Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
A 1932 Lionel #177 Scenic Railway store display, 78 inches by 57 inches, all original, sold for $12,000 at a Spring Spectacular held April 14th by Milestone Auctions in Willoughby, Ohio. Also, a German clockwork Uncle Sam Easter rabbit, composition with glass eye and teeth, 25 inches tall, fetched $4,920; a Mohair-bearded German Santa Claus candy container in white robe, 22 inches tall, brought $4,680; and an American Flyer Presidential train chugged off for $2,160. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions