O'Brien's Collecting Toy Trains: Identification and Value Guide
by David Doyle

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Paperback - 400 pages; Publisher: Krause Publications; 6 edition (June 2006)
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For the first time in full color, O’Brien’s Collecting Toy Trains has photos and listings of the leading brands of toy trains – Lionel (prewar and postwar), American Flyer, Ives, AMT, Kusan, Buddy L, Marx, Plasticville and Unique. Get the big picture of the hobby more than 100,000 train collectors enjoy. You’ll find: 1,200 color photos as visual reference Locomotives, rolling stock and accessories Updated pricing throughout 6,000+ listings

David Doyle is a well-respected toy train expert who lives in Memphis, Tenn. His books include Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains, 1900-1942; Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains, 1945-1969 and Warman’s Lionel Trains Field Guide.

Classic Toy Trains
by Gerry & Janet Souter

Paperback - 160 pages; Publisher: MBI (December 14, 2002)
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From Lionels first printed pamphlet in 1902 to the full-color fantasies of the 1950s and beyond, Classic Toy Trains revisits the collectible toy trains of Carlisle Finch, American Flyer, Ives, Hafner, Lionel and others. Filled with over 200 images of rare toy trains, accessories, layouts and catalog artwork, this nostalgic volume flashes you back to the fun-filled days of yesteryear and your care-free hours spent riding the rails.

Standard Catalog Of Lionel Trains 1900-1942
by David Doyle

Paperback - 398 pages; Publisher: Krause Publications (November 2005)
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Collectors of Lionel Trains will be quick to hop on board the ultimate resource for the first name in electric toy trains. The most complete reference of its kind, Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains 1900-1942, delivers meticulous descriptions even Lionel founder Joshua Lionel Cowen would admire. Readers will explore pre-war era Lionel Trains through exhaustive descriptions and 1,100 stunning full-color photos of favorite o-gauge and standard trains like the original Electric Express. Current values, scarcity ratings and operating tips make this companion piece to Standard Catalog of Lionel Trains 1946-1969 the one reference collectors, train aficionados and retired locomotive operators won't want to be without!

-Features accurate and up-to-date pricing for Lionel trains of 1900-1942

-1,100 full-color detailed photos for assessing a collection

-Tips on operating, maintaining and repairing models, help collectors maintain a quality collection

Greenburgs American Flyer Pocket Price Guide 1946 2005

Paperback - 96 pages; Publisher: Kalmback Publishing Company (October 2004)
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Provides collectors with current market prices for American Flyer trains produced between 1946 and 2005. Includes a brief description of each item with production date and significant variations. Pricing information is provided for items in good or excellent condition. Includes prices for other prominent S gauge manufacturers (S-Helper Service and American Models).

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