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September 14, 2019

Model

Importer

Description

  Price

Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Company Class I-5 Wood Caboose


Road No. C-1902

 

Pro Custom Hobbies

Mike Hill Collection - Brass Import - Professional Custom Paint

Prototype Description
- Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Company Class I-5 Wood Caboose - 400 Cars Built by the B&O Between 1924 and 1929 - As-Built Configuration - Assigned to the Chicago Terminal Company
Model Overview - Pro Custom Hobbies O Scale Brass Import - 1986 Run - 2 Rail - Tae Hwa Models Korea - Professional Custom Paint
Model Condition - New - Test Run
Model Features - Wood Sheathed Caboose Detailed For the Steam-Diesel Transition Era - As-Built Detailing -  - Wood Sheathed Sides - Metal Sheathed Ends - Metal Roof - Wood Roofwalk and End Platforms - Short Smoke Jack - Complete Underframe and Brake System Detail - Westinghouse AB Brake System - Vertical Brake Staffs
Finish - Professional Custom Paint - Caboose Red - Green Window Sashes and End Doors - Yellow Ladders and Handrails - Black Underframe and Trucks - Window Glazing
Lettering - White Lettering - Small B&O Circular Capitol Herald - Road No. C1902
Weathering - None
Trucks - Couplers - Leaf Spring Caboose Trucks - Metal Wheelsets - Scale Operating Couplers
Box and Packaging - No Original Box - No Original Foam - No Original Packaging - Box Condition: Replacement Box
Model Summary - Excellent Model of a Classic B&O Cupola Caboose Operated by the Chicago Terminal Company - One of the Few Models Imported by Pro Custom Hobbies - Excellent Paint

Listing Date - September 14, 2019
Photographs - Available Upon Request

300.00

Pennsylvania Railroad Class N5c Express Service Cabin Car


Road No. 477618

 

S.M. Grabowski

Mike Hill Collection - Scratch Built Brass Model - Professional Custom Paint

Prototype Description
- PRR Class N5c Steel Cabin Car - Assigned to Express Passenger Pool Service - Steel Underframe - Clarendon Lettering - Circa 10/42-12/4Early 1960’s - w/Antenna
Model Overview - S.M. Grabowski O Scale Handbuilt Brass Model - 1975 Run - USA - Professional Custom Paint
Model Condition - New - No Run Time
Model Features - Crash Posts - Basic Underbody and Brake Detail - Westinghouse AB Brake System - Expanded Metal Roof Walks and End Platforms - Cast Steel Steps - Ajax Brake Housings
Finish - Professional Custom Paint - Freight Car Red Carbody, Ends, End Platforms, Underframe, and Trucks - Black Roof and Antenna System - Yellow Cupola - No Window Glazing
Lettering - White Clarendon Lettering - Chicago - “Assigned to Passenger Service - Railway Express Agency” Small Lettering Between Portholes - Road No. 477618 - BLT 3-42 - RPKD 1-7-48
Weathering - None
Trucks/Couplers - Athearn Sprung Bettendorf Trucks - Plastic Wheelsets - Less Couplers
Box and Packaging - No Original Box - No Original Foam - No Original Packaging - Box Condition: Replacement Box Box
Summary - This is a Unique PRR N5c Variant Operated in Pool Passenger Service

Listing Date - September 14, 2019
Photographs - Available Upon Request

250.00

Union Pacific Class
CA-1 Wood Caboose

White Safety Scheme


Road No. 2654

 

Alco Models

Mike Hill Collection - Brass Import - Professional Custom Paint

Prototype Description
- Union Pacific Class CA-1 30 Ft. Wood Caboose - 175 Cars Delivered by Multiple Builders From 1918 to 1924 - White Paint Scheme Circa Early 1950’s - Renumbered to the 25700 Series in Early 1960’s
Model Overview - Alco Models O Scale Brass Import - Catalog No. X-132 - 2 Rail - Kobra Models Korea - Professional Custom Paint
Model Condition - New - Test Run
Model Features - Wood Sheathed Caboose Detailed For the Steam-Diesel Transition Era - Circa Early 1950’s - Underframe and Brake System Detail - Westinghouse AB Brake System - Vertical Brake Staffs - Wood Roof Walk
Finish - Professional Custom Paint by Bernie Beedy - UP White Scheme - White Body and Cupola Sides, Yellow Ends and Cupola Ends - Freight Car Red Roof, Cupola Roof, End Platforms, and Steps - Black Underframe and Trucks - Window Glazing
Lettering - Black Lettering - “Make Courtesy Contagious” Slogan Above Windows - Road No. 2654
Weathering - None
Trucks - Couplers - Union Pacific Wood Beam Caboose Trucks - Metal Wheelsets - Kadee Couplers
Box and Packaging - Original Box - Original Foam - Original Packaging - Research Notes - Box Condition: B9
Model Summary - Very Nice Model of a Common Union Pacific Caboose that Operated in Both the Steam and Diesel Eras - Unique early 1950’s White Paint Scheme - Painted by Bernie Beedy

Listing Date - September 14, 2019
Photographs - Available Upon Request

275.00