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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 10, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
ANOTHER TRAIN HIGHLIGHT FOR EBAY FOR THIS WEEK IS THE SCARCE 1932 (B) VERSION OF THE SET 240E! LIONEL PRE-WAR “O” GAUGE SET NUMBER 240E VERSION (B), WITH 260E ENGINE and 260T TENDER IN FOREST-GREEN AND BLACK. HAS THE SCARCE DERRICK AND THE BRASS FLOODLIGHT CAR! VERY RARE!!!! Trains are in MINT- condition, with original boxes. Spectacular high-grade pieces of Lionel’s large series “O” gauge of engines with high-grade rare original boxes! THE ENGINE AND TENDER HAVE THE FOREST-GREEN FRAMES! THIS SET HAS EVERYTHING, EXTRA PAPERWORK, GREAT TRAINS, 1932 CATALOG, 812T TOOLS, AND HIGH-GRADE BOXES!VERSION (B) IS THE HARDEST SET TO FIND, DUE TO THE FACT IT IS THE RARE SET WITH BOTH THE DERRICK CAR, AND THE DOUBLE BRASS FLOODLIGHT CAR. IT ALSO HAS THE GONDOLA WITH THE WOODEN BARRELS AND THE NICKEL WORKMAN TOOLS! **SEE “GREENBERG’S GUIDE TO LIONEL TRAINS, 1901-1942, PRE-WAR SETS”, PAGE 60, SET 240-E (B). 260 Engine has the original wheels ( see photo close-up). It also has the original copper and brass trim, with fantastic condition side-rods. There is no rust or corrosion on the piece. Frame is straight, with no warping, and this unit has the nicest roof I have seen on a 260-E. The original “Bogota Paper and Board Corp.” box with all printing intact in red, and is high-grade with all flaps intact, and has insert liner (Rare). The box is a grade ... read more