Semaphore Spectacle for Sale

 


 

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Since 07 Feb 2001

 


 

This is a rare Union Switch and Signal Co. Style B spectacle. More specifically, it's a three light, 60 degree lower quadrant casting (C.I. Pat No. 9086) which takes 8-3/8" roundels (i.e. lenses).   Semaphore Spectacle for Sale
These historic and coveted signaling items are almost never offered for sale. Due to it's extreme age, it is lightly rusted but contains no cracks or chips whatsoever (sandblasting makes a full and perfect restoration easy).  

At roughly 65 pounds, this is not a light item.

Offered at US$400, buyer pays shipping & handling, to be arranged after sale.

These semaphores were manufactured and installed between 1898 and 1930 on many major rail lines. A few patron railroads included the Boston and Maine, Delaware Lackawanna and Western, Michigan Central, Union Pacific, and Southern Pacific.  

Interested parties should contact Tom Ohnmeiss at 716-706-0279 ASAP. Or via e-mail railfan@semaphores.com

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