A.F. Product Gallery: #638

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:638
Road Name:American Flyer
Road Number:638
Year Introduced:1949
The #638 was produced from 1949 through 1952 in five red plastic and five red painted variations with the road name "AMERICAN FLYER". In 1953, the #638 was produced with the road name "AMERICAN FLYER LINES" in four variations. In the front row of the photo, the #638 marked AF is an example of the red plastic model from 1949-52. The AF caboose on the left in the back row is a painted variation produced in 1949-52. The caboose on the right in the back row is a red painted AFL caboose produced in 1953. Of the 14 variation, most of the differences in variations have to do with lettering style and body types.
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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