This Blue Train Set From 1935 Is Absolutely Stunning! No Wonder This Toy Is Worth So Much.

From 1929 to 1941, there was a train called the Blue Comet that ran a New Jersey central line down to Atlantic City and the Jersey shore. It was called the seashore’s finest train. And it was competing with Pennsylvania Railroad. It was painted blue because of the Jersey seashore.

The train was so beautiful that people would actually wait for it to come down the tracks so they could watch it go by. They advertised the finest in luxury. When Joshua Lionel Cowan created the toy train in the image of the Blue Comet, he wanted to advertise luxury as well.

Whether you’re a toy train enthusiast, a collector of old toys, or have any affection for vintage and antique items, you’ll love the following item that was brought in to “Antiques Roadshow.” A Lionel blue Comet Toy Train Set from 1935 is appraised, and it has quite the history!

From the outside, this train is incredible. But when you take the roof off and look inside, you really get to see all the details that went in to this magnificent toy train set. Everything from the seats to the electric lights are such high quality! This train is a train lover’s dream.

In the 1930’s, a Lionel Blue Comet Train set would cost $70,This was smack dab in the middle of the Depression, where $70 went a long way.

When the owner finds out that it’s worth as much as $11,000 at auction, his reaction is perfect: “That makes me want to treasure it even more!”

What do you think of the Blue Comet train set being valued at $8,000-$10,000 with previous sets being auctioned off at as high as $11,000? Would you keep train set? Use the comments section below and share your thoughts. We’d love to hear from you!

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