N Scale BLUFORD SHOPS 66033 CHICAGO & EASTERN ILLINOIS 2-Bay Offset Side Hoppers


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THIS ITEM IS N Scale !!!!! IN STOCK & SHIPS OUT IMMEDIATELY, Unlike Other Dealers Who Take 5 Days or More to Order it Then Ship Out to You a WEEK Later !!!!!Up for your consideration is a 3-PACK of Brand NEW, NEW Stock – N Scale BLUFORD SHOPS – Item No. 66033 ( 3-PACK ) Ready-to-Run – 2-Bay Offset Side Open Hopper Cars with Coal Loads Lettered for The CHICAGO & EASTERN ILLINOIS Railroad with the following Road Numbers C&EI # 97507, 97732 & 97873.   Models are Fully Assembled and feature the following : Ready-To-Run : Magnetic Knuckle Couplers : Fox Valley Models Metal Wheels : Authentic Detailing : Superb Paint & Lettering : For Ages 14 and up.  Original Retail of $74.85.***   ALL ITEMS Will be Shipped out in a Secure Box, NO Padded Mailers like some irresponsible Dealers   ***Chicago & Eastern Illinois took delivery of their second group of these hoppers from Pullman Standard in late 1945 – early 1946.  These cars had dark gray bodies with black under bodies and brake gear and white lettering.  C&EI served the large Southern Illinois Coal Basin.  This run is available in singles, 2-packs and 3-packs, for a total of 6 different road numbers.  A 2-bay hopper design with offset sides was first proposed in the 1920’s and first appeared in the form seen here in 1934.  The AAR adopted it as a standard design the following year.  The offset design permitted greater interior capacity than a rib side car with the same outside dimensions.  It was thought this more than made up for the cars higher cost of construction.   SHIPPING Outside USA Through eBay’s Global Shipping Program ONLY !!!!! Plus FREE SHIPPING In the USA !!!!! I am Constantly purchasing items DIRECT from the Manufacturers, Wholesale Suppliers, Hobby Store close outs and Overstocks and I am passing the savings on to you.  Several of these items are Discontinued and SOLD OUT at The Manufacturers.  Don’t miss them again.  I have been in the Hobby and Retail sales in this Hobby along with Sports Cards, Coins & Other Collectibles since 1991.  I own and operate a Retail Store.  Please check my feedback and buy with confidence.Payment methods accepted are PAYPAL ( Immediate Payment is Requested ).  S/H for this item will be FREE by USPS First Class Mail.  Thank You for viewing my Listings and I hope you find something you like for the price you want to pay.  Good Luck and God bless !!!!!Please confirm your shipping address is correct before making payment.If you are purchasing multiple items, please utilize the shopping cart feature and pay for your items with one transaction. This helps to streamline tracking and avoid delays.For all items with a manufacturer warranty, if your new item is damaged or not working, please return to the manufacturer as directed on their warranty statement.  If you need a purchase receipt for this purpose, please contact us. 

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Weight 0.56 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 4 × 4 in


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