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101 WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH & CABLE BLANKS box - this has an enameled sign with the above on it and is attached to a wooden box.  Size is 4" thick and 12" wide and about 10" tall.    $250.00
102 This is a set of Safetran crossing flashers that were removed from the former Frisco "R" line.  A new set of backgrounds and hoods will come with this set. $100.00
103 This solid bronze Leslie Typhon horn came off of a Southern F7.  It still had a coat of black paint when I acquired it over 25 years ago but I stripped it to show its bronze color.  It is mounted to an oak board and I drilled a hole under the air supply so it could be blown without removing it from the board.   $170.00
104 A telegraph sounder box that is in condition as removed.  This sounder came from the B&O Railroad and has B&O RR stamped on the right side of the J.H. Bunnell name plate.  The sounder and prince albert can are not included...this is box only.  If you need more pictures or have questions, just email. $175.00
105 This Frisco spitoon is in good condition and there are no holes.  It tells of a time when chewing tobacco was an accepted practice in public places. Sold
$75.00
106 Here is a Dressel marker light still in Pullman green paint.  This light appears to have never been used.  It is in great condition as the pictures will show. $195.00
107 This is a Frisco crock that was used on steam engines to keep drinking water cool.  It is in very good condition with only light usage wear. Sold
$175.00
108 Here is a Dressell switch marker that came from the Wabash Railroad.  It was cleaned and painted by me about 25 years ago.  t has solid brass snow hoods and is in solid condition.  There are two green lens (with AAR stickers) and two amber lens.  The found has a new burner and wick.  $195.00
109 Number board from Frisco locomotive #660. Sold
$35.00
110 Number board from Frisco locomotive #723. Sold
$35.00
111 Number board from Frisco locomotive #807. Sold
$45.00
112 I purchased this switch target several years ago and it came from the old Illinois Central Railroad.  Measures 18" across.  Picture shows a scuff just off center and two holes for switch stand mounting.  The back side is white. $24.50
113 Frisco Railway Lantern - this is a wire frame Adams & Westlake lantern that is marked ST.L - SF. RY.  There is heavy galvanizing on the top as the pictures show.  The bottom of the frame has a thin place and some light rust that could be cleaned up.  The globe is a Corning 3-1/4" green etched for the FRISCO Railway.  The globe has the Corning trademark. $160.00
114 Dietz Railroad Lantern - this No. 39 Dietz bell bottom lantern has an unmarked frame.  It has been cleaned and is ready to display.  The frame is in great condition as the pictures will show.  The unmarked green globe is a heavy 5-3/8" extended base.  $110.00
115 Frisco Railway Lantern - this Handlan tall globe lantern is marked FRISCO on the rim.  It has been cleaned and is in great condition.  It comes with a Corning red cast globe with FRISCO in a square end panel.  The fount has a brass burner and has no holes. $320.00
116 Frisco Railway Globe - a Corning 5-3/8" clear globe marked FRISCO in a round end panel. Sold
$90.00
117  Frisco System Bellbottom Lantern - this is a tall globe Adams & Westlake bellbottom lantern - it has a red "FRISCO SYSTEM" in a coonskin extended base globe - the bell is marked "FRISCO SYSTEM" - the globe has a vertical crack that runs from top to bottom(see pics) - this is a red flashed globe - the frame was cleaned several years ago and is ready to display - there is some light etching on the rim of the top - the condition is very good as the pictures reflect    $595.00 
118  Frisco Railway Bellbottom Lantern - this tall globe lantern was made by Handlan - it has a red cast globe with FRISCO in a rounded end panel - the bell is marked FRISCO - the frame has been cleaned and is ready to display - the frame is solid - there are some dings on the very top of the lid as can be seen in the pictures - the globe has the Corning trademark and the number "3" - there are no chips or cracks in the globe  $375.00 
