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|This Identification Guide for Lionel Electric Trains covers the "Post-war Era" only from 1945 until 1969.|
|LIONEL TRAINS MILITARY & SPACE CARS|
The cars are listed in numerical order by Lionel’s production numbers which is usually shown on the side of the car. If the car has no number refer to our No Number listing below.
Readers who need more information are respectively urged to seek outside sources.
3330 U.S. Navy Submarine Car
3409 Helicopter Launching Car
3410 Helicopter Launching Car
3419 Helicopter Launching Car
3429 U.S.M.C. Helicopter Launching Car
3470 Target Launching Car
3509 Satellite Launching Car
3519 Satellite Launching Car
3535 AEC Security Car
3540 Operating Radar Car
3619 Helicopter Reconnaissance Car
3665 Minuteman Car
3666 Minuteman Cannon Car
3820 U.S.M.C. Submarine Car
3830 U.S. Navy Submarine Car
6175 Rocket Car
6413 Mercury Capsule Car
6448 Exploding Target Car
6470 Exploding Explosives Car
6480 Exploding Explosives Car
6544 Missile Firing Car
6630 IRBM Launcher Car
6640 U.S.M.C. IRBM Launcher Car
6650 IRBM Launcher Car
6651 U.S.M.C. Cannon Car
6803 U.S.M.C. Trucks Car
6804 U.S.M.C. Trucks Car
6806 U.S.M.C. Trucks Car
6807 U.S.M.C. Trucks Car
6808 U.S.M.C. Trucks Car
6809 U.S.M.C. Trucks Car
6820 Missile Helicopter Car
6823 IRBM Missile Car
6830 U.S. Navy Submarine Car
6844 Missile Storage Car
We’ve listed these unnumbered cars by their color, type, and the load that they carried. They are listed in alphabetical order by the type of loads that they originally had. The types listed are:|
Depressed Center: defines cars that are derived from the No. 3650 mold.
Other cars that are not listed by type are all derived from the No. 6511-2 and/or the No. 6424-11 molds.
BLACK Cherry Picker Car No. 6512
RED Mercury Capsule Launching Car No. 3413
RED Satellite Launching Car No. 3510
RED Rocket Car No. 6407
RED, OLIVE DRAB Depressed Center Turbo Missile Launching Car No. 3309
RED, DARK RED Depressed Center Turbo Missile Launching Car No. 3349
GRAY U.S. Navy version with two main rotors all of which have tip pods. Came with a YELLOW or CLEAR tail rotor assembly. Sometimes the CLEAR version has YELLOWED with age.
GRAY U.S. Navy version with one main rotor and no tip pods. Came with a YELLOW or CLEAR tail rotor assembly. Sometimes the CLEAR version has YELLOWED with age.
GRAY with or without the "Navy" imprint. This version has one main rotor with tip pods. Came with a YELLOW or CLEAR tail rotor assembly. Sometimes the CLEAR version has YELLOWED with age.
Completely YELLOW helicopter with no imprint. One main rotor without tip pods. By the time this version was issued the tail rotor assembly has been cast into the mold as part of the main body, which brought their production in line with what was being used in Lionel’s HO Scale products.
Completely RED helicopter with no imprint. Came with No. 3619. One main rotor without tip pods. The tail rotor assembly has been cast into the mold of the main body.
GRAY with "U.S.M.C." imprint. Came only with No. 3429. One main rotor without tip pods. The tail rotor assembly has been cast into the mold of the main body. Scarce variation.
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