This is the real deal - whether the story that this was part of the Underground Railway is true or not, this came from a pre-Civil War house on the Underground Railway in Bergen County, New Jersey and is now residing in St. Mary's - Black Rock - Bridgeport. Cast iron, all original except for stainless steel bolts securing the base (the originals rusted out and had to be replaced)original paint, with original ring. The item "Antique Vintage Cast Iron Lawn Jockey Jocko Black Americana Art Statue withbase" is in sale since Wednesday, December 5, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Figures & Sculptures". The seller is "zeke9353" and is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.