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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 03, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
A SPECTACULAR PRE-WAR LIONEL HAND-CAR AND WIND-UP TOY HIGHLIGHT FOR EBAY FOR THIS WEEK! LIONEL PRE-WAR 1100, “LIONEL MICKEY MOUSE AND MINNIE MOUSE HAND-CAR, WITH THE EXTREMELY RARE “MAROON BASE AND PLATFORM”. SET IS COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL BOX, WIND-UP KEY, AND TRACK. THE SET DATES FROM 1935-36. THIS SPLENDID HANDCAR COMES WITH THE ORIGINAL PAINT WITH THE RARE MAROON BASE! The hand-car is in MINT condition, with extremely high-grade original box. Spectacular high-grade piece from Lionel’s depression era!THIS IS A FIRST FOR ME, AS I HAVE NEVER SEEN A MINT MICKEY MOUSE WITH THE MAROON BASE BEFORE! THESE ARE THE PIECES THAT SAVED LIONEL FROM BANKRUPCY! THE BASE FRAME IS STRAIGHT AND ALL ORIGINAL. THE FIGURES AND PAINT ARE ALL ORIGINAL. THERE IS NO TOUCH-UP OR RE-PAINTING. **KINDLY SEE PHOTOS THAT SHOW THE ORIGINAL HIGH-LUSTER PATINA FINISH! ** The wind-up mechanism still work. As Mickey and Minnie pump their hands up and down, the car moves forward, and a bell rings loud and clear. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse are all original and have their tails. The MAROON BODY is all original, still retaining the original paint. This is extremely rare, due to the fact that VERY FEW WERE PRODUCED! The metal plate on the side of the car is all original, and it has printed in yellow and black, ”Mickey Mouse @Walt Disney, HAND CAR, No.1100, The Lionel ... read more