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ZIPPO PICTURE THREAD

Discussion in 'Other Every Day Carry Items' started by ect95, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. malraux72

    malraux72 Loaded Pockets

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    Gary what is the awesome key....? How old is it ? (Your private cigar stash at the club ?)
     
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  2. Gary Gross

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    Believe it or not, that is a railroad key. It is the type used for locks that secured signals and switches. It belonged to the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (the Milwaukee Road). I can only guess that it dates back to the 70s or 60s. I purchased it on eBay. I'm a bit of a train buff as you can probably tell from the lighter.
     
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  3. malraux72

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    It is extremely cool looking. I love the old Papa days when all objects were cool on their own. No matter how simple. Just picked up a lot in Vienna of old railroad keys 1890-1920s. When I tried unloading some on ebay they cancelled the listing. Apparently these days you can not sell them.
     
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  4. Gary Gross

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    I don't understand why they cancelled your listing. You could try Etsy. Several sellers have antique railroad keys. Or send me some pics. I might be interested.

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    Not a Zippo today but a STAR Captain America lighter
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    I've got a key just like that. :D I believe it says the same on it, I have to check. Makes sense though, as it was given to me by my grandmother, who has lived in northern Illinois all her life. I collect keys as well, I have about a dozen.
     
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  11. Gary Gross

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    I have a small railroad memorabilia collection. This brings 2 of my hobbies together.

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    Just picked this up.

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    Very very cool Diezel!!!!!!
     
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    [​IMG]

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    Hate to copy you Gary, but this one is just a win!


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    hatchetjack EDC Junkie!!!!!

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