AMERICAN FLYER ORIGINAL 480 SILVER FLASH PB UNIT NR
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Sold Date: 04/10/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
AMERICAN FLYER ORIGINAL 480 SILVER FLASH PB UNIT 1955
YOU ARE BIDDING ON AN ORIGINAL AMERICAN FLYER 480 SILVER FLASH PB UNIT. THE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN ONE OF THESE CLASSIC PIECES ARE STEADILY INCREASING IN VALUE AND COME TO MARKET VERY RARELY. GILBERT OFFERED THIS VERY RARE PB UNIT IN 1955 ONLY!! THE SHELL FOR THIS EXCEPTIONALLY RARE TRAIN IS MARKED "1955" ON THE UNDERSIDE. THIS PB UNIT WAS PRODUCED IN EXCEPTIONALLY LIMITED QUANTITIES FOR THE 1955 TOY FAIR, AND ORDERS FOR THIS UNIT WERE EXCEPTIONALLY LOW, LUCKILY FOR THE CURRENT OWNERS. THE PRODUCTION WAS WAS LIMITED ONLY FOR THE 1955 TOY FAIR!!!! THIS 480 PB UNIT OFFERED FOR AUCTION IS IN GOOD PLUS TO VERY GOOD MINUS OVERALL CONDITION, WITH ONE STEP WHICH WAS REPLACED WITH THE ORIGINAL PINS, THE REST OF THIS UNIT IS ALL ORIGINAL. THE UNIT SHOWS SOME CONTACT MARKS AND SOME SPOTTY PAINT LOSS ESPECIALLY ON THE HIGH RELIEF AREAS AT THE TOP OF THE ENDS OF THE CAB AND ONE MARK ON THE SIDE UNDER THE LETTERING IN THE SILVER AREA. . THE LETTERING ON THE CAR IS CLEAR AND THE ALL IMPORTANT "480" NUMBERING ON THE CENTER DOORS IS IN GREAT SHAPE. THE WHEELS AND TRUCKS ARE VERY CLEAN, WITH THE FRAME SHOWING SOME SURFACE PITTING, BUT STILL VERY NICE. THERE ARE NO BREAKS OR CRACKS TO THE PLASTIC SHELL. THE DIESEL HORN AND ROAR MECHANISM ARE IN PLACE AND THE UNIT MAKES THE DIESEL NOISE WHEN TESTED. WE DO NOT HAVE A TRACK UNIT TO TEST THE HORN.DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY TO OWN THIS RARE 480 SILVER FLASH UNIT WHICH SELLS WITH NO RESERVE!!!! THIS SALE WILL INCLUDE SHIPPING INSURANCE!!!! THANK YOU FOR VISITING OUR AUCTIONS AND GOOD BIDDING!!! Payment� is expected� within� 3� � days� unless other� arrangements are made.� PREFERRED METHOD (Quick Shipment): We accept PAYPAL and PROPAY "� WE � ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD � , DISCOVER & AMERICAN EXPRESS!" Combine auction purchases to save on postage SHIPPING - USA We use US Postal Service, PRIORITY MAIL with Delivery Confirmation for most shipments. Delivery Confirmation is FREE! We will use UPS for shipments over 10 pounds. INTERNATIONAL SHIPP ING: We ship to most international destinations, but please email your "Ship to" address before bidding for� postage fees. USPS International Priority Mail wil be used for all overseas shipments. Full purchase value amounts will be entered on all customers forms. No exceptions. PAYPAL is the only form of payment accepted for international shipments. Gunning & Co. is in the business of buying and selling antiques and collectibles. We specialize in Lionel Trains, Art, Fine American Furniture and American Clocks. We offer full estate services and have Counsel on staff. Thank you for your interest in Gunning & Co. ! Thank You,� Mike and Bob
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