Lionel PREWAR 700E Scale HUDSON +12 Wheeled 700W TENDER

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 01, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
Offer for sale is this RARE Lionel 709W COMPLETE SET , which includes : the #700EW Scale HUDSON STEAM ENGINE and matching 12 Wheeled Metal 700T Whistling TENDER...and all SEVEN Pieces of the RAILCHIEF PASSENGER Cars...I will NOT split this Set up , or Dicker over the Price , First Cash OWNS it ! - Thank You - : If anything , I have Under - Rated the condition of this SET to avoid issues --- here are the details: - The Engine appears to be all original , and is Lionel Serial Number 0694 which makes it the 1937 Version , and early in that production...all the Diecast is straight & soild , all Four the Green jewels & marker Lights intact , all the added scale Piping intact and firmly attached , all Trim Intact , Spoked Front pilot w/ scale coupler & Lift Pins , Scale Spoked Drive wheels w/ all opearting Siderods, Valvegear intact , the Cab roof.has no dents , but it appears to have a slight slant towards the rear , hard to even tell [ see pictures ] ... Brass coupler Pin & Chain Intact...This has the " 700E - Super Detail Scale Model - Made is U.S of America - The Lionel Corporation " Nickle Numberboard Clear & Sharp on the Bottom...Those are some of the Cosmetics , now for the really good news : This Classic Locomotive RUNS great !...Smooth . Strong and Quiet , the "E" Unit works , BOTH Remotely and from the Lever inside the CAB , nice bright Headlight -Shows almost NO Wear on the contact Rollers , - The Big 12 wheeled 700T Tender has a nice Straight & Solid Diecast Shell & Frame, New York Central lettering with some age showing to the to the paint, Dual Drawbars intact , all steps Intact , Separately applied Original Coalpile , Diecast scale rear Coupler , the number " 700T made by Lionel Corporation New York "- is Cast on the bottom , bottom Roller pickup Intact and the " Banana" Plug in Very good condition , this also has the big Diecast Whistle unit inside and it Works! [ could use a lube job ]...overall , this is an outstanding example of what is Probably Lionel most sought after Steam Engine ...the Prewar scale 700 HUDSON ...Also included in this auction are all SEVEN Pieces of the Original RAILCHIEF Passenger SEVEN Piece Car SET , Including one #792 Combination Car with diecast Scale Couple , TWO #793 Coaches , one #794 Observation " Tail " Car and THREE Illuminated Vestiblues , these Cars may have been Professionally Restored , very hard to tell , outstanding job , most noticable on the diecast front of the Combo Car - this Car also has small ding as shown on the Roof, [See Close-up Picture...]...All the Other Cars all have nice solid warp free Diecast underbellies and straight roofs , Crisp Lettering hand stamped lettering and nice gleaming Two Toned Red enamel paint with a very few minor dings , chips , mostly on the Vestibules ...all The Lights works , all the locking Springs are good and all the Vestibules work correctly to join all the Cars together solidly ... Overall this is a really fine example of Lionel's most desirable of all the Prewar O-guage Sets .... all I can list on Ebay is 12 photos , But you are really serious about purchasing this SET , and want to see more photos , send me your Email and I will try to oblige...or ask for Bob at # for any additional information I can provide...Good luck - This is a Big , HEAVY SET , so , please be aware of the Shipping costs...Call for details on a how to get Better deal on Shipping COSTS...