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042 Manual Switches: O Gauge (7+/OB)

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 Condition:  7+          Original Box:  8+          Year:  1951

Now available for sale is a thoroughly serviced, tested and ready to install 042 set of manual control O gauge switches. Each switch is complete and undamaged, includes the black lantern cover and the lights do illuminate. The rails have some very light tarnishing in the sides -- but no rust nor oxidation. Lastly, both red controller handles are straight, complete and not broken nor repaired.

Also included is the original box, insert and instructions. These switches were purchased from the original son of the owner owner and is interesting to note the history of the switches. The box is dated 1950 (presumably late 1950), the instructions are dated 2/51 and the box has an OPS Price Sticker, indicating it was sold in 1952 (or later). Overall, the box, insert and instructions are clean and in nice condition.

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