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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC MTL 09-01 - Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door - U.S. Territories - 1899

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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC MTL 09-01 - Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door - U.S. Territories - 1899

Production Type Special Run
Stock Number NSC MTL 09-01
Original Retail Price $37.50
Brand Micro-Trains Special Run
Manufacturer Micro-Trains Line
Body Style Micro-Trains Boxcar 40 Foot Steel Plug Door
Prototype Description Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door
Additional Markings/Slogan Wake Island
Road or Company Name U.S. Territories (Details)
Reporting Marks WK
Road or Reporting Number 1899
Paint Color(s) Silver
Print Color(s) Blue and Black
Coupler Type MT Magne-Matic Knuckle
Wheel Type Injection Molded Plastic
Wheel Profile Standard
Series Name Annual Membership Car
Series Release/Issue Number 9
Release Date 2009-04-01
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Boxcar
Model Subtype 40 Foot
Model Variety Steel, Plug Door
Body Material Plastic

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Specific Item Information: N Scale Collector 9th annual membership car.

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 09:18:17. Last edited by gdm on 2018-02-24 12:19:06

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