell


A vintage 1890s Metal, painted black, Railroad Oil Lamp. This great old Train lamp would have been hung on the wall of one of the train cars. This old lights features include a chimney holder spring, removeble font, the makers name stamped on the back of the frame and a permanent smoke bell, this Dessel RR lamp was pre-designed to keep the smoke from causing a concentrated black soot stain above it on the ceiling. Still works great and even has the original glass chimney. Ships for free to US buyerswall Lantern.This is marked Dessel Arlington N. J. made in USA.This Railroad wall lantern is 17" long by 7" wide at the top cover.The chimney is glass and its 8.5" long by 3.5" wide.   
        $149.00

          

1 RailRoad Car Wall Candle Lamp - Antique


A great antique railroad wall light.This old brass candle lamps likely hung on the walls of some passenger car back in the early days of the American Railroad. Candle lamps like this one made perfect night lights for passengers on the train, as they tried falling asleep as steel wheels grabbed and pulled over the iron tracks.... DIMENSIONS: lamp measure 14 inches tall and a little under 3 wide. The glass chimneys are in excellent condition. Slight bumps or bruises from wear and tear, but they still look great. Candles rest on top of a spring, which can probably be adjusted, but Im not sure how. Just like they did a hundred years ago, this old railroad sconce burns with a soothing glow.    
        $169.00

          

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.   
        $129.99

          


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