A.F. Product Gallery: #642

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:642
Category:Box Cars
Road Name:American Flyer
Road Number:642
Year Introduced:1951
The #642 box car was introduced in 1951 and also run in 1952, with a total of nine variations. In 1951 both variations are painted red over a white body and there are two variation. One has Type 2 trucks while the second has either Type 3 or 4 trucks. In 1952 all three variations are painted tuscan. One variation is painted tuscan over a yellow body as shown in the photo. The second is painted tuscan over a white body and the third is painted tuscan over a black body. The last four variations all have red plastic bodies also shown in the photo. Two were produced in 1951 one of which as Type 1 trucks while the second has Type 2 trucks. The two 1952 variations have either Type 3 or Type 4 trucks. In 1953 the road name was changes from American Flyer to "SEABOARD", a more realistic name like several other cars in 1953. The 1953 Seaboard has four variations all of which are painted tuscan. One is painted over a clear body with either a flat of semi-gloss finish. The second is painted over a white body with a flat finish. The third has a flat tuscan finish that is painted over a black body. The fourth is a shiny tuscan finish that is painted over a black body.
Photo
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler
Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:642
Category:Refrigerator Cars
Road Name:American Flyer
Road Number:642
Year Introduced:1952
The #642 was an uncataloged item in 1952 that has three variations. The first has a red plastic body. The second, shown in the photo, has a red painted body, and the third has a tuscan painted body.
Photo
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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