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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC 04-103 - Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door - N Scale Collector - 2004

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N Scale - Micro-Trains Special Run - NSC 04-103 - Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door - N Scale Collector - 2004

Brand Micro-Trains Special Run
Stock Number NSC 04-103
Manufacturer Micro-Trains Line
Body Style Micro-Trains Boxcar 40 Foot Steel Plug Door
Road or Company Name N Scale Collector (Details)
Additional Markings/Slogan 100 Years of Flight
Reporting Marks NSC
Road or Reporting Number 2004
Paint Color(s) White
Print Color(s) Blue
Body Construction Plastic
Coupler Type MT Magne-Matic Knuckle
Wheel Type Injection Molded Plastic
Wheel Profile Standard
Series Name Banquet Car
Series Release/Issue Number 12
Release Date 2004-06-01
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Boxcar
Model Subtype 40 Foot
Model Variety Steel, Plug Door
Prototype Boxcar, 40 Foot, Steel, Plug Door

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Specific Item Information: 12th annual banquet gift car.

Manufacturer Information:
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.

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