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Posted 6 years ago


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I am trying to track down history on this Louis Marx train set I got from my Dad. He got it for Christams likely in 1938 or 1939. It has a faded numbe on the box (all original) of 4099. Bought at the American Auto in Scranton PA for $2.30.
Can anyone offer any history on this set? I have not seen one with Pullman cars and freight cars.

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  1. fourpeepsake fourpeepsake, 6 years ago
    Very nice set of trains and it is unusual for a Marx Set of that period to come with so many cars. Thanks for sharing.
  2. dwlodwick, 6 years ago
    We actually found out it is the MARX 8099 set from about 1939.
    Thanks for the comment!
  3. MarxFan, 6 years ago
    Through the years Marx made a number of "combo" sets that mixed freight and passenger cars. Most came with steam engines, but some came with diesels.


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