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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.
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 #10 // marklinstop // Dec 30, 2011
In this episode we'll objectively examine Hermann Goring's miniature railroad and the Marklin toys that he had at his hunting lodge, Carinhall. All of this thanks to a worldwide research effort which produced many interesting photos, documents, and accounts from the 1920s - 1940s.
Episode #7 // marklinstop // Nov 14, 2012
Reproduction Marklin trains may seem innocuous at first glance, but how might they really be affecting the toy market. What is the potential for reproductions and even forgeries to affect the market values and rarity of original toys?