This is a Lionel 2037 Vintage O 2-6-4 Die-Cast Steam Locomotive from 1954-55. The 2037 was one of the smaller Lionel postwar steam engines with smoke and magnetraction and was used in several sets in the 50s and early 60s. Features include die-cast metal construction, a die-cast boiler, a decorative bell, magnetraction, an operating smoke unit, an operating headlight and a 3 position reverse unit, metal side rods, metal wheels and nice molded-in detail. It does not include a tender.
This item has been graded per TCA standards C-6: Very Good. This engine has some heavy dust and dirt build-up on the body. There are nicks and chips in the paint along the edges and on the pilot. When tested the headlamp works but the motor does not run. The original box is included; however it is missing the window punch out. Check the photos for a detailed look at this item. Overall condition is Very Good.
Condition: Very Good (C-6) Operational Status:As is Original Box: Yes (P-5)
Manufacturer: Lionel Model Number: 2037 Years Manufactured: 1954 - 1955