AMERICAN FLYER POST-WAR SCARCE SET 5542-H, NEAR-MINT TO MINT, OB's, SET BOX,PLUS

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 25, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
ANOTHER TRAIN HIGHLIGHT FOR EBAY FOR THIS WEEK IS THE SCARCE POST-WAR AMERICAN FLYER SET 5542-H, CALLED “THE NEW SUNSHINE SPECIAL FREIGHT SET”! THIS SET IS ONE OF THE RAREST YOU WILL FIND IN THIS CONDITION, WITH THE HIGHEST GRADE BOXES THAT I HAVE SEEN. THE SET IS NEAR-MINT TO MINT, AND THE ROLLING STOCK CARS ARE NEAR-MINT TO MINT. THE ENGINE AND TENDER ARE TEST-RUN AT MOST, AS ARE THE CARS. MOST DEALERS WOULD CALL THIS A MINT SET AT THE SHOWS! THE AMERICAN FLYER SET 5542-H WAS MADE IN 1955 ONLY, AND IT HAS GRADE 10 ENGINE BOXES. THE SET IS THE FAMOUS “S” GAUGE THAT AMERICAN FLYER WAS FAMOUS FOR. THIS MAGNIFICENT LARGE SET COMES WITH TWO TEXAS AND PACIFIC DIESEL ENGINES. THE SET CAME WITH THE 374 GP-7 ENGINE and THE 375 GP-7 ENGINE. THE SET HAS THE SCARCE AND DESIRABLE PRISTINE 977 AUTOMATED CONDUCTOR ILLUMINATED CABOOSE THAT LOOKS MINT! VERY RARE!!!! THIS CAR IS IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND IN THIS HIGH-GRADE CONDITION! Trains are in MINT TO NEAR-MINT condition, with original boxes. Spectacular high-grade pieces of American Flyer’s desirable series “S” gauge of engines with high-grade rare original boxes! THE ENGINES HAVE THE STRAIGHT GLOSS BLACK FRAMES, BLACK BODIES AND ORANGE BANDS! THIS SET HAS EVERYTHING, GRADE 9/10 INSTRUCTIONS, BOOKLETS, GREAT TRAINS, 1955 HIGH-GRADE BOXES, AND ORIGINAL SET BOX! THE “NEW SUNSHINE SPECIAL FREIGHT” SET ... read more