Lionel 1953 WESTERN PACIFIC F-3 DIESEL No. 2355 OB! Shipping Info Description
Lionel 1953 WESTERN PACIFIC F-3 DIESEL No. 2355 OB!
You will not find a nicer set of 2355 AA WP F-3's with original box.
Engine is in C-7 or better, boxes are in good to very good condition. Includes inner boxes. (instuctions not included)
The pictures don't do these two engine justice, video and pictures of actual engine engine set.
Bought from original owner, who purchaced these in 1953. These are Finest Model DIESELS in the World! HAS MAGNE-TRACTION FOR MORE PULL, MORE SPEED, MORE CLIMB! (only Lionel Trains have this amazing feature!)
Sold at auction for as high as $6100, these are marked to sell fast. A super addition to your collection. The boxes alone are impossible to find at any price. These just need a little clean up and oil and they will run for another 57 years or more! More about the set....
The Lionel Western Pacific F-3 No. 2355 would replace the No. 2345 in 1953. This diesel was only available for this year. Lionel never did produce a B Unit to go with this road. The lettering was heat-stamped on this diesel, unlike the reproduction shells that have been silk screened.
These engines have louvered roof vents, portholes with snap-in lenses, side ladders, BLACK heat-stamped small GM and lettering, Western Pacific decal and electronic couplers on the front ends, and solid rear couplers. The powered unit was equipped with Magnetraction, and a three position directional unit whose control lever was adjustable from underneath the chassis. Dual horizontal worm drive motors powered each axle...and they make a neat "growling" sound when operating! The dummy A Unit has a horn that was operated by a D Cell battery. T are no variations.
Lionel had their usual problems with the SILVER paint on these diesels, and today, a substantial premium is paid for units that have bright shinny paint. Shipping Info What Payments are accepted?
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All opened engines are thoroughly tested for both command and conventional