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Maerklin convertible steam engine 401
« on: January 07, 2022, 01:59:48 pm »
I did not want to buy a steam engine today  >:(
but can you say no to this little Maerklin convertible.
An older lady brought it to me and asked $ 50  :D 
I was speechless for a moment and gave her 100 - that's
probably little more serious? Anyway after a little cleanup
she runs like new and walks over may work table.
Enjoy, Arnold

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Re: Maerklin convertible steam engine 401
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2022, 02:22:15 pm »
A very nice deal Arnold.

Until today, no one has ever come to me in my town offering to sell me a steam engine.

When I was shipping out a package today at the Pack and Ship shop that I go to, the clerk, who is an acquaintance, said he heard that I collected Steam Engines.  He said he had a Garden Railway years ago and that he has a Live Steam Gauge 1 Mikado Locomotive New in the Box that he bought in the 1980s. And he wants to sell it.  :)



 

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Re: Maerklin convertible steam engine 401
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2022, 07:46:04 pm »
The Märklin convertible, my favorite toy steamer! 😍 I think I have 7 of them in different variations  :D This way I can run them in each position without having to go through the work of transforming them  ;)  :D

Until today, no one has ever come to me in my town offering to sell me a steam engine.

When I was shipping out a package today at the Pack and Ship shop that I go to, the clerk, who is an acquaintance, said he heard that I collected Steam Engines.  He said he had a Garden Railway years ago and that he has a Live Steam Gauge 1 Mikado Locomotive New in the Box that he bought in the 1980s. And he wants to sell it.  :)


Better get building that railway at the ranch  ;)  :D
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Re: Maerklin convertible steam engine 401
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2022, 04:42:27 am »
What a piece of luck!
Congratulations

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Re: Maerklin convertible steam engine 401
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2022, 04:54:44 am »

...and if you came to my door, I'd give you 120€ for it without much ado !  ;)  :D

 

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