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Revere Auctions
Live Auction

April Day 1: Minnesota Art and History

Wed, Apr 27, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 4

Krupp's No. 1 Railroad Train Wheel

Estimate: $300 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Krupp, Germany. Bisected metal Krupp's no. 1 railroad train locomotive wheel. The Krupp company was well known for Alfred Krupp's invention of seamless railroad wheels, which became mainstream in American railroads in the late 19th c. The present lot was most likely a salesman's sample sent to James J. Hill.

Provenance: Collection of the James J. Hill Reference Library.

Certain individuals are prohibited by law to purchase items in this auction. Descendants of James J. Hill within three generations (Great Grandchildren and closer) are not allowed to purchase items. Additionally, board members of the foundation and their families (spouses, children, spouses of children, grandchildren) are also prohibited from purchasing items.

Height: 2 in x width: 4 in x depth: 3/4 in. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.