RARE! AMERICAN FLYER CIRCUS SET #5002T IN OB! COMPLETE!
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is the rare American Flyer #5002T Circus set (1950)in the original box with the original accessories, including the unused circus cutouts. Engine and cars are in exceptionally nice condition and include: #353 red Circus Pacific engine, #649 yellow Circus coach with lights, and two #643 yellow-painted metal flatcars with original circus wagon loads. The circus engine has some light wear on the right upper corner of the tender and also in a small area in the coal load of the tender--otherwise a very clean original piece. The flat cars are in superb condition overall. The animals in the cages are: male lion, female lion, pelican, and zebra. The engine has the original corrugated wrapper, and the rolling stock also have original boxes. The coach box is intact with all flaps present, and the label has the word "circus" visible with the rest of the label difficult to read. The original paper wrapping for the coach car is with the box. The flatcar boxes both have labels which say "#643 Circus Flat Car" (one of the boxes is missing a tuck flap on one end). The circus cutouts have never been used. Some of the pieces have fallen away from the original cardboard, but are present. The original envelope, which has the assembly instructions, has some tears and a small hole near the bottom, but most of the printing is easily read. The set also ... read more