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eaglerock109
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Picked up this AHM off Ebay, always liked 7-11

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my car of week roundhouse 50th,ken
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microbusss
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oh I want the 7-11 one Here's mine I got for $5 at train show Sat

It is a Tyco but its in a Mantua box
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Redneck Justin
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I ove those 7-11 cars!
" Heck with counting 'em rivets, TRAINS ARE FOR FUN! Not called the Mad Scientist for nothing either!"
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burlington77
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This is another from the flea market lot:



It's got springs in the trucks, which I don't have many of. It needs some work though, because it keeps derailing. I haven't figured it out yet. One of the other cars in the lot actually had a deformed wheel, but that doesn't seem to be the case here.
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Here are two of my ATT triang bulkhead flat cars with wood loads.





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walt
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Hey Micro Ben! You just displayed an item that I had never seen before! Anyone have info on the Orange blossom Box Car? 1980s maybe?
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VintageHO
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According to information it opened in 1964 closed around 2000. Was one of the biggest Hobby store in Miami, Florida. Probably had Mantua make a special car. The Boxcar has a MMP number on the lower left side. (Mantua Model Products) Nice Find Ben

Incorporated by Quick, Robert Lewis, Quick, Charles Robert, Orange Blossom Hobbies Inc is located at 1975 NW 36th St Miami, FL 33142. Orange Blossom Hobbies Inc was incorporated on Tuesday, October 13, 1964 in the State of FL and is currently not active. Garner, John Michael represents Orange Blossom Hobbies Inc as their registered agent.

Source: Public Record data - Department of State - Division of Corporations

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walt
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So when did tyco manufacture the box car?
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microbusss
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well I was told that after original owner died someone else took it over & ran it into the ground aka bankrupted the store
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