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This Identification Guide for Lionel Electric Trains covers the "Post-war Era" only from 1945 until 1969.

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Baltimore & Ohio Timesaver Box Car No. 6464-400 LIONEL TRAINS BALTIMORE & OHIO TIMESAVER BOX CAR No. 6464-400

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Baltimore & Ohio Timesaver No. 6464-400 Variation A
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No. 6464-400 1969 Issue Box End

Baltimore & Ohio Timesaver Box Car No. 6464-400The Baltimore & Ohio Timesaver Box Car No. 6464-400 was produced in 1956 and 1957 and again in the last year of the Post War Period: 1969. Its BLUE body has a SILVER painted roof with a variable width ORANGE stripe on the sides with BLUE and WHITE heat-stamped lettering. The BLUE Multi-block doors are usually painted, and there is a "B & O Timesaver" decal to the right side of the door.
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The number that appears on the sides is "6464400", and this box car came with bar-end trucks that usually have tabbed couplers.
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There are eight variations:

No. 6464-400 Late Classic Box End

Variation A: Created on an unpainted MEDIUM BLUE Type IIB body that shows a built date of "BLT 5-54 / BY LIONEL".
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Variation B: Identical to Variation A except used an unpainted ROYAL BLUE body.
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Variation C: Created on an unpainted MEDIUM BLUE Type IIB body that shows a built date of "BLT 2-56 / BY LIONEL".
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Variation D: Identical to Variation C except used an unpainted ROYAL BLUE body.
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Variation E: Created on an unpainted ROYAL BLUE Type IIB body that shows a built date of "BLT 5-54 / BY LIONEL" on one side and "BLT 2-56 / BY LIONEL" on the reverse side. A rare factory error variation.
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Variation F: Created on an unpainted MEDIUM BLUE Type IV body that shows a no built date.

Note 2-56 Date on Variation C

Variation G: Identical to Variation F except the DARK BLUE lettering is an obvious different shade.
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Variation H: Identical to Variation F except the body is painted DARK BLUE.
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