Lionel 6-18018 O Gauge Southern 2-8-2 Mikado Steam Locomotive & Tender #4501 EX
This item has been graded per TCA standards C-7: Excellent based on visual appearance. There are light nicks and scratches on the surfaces of these items.
Light dust is present on their surfaces, so the overall appearance of these items may be improved with a gentle and thorough cleaning. Bodies of both items also show a few minute spots of paint wear and chips beginning to form on their surfaces and edges. Wheels show signs of wear from previous use.The original box is included and shows heavy signs of rips, tears, wear, discoloration, and tape from previous repair. The instruction manual is not included. Check the photos for a detailed look at this item. Lionel 6-18018 O Gauge Southern 2-8-2 Mikado Steam Locomotive & Tender #4501 EX. Here is a Lionel 6-18018 O Gauge Southern 2-8-2 Mikado Steam Locomotive & Tender #4501 from 1994. Features include a super detailed die-cast metal cab, brass and steel accents, firebox glow, interior cab detail, an operating smoke stack and steam chest, an opening boiler front, metal wheels on the pilot and trailing trucks, brake shoe detail, die-cast drive wheels with steel rims, a constant voltage headlight and backup light, illuminated marker lights, a powerful motor that will run on AC or DC current, transformer controlled forward, neutral and reverse operation, an operating die-cast knuckle coupler on the rear of the tender, a stamped metal frame, die-cast trucks, directional backup lighting, a real coal load, steam RailSounds and engineer and fireman figures. Introduced at the turn of the 20th century, the 2-8-2 was an innovator breaking from the traditional manufacturing of locomotives, and featuring a larger firebox paving the way for greater speeds at a higher rate of power! The Mikado would undergo a temporary name change after the Pearl Harbor bombing in 1941 shortly going by the McArthur, before eventually going back to the Mikado name after WW2. All original: minute scratches and paint nicks; no rust or missing parts; no distortion of parts. Standards for all toy train related accessory items apply to the visual appearance of the item and do not consider the operating functionality of the equipment. Condition and Grading Standards are subjective, at best, and are intended to act as a guide. The condition of this item leads us to believe it is fully functional. Substantial wear, abrasions, creases, tears, color changes, rusty staples.
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