Offered for sale is a rare find. This is the first complete set I have found that is this complete and in such excellent condition. I realize that condition is somewhat subjective but I have tried to describe each item as accurately as possible. If there are other pictures you would like to see, please let me know. Included in this set is the following.
#293 Locomotive & tender, lubricated & smokes, e unit works fine. Original wrapping missing but replaced by reproduction corrugated wrapping, (I also ordered a replacement box for the locomotive but it wouldn't fit in the box so it is included collapsed in the box). #937 Box Car, condition C8, box P7.#912 Chemical Car, condition C8, box P8. #916 Container Gondola Car, condition C8, box P8. #936 Caboose, condition C8, box P7. #506 Billboard, tested works fine, no box, condition C6, scratches on base. #706 Uncoupler, no box, condition C8. #40 Smoke set included with the original but no longer available, so a new brass funnel and a bottle of current smoke fluid included. #1-1/2 Transformer, tested, new cord, condition C8 (speed range printing missing), original corrugated box included condition P8. #702 Curved Track 12 sections condition C8, box condition P7. #700 Straight Track 4 sections condition C8, no box. #690 Track Terminal, condition C8, no box or envelope. Paper Misc, condition average P7.
Instruction book (some insect damage). Loco tag, do not attempt to revolve wheels.. Operating instructions for worn drive locomotives.
Original outer box, condition fair/poor but it is there and the label is there and is readable. I think I have covered everything that I can think of. This set was listed on page 9 of the 1955 American Flyer catalog and is what I used to make sure that everything that was with the original set that I could.This is a great find and a good set. Please understand the description and look at the pictures that I provided as they become part of the description. The item "Vintage AMERICAN FLYER #5525 TBW Train Set Complete with Original Boxes" is in sale since Monday, June 29, 2020.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\S Scale\Other S Scale". The seller is "traderthom" and is located in Torrance, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.