LIONEL POST-WAR SET 2521WS, MINT +, UN-RUN,OB's, SET BOX, SUPER "O", 1958, RARE!

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 04, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
A SPECTACULAR POST WAR “SUPER O” TRAIN HIGHLIGHT FOR EBAY FOR THIS WEEK! THE FAMOUS SET NUMBER 2521WS! WITH THE DESIRABLE 746 NORFOLK AND WESTERN ENGINE LEADING THE SET!THE SET IS HERALDED AS THE “N & W SUPER O, 6-CAR FREIGHT SET”, ACCORDING TO “DOYLES” BOOK. SEE PAGE 173-174 OF DOLYE’S “LIONEL SETS”. THE SET IS ONE OF THE LARGEST SETS EVER OFFERED BY LIONEL.THE SET BOX IS HUGE.LIONEL POST-WAR SET NUMBER 2521WS WITH STEAM ENGINE AND FREIGHT SET FROM 1958. ORIGINAL, COMPLETE RIGHT DOWN TO THE TUBE OF LUBRICANT, AND IN MINT+ AND UN-RUN CONDITION! THIS SET HAS THE RARE 1958 746 ENGINE AND 746W TENDER BOTH IN IMMACULATE UN-RUN CONDITION. THE CORRECT VERSION OF THE TENDER FOR THIS SET, WAS THE SHORT STRIPE VERSION.THE ENGINE AND TENDER HAVE THE ORIGINAL FACTORY LUSTER. THIS ENGINE AND TENDER ARE NEAR IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND MINT+ UN-RUN, WITH THE ORIGINAL PATINA. THE 746 ENGINE AND THE 746 TENDER ARE IN PRISTINE BLACK, WITH A MAGNIFICENT PATINA. THIS IS A VERY RARE SET IN THIS CONDITION! IT IS NEXT TO IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND AN UN-RUN SET WITH BRIGHT YELLOW AND BOLD RED STRIPES, AND SPLENDID LETTERING THIS NICE! THE HEAT-STAMPED LETTERING IS DEEP AND CRISP, AND VERY BOLD YELLOW. THE 746 WAS THE TOP-OF-THE-LINE FOR SETS FOR 1958, ACCORDING TO “DOYLE’S” BOOK. All rolling stock is in MINT+ condition, with original boxes, extra paperwork, and TOTALLY ... read more