Circa 1930s Hotel Key Fob for Hotel John Marshall in Richmond, Virginia

Circa 1930s Hotel Key Fob for Hotel John Marshall in Richmond, Virginia

Code: wcf10011jm


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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1930s room key fob for the Hotel John Marshall, once the largest hotel in Virginia. It opened in Richmond, Virginia in 1929 and took its name from the fourth Chief Justice of the United States. In its day it hosted many movie stars and dignitaries, and is now a venue for functions. The fob was made by W. Wilcox Manufacturing Company of Chicago and was for Room 638 (marked on reverse).

VINTAGE: Circa 1930s.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/2" in height and 1-1/2" in width (not including hook).


ATTACHMENT: Hole with hook.

MARKINGS: 638; W. Wilcox Mfg Co. Chicago.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a hotel room key fob collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAHX13 LHEX1/14

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The fob has some light wear only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.