A.F. Product Gallery: Parts by Year: 1948

Manufacturer:American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:694
Road Name:Trucks with Automatic Link Couplers
Year Introduced:1948
1948 version #694 was produced from 1946 through 1953. Starting in 1948 Gilbert added a brass weight to the coupler with the thick shank. This was done to reduce uncouplings. From a collector's standpoint, the value of this item requires the original packaging.
Photo #2
model owned by Ted Hamler
photo © Ted Hamler

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