Lionel PREWAR / Postwar - Metal # 1045 Operating WATCHMAN + MORE !


Up for auctions this excellent #1045 Operating GATEMAN [ about 4 Inches Square at the Base and x 7 Inches Tall ]- a Prewar /Postwar [ 1935-42 & 46-50 Layout Accessory - [ I think this is the Postwar Version -at Least the Instructions dated - 49 ]...Features an electrically Operated , Large " Watchman " who Pops out swinging his Flag when a Train Passes By [ Works Excellent ]...Has the BRASS " Look-out for the Locomotive " Metal sign , Finial still Intact on top of the Pole , Includes the Hard to Find Original Operating Instructions and the correct 145C Contactor plate [ wiring a bit brittle but serviceable ] You can operate This Gateman if you Choose , Nice For any Layout , But this Little Gem is Perfect for the Display shelf ... Overall , a Great Example of this Classic Lionel "O" Scale Accessory -[ sorry no Combined shipping with this Item ] ....