AMERICAN FLYER No.477 & 478 SILVER FLASH DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES 3 BROWN STRIPE PASS.

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 26,2013
  • Channel: Online Auction
This is an outstanding American Flyer S Gauge Silver Flash Brown stripe Passenger set No. K5469WT from 1954. It contains a No.477 Alco PA and 478 Alco PB Diesel Locomotive set. They are in excellent plus condition. The two engines have no scratches and no missing or broken parts. The decals are all perfect on the PA. The side decals show some cracking on the PB. The dual motors run and reverse great. Light is good. Both units have all their steps and skirts. No chips or cracks. Yes!the ornamental horns have been replaced. The 478 unit has a Horn, which makes sounds when power is applied. I did not set up a controller to test it. There are three brown stripe, or Chestnut if you prefer, passenger Cars. They are a No.960 Columbus Combination car, a No.961 Jefferson Coach, and No.963 Washington Observation. The cars are in excellent plus condition. There is some tiny specks on the metal chassis, but is very minor. The interior lights all work. No crack at the Drumhead on the Observation It is a very good looking set, with very nice engines. I took the shells off both engines. You can see they are in great condition. There are no broken screw holes in the shells. The boxes for the passenger cars are included, but they are very poor. The identifaction on the ends of the boxes is gone! One is missing the end flaps. This is an extremely rare set, especialliy in this condition. It has my 100% return privilage guarantee. Sorry for the reserve! First reserve I have set in a year!! Any questions please ask! Please see my other listings for other unique items! There has been some questions about the color of the stripe on the passenger cars. It is brown, not red. The stripes on these cars are lighter than the brown on the engines. I have a personal set of cars (not nearly as nice) and the color is the same. There was also another set sell on Ebay recently and the color of the stripes are the same on them! These are the real thing!

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