AMERICAN FLYER 303 4-4-2 STEAMER W/ SMOKE & CHOO-CHOO
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Sold Date: 02/28/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
For bid is this very nice vintage American Flyer 303 4-4-2 steam locomotive and tender. This pair is in very nice condition, having just minimal age wear and a few scattered light scratches, no observed chips, cracks or gouges. Pease see the photos which clearly show the very clean condition of this nice locomotive and tender pair. The only real flaw I could find is that the little metal whistle is missing from the top, I almost missed it. The pilot has BOTH small steps intact, rare for these plastic atlantics, they are usually broken off. Whitewalls are nice and tight on the wheels and rubber pull-mor traction tires are in great shape. Tested and runs excellent, both forward and reverse, has nice bright headlight, has operating smoke and choo-choo with the red glowing smokestack, e-unit cycles pretty well, considering that this has been on shelf display for many years and will operate better with some use. The e-unit was already cycling normally after only a 10 minute run. This engine runs great but I would still recommend a little oil on the bearings before extended running as this has been on shelf display for several years.I SHIP TO THE US CONTINENTAL 48 STATES ONLY. I DO NOT SHIP OUT OF THE COUNTRY. I am thinning my collection to make space for other interests. Professional quality packing and shipping will be $13, and I will carefully pack the loco and tender for safe shipment, wrapping each piece carefully. I am a long time collector and operator and know what it is like to recieve one of these trains improperly packed, I have recieved my share of them. Winning bidder to contact me within 3 days of auctions end. Payment by Paypal direct bank withdrawl, NOT E-CHECK, is preferred, due within 5 days of auctions end . I ship immediately upon reciept of cleared payment. I will combine auction purchases to save you money on shipping, so please check out my other vintage American Flyer items I have listed. As these vintage trains are 50+ years old, they are sold AS-IS, I have owned all of them for many years and have tested them all and made sure they are all running and functioning as they should before listing them. I have been collecting and professionally repairing Lionel and American Flyer trains for over 25 years, it is my only hobby and I keep all my trains in good working order, check my feedback and . Thanks for looking!EMAIL ADDRESS FOR ANY QUESTIONS: IF YOU PREFER TO PAY BY A METHOD OTHER THAN PAYPAL, PLEASE LET ME KNOW BEFORE THE AUCTION IS OVER.
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