The Marklin Villa has always been a “dream item” for Marklin collectors. For those that don’t know the legend of this wonderful piece, it’s worth first reading the wonderful article on Tischbahn (in the German language). As a quick summary, the Marklin Villa was never a full-production model or shown for sale in any catalog. Legend goes that it wasRead more
Category: Restoration & Repair
Guides and articles on restoring and repairing Marklin toys and trains from all years of production.
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A common sight to any Marklin 00 collector: broken trucks and missing roof vents on a beautiful 350-series coach. Over the years, Zinc diecast parts suffer from “Zincpest” making them brittle and prone to breakage. The thin supports of the roof vents and two posts that secure the side trucks to the stamped metal frame are extremely vulnerable to breaking. InRead more
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