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Train Set

Description

Electric train toy set including two orange passenger cars and one green engine car, seven pieces of curved track, an electrical semaphore, two light bulbs in cases, two square signal changers, two electrical components, a box of connecting ties, and a key.

Details

Maker
The Lionel Corporation (Manufacturer)
Date
1930-1940
Inscriptions
"LIONEL ELECTRIC TOY / & Multivolt Transformers / TRAINS / STANDARD OF THE WORLD SINCE 1900 / LIONE ACCESSORIES / ADD FUN TO YOUR TRAIN OUTFIT / All-Steel Bridges, Tunnels, Stations, Illumi- / nated Semaphores and Lamp Posts, Elec- / tric Warning Signals (as shown below) and / hundreds of other realistic railroad / devices. / See Them at Your Dealer's / Say "LIONEL" and / Accept No / Substitutes / BE SURE THAT DIRECTIONS ARE IN BOX / LIONEL "MULTIVOLT" / TRANSFORMERS / Approved by National Board of Fire Underwriters / RUN LIONEL TRAINS BEST / Don't seek trouble by purchasing a transformer of / inferior make. Don't take chances. A burned out / motor means an immediate repair expense. Be safe. / are made specially for Lionel / Trains. / Use Lionel Transformers on / Alternating Current / Use Lionel Reducers on / Direct Current / PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY / MANUFACTURED AND GUARANTEED BY / THE LIONEL CORPORATION 48-52 East 21st Street, New York, N.Y. / MADE IN U.S.A." (Paper Label)
Location of origin
New York, New York
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
TRAIN, SET
Dimensions
3 1/4 in (box) x 13 3/4 in x 14 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.534.1-21
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
103432

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