Scarce, Original 1953 Lionel 8 x 8 D-106 Dealer Display Train Layout, Ex
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The original hand-painted mountain and cliffs have been professionally cleaned and repaired in places. All layout surfaces have been professionally re-grassed using vintage original Lionel 919 landscape grass. Likewise, all roadways and trim-boards have been professionally repainted using paint that was expertly matched to original factory samples. The control panel has been faithfully reproduced from an original D-106 sample. Please note how the catalog version of the layout was shown without an RW transformer mounted to the control panel. It wasn't until the layout went into production that the RW transformer was added to power the mountain section of the layout. I will provide a copy of the original operating instructions and wiring diagram to the winning bidder which references the addition of the RW transformer.
The layout's wiring has been replaced using original cloth-covered wire from Lionel's Display Department. The Jones 6-pin... read more