Authoritative Guide to Lionel's Promotional Outfits: 1960-1969

John W. Schmid
Item #69716

Thousands of authentic Lionel documents contributed to this comprehensive look at the hundreds of Lionel promotional train sets created in the 1960s.

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Description

This comprehensive and path-setting book provides Lionel postwar collectors with the most complete look ever at the promotional train sets Lionel created for hundreds of organizations, businesses, and other private clients in the 1960s. Thanks to a treasure trove of never-before-examined documents from Lionel as well as exhaustive research, this book can list in detail the outfits developed, right down to their contents, their quantity, and their packing, not to mention their value on the current collector market.

Author: John W. Schmid
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Pages: 848
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 

Dedication

Forward

Part I - The Background

How to Use This Volume

Definitions and Terminology

How to Use Navigate This Volume

Sources of Authoritative Information

The History of Lionel's Promotional and Special Outfits - By Roger Carp

Part II - The Reference

Pricing, Condition, Rarity and Demand

How to Collect Promotional Outfits

Completing an Outfit

Item Numbering and Suffixes

Outfit Peripherals

Accessories, Scenery and Other

Types of Outfit Packaging

Outfit Box Printing, Graphics and Labels

Outfit Boxes and Inserts

Outfit Numbering

Undocumented Outfits

Trucks and Couplers

Individual Item Boxes

Lionel's Distribution and Customers

Part III - The Outfits

How to Use The Listings In Part III

X-200 Series

X-500 Series

X-600 Series

X-700 Series

X-800 Series

1000 Series

9000 Series

10000 Series

19000 & 19100 Series

19200 Series

19300 Series

19400 Series

19500 Series

19700 Series

19900 Series

Part IV - The Appendices

A - Outfits Organized By Motive Power

B - Outfits Organized By Individual Items

C - Least & Most Produced Outfits

D - Passenger Car Outfits

E - O Gauge and Super O Outfits

Index

Outfits Sorted By Year

Outfits Sorted By Number

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