CLEANEST 1955 American Flyer Set 5540TBW New Trail Blazer Freight BOXED set 313

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USD 750
  • Price: USD 750
  • Shipping: USD 50 to United States (log in for actual fees)
  • Item Grade: C-7
  • Box: Unboxed
  • Box Grade: C-7
  • Condition: Used

Description

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Lone Star Trains and Collectibles,

Your Classic Era Train Headquarters! 

condition, condition, condition
AS CLEAN AS YOU WILL FIND--THIS IS THE ONE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR
THERE HAS ONLY BEEN ONE ON EBAY IN THE LAST YEAR!
KEEP SCROLLING ALL THE WAY DOWN TO SEE TONS MORE PICS!!!! DON'T STOP TIL THE PICS STOP. We have more than 50 pictures total. We want you to see EVERYTHING.

You are bidding on an interesting American Flyer COMPLETE set from 1955. THIS set features an engine you do not see available as others--the 313 Pacific. It also has a number of the more desirable freight cars. Plus, it is one of those higher end sets that came with a whistling billboard.

This is ALOT of vintage train for the money, and an item you will be proud of. Or perhaps you have an American Flyer collector on your gift list. 

Please take the time to read the whole description below before bidding. We took time in writing it for you. We look forward to any questions--we answer all emails.We have provided 24 pictures--take advantage of them and look at every detail before bidding. ****There are even MANY more pictures all the way down below under the "ADDED DESCRIPTION".*** Remember just how close up these pictures are! They might highlight something you can barely see. 

Here is a detailed breakdown of each item for your consideration:

THE 313 Pennsylvania 4-6-2 Pacific  

This steam engine and tender are super clean--wow.

WOW. The 313 is in full excellent plus cosmetic shape--my goodness! Nice paint, crisp lettering. Thin lettering version.
In the pictures, you can see that we did not even dust it. The pictures are so close up, you can see the wrappedust that gets on these. 

Has a WRAPPER. Wrapper is nice and all here with some of the usual wear on the inside. Best of all, the 313 stamping is still very visible on the wrapper.

THIS one:

  • Die cast
  • Smoke
  • Choo-Choo
  • Knuckle coupler
  • 4-6-2 Pacific

Features of freight cars:

  • Knuckle couplers
  • All have individual boxes, pictured. All boxes look complete and have the stamping for the car, some more legible than others.
THE 913 Great Northern Boxcar
Super clean, good decals and door NIBS both sides.
BOX is nice.


THE 919 CB&Q Automatic Dump Car
Super clean. Nice strong printing and patina.Chicago and Burlington Quincy.
BOX is original and good.


THE 926 Gulf Three Dome Tank Car
Super clean. Nice strong printing and patina. A few rubs n the silver here and there. Crisp
BOX is here and nice.


THE 940 Wabash Hopper
Super clean. Nice strong printing and patina.
BOX is here and nice.


The 930 American Flyer Lines caboose with stack, lighted
Very clean and shiny. Sharp printing.
BOX is here and good.


The 566 Whistling Billboard Circus
Has some wear to the green base. The blue ink on the "Greatest Show" lettering looks a little smeared. The wires and motor look like they have not ever been used. With button.
BOX has tape on it and has a little softness.


SET BOX 
Is all here. Structurally strong. Paper rub where the Gilbert address goes on one side. Wear to the label, but you can see the set number, though it is faded. There are a few corner rubs and a couple of areas of softness, but as far as set boxes go, this one is nice. Has some old tape on it. Pics show all sides.


  But WAIT, there is MORE:
  • 2 Straight tracks
  • Box of curved track 702 opened
  • Uncoupler in box
  • 696 track clip in envelope
  • 690 track trip
  • envelope for wood screws
  • enveope for smoke cartridges
  • 314AW WHISTLE CONTROLLER in box

Please look at the pictures as they are part of the description. 


UNBELIEVABLE. Really this is a set you can run or that any collector would be proud to put on the shelf.  Hard to find with a set box and 313 with wrapper this nice.
Remember:
 condition, condition, condition. You don't know when you'll see this set again, much less this complete and CLEAN.

PLEASE--for the Love of AC GILBERT--ask any questions you may have before bidding.

We have provided 24 pictures--take advantage of them and look at every detail before bidding. ****There are even MANY more pictures below under the "ADDED DESCRIPTION".*** Remember just how close up these pictures are! They might highlight something you can barely see in person. DON'T STOP UNTIL YOU HAVE GONE ALL THE WAY TO THE BOTTOM, AS PICTURES ARE ADDED BELOW. 

Don't forget to check out our other classic toy trains auctions for more American Flyer!

Don't forget to check out our other classic toy trains auctions for more American Flyer and more from this amazing collection. If you ever have questions, please feel free to call us at 210-389-4665.

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Details

Item Grade:
C-7
Box:
Unboxed
Box Grade:
C-7
Condition:
Used
Seller location:
United States

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