18 January 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 7,500
A PAINTED TIN MODEL TRAIN
labeled by Marklin, Germany, Early 20th Century
Comprising a locomotive, coal car, two closed passenger cars, an open passenger car and several passengers, together with a bridge. The underside of the passenger cars each bear paper label inscribed Marklin Germany
26 in. long, the train; 32 in. long, the bridge (6)
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This toy is a limited edition issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first passenger train to run in Germany in 1835.
This lot is offered without reserve.