Condition: 7++ Original Box: 8+ Year: 1954
Now available is a beautiful # 497 Coaling Station from the mid-1950's. This accessory has been thoroughly cleaned, serviced, tested and operates just as designed by Lionel. The controller is an original postwar controller and the wire has been replaced for your safety.
The exterior colors are vibrant and there's no rust nor oxidation on the accessory. Also included with this # 497 are several hard-to-find items such as the original packing envelope, # 206 bag of coal (approximately half full), all track clips for either 027 or O usage, both original inserts and operating instructions.