LIONEL PRE-WAR SCARCE SET 195W, MINT, UN-RUN, FROM 1938-39, W/BOXES, SETBOX,WOW

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 21, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
PRESENTING THE ONE OF THE SCARCEST PRE-WAR SETS EVER TO BE ON EBAY, THE ELUSIVE 195-W GUN-METAL FREIGHT OUTFIT WITH BUILT-IN WHISTLE, IN MINT, UN-RUN� CONDITION WITH ALL BOXES, PAPERWORK AND SET BOX IN HIGH-GRADE! THIS RARE SET IS FROM 1938-1939 ONLY! ****FOR MY FAITHFUL REGULAR CUSTOMERS OUT THERE, YOU WANTED VERY RARE, WELL HERE IT IS***!ACCORDING TO “GREENBERG’S GUIDE TO LIONEL TRAINS, 1901-1942, VOLUME IV, PREWAR SETS”, PAGE 87,� NO ORIGINAL BOXED SETS FROM 1938 HAVE EVER BEEN REPORTED FOR THIS SET! THEY WERE PARTLY PRODUCED IN 1938 AND WERE FINISHED IN EARLY 1939. RARE, RARE, RARE! THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL ONE-OF-A KIND SET! THE LAST TIME I SAW A 195-W SET WAS AT AUCTION ABOUT 14 YEARS AGO, AND THE SET I SAW HAD NO BOXES OR PAPERWORK, AND QUITE A BIT OF RUN TIME. I BID UP TO $4000.00 AND DID NOT WIN THE SET. THE SET AUCTIONED OFF FOR ABOVE $9000.00, DUE TO THE RARITY OF THE SET! NOW WE HAVE POSSIBLY THE ONLY MINT SET WITH ALL OF THE BOXES, MASTER SET BOX, AND ALL ACCESSORIES, AND PAPERWORK! OBVIOUSLY THIS IS A RARE AND VALUABLE SET! PRE-WAR “O” GAUGE COLLECTORS SHOULD GET EXCITED WITH THIS CHANCE TO HAVE THE RAREST SET OUT THERE! LIONEL PRE-WAR “O” GAUGE SET NUMBER 195-W, WITH 263-E GUNMETAL ENGINE and 2263W GUNMETAL TENDER.� THIS TENDER IS VERY RARE!! THE SET ALSO COMES WITH THE 3859 OPERATING RED AND BLACK COAL DUMP CAR, AND ... read more