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I'm not a Lionel expert, but I think $200.00-300.00 range. Steve
Teresa Love it, I have the same 5216E set, but yours looks like it is probably a little nicer than mine. Steve
It's a Marx 591. Made from 1953-60. This style came in many lower priced sets. The came with a couple of different type electric motors, clockwork and also battery powered. Steve
Great find Ted. Sort of a prototype of the Mohawk set. Steve
Type XI coupler used from about 1939-41 on tin O gauge cars. This style was carried over on the post war S gauge for a short time also. It was probably Flyers way of not paying Lionel royalties if th...
Your set in dark green, according to an early Greenberg book is 1925. Steve
That particular set in the dark green is from 1925. Steve
Try this Yahoo group. They are about European trains. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Classic_European_Toy_Trains/?yguid=291264323 Steve
Steel wool was the way to go years ago, but now days I would use a Scotch Brite pad instead. Steel wool will leave small bits of the steel in the track wich can get picked up in the motor etc and cau...
I have quite a bit of Hafner, but that is one color combo I have yet to get. It's so gaudy, it is cool. Steve
I paid about $175.00 for mine about 6 months ago. Steve
Not enough pictures of the cars and engine to help, but probably late 50's. Look on the bottom of the box. Depending on who made the box for Marx, there may be a year along with the box maker info. ...
Try this Yahoo group for Euro trains http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Classic_European_Toy_Trains/?yguid=291264323 Steve
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. Steve
I have a similar engine, but it has a separate tender instead of the built in one. I have about six boxcars they made also. One of the problems is no one knows who they are so when for sale, they get ...