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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC 84-02 - Boxcar, Steel, 50 Foot, Single Plug Door - Pacific N Scale - 1974

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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC 84-02 - Boxcar, Steel, 50 Foot, Single Plug Door - Pacific N Scale - 1974

Production Type Special Run
Stock Number NSC 84-02
Secondary Stock Number PNS1A
Original Retail Price $11.45
Brand Micro-Trains Special Run
Commissioned By Pacific N Scale
Manufacturer Micro-Trains Line
Body Style Micro-Trains Boxcar Steel 50 Foot Single Plug Door
Prototype Description Boxcar, Steel, 50 Foot, Single Plug Door
Road or Company Name Pacific N Scale (Details)
Additional Markings/Slogan 1974 - 1984 10 Years of N Scale Service
Reporting Marks PNS
Road or Reporting Number 1974
Paint Color(s) Dark Green
Print Color(s) White
Coupler Type MT Magne-Matic Knuckle
Wheel Type Plastic Wheels With Steel Axle
Wheel Profile Standard
Body Material Plastic
Series Name PNS
Series Release/Issue Number 1A
Release Date 1984-01-01
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Boxcar
Model Subtype 50 Foot
Model Variety Steel, Single Plug Door
Scale 1/160

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Manufacturer Information:
Micro-Trains Line split off from Kadee Quality Products in 1990. Kadee Quality Products originally got involved in N-Scale by producing a scaled-down version of their successful HO Magne-Matic knuckle coupler system. This coupler was superior to the ubiquitous 'Rapido' style coupler due to two primary factors: superior realistic appearance and the ability to automatically uncouple when stopped over a magnet embedded in a section of track. The success of these couplers in N-Scale quickly translated to the production of trucks, wheels and in 1972 a release of ready-to-run box cars.

Micro-Trains Line Co. split off from Kadee in 1990 to form a completely independent company. For this reason, products from this company can appear with labels from both enterprises. Due to the nature of production idiosyncrasies and various random factors, the rolling stock from Micro-Trains can have all sorts of interesting variations in both their packaging as well as the products themselves. When acquiring an MTL product it is very important to understand these important production variations that can greatly enhance (or decrease) the value of your purchase.

Item created by: gdm on 2017-03-20 08:29:37. Last edited by gdm on 2018-02-24 12:19:06

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