This Has the Very Rare High Stack Motor with correct Threaded Brush holders that unscrew to replace Brushes. [And New Brushes were Installed] This has the Very Very Rare Early 1946 Red Brush Plate on the High Stack Motor. This Motor Runs Very Well Fast and Strong it dose run a little noisier then normal. This Larger Rare Motor was only installed in the very Early models and dealer display Models that were run hard.
On display because it ran cooler / Had more power / and Had Better Longevity then the Standard Smaller Motor. It Was Also More Expensive to Produce then the Smaller Standard Motor that kept the cost down. The Original Horizontal E Unit Also Operates Forward Neutral & Reverse as it Should it was also Cleaned. Both Original Trucks are in very good Condition. The Original Smoke Bulb Operates and is in very very nice Condition has no Deterioration.The Nickel Rimmed Wheels Look Fantastic all are tight on Axles and show No Ware Clean & Shinny. This is the Very Rare Dual Worm Gear Drive Model Made Only In 1946 Seldom Seen on E Bay! This Model Is Becoming Harder to Find Because not many were Made That one year and. The Prices are also going through the roof, These 726's are and investment That are Going Nowhere but Up! You will be hard pressed to find a 1946 Steam Bulb Model with high stack motor, red brush plate in this great Restored condition. And being 70+ years old this has it all Collector Quality! The boiler shell has been restored by a retired older gentleman who restores these shells for me. He removes all paint down to bare metal and repaints them to Lionel original color and finish. They are baked on enamel. Cab numbers are rubber stamped with silver oil based ink as original and they are never handled with bare hands when finished. He has been doing this for years and I've never received anything less than perfection. The item "Lionel 726 ORIGINAL 1946 Smoke Bulb Model With High Stack Motor With Red Brush Plate" is in sale since Sunday, November 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\O Scale\Locomotives".
The seller is "gatheringroomgifts" and is located in Bernville, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.