LIONEL POST-WAR 2368 BALT. & OHIO F3,OB's,MASTER,MINT +

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 27, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
THIS WEEK WE HAVE SOMETHING VERY SCARCE FOR HIGH-END POST WAR F-3 COLLECTORS, A PAIR OF 2368 BALTIMORE & OHIO F-3 ENGINES WITH THE ORIGINAL BOXES, LINER, “MASTER CARTON” AND ALL PAPEPWORK!THE RARE 1956 MASTER CARTON IS EXTREMELY HARD TO FIND IN THIS CONDITION! THE TRAINS ARE TOTALLY UN-RUN! **SEE PHOTOS**LIONEL POST-WAR 2368 BALTIMORE & OHIO F-3 A-B UNITS, IN MINT+ C-10 CONDITION! Spectacular matching pair! See grading chart and descriptions below. THESE BEAUTIES HAVE A RARITY GRADE OF 7, OUT OF 1-8 SCALE.SEE THE BOOK LIONEL TRAINS, 1945-1969” BY DAVID DOYLE, PAGE 89, FOR THE RARITY AND PRICING. IT PROBABLY SHOULD BE AN 8 DUE TO BEING MINT+ AND HAVING THE ORIGINAL ELUSIVE MASTER CARTON! BALTIMORE & OHIO F-3 A-B Units, in matching fresh from the factory condition! The “A” unit HAS NO CRACK IN THE NOSE, WHICH IS VERY COMMON FOR THIS PIECE, AS THE LENSES MUST HAVE BEEN INSTALLED TO TIGHTLY.. (see photos). The yellow heat-stamped numbers and lettering on both pieces are strong, bold, and clear. The highest-grade pristine gray roofs, and bright-white sides that I have seen! The original patina on the white nose is spectacular. Magnificent black pilot and awesome black frames, again in pristine condition. No rust or corrosion on original horns, ladders or battery cover. . PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THESE WERE MADE FOR A SHORT PERIOD ... read more