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N Scale - Micro-Trains - NSC 78-14 - Assorted - Gospel Train - 3-Pack

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N Scale - Micro-Trains - NSC 78-14 - Assorted - Gospel Train - 3-Pack 3-Car Set
Non-Roofwalk Version of Green Car
Image Courtesy of Skip Hayes

N Scale - Micro-Trains - NSC 78-14 - Assorted - Gospel Train - 3-Pack 3-Car Set
Non-Roofwalk Version of Green Car
Image used with permission of Copyright Owner

Production Type Special Run
Stock Number NSC 78-14
Original Retail Price $21.00
Brand Micro-Trains
Manufacturer Micro-Trains Line
Body Style Micro-Trains Body Style Assortment
Prototype Assorted
Road or Company Name Gospel Train (Details)
Reporting Marks GT, CR, and YA
Road or Reporting Number 3-Pack
Paint Color(s) See Individual Listings
Coupler Type MT Magne-Matic Knuckle
Coupler Mount Truck-Mount
Wheel Type Plastic Wheels With Steel Axle
Wheel Profile Standard
Multipack Yes
Multipack Count 3
Multipack ID Number 78-13
Release Date 1978-01-01
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Mixed
Model Subtype Special Run
Scale 1/160

Specific Item Information: This three-car set contains the very rare version of the "Route of the Son" car. The rare version is body style 24000 which does not have a roofwalk. The other two cars of the set are identical to the ones in set 78-13. Road numbers: 6878, 7800, 6979.

Brand/Importer Information: Micro-Trains is the brand name used by both Kadee Quality Products and Micro-Trains Line. For a history of the relationship between the brand and the two companies, please consult our Micro-Trains Collector's Guide.

Manufacturer Information:
Micro-Trains Line split off from Kadee Quality Products in 1990. Kadee Quality Products originally got involved in N-Scale by producing a scaled-down version of their successful HO Magne-Matic knuckle coupler system. This coupler was superior to the ubiquitous 'Rapido' style coupler due to two primary factors: superior realistic appearance and the ability to automatically uncouple when stopped over a magnet embedded in a section of track. The success of these couplers in N-Scale quickly translated to the production of trucks, wheels and in 1972 a release of ready-to-run box cars.

Micro-Trains Line Co. split off from Kadee in 1990 to form a completely independent company. For this reason, products from this company can appear with labels from both enterprises. Due to the nature of production idiosyncrasies and various random factors, the rolling stock from Micro-Trains can have all sorts of interesting variations in both their packaging as well as the products themselves. When acquiring an MTL product it is very important to understand these important production variations that can greatly enhance (or decrease) the value of your purchase.

Please consult our Micro-Trains Collector's Guide

Item created by: gdm on 2016-12-15 07:43:17. Last edited by gdm on 2020-05-12 10:35:25

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