The WHITE pole mounts in a TAN plastic base by means of two locking clips on the end of the pole. These clips are easily broken upon removal if care is not taken. The base has four GREEN foam bushes that are mounted at the corners. These are usually found in deteriorated condition. The bottom inscription reads:
PART NO. 89-3
THE LIONEL CORPORATION
MADE IN U.S. OF AMERICA
This accessory is very difficult to find today with a box, especially with the box insert. There are two variations:
Variation A: has the BLUE pennant.
Variation B has the PURPLE pennant.
Dimensions: 11-1/8 inches high, Base: 3-3/4 inches square.