Marklin 8800 Mini Club DB 89006 Black Loco Z Gauge NR
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Sold Date: 04/28/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
This is for a Marklin 8800 Mini Club DB 89006 Black Loco Z Gauge 4-1/2" long I don't know anything about trains.I do not have the means to test this (100% buyer satisfaction guaranteed) Out of the many engines I have sold only a couple didn't work. This does need a good cleaning. It is a heavy item for such a small Loco. When my sister passed away in Venice in 2005 I had all of her things shipped back to me and these trains and accessories were in a stack of the boxes I opened. I do not know how to grade condition. I am starting with a low opening bid in the true spirit of an auction. I try to take enough photos to make an informed decision. Please let me know if you have info I can add to the listing.
If you get this and are not happy I have 100% buyer satisfaction or your money and shipping back.Here is a little more info I made on this you tube video of where I got these trains /watch?v=6idevSF_wug Let me know if you get to the end of my page and I will send an "extra" with this train. I combine shipping. When my sister, Juli, passed away in Venice, Italy in 2005 after living there for thirty + years I packed up about 100 boxes of her things and to sell her things I want to tell her story about her incredible life that you can read more on the page. Let me know if you get a chance to read my me page and I will send you a CD of at least 100 photos I took when I was in Venice. $5.25 expedited shipping. I combine shipping. Paypal. Immediate positive feedback upon receipt of payment. Ships same day if paid by 3 p.m. M - F. Always 100% buyer satisfaction guarantee or money back! $10.99 . No small print to read. If this is all you need to know to buy this train... OR, if you would like to know the story of the... Venetian artist and my sister, who owned this and an incredible life lived in the most romantic city in the world, then sit back in your desk chair and enjoy... I was living in Padova, Italy in the early 70's with my husband and children. My little sister, only 19 at the time, came to visit me from the States. She decided to take a train ride to Venice by herself and there she met, Paolo. He was quite a bit older but he intrigued her. He was working on his Venetian sailboat. She approached him and asked half jokingly if he would give her a ride on his sailboat. He did and he took her around to all of the islands. He spoke little English and she spoke no Italian but there was something there. She had just come from a traumatic situation in the States. Her fiance had died suddenly and she was devastated. Paolo was the distraction she needed. She said he was a gentleman, old school, would not let her pay for anying and she enjoyed the quiet between them. This quiet grew into an unlikely romance and they married. Juli on her first day in Padova. No one had seen that smile in months. Working briefly as a nanny this is Juli with one of her "charges". She was becoming a true Venetian. Paolo was an artist and did not own a camera. In those early days he must have painted Juli dozens of times on their sailboat with him at the helm and Juli always reading. As wonderful as life was always sailing and reading Juli longed to work but did not have the proper papers. One day when she and Paolo were sailing down the Grand Canal the wife of a wealthy hotel owner fell into the Canal. Paolo jumped into save her and when the hotel owner said he wanted to reward Paolo he said, "Give my wife a job!" Juli began a job at the front desk of one of the nicest hotels in Venice and quickly became fluent in Italian, Venetian and French. On the side Juli taught a conversational English class and her classes were very popular because she taught using stories from the scandalous...
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