Commemorative Keys

 

Click to Enlarge Image "1776 BICENTENNIAL 1976". 2 3/4" long x 1" wide. "76 76 F.B.I. PHILA. PA. 1776 BICENTENNIAL 1976 OFFICIAL 76 KEY" is embossed on the obverse. "76 TM" is embossed on the reverse. Commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
1315
Click to Enlarge Image "BN AT TEN - 1980 - KEY TO THE FUTURE". 2" long. Cast brass. Solid barrel. Commemorates the tenth anniversary of the BN Railroad. Made for: Burlington Northern Railroad Co. Mfg by: J. H. W. Climax Co.
"The David Heuermann Collection" 
2845
Click to Enlarge Image "BRIGGS & STRATTON 75 YEARS OF POWER 1909 1984". Brass. Commemorates the 75th anniversary. Mfg by: Briggs & Stratton.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9349
Click to Enlarge Image "BUICK LESABRE LIMITED COLLECTOR'S EDITION 1985" - Style 1. Brass. Made for: General Motors Corp.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9359
Click to Enlarge Image "BUICK LESABRE LIMITED COLLECTOR'S EDITION 1985" - Style 2. Brass. Made for: General Motors Corp.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9360
Click to Enlarge Image Chrysler - "SILVER ANNIVERSARY" - Style 1. Nickel plated brass. Commemorates the 25th anniversary. 1924-1949. Made for: Chrysler Corp.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9353
Click to Enlarge Image "Chrysler" - "SILVER ANNIVERSARY" - Style 2. Nickel plated brass. Commemorates the 25th anniversary. 1924-1949. Made for: Chrysler Corp.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9354
Click to Enlarge Image Cougar - "TWENTY FIFTH Anniversary (1992) - Style 1". 2.780" long. Chrome plated brass. Embedded enamel with clear coat bow. Commemorates the 25th Anniversary for the Mercury Cougar automobile.
"The David Heuermann Collection" 
9340
Click to Enlarge Image Cougar - "TWENTY FIFTH Anniversary (1992) - Style 2". 2.850" long. Chrome plated brass. Embedded enamel with clear coat bow. Commemorates the 25th Anniversary for the Mercury Cougar automobile.
"The David Heuermann Collection" 
9341
Click to Enlarge Image "ETR 1902 2002". Essex Terminal Railway is a Canadian shortline with operations in Windsor, Ontario at the Canadian-US border. The ETR, which was established in 1902 as a western extension of the Grand Trunk Railway into Windsor, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2002. Currently in operation with connections to the CNR and CPR, it formerly interchanged with the New York Central, Pere Marquette and Wabash. The 2002 commemorative key is solid barrel, maker unknown.
"The Brad Lawrance Collection" 
9344
Click to Enlarge Image Ford - "BRONCO SILVER ANNIVERSARY" - Style 1. The reverse of the key is the same as the obverse. Commemorates the 25th anneversary of the Ford Bronco. Made for: Ford Motor Co.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9356
Click to Enlarge Image Ford - "BRONCO SILVER ANNIVERSARY" - Style 2. The reverse of the key is the same as the obverse. Commemorates the 25th anneversary of the Ford Bronco. Made for: Ford Motor Co.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9357
Click to Enlarge Image Ford Thunderbird - "35th ANNEVERSARY 1955" - "35th ANNEVERSARY 1990". Commemorates the 35th anneversary of the Ford Thunderbird. Made for: Ford Motor Co.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9358
Click to Enlarge Image "G.M. ASSEMBLEY PLANT FREEMONT, CALIF. DEDICATION (1962)". Nickel plated brass. Commemorates the opening of the General Motors, Freemont California, assembly plant, 1962. Made for: General Motors Corp.
"Courtesy Michael Newman" 
9361
Click to Enlarge Image "GM ROCHESTER PRODUCTS DIVISION 25 YEARS WITH GM 1939 1964" - "GM YOUR KEY TO GREATER VALUE". Aluminium. Commemorates the 25th anneversary of the General Motors Rochester products plant. Made for: General Motors Corp.
"The Michael Newman Collection" 
9362
Click to Enlarge Image "GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION 1939". 2 1/8" long. Brass. "Golden Gate International Exposition" was the title of the 1939-40 Treasure Island, San Francisco CA World's Fair.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
1854
Click to Enlarge Image "HARLEY DAVIDSON 1903-2003" - Design 1. Brass and sterling silver. 100th anniversary.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
2984
Click to Enlarge Image "HARLEY DAVIDSON 1903-2003" - Design 2. Brass and sterling silver. 100th anniversary.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
3734
Click to Enlarge Image "HARLEY DAVIDSON 1903-2003" - Design 3. Length: 3.035". Chrome plated brass. 100th anniversary. House key with bottle opener.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
7316
Click to Enlarge Image "HRH PRINCE CHARLES LADY DIANA SPENCER 1981". Brass. Commemorates the July 29, 1981 wedding of Prince Charles and Diana Spencer. 7925
Click to Enlarge Image "IDAHO TERRITORIAL CENTENNIAL 1863-1963". 2 9/16" long. Brass.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
7015
Click to Enlarge Image "KNOXVILLE TENNESSEE 1982 WORLDS FAIR". 2 5/8" long. Bow width: 1 1/2". Brass.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
7662
Click to Enlarge Image "MEDECO ASSA ABLOY" - "1968 2018 50th Anniversary". Mfg by: Medeco, Assa Abloy.
"The Jeff Mossman Moss Collection"
9342
Click to Enlarge Image "MEDECO M3 LAUNCH 2003". Mfg by: Medeco.
"The Jeff Mossman Moss Collection"
9403
Click to Enlarge Image "MUTUAL OF OMAHA GOLDEN Anniversary 1909 * 1959". 2 5/8" long x 1 1/8" wide. Brass. Made for: Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. 2289
Click to Enlarge Image "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939" - "KEIL NEW YORK" - Style 1. 2 1/8" long. Brass. "150th Anniversary of the Inauguration of George Washington in New York" was the theme of the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. This is a Best "A" Keyway and similar blank.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
452
Click to Enlarge Image "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939" - "KEIL NEW YORK" - Style 2. Brass. "150th Anniversary of the Inauguration of George Washington in New York" was the theme of the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
9363
Click to Enlarge Image "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1940" - "KEIL NEW YORK". 2" long x 13/16" wide. Brass. "150th Anniversary of the Inauguration of George Washington in New York" was the theme of the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
1202
Click to Enlarge Image "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1964-65".  2 3/4" long x 1 1/16" wide. "Peace Through Understanding" was the theme of the 1964-65 World's Fair."C R" is embossed on the obverse of the key. "G" is embossed on the reverse of the key.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
1193
Click to Enlarge Image "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1964 1965".  2 13/16" long. Brass. "Peace Through Understanding" was the theme of the 1964-65 World's Fair.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
9372
Click to Enlarge Image "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1964-1965".  2 11/16" long x 1 1/16" wide. "Peace Through Understanding" was the theme of the 1964-65 World's Fair. "A" is embossed on the reverse of the key.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
6770
Click to Enlarge Image "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1964-1965". "Peace Through Understanding" was the theme of the 1964-65 World's Fair. 1801
Click to Enlarge Image "PACKARD GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY" - Style 1. 2.075" long. Brass. Emblem on reverse of bow. 50th anniversary, 1949. Made for: Packard Motor Car Co.
"The David Heuermann Collection" 
9310
Click to Enlarge Image "PACKARD GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY" - Style 2. 2.070" long. Brass. No emblem on reverse of bow. 50th anniversary, 1949. Made for: Packard Motor Car Co.
"The David Heuermann Collection" 
9311
Click to Enlarge Image "RUSSWIN" - "ONE HUNDRED YEARS 1839 ··· 1939". 2 5/8" long x 1 1/8" wide. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
6721
Click to Enlarge Image "SESQUI CENTENNIAL 1776 1926" - "PHILADELPHIA KEY CO. PHILA. PA.". 2 7/16" long x 1" wide. Nickel alloy. Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. "Sesqui-Centennial Exposition" was the title of the 1926 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania World's Fair.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
1138
Click to Enlarge Image "SESQUI-CENTENNIAL 1776-1926 PHILA. PA. PAT. AP. FOR." - Type 1. 2 5/16" long x 1" wide. Brass. The reverse of the key is the same as the obverse. Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. "Sesqui-Centennial Exposition" was the title of the 1926 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania World's Fair.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
1137
Click to Enlarge Image "SESQUI-CENTENNIAL 1776-1926 PHILA. PA. PAT. AP. FOR." - Type 2. 1 15/16" long x 1" wide. Brass. The reverse of the key is the same as the obverse. Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. "Sesqui-Centennial Exposition" was the title of the 1926 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania World's Fair.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
3190
Click to Enlarge Image "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1776 ★ 1976 BICENTENNIAL". 2 1/16" long x 1 3/8" wide. Bronze. Commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
2982