Mar 27, 2014 - Sale 2342

Sale 2342 - Lot 339A

Price Realized: $ 17,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 15,000 - $ 25,000
(UNIONS.) RANDOLPH, A PHILIP. Collection of material relative to the Pullman Porters. A large collection of rare Pullman Porter material, including virtually all the equipment needed by a porter, plus personal identification etc. must be seen Vp, 1920's through 1960's

Additional Details

Includes: First Aid Kit, ticket puncher, step stool, pencils, ashtray, hat bag, cap two Pullman clothes hangers, one metal the other folding, a Pullman flashlight, a large Pullman Yard Employee button, and a smaller one, a Pullman car sign, early Instruction book for "Porters and Busboys," another for "Porters Busboys and Maids," identification for a Pullman maid, an insurance policy for a Pullman Porter; a Pullman Porter's blue dress jacket and a white dress jacket, black carafe and stainless steel carafes, playing cards, three packages of soap, Pullman towels dated 1921, 1926, and 1930, one of the latter marked "dish;" blanket, brushes for clothes, photo identification for Percy Davis, with his certificate of 44 years of service, a Milwaukee Railroad pass for him and his wife; plus a number of Pullman Porter related ephemera, including Pullman Porter photos, toy figures and a 1930 novel about a Pullman Porter. this is the largest and most complete Pullman Porter collection that we have ever handled.