119 Frisco Railway Bellbottom Lantern - this lantern is marked FRISCO on the bell - it has a clear cast FRISCO globe - the globe has "Safety First" etched opposite FRISCO - globe is made by MEG Co. (Macbeth glass) - the frame is made by Handlan and is marked "The Handlan" - the bell is stamped FRISCO - the frame has been cleaned and is ready to display - $450.00
120 Frisco Railway Bellbottom Lantern - this lantern is marked FRISCO on the bell - it has an amber etched extended base FRISCO globe - there is one small chip (about 1/4" at the top edge and a few small flea bites - the frame is made by Handlan and is marked "The Handlan" - the bell is stamped FRISCO - the frame has been cleaned and is ready to display - don't let this rare globe get away! $675.00
121 Frisco Railway Bellbottom Lantern - this lantern is marked FRISCO SYSTEM on the rim - the frame is made by Handlan-Buck - the frame was cleaned several years ago for display in my collection - the globe is a deep red with FRISCO inside a coonskin etched on the glass - the other side of the globe is etched SAFETY FIRST - the handle has a piece of bamboo protecting it  (pictures are being processed for link) $550.00
122 Frisco Railway Bellbottom Lantern - this lantern was made by Handlan-Buck - it is marked FRISCO on the bell - the red cast globe is made by MEG and has a coonskin with FRISCO inside - there is a hook crack that runs from the extended base to the top - this is a great old lantern in solid condition  (pictures are abeing processed for link) $650.00
123 Frisco Railway Dressel Lantern - this short globe lantern is marked FRISCO on the rim - it comes with an amber etched globe with S.L.-S.F.-Ry on it - the globe has the Kopp trademark - it has a Dressel fount and burner - the lantern has been cleaned and is display ready - condition is excellent $245.00
124 Frisco Railway Handlan Buck Bell Bottom Lantern - "The Handlan" frame has been cleaned and is display ready - the bell is stamped FRISCO - bell also stamped with a 5 digit number (857?6) - comes with a deep green etched globe that has FRISCO inside a coonskin - globe is marked MacBeth No. 220 Pearl Glass - condition is excellent $475.00
125 Keystone Railroad Lantern - the frame is unmarked - comes with a clear cast rounded end panel FRISCO globe - does not have a wick but they are available - lantern has been cleaned and is display ready - condition is excellent $195.00
126 Adams & Westlake "Adlake" Reliable Lantern - it has a clear unmarked globe - frame is not RR marked - condition is excellent  (the picture shows a FRISCO globe but the globe in this frame is a clear unmarked one) $85.00
127 Frisco Railway Adams & Westlake No. 250 Lantern - this frame is marked ST.L - S.F. RY - known as a Adlake Kero - comes with a red etched globe that has ST.L. S.F. - the globe has a small chip on the outside lip (see pic) - the smoke dome has some etching from rust - lantern has been cleaned and is display ready - overall condition is excellent $165.00
128 T.L. Moore Bell Bottom Lantern - this was one of the first lanterns that I acquired almost 40 years ago - I replaced the brass sleeves on the handle back then - the lantern came with a clear unmarked globe but I replaced it several years later with a clear cast FRISCO reproduction - a clear unmarked globe can be swapped with this globe and will be $10 less - frame is solid and condition is excellent $95.00
129 Hill Ticket Validator - condition is really good - has a new ribbon - the die is a Frisco Lines, Jonesboro, ARK - the die is in very good condition Sold
$194.50
130 Hill Ticket Validator - condition is same as when removed from service - has a new ribbon - the die is a Frisco Lines, Rogers, ARK - the die is in very good condition Sold
$225.00
131 This is a Frisco Lines, St. Louis, Tower Grove die for a Cosmo Validator - the die condition is very good $185.00
132 Frisco Baggage Tag - measures 2-3/4" x 2-1/8" - marked StL.&S.F. Ry. CO. - dark patina - used condition $67.50
133 Frisco Baggage Tag # 1837 - heavy brass - 1-7/8" diameter - very good condition Sold
$55.00
134 Frisco Lines Mail Handler badge - brass with pin on back - 1-7/8" diameter - excellent condition Sold
$84.00
  More lanterns & globes will be added as time permits - check back often    

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