A/F 1958 PACEMAKER SET#20470, ORIG. BOX,CARS.LOCO,TRANS

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 11, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

UP FOR AUCTION IS A VERY NICE AMERICAN FLYER 1958 PACEMAKER TRAIN SET. INCLUDED IS THE ORIGINAL SET BOX, WHICH SHOWS THE SET NUMBER (AS SEEN IN PICTURE #11) AND THE FACT THAT THIS SET WAS ORIGINALLY SENT TO THE NAVY IN OAKLAND CA. AS SEEN IN THE ADDITIONAL STENCILING ON THE BOX (AS SEEN IN PICTURE #12). ALL OF THE CARS IN THIS SET ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND COME IN THEIR ORIGINAL RED AND WHITE BOXES. AS A USUAL PRACTICE, IN ORDER TO RID ITSELF OF EXCESS 900 SERIES CARS, FLYER SUBSITUTED TWO 900 SERIES CARS FOR THE COMPARABLE 5 DIGIT CAR. RIGHT CAR, RIGHT BOX, WRONG NUMBER ON THE WESTERN ELECTRIC DEPRESSED CENTER REEL CAR SHOWING #936, BUT SHOULD BE #24519. THE #24536 MONON FLATCAR WITH THE TWO A/F TRAILERS WAS SUBSTITUTED WITH A #956 MONON FLATCAR. AGAIN, RIGHT CAR, RIGHT BOX, WRONG NUMBER ON THE CAR ITSELF.

THE 4-6-4 #326 HUDSON LOCOMOTIVE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, WITH THE LARGER MOTOR. AGAIN, FLYER RID ITSELF OF EXCESS STOCK AND SUBSTITUTED THE #326 HUDSON FOR THE VERY RARE #21129 HUDSON LOCOMOTIVE.

SINCE EBAY ONLY ALLOWS 12 PICTURES, I HAD TO LIMIT WHAT I SUBMITTED, AND HAD TO LEAVE OUT ABOUT 15 OTHER PICTURES. ALTHOUGH THE CARS THEMSELVES ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, THE BOXES HAVE HAD MASKING TAPE PLACED ON THEM YEARS AND YEARS AGO, AND THE MASKING TAPE IS NOW FLAKING OFF IN BITS AND PIECES. ALL OF THE
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