Marklin HO Scale Velaro SAPSAN High Speed Train - Digital with Sound

Brand New, in the original package, Maerklin HO Scale Velaro Sapsan of the Russian Railways - Moscow to St. Petersburg Line. The train is the Siemens Velaro, identical to the German ICE 3 of the DB, purchased by Russian Railways. The actual train has a wider axle to fit the Russian rail system, but this model has HO measurements.
Everything is in completely mint condition. I bought it with the intent of setting up an HO line sometime in the future (all my other trains are N), but that looks like a long way off. I have tested it, and all the digital features are operational, including the Station announcements, horn, whistle, start-up. This is a rare, out of production, must have for any serious Maerklin, high speed, or Russian train collector.
There is a reasonable reserve, only because I would like to recoup at least a respectable portion of my investment. Bid as you would, you may not meet the reserve but get close enough to get a second chance at auction end. There certainly isn't much of a supply for these trains, but I don't know what the demand is either.
Please forgive the quality of the pictures and will try to upload lighter ones (if I could get home during daylight hours!). Rest assured, the detail is in accordance with Maerklin's superb quality, and there is not a mark on the train.
I am located in Stuttgart
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