(1) Western Maryland black open gondola car #54646. (1) black Monon piggyback flat car #7560.(1) C&EI (Chicago & Eastern Illinois) red caboose #17. (12) Atlas Snap Track curved sections. (7) Atlas Snap Track straight sections. (1) black box controller with button. (1) train catalog with a hole in center (see photo #10). Original box with inside inserts intact.
The owner was an elderly professor whose life-long obsession was spent categorizing and cataloging the different varieties of his rare collections. At least up until dementia set in. I was hired to organize, research, price and sell his expansive and impressive railroad cars, train sets and tracks. This Penn Line--made in the US zone of Germany--is one of them.Wear is appropriate to aging, but overall condition of box, cardboard inserts, and all contents are in EXCELLENT condition. Stored in a non-smoking and pet-free environment. Interesting Fact: After the war, Fleischmann got a boost from the Marshall Plan. In the US Zone of Germany, the'Tin Toys for Tinned Food' program was devised, whereby toy makers got their factories operational and sent the entire year's production to the US in return for food supplies. The item "1955 German Penn Line HO NP Freight Train Set Complete with Track & Air Horn #5505" is in sale since Thursday, April 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\HO Scale\Freight Cars". The seller is "jaijori" and is located in Hamlin, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.