LIONEL POSTWAR 1955 PENNSYLVANIA PRR 2340 GG1 RARE

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 25, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House
NOTE: PLEASE READ THIS NARRATIVE TO THE END BEFORE USING THE BUY IT NOW - WE SHIP WORLDWIDE - IF YOU ARE AN INTERNATIONAL BUYER, YOU MAY PURCHASE ANY OF MY TOY TRAINS. WE HAVE EXPERIENCE SHIPPING INTERNATIONALLY, SO IT IS POSSIBLE FOR YOU TO PURCHASE ANY OF MY TRAINS.
THIS IS A VERY NICE LIONEL RARE (ONE YEAR MFG. ONLY) 1955 VERSION POST-WAR #234O TUSCAN RED FIVE GOLD STRIPE PENNSYLVANIA GG1 ELECTRIC ENGINE THAT IS IN VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION. IF YOU LOOK AT THE PHOTOS THAT I HAVE PROVIDED, YOU WILL SEE THAT WHILE THE RUBBER STAMPED FIVE STRIPES ARE NOT COMPLETE ON EACH SIDE, THEY ARE FAINTLY VISIBLE IN THE END SECTIONS. THE TUSCAN RED PAINT OF THE SHELL IS IN EXCELLENT OR BETTER CONDITION. THE BOTTOM UNIT IS ALSO IN EXCELLENT CONDITON AND ONLY SHOWS SIGNS OF MINIMAL USE. THIS MAY BE THE 2340 THAT YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR. IT RUNS GREAT AND LOOKS GREAT. AS YOU ARE AWARE, THE 2340 LIONEL'S POSTWAR PRR GG1 ELECTRIC ENGINE, LIKE THE 2330 IN 1950, WAS ONLY MADE FOR ONE YEAR AND IT IS QUITE HARD TO FIND, ESPECIALLY IN THE TUSCAN RED PAINT SCHEME. SO IS A WONDERFUL CHANCE TO BUY ONE OF THE HARDEST TO FIND LIONEL POSTWAR ENGINES, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
THE 2340 GG1 WAS THE FIRST GG1 TO BE OFFERED ON BOTH THE BRUNSWICK GREEN AND THE TUSCAN RED PAINT SCHEMES, SO THIS ENGINE IS BASICALLY THE FIRST TUSCAN PAINT SCHEME PENNSYLVANIA RR GG1 OFFERED BY LIONEL. IT CONTAIN
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