Prewar – Marklin 2928/0 Tank Car

Manufacturer: Marklin Mfg Code: 2928 Country of Origin: Germany Type: Tank Car Gauge: 0 Designation: San Diego & Arizona Circa: 1915 Color: Blue on brown base Length: Description: Hand painted 8 wheeled version. Advertisements

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Not a virgin…but original

When should an old train be called original?  One ongoing issue I have experienced is sellers calling an item original when it has been repainted or has had other modifications made. To me, the word original and virgin could be interchangeable.  It is…or is not, you are our you are not.  There is no half […]

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Refurbishing an Old Toy Train

When it comes to old toys and trains there tends to be those that like the toy to remain in its original finish (regardless of how chipped up and worn it may be) and those that prefer the piece to be refinished to look new (like it looked when it was bought new) I understand […]

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Prewar – Bing 3238 NYC Locomotive

Manufacturer: Bing Mfg Code: 3238 Type: Electric profile locomotive Gauge: 0 Designation:New York Central Lines Color: Green and black with red trim Length: Description: I will use it to pull the 4-wheeled Bing American lettered cars.

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Prewar – Marklin Gondola

Manufacturer: Marklin Mfg Code: Country of Origin: Germany Type: Gondola Gauge: 0 Designation: Circa: 1905 Color: Light green with color accents Length: Description: Hand painted 8 wheeled version. I would really like to get more cars from this series and an appropriate (in size and age) locomotive

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Prewar – Marklin 2934 NYC & HR Caboose

Manufacturer: Marklin Mfg Code: 2934 Country of Origin: Germany Type: Caboose Gauge: 0 Designation: NYC & HR Circa: 1912-14 Color: Brown Length: 18 cm Description: One of the American lined cars made by Marklin in the early 1900s

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