LIONEL POST-WAR 629 BURLINGTON 44-TON ENGINE,OB, MINT +

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 03, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
A VERY SCARCE LIONEL POST-WAR ENGINE TO FIND IN UN-RUN CONDITION IS THE 629 44-TON SWITCHER WITH RARE BRIGHT PRISTINE SILVER, MAKING THIS ANOTHER EBAY HIGHLIGHT FOR THIS WEEK! ARE THERE ANY ENGINES OUT THERE THAT CAN BEAT THIS FOR THIS WEEK?LIONEL POST-WAR 629 44-TON “BURLINGTON” SWITCHER, IN MINT+ CONDITION WITH BRIGHT CRIMSON RED HERALDS! THE SILVER BODY IS VERY BRIGHT AND 100% INTACT, NO FINGER SMUDGING. THE CRIMSON RED LETTERING AND FRAME ARE IN SPECTACULAR CONDITION. Magnificent colors and finish that look straight from the factory! PRESENTING THE ELUSIVE 629 “BURLINGTON” ENGINE. Extremely high-grade Mint+ condition! IN DAVID DOYLE’S BOOK “STANDARD CATALOG OF LIONEL TRAINS 1945-1969” SEE PAGE 70 WHERE IT STATES THAT THIS IS EASILY THE MOST DESIRABLE OF THE 44-TON SWITCHERS. IT IS RATED A RARITY OF 7 ON A SCALE OF 1-8 WITH 8 BEING THE RAREST. THE BOOK STATES THAT THESE ARE USUALLY FOUND WITH DULL OR SCRATCHED PAINT. THIS PIECE HAS PRISTINE BRIGHT SILVER WITH NO SCRATCHES OR FINGERPRINTS! THE ORIGINAL “BURLINGTON ROUTE 629” HERALDS ARE 100% INTACT. **SEE PHOTOS** ** NOTE** I HAVE THE CORRECT 629 LIONEL DIESEL SWITCHER INSTRUCTION SHEET WITH THIS PIECE, I FORGOT TO PUT THE INSTRUCTION SHEET IN THE PHOTO. IT IS A GRADE 9 INSTRUCTION SHEET. THIS PIECE ALSO HAS THE HIGH-GRADE LIONEL WRAPPING PAPER, AND THE 1956 "LIONEL SERVICE STATION ... read more