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Model Trains102 of 270OLD TRAIN, NEED TO KNOW WHAT THEY ARE AND WHAT ITS WORTH..Lionel Train Sign
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Posted 3 years ago

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bumblepuppy
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We just dug this old Ives train set out of a basement in an estate. It appears to be from 1929 (Scenic Beauty) based upon the boxes. This was right before Ives was purchased by Lionel. Ives trains were the first toy trains produced if I remember correctly.

Mystery Solved

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  1. PeterN, 3 years ago
    Love the trains,bing was first to make model trains,ives came a little later,worth a lot of money to the wright collector,super find well done pete.
  2. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    WOW, great find!!!
  3. bumblepuppy bumblepuppy, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the info Peter. Thanks for the love everyone! These trains sure weren't what we were expecting to find in that dented old box!
  4. PeterN, 3 years ago
    Well done and take your time 1868 to 1932 and you have boxes,thats the real deal look for an english collector, better money i would think ,great find once again well done hit me back if you need help pete.
  5. bumblepuppy bumblepuppy, 3 years ago
    Thank you Bellin!

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