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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 15, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Up for auction today is a complete, ready to run, American Flyer train set which includes an engine, tender, eight cars, numerous accessories, track, switches and a transformer. There is everything you need to start running your own railroad display today. You will experience true model railroading when you handle the throtte of the big eight car American Flyer smoker with its locomotive that sounds off with Choo-Choo sounds. It has PULL-MOR power that lets it climb the steepest of grades and haul long strings of cars and it produces smoke that glows a realistic red as it puffs from the stack. This is a great vintage operating train in super condition and the offering includes the following items:

The American Flyer #293 Pacific style New York, New Haven, and Hartford die cast locomotive and its accompanying tender. The engine has been tuned up and the reverse unit has been serviced. The control fingers have been replaced and a new wire harness installed. The engine changes direction smoothly without missing a shift. There is an operating headlight and a boiler mounted smoke unit that produces volumes of smoke (see pictures). The engine shows minor playwear and the white stripe has been touched up. Both the engine and tender are equipped with the A.C. Gilbert knuckel coupling system as are all of the cars in this offering. The tender is in good condition with all of the steps intact. The logo and railroad markings are clear and bright. This deluxe tender includes railroad marker lights and a coal stoker. This good looking, great running locomotive and tender grade C-7.

The American Flyer #930 Tuscan painted caboose. This illuminated caboose is in great condition with only minor playwear. It grades C-7.

The American Flyer #942 Seaboard Railrod Silver Meteor boxcar. This car has some marks on the floorpan but is otherwise in perfect condition. It grades C-6.

The American Flyer #940 Wabash hopper car. This car has all of its steps intact and it grades C-7.

The American Flyer #925 Gulf tank car. This car has a die cast metal frame, nice decals and only a few typical nicks on the silver paint. It grades C-7.

Also included are the American Flyer #931 Texas & Pacific gondola, the Flyer #923 Illinois Central boxcar, the Flyer #921 Chicago Burlington and Quincy hopper car and the Flyer #806 American Flyer caboose. These four cars all have moderate playwear and grade C-5.

Two American Flyer #720A remote control switches with a two lever illuminated controller. The switches work great and are in like new condition.

Fourteen pieces of American Flyer #702 curved track. It is in good used condition.

Sixteen pieces of American Flyer #700 straight track. It is in good used condition.

One American Flyer #690 lockon

Two American Flyer #704 manual uncouplers

Two kitbashed illuminated bumpers

One American Flyer # 1 1/2 transformer. It has a pliable cord, is in good condition and works fine.

The American Flyer #780 railroad trestle set. This set consists of 24 molded trestles that resemble girder construction and are finished in a realistic red color. The set is easy and quick to set up and it rises to five inches at its highest point. It can be arranged in a figure 8, ovals and other variations. This accessory is a great addiition to your operating layout.

The American Flyer #769A beacon. This piece is in good condition. It has an after market platform and metal shed and it is equipped with a bright red warning light on the top.

A Wyandotte Construction Company coal tower

Two Plasticville buildings plus two billboards, five telephone poles and three cars. Please review the pictures on these Plasticville items as they are being included "as-is".

This is a great looking, great running, complete American Flyer set that will enhance your existing layout or start you off with running your first railroad.

Please review the pictures carefully and feel free to ask any questio...