Update 9/14/2019: A knowledgeable, friendly eBayer advised me of the following. Just thought you might like to know. Though this is a 1977 production model. This model has been modified from its original factory. The cylinder set, steam chest and valve gear hangers came from an earlier PFM/United production run. This model has the “Inward Slant Piston Valves” configuration. The model was constructed with “Outward Slant Piston Valves” configuration. This makes this model even more rare in the extreme and your asking price should probably reflect that and be a bit higher. I thought I was the only person that had ever made this conversion. Guess I was wrong about that. This is an Exceptionally Fine HOn3 Brass Rio Grande D&RGW K-27 2-8-2 “Mud Hen” Mikado Steam Locomotive with RARE “INBOARD CYLINDER”. This is “NEW HIGH GRADE”–The Best Version, with Outstanding Brass Craftsmanship and Details. Highly detailed, Cab Features Superb “Full Backhead Detail”. Model, Original Box, Foam Inserts, and Paperwork are All in Excellent Condition. Powered with a Can Motor. Track tested and Runs Great, Kadee Couplers added to the Loco and Tender, Ready to work hard on your layout! Don’t miss this ” NEW HIGH GRADE ” K-27 with RARE ” INBOARD CYLINDER ” & Can Motor for your Collection! From a smoke-free home. Due to the delicate nature of models. Thank you for your interest. The item “BRASS NEW HIGH GRADE PFM K-27 RARE INBOARD CYLINDER, FULL BACKHEAD DETAIL” is in sale since Saturday, February 1, 2020. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\HO Scale\Locomotives”. The seller is “3450hu” and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- State of Assembly: Ready to Go/Pre-built
- Modified Item: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan
- Material: Brass
- Type: Steam Locomotive
- Features: Not Painted
- Color: Brass
- Modification Description: RARE CONVERSION? with “INBOARD CYLINDER”.
- Gauge: HOn3
- Train Operating Company: Rio Grande D&RGW
- Brand: PFM Pacific Fast Mail, UNITED MODELS
- Replica of: K-27 2-8-2 “Mud Hen” Mikado
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