Marklin Antique Early Toy Train Gauge 2 Hand-Painted Car 8 Wheel Germany. Please refer to sellers other Vintage Train Listings. Hugo Marsh in Christie's Toy Trains describes the Golden Age of Toy Trains: The beginning of the 20th Century, before the outbreak of World War I, is generally recognized as the Golden Age of Toy Trains, led by the power and wealth of Europe... Tinplate Toy-Train Production had reached its Zenith of design and quality by 1914 and can be seen as a microcosm of the manufacturing strength and political insanity of the Old World.
Item Description: You are looking at a Marklin Gauge 2 Side Door Gondola that is almost 12 in Length. This Deluxe Gauge 2 Goods Car is Hand-Painted and is Over 110 Years Old.The Original Condition is Poor. It is, However, Complete with the Exception of 2 Wheels and 1 Axle.
All Things Considered, a Hard to Find Marklin Antiquity... A Piece of Toy Train History.Please see Sellers other Marklin Listings. Please look at the detailed photos for best indication of overall item condition. "A picture speaks a thousand words".