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Object Name Catalog
Date 1930
Title American Flyer Trains
Description Toy train catalog. Front cover has printed color illustration of a boy kneeling on the ground, operating a model train controller; at right are two trains. Printed inscription in red and black: "American Flyer Trains / ELECTRICAL TRAINS / TRANSFORMERS / WIND-UP TRAINS / AIRPLANES / STRUCTO TOYS". The date "1930" is stamped twice in the upper right corner. Printed at bottom of back cover: "Copyright, 1930, American Flyer Mfg. Co., Chicago, Job 314, printed in U.S.A. -- American Colortype Co." The catalog is 48 pages long and contains color and black & white illustrations of trains, tracks, and accessories.
Acquisition Gift of Foster McMillen
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1930
Latest Date 1930
Maker American Colortype Co.
Material Paper
Subjects Model railroads
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Associated People McMillen, Foster
Catalog Number 60.007.0005
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2015.
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