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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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The Lionel 6014 Series Box Cars LIONEL TRAINS BABY RUTH BOX CAR No. X1004

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Lionel Trains Baby Ruth Box Car No. X1004 Variaion A
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The Lionel 6014 Series Box CarsThe Baby Ruth Box Car No. X1004 was first issued in 1948 on a Type I ORANGE body usually with DARK BLUE lettering, and a PRR railroad herald to the left of the doors. There are four variations:
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Variation A: Has the BLUE lettering "Baby Ruth" outlined and came with early Scout trucks. Issued in 1948 and 1949.
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Variation B: Has "Baby Ruth" in solid DARK BLUE with late Scout trucks. Issued in 1951 and 1952.
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Variation C: Is similar to Variation B, but with strongly stamped lettering and the couplers have been converted to magnetic type (possible service station modification).
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Variation D: Has the DARK BLUE lettering "Baby Ruth" outlined and came with early Scout trucks. Issued uncataloged in 1948.


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