OLD NYC STRAPHANGER NEW YORK SUBWAY HANDLE GRAB HOLD

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 04, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

VINTAGE 'STRAPHANGER' NYC / NEW YORK SUBWAY HANDLE / GRAB HOLD MOUNTED ON PLAQUE

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DESCRIPTION & MEASUREMENTS:

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100% AUTHENTIC & A VINTAGE COLLECTIBLE!

OWN A PIECE OF NYC TRANSIT HISTORY!

You are bidding on this authentic vintage NY City Subway or IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit) 'strap' handle / grab hold / handhold mounted for hanging. Reads "STRAPHANGER" from OLD NEW YORK SUBWAY CARS on brass metal plate on front. These straps with white porcelain handles went into use around 1930 on the subway train cars. Upper is marked ' RICO TYPE 16A PATENTED '. In e xcellent vintage condition, wooden plaque looks great & is ready to hang. Measures approximately 20" x 5.5". Weighs approximately 6 lbs before packaging. Please see photos for details. Pls email me with any ?'s.

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