This item has been graded per TCA standards C-6: Very Good based on visual appearance. There are light nicks, scratches, and spots of surface rust on this item. Additionally, light spots of tarnish are present on some of the brass accent pieces. Paint throughout the surface of this item shows a few light spots of wear and chips. The wheels show signs of wear from previous use.This item has been inspected by our repair shop. Please see the attached picture for inspection details and additional operation information. Good candidate for a project train! The original box is included and shows signs of heavy rips, tears, wear, and broken or missing flaps. The instruction manual is not included.