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Railroad Padlock and Erie RR Tool Check Brass Tag, Please read the full description, Wilson Bohannan Lock Co. padlock is 2 ¼” wide bronze case shackle, and clevis. No Spring on dust guard, plain cover. According to info available this is the #79, first appears in their catalog of 1880. “W. Bohannan Brooklyn NY Pat. June 25, 78 is stamped on the shackle in a single line around the arch. There is an impression of the #9 , however preceding number is not readable. NO key. The #79 was a heavy tumbler lock for RR cars and Switches. Railways were Wilson's biggest consumers.
Attached to the clevis is a brass disk, 1 3/8” diameter with stamped hole at the top. Impressed ERIE RR 167. This authentic antique Erie Railroad brass tag is most likely a Tool Check. Tool Checks were used to requisition tools used to repair trains. They provided a system to keep track of Railroad-owned tools when in use by individual Railroad workers who "checked them out" of inventory. The Tag By it self sells for $35. See photos.
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Railroad Padlock and Erie RR Tool Check Brass Tag

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