This no reserveauction is for an original Lionel 2270W Jersey Central Passenger set. This set was cataloged in 1956 only and was led by the 2341 Jersey Central FM Locomotive followed by a 2533 Silver Cloud Pullman Car, 2532 Silver Range Vista Dome Car and 2531 Silver Dawn Observation along with track, UCS and peripheral items. This is one of the most sought after sets of Lionel's postwar era.
The set in this listing is complete and original with all original component boxes/packaging with the exception of the set box and the track. The engine is guaranteed to be original as it features all authentication points. The passenger cars are flat channels in the correct boxes with coupler protection flaps (not liners). This set has been tested. The engine cycles smoothly in forward, neutral and reverse and the headlight works. I did not test the horn. The battery compartment is spotless and the original battery shows no leakage. The lights work in all 3 cars. The following describes the pieces:2341 Jersey Central FM: Guaranteed to be original. This is the dull finish variation. Operates smoothly. A very faint hairline crack below the screws is only visible under bright photography lights. No plastic loss. Roof shows no wear. All chrome hardware is present and firmly attached. Two very small spots of rust along the running ... read more