Prr Columbus Station Sign, Pennsylvania Railroad Approach Sign For Sale
Treat yourself to this treasure and relax through the joy of Trains
shipping costs less than calculates for this item I will send you money
Message me if you have any questions, before you offer as this will be sold as is.
COLUMBUS Station Sign
212 203 9969 for questions
37" long 13" wide and 37lbs 8oz according to
my scale. Yes this is cast iron and was made in the south foundry at Altoona to
treasure is something you will never see again.
sold over $31,000 in mostly brass trains and historic artifacts from this
collection, so know you are buying from a trusted source and if you have any
questions please contact me.
In 1968, newly formed Penn Central Railroad
was in a hurry to rid itself of traces of its predecessor companies: the
Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central.
A Penn Central Railroad directive dictated
that workers should remove any Pennsylvania
Railroad type signs with the Keystone style and resulted in beautifully created
cast-iron station signs in PRR colors and shapes being scrapped. The Penn Central Railroad replaced them with a
less durable material - wood - which was fitting, because the Penn Central
didn't last long. However, handfuls were saved by railroad employees and enthusiasts,
which how my friend was able to buy this one of a kind fine.
NOT A FAKE: Over the years people have tried
to fake this sign or stations signs, but pail to the originals. Key ways to
tell a fake: one the letters or numbers do not have vertical sides and instead
have a more sloped type 45* angle that is a lot easier to make. Second the
numbers and letters on the back or front are not crisp.
is a true piece of history, which is illustrated in the crisp numbering on
the back and lettering on the front.
will be wrapped and have a wood create professionally made just for this item
that will protects this rare treasure during shipment to your home. Heavy
cardboard could work, but if dropped could cause the sign the break through the
cardboard and result in damage to the sign. With a wood create you have
I have had price quotes from $250 to $500 for
shipping this item from the services I have contacted. This is too heavy for a
Greyhound belly tank and Fedex said they would not ship something like this
when I called their store. If you know
of a better way or want to pick this treasure up, please contact me and we will
work something out.
Use photos to judge condition and
value of item
The fine print:
Customer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction is very important to me,
and I strive to be a 5-star seller, so you are happy. If you have any questions before you
buy, anyproblems with your purchase, or feel thatI did not perform
at a 5 star level, please contactme prior to leaving response and I'll do
my best to help.
Email: Use the "Ask a Question"
Please feel free to contact me with any
I am not liable for any injury,
damage or loss incurred in connection with this sale, such as, but not limited
to using a model train as catapult ammunition to race a real train for
Please email us if you are
planning to purchase multiple items within seven days.
US buyers must make payment within 3 days using PayPal.
I must receive payment within3 days from close of
sale, if you cannot meet this please email ASAP and let me know. If you are
going to be on vacation at the time of close of sale please let me
I combine $hipping to say Thank You for your
The purchaser is responsible
for all shipping costs.
Calculated rates are
dependent on parcel weight and distance to destination.
Shipping includes a small fee
for packaging materials safeguard the model and being ensured for the full
retail value against harm in transit from being shipped.
Shipping Offers are applicable to the Continental US only.
International Buyers -
Please Note: Import duties, taxes, and charges
are not included in the item price or
shipping cost.These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check
with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs
will be prior to offerding or buying.
ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL buyers: Any package with a
value of $25 or a weight of 4 pounds or more MUST be sent Priority Mail
International. First Class International has no tracking or insurance
available. If the item gets lost or damaged you simply have to file a case with
Paypal and since I have no tracking number Paypal automatically decides in your
favor and takes the money out of my account. Then I am out a beautiful item and
all the money:( At least with Priority International I can file an insurance
claim, in the worst case scenario. I try my best to accommodate International
buyers by using First Class on any package valued less than $25 but it is I who
is taking all the risk in doing so. I refuse to take this risk on any items
valued at or over $25. I just want to make sure your purchase gets to you safely.
NO returns without prior
Returns must be postmarked
within fourteen days of receipt of approval.
All returns are paid for by
Shipping charges on all
returns are the responsibility of the buyer.
Refunds will only be
processed on receipt of the item and returned in the same condition as listed on
with no additional damage or wear.
Items sold As Is are not
subject to return unless I fail to accurately disclose their condition.
Return Policy: Returns are
accepted as long as the item
is in the condition sent, the transaction is cancelled, and the buyer
return shipping costs. Shipment Policy: All items are sent with delivery
confirmation for a return. International shipping has been suspended
further notice due to delivery and buyers issues. Source of Items: All
come from consignments, so that the item's history is unknown. Please
these grading standards make no claims about the train's operational
capabilities. Depending on the listing I may charge extra for creating a
custom box for shipping to ensure a safe trip of your treasure from me
to your home. If I say test run that means the loco was placed on a
track and briefly tested to ensure motor works and it moves. Sound
DCC systems cannot be tested unless I specify it has been. All Items,
N.O.S. (new-old-stock), are graded and represented as vintage
Operational ability and characteristics or completeness of vintage
mechanisms, wiring, bulbs etc are not guaranteed. I do not test couplers
operation. I try to note any obvious missing parts, defects or
the description. If I miss something, pictures will govern and it is the
responsibility of buyer to ask for clarification prior to offerding. All
are sold As-Is. If test results are stated in the listing, no warranty
implied. Results are from simple bench-testing to help determine if
is intact. buyers should email with any questions/clarifications prior
offerding on the item. Digital photography may distort image. The item is
straight unless noted otherwise in the listing. offerding signifies that
read the entire listing, agree with all terms and conditions and will
acceptable funds within 5-days of sale close. Winning buyer must
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Prr Columbus Station Sign, Pennsylvania Railroad Approach Sign: $3,899