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N Scale - Model Power - 88611 - Passenger Car, Heavyweight Coach - United States Army - 9895

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N Scale - Model Power - 88611 - Passenger Car, Heavyweight Coach - United States Army - 9895

Stock Number 88611
Original Retail Price $16.98
Brand Model Power
Manufacturer Model Power
Body Style Model Power Passenger Car Heavyweight Coach
Prototype Description Passenger Car, Heavyweight Coach
Road or Company Name United States Army (Details)
Additional Markings/Slogan RAPID DEPLOYMENT
Reporting Marks TROOP CARRIER
Road or Reporting Number 9895
Paint Color(s) Olive Green
Print Color(s) White
Coupler Type Generic Dummy Knuckle
Wheel Type Nickel-Silver Plated Metal
Wheel Profile Small Flange (Low Profile)
Body Material Plastic
Release Date 2016-11-01
Item Category Passenger Cars
Model Type Heavyweight
Model Subtype Heavyweight
Model Variety Coach

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Road Name History:
The Transportation Corps was established 31 July 1942 by Executive Order 9082. The Transportation Corps is a combat service support branch of the U.S. Army, and was headquartered at Fort Eustis, Virginia, but moved to Fort Lee, Virginia in 2010. It is also one of three U.S. Army logistics branches, the others being the Quartermaster Corps and the Ordnance Corps. The Transportation Corps is responsible for the movement of personnel and material by truck, rail, air, and sea. Its motto is "Spearhead of Logistics," and it is currently the third smallest branch of the Army.

The officer in charge of the branch for doctrine, training, and professional development purposes is the Chief of Transportation (COT). The current Chief of Transportation is Brigadier General Michel M. Russell, Sr.

The insignia is metallic gold and brick red enamel. Surrounding a mariner's wheel is a shield representing a U.S. highway marker. Superimposed on the shield is a winged rail wheel on a railroad track. The symbols represent the four major modes of transportation: marine, road, aviation, and rail.

From Wikipedia

Brand/Importer Information:
Founded in the late 1960's by Michael Tager, the 3rd generation business specializes in quality hobby products serving the toy and hobby markets worldwide. During its 50 years of operation, Model Power has developed a full line of model railroading products, die-cast metal aircraft, and die-cast metal cars and trucks.

In early 2014, Model Power ceased its business operations. Its extensive portfolio of intellectual property and physical assets are now exclusively produced, marketed, sold, and distributed by MRC (Model Power, MetalTrain and Mantua) and by Daron (Postage Stamp Airplanes and Airliner Collection).

Item created by: gdm on 2016-11-06 12:41:16

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