2353
Santa Fe
F3 Diesel AA Unit
1953 - 1955


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History
The 2353 Santa Fe F3 AA's were the third of four Santa Fe F3's AA units offered by Lionel in the postwar era. Although lacking some external detail compared to earlier F3's, internally this diesel is as reliable, powerful and durable as any earlier model. Even in today's toy train market, this postwar Santa Fe F3 is copied by all major train manufacturers.

The 2353 was always sold as an AA combination. However, Lionel did produce a separate sale B unit for these Santa Fe's -- the 2343C. The 2343C was originally produced to match the 2343 Santa Fe AA, but production continued while the 2353 was being offered by Lionel.

Features
Standard features of each A unit includes:

Additionally, the power A unit contains dual motors with Magnetraction and a three-position E-unit. The non-powered A unit contains a functional horn.

Additional Detail, Photos & Box Information
When coupled together as an AA unit, the length of these F3s is approximately 26" long (coupler to coupler).

Roof without Mold Dimple Shown in the photo above - Identifies 1953 production. This version is harder to find as it was only produced for one year.
Roof with Mold Dimple - Identifies 1954 and 1955 production. This is slightly easier to locate than the 1953 version.

2353 Santa Fe F3 Diesel AA units
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Variation Years .Box TypeYears
Roof without Mold Dimple 1953:2353P - Brown Corrugated with Insert1953 - 1955
Roof with Mold Dimple 1954 & 1955:2353T - Middle Classic with Insert1953 - 1955

Inventory For Sale
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2353 Santa Fe F3 Diesel AA units
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Available inventory as of Wed Oct 1 03:00:01 2014 .
SponsorConditionPriceComments
All Aboard Train Shoppe7+/OB$995.00Up for sale is an extremely clean, all-original, fully serviced, tested and ready to run set of Santa Fe F3 diesels. There is no rust nor damage to the units and both include their original boxes, inserts, wrapping paper and instructions!
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Historical Sales
The following is a list of actual completed sales for this item.

Sales History
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SponsorConditionPriceDateComments
All Aboard Train Shoppe7$640.00Sun Nov 24 14:21:18 2013 This is a fully serviced, cleaned and nice set of Santa Fe F3-'s ready to run on your layout. The dual motor power unit works great and there is no rust, oxidation nor damage to either diesel.
All Aboard Train Shoppe7$672.00Fri May 2 16:38:06 2014 Up for sale is a nice and clean, fully serviced and ready to run set of F3 AA diesels. The exterior colors are crisp and clean and the side lettering is complete and not worn. There are no exterior nicks, marks nor blemishes.
All Aboard Train Shoppe7$675.00Sat Nov 30 07:15:57 2013 Now available is a clean, complete, all-original set of F3 AA diesels. Both units have been fully cleaned, serviced, tested and are ready to run. The exterior colors are clean and the side lettering is complete and not worn nor faded.
All Aboard Train Shoppe7+/OB$950.00Wed Nov 27 06:42:56 2013 Here's a nice, extremely clean, all-original set of Santa Fe F-3 AA diesels. There is no rust nor damage, the locomotives have been cleaned, tested and run great!
All Aboard Train Shoppe8$1150.00Sat Sep 8 08:04:26 2012 Available for sale is a stunning, all-original set of Santa Fe F-3 AA diesels. The exterior colors are vibrant and not faded and the lettering is crisp, complete and not worn. There are no exterior nicks, marks nor blemishes.
Table generated at Wed Oct 1 22:16:59 2014 .

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