key; powder van

Description
Iron key with a copper tag attached by a short chain. The tag is stamped:- "REDDING\ POWDER VAN". A torn paper label reads "Return to Goods Agent, Polmont (underlined)" and is printed "REGISTERED/ ...oods Agent/ Station... Region...TO BE CALLED FOR / Date.../ No. of Locks..." In box "G 607". Stamped is "N.B./ POLMONT". Used on railway vans to Westquarter Works and found at Polmont Station.
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stamping:tag:"REDDING\ POWDER VAN"
The tag is stamped:- "REDDING\ POWDER VAN". A torn paper label reads "Return to Goods Agent, Polmont (underlined)" and is printed "REGISTERED/ ...oods Agent/ Station... Region...TO BE CALLED FOR / Date.../ No. of Locks..." In box "G 607". Stamped is "N.B./ POLMONT"
Associated date
1939-1945
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Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:key & Chain:L 20.8cm (L 8 3/16")
Dimensions:2 - Label:W 9.8cm (W 3 7/8")
Dimensions:2 - Label:H 5.1cm (H 2")
Dimensions:1 - Key:W 2.6cm (W 1")
Dimensions:1 - Key:L 6cm (L 2 3/8")
Dimensions:1 - Key:D 0.5cm (D 3/16")
Dimensions:4 - Chain:L 15.4cm (L 6 1/16")
Dimensions:4 - Chain:Dia 1cm (Dia 3/8")
Dimensions:3 - Tag on key:L 10.3cm (L 4 1/16")
Dimensions:3 - Tag on key:W 2.6cm (W 1")
Accession number
1984-045-002

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