52
Fire Car
1958 - 1961


Page Last Updated 8/22/10

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History
Conceptually, the 52 Fire Car is based upon the popular 50 Gang Car. Being able to run independantly, on its own section of track, provided a unique experience -- something a typical freight or passenger train was unable to do on a layout. Unfortunately for Lionel, the popularity of this item never achieved the same success as the Gang Car. Therefore, locating a 52 Fire Car in today's market is difficult and far more costly compared to the Gang Car.

The 52 Fire Car is a reliable and durable item. With only general maintenance, the Fire Car has proven to be a solid and reliable performer.

Features
The 52 Fire Car includes the following standard features: red molded body with white lettering, rubberized fireman on a seat which swivels when changing direction, gray compressor, white outriggers, functional red warning light plus an ornamental bell and retractable fire hose.

There is a rubber bumper on each end which aids in the changing of direction of this motorized unit.

Additional Detail, Photos & Box Information

Only Known Variation - Shown in the photo above - All Fire Cars were produced with an unpainted red body, white lettering and functional red warning light.

Inventory For Sale
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52 Fire Car
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Available inventory as of Fri Aug 29 03:00:01 2014 .
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All Aboard Train Shoppe7+/OB$365.00Here's an all-original, fully functional and complete fire car from the late 1950's. This one looks great and is very close to condition 8! Also included is the original box, insert and instructions.
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Historical Sales
The following is a list of actual completed sales for this item.

Sales History
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All Aboard Train Shoppe7+/OB$