LIONEL PRE-WAR NO.1107 DONALD DUCK WIND-UP, OB, MINT- !
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A SPECTACULAR PRE-WAR TRAIN AND WIND-UP TOY HIGHLIGHT FOR EBAY FOR THIS WEEK! LIONEL PRE-WAR 1107 “LIONEL DONALD DUCK AND PLUTO” HAND-CAR WIND-UP. SET IS COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL BOX, BOX INSERTS, WIND-UP KEY, AND TRACK. THE SET DATES FROM 1935-36. THIS SPLENDID HANDCAR COMES WITH THE ORIGINAL PAINT WITH THE WHITE DOG HOUSE! The hand-car is in MINT- condition, with extremely high-grade original box. No tape or glue on box, just the original staples. Spectacular high-grade piece from Lionel’s depression era! THESE ARE THE PIECES THAT SAVED LIONEL FROM BANKRUPCY! THE BASE FRAME IS STRAIGHT AND ALL ORIGINAL. THE FIGURES ARE ALL ORIGINAL, RIGHT DOWN TO PLUTOS EARS, WHICH ARE USUALLY REPLACED. THERE IS NO TOUCH-UP OR RE-PAINTING. **KINDLY SEE PHOTOS THAT SHOW THE ORIGINAL HIGH-LUSTER PATINA FINISH! ** ANOTHER RARE FACT, THE DONALD DUCK MECHANISM STILL QUACKS, THIS IS THE FIRST IN A LONG TIME IN WHICH I HAVE SEEN THE QUACKING MECHANISM WORKING! I PROBABLY SHOULD NOT HAVE WOUND IT UP TO TRY IT, AS THESE ARE FOR THE DISPLAY SHELF ONLY, AND NOT TO BE PLAYED WITH, BUT I WANTED TO SEE IF THE QUACKER WORKED. The wind-up mechanism still work. As Donald pumps his hands up and down, the car moves forward, and the quacker mechanism starts loud and clear. Pluto’s head starts to bob up and down enough to hit the side of the dog house. The characters ... read more