American Flyer 4745 Rocket Alco Diesel Engine Set Ex- NR

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 28, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
You are bidding on an American Flyer 4745 Rocket Alco Diesel Engine Set; this is the silver-painted satin-finish version made in 1955 (not the earlier chrome version). The 2012 TM Price Guide lists it at $380 in C-7 (Excellent) condition.
The decals are near perfect and lettering strong. It has some minute scratches and points of playwear paint loss, but no dents or rust. The light and both knuckle couplers work. I replaced the decorative horns on top because they were missing. The power unit has been cleaned and lubricated; it runs well. The reversing unit may need cleaning because it sometimes it fails to move in the forward position; reverse is reliable. I suspect there's a dirty spot on the drum that needs to be cleaned. It is in weak C-7 (Excellent) condition.The horn in the dummy unit works well, and the decorative ones on top are present and in excellent condition. The decals are near perfect; the stamped lettering on one side is somewhat faded, though still easily readable. It has only a few minute scratches and points of playwear paint loss, but no dents or rust. It is in weak C-7 (Excellent) condition.
This item is being sold with no reserve.
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