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Episode #12 // bvanh // Dec 30, 2012
In this episode we'll go on a historical journey through the annals of Märklin from its very beginnings as a small production house for girls' accessories to the company today as one of the world's largest and oldest toy manufacturers producing model trains of several gauges and technological toys for the young and old.
Episode #20 // marklinstop // Jan 14, 2012
W. Seelig LTD of Great Britain, London's leading sales organisation (according to their company) distributed Marklin toys to hardware stores and toy shops all across the British Isles. To promote their Marklin products, they created the "Marklin Expert Library of Handbooks" which we will review in this episode.
Episode #18 // marklinstop // Jan 07, 2013
The Brighton Toy and Model Museum located in the UK features a treasure trove of old toys from various makers including Mecanno, Marklin, Bassett-Lowke, and others.
Episode #23 // marklinstop // Sep 20, 2009
When O Gauge and 00/HO Gauge Marklin trains are combined together on the same layout in the same room, the result must be amazing. Here, with Italian collector Paolo Panciroli, he does just that and showcases two of Marklin's most loved gauges in an incredible display of locomotives, rolling stock, accessories, and many feet of track!
Episode #27 // marklinstop // Mar 28, 2013
On the night of January 18, 2005 some unwelcome visitors roamed and ravaged the halls of the Marklin Museum in Goppingen, escaping with priceless treasures. After two months of searching, police and investigative teams recovered the pieces and returned them to their rightful home at the Marklin Museum.
Episode #11 // marklinstop // Dec 01, 2012
Despite intense turmoil in the European continent which could be felt all around the world, Märklin survived the Second World War with its business relatively intact and ready for explosive growth in the post-war years. In this episode we'll look at the compromises and advancements Märklin made during this time.
Episode #24 // marklinstop // Nov 05, 2011
Decades before the Sprint slot-car system, Marklin introduced a series of die-cast cars that went well with the 00 Gauge product line and even rode along on some O Gauge wagons. For a short time, they also offered a large slot-car system number model number 13301 complete with track, ramps, race cars with tiny drivers, stoplights, timing tracks and many racing accessories.
Episode #26 // marklinstop // Mar 05, 2013
Marklin standardized several track gauges in 1891 and launched the model railway industry into the form we see it today. After this spark of invention, several of the major toy producers in Germany and England piggybacked their way into a flourishing global market and offered tin toys and trains to enthusiasts all over the world.
Episode #3 // marklinstop // Aug 15, 2009
A small temporary layout with some 00 Models including the RS 800 and the R 700 A. Also featured on the temporary floor layout are two majestic O-Gauge beauties. The pacific HR 66/12920 and French ETAT Mountain locomotive ME 70/12920.
Episode #19 // marklinstop // Oct 22, 2011
Innovation in 1938 and the introduction of the "Perfect Reverse" system brought many changes to the Marklin product line not to mention the 800-Series line which would last several decades. Unfortunately many of these innovations and even those that were planned but never came to light were halted due to the onset of WWII.