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The Lakeshore Limited - Terrific Tinplate Treasure

The Lakeshore Limited - Terrific Tinplate Treasure train set is a first-of-its-kind offer from the Lionel Collector’s Club of America. Because we’re a club attuned to collectors with diverse interests – including niche collectors with an affinity for tinplate trains – we can offer a limited-edition, modern remake of a vintage train set to them.  The LCCA has decided to place an initial order with the factory for 250 train sets.  To avoid disappointment to club members, LCCA has pre-arranged an option to adjust the production run up to a maximum of 500 units.  Train sets will be produced according to the number of orders received by the deadline.  Limit: one train set per member.  The line-up includes the Commodore Vanderbilt locomotive, tender, baggage car, coach, and observation car.  An optional matching add-on coach – “Madison Avenue” – is available.

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The features of this train set include:

• All-metal bodies on locomotive, tender, and cars

• Locomotive is built to prewar specs with light and whistle, but not equipped with any special control system

• “Build a Loco” classic-era AC motor installed in the locomotive with an e-unit

• Metal wheels, axles, and gears on the locomotive; all cars have metal axles and wheels

• Lighted locomotive and passenger cars

• New York City landmark names on the cars

• Nickel trim, polished journal boxes

• Prewar original style couplers

• Die-cast air whistle mechanism in tender with circuit board control – no slow-down when activated

• Baked enamel finish with state-of-the-art, never-done-before paint décor

• Fire Mist Black metallic paint on loco and tender with silver gray striping

• Fire Mist Ruby metallic paint with Fire Mist Black roof centers, cream trim, and silver lettering

• Distinctive packaging

• All pieces are marked with LIONEL/LCCA identification plates

• Low production run will likely create high collector demand

• Can be run on any type of O-gauge three-rail track

• This train set does not include track or power pack.