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Episode #21 // marklinstop // Aug 15, 2009
A printing code stamped on many Marklin boxes helps reveal the production date of the box and thus allows for accurate dating of Marklin articles. Sometimes the prices marked on the boxes and referencing pricelists also approximately dates an item because prices often changed from year to year.
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 #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 #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 #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 #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.