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Marklin Classic Trains

Posted on March 8th, 2012 by admin

Marklin Classic Trains

However, a toy train is not just a toy. They are not all the identical and some are more valuable than others. Anybody who collects toy trains as a hobby is familiar with Marklin toy trains. These trains have been in the hands of kids and adults since 1891 and are a truly unique addition to any toy train collection.

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Lionel Trains and their Popularity

Posted on March 5th, 2012 by admin

Lionel Trains and their Popularity

When Joshua Lionel Cowen began his business of building Lionel trains as model toys for children and adults all over the world, his aim was dual. As these play trains and each Lionel trains set were targeted chiefly at young boys, his first aim was to provide middle for both father and son everywhere to form a relationship and talk through the time spent together building and playing with model train sets.

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Standard Gauge Toy Trains

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by admin

Standard Gauge Toy Trains

Collecting toy train sets is an extremely popular hobby among numerous people. Some people collect them because they are reminded of their early days, or because they had one or two of these realistic toys passed down to them through the generations. Standard gauge toy trains are one of the most popular collectible toy trains.

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Collecting American Flyer Toy Trains

Posted on January 10th, 2012 by admin

Collecting American Flyer Toy Trains

Ask any passionate collector of toy trains about American Flyer, and chances are they’ll be able to converse about these classic toy trains for hours. That’s because American Flyer is a tradition in the creation of toy trains and has been for years.

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Ho Trains, A true Collector train

Posted on January 5th, 2012 by admin

Ho Trains, A true Collector train

Collecting toy trains is referred to as the world’s best hobby; and for some, it is not just a hobby. It’s an infatuation and a way of life, perhaps beginning in their childhood. Several toy train collectors began their hobby as children, when they were given a toy train as a gift.

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Let Your Kids Do The Locomotion With Live Steam Locomotives

Posted on December 25th, 2011 by Perry

Let Your Kids Do The Locomotion With Live Steam Locomotives [mage source=”flickr”]Let Your Kids Do The Locomotion With Live Steam Locomotives[/mage] [affmage source=”ebay” results=”60″]KEYWORDS[/affmage] As parents, it is part of our responsibility to help them sharpen and shape their minds while they are still young. However, we should not deprive them of their childhood. As […]

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Marx Toy Trains for the collector

Posted on December 22nd, 2011 by admin

Marx Toy Trains for the collector

Some citizens feel that during its prime, Marx and Company actually sold more toy trains then any of the other toy companies. The initial train they sold was the Joy Line, which they sold on commission for the Girard Company. Soon after his company started selling the Joy Line, Louis Marx arranged for the Girard Company to create a toy train specifically for Marx and Company.

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