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Title:
O'Brien's collecting toy trains : identification and value guide
Author:
O'Brien, Richard, 1934-
Edition:
Ed. no. 5.
Publication Information:
Iola, WI : Krause Publications, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
447 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780873417693
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Expanded and updated, this text offers insights into the world of train collecting. It features more than 2200 photographs, 6000 items, 18,000 prices, and a new alphabetical format. Lionel trains have always been widely covered in these guides, but in this edition it also covers post-1970 Lionel trains as well as many other manufacturers. Readers will also discover expanded listings of auctionners, collectors and dealers, and clubs.


Table of Contents

Editor's Notep. 5
What's on the Coverp. 6
American Flyerp. 7
American Flyer HOp. 30
American Flyer S Gaugep. 44
Buddy "L"p. 72
Industrial Trainp. 73
Outdoor Railroadp. 73
Carlisle and Finchp. 76
Accessoriesp. 79
Freight Carsp. 80
Mining Carsp. 82
Mining Equipmentp. 82
Passenger Carsp. 83
Steam Locomotivesp. 84
Trolleysp. 87
Carlisle and Finch Outfitsp. 90
Dorfanp. 91
Elektoyp. 99
Elektoy Outfitsp. 102
Howard Electric Novelty Companyp. 103
Howard Electric Outfitsp. 106
Ivesp. 107
Ives Set Listp. 170
Lionelp. 181
Lionel, Modern-erap. 299
Accessoriesp. 301
Chicago Lionel Railroadersp. 308
Engines and Caboosep. 308
Lionel Ambassador Societyp. 315
Lionel Century Clubp. 315
Lionel Collectors Club of Americap. 315
Lionel Employee Christmas Cardsp. 316
Lionel Promotional Setsp. 316
Lionel Visitor Centerp. 316
Nassau Operating Enginesp. 316
Rolling Stockp. 318
Setsp. 338
St. Louis Railroader Clubp. 346
Toy Train Operating Societyp. 346
Vapor Recordsp. 346
Marxp. 347
Tootsietoyp. 412
Uniquep. 419
Miscellaneousp. 424
Auburn Rubberp. 426
Barclay Mfg. Co.p. 427
Beggsp. 429
Blissp. 429
Conversep. 430
Corcorp. 430
Daytonp. 430
Dentp. 430
Doepkep. 430
George Brownp. 430
Hafnerp. 431
Hoge Mfg. Co.p. 431
Hubleyp. 432
Kansas Toy and Noveltyp. 433
Kentonp. 433
Keystonep. 434
Kingsburgp. 434
Kingsburyp. 434
Nosco Plasticsp. 434
Ranger Fast Freight-Rangers Steel Productsp. 434
Reedp. 434
Remcop. 434
Revellp. 435
Scheibelp. 435
Voltampp. 436
Weedenp. 436
Wilkinsp. 436
Various Manufacturersp. 438
Auction Housesp. 446
Clubsp. 447
Collectors and Dealersp. 447