LIONEL 2345 MINT WESTERN PACIFIC F3s F-3 BRICKS FOR ORIGINAL BOXES MASTER CARTON

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 13, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
THIS WEEK I WILL HAVE SEVERAL ENGINES AND SOME ROLLING STOCK FOR SALE ALL OF WHICH WILL BE EITHER MINT OR LIKE NEW. THEY ARE OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY YOU WILL FIND ANYWHERE. THIRTY SEVEN YEARS OF COLLECTING IS COMING TO A CLOSE AND I HAVE CHOSEN EBAY AS THE VENUE TO LIQUIDATE MY COLLECTION. THERE WILL BE OTHER RARE ITEMS TO PURCHASE AS WELL. ITEMS SUCH AS THE 2350 REVERSE LETTER PAINTED NOSE NEW HAVEN, 6464-100 (250 BOX) W.P., 682, 736 W/MASTER CARTON, 2329, 10 F-3s, 2365, 2339, 2338 ORANGE STRIPE, B-UNITS, AND MANY, MANY MORE EXTREMELY RARE ITEMS.
THE WESTERN PACIFIC WAS MADE IN 1952-54 AND IS A COLLECTOR FAVORITE. ITS COLORFUL ORANGE AND SILVER PAINT SCHEME IS ATTRACTIVE BUT VERY DELICATE. THE SILVER WOULD RUB OFF THE SIDES OF THE ROOF FROM LIFTING THE ENGINE AND B-UNIT FROM THE TOP AND MIDDLE. THE DECAL OFTEN FLAKED AND BROKE UP ON THE FRONT DOOR. IT HAS NEAR PERFECT BRICK-LIKE BOXES(SQUARE, HARD FIRM AND CLEAN) . THE ENGINE BOX RATES A C-10, THE MASTER CARTON C-9 AND DUMMY BOX A C-8. FINALLY, THE ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS AND ORIGINAL WRAPPING PAPER ARE INCLUDED.
IF YOU HAVE TO HAVE NEAR PERFECT UNBLEMISHED CONDITION FOR YOUR COLLECTION, THIS ENGINE FITS THE BILL. IT IS PROBABLY THE MOST DIFFICULT ENGINE TO FIND WITH UNBLEMISHED PAINT AND DECALS. THIS UNIT IS OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY AND COLLECTOR GRADE SO PLEASE CONSIDER
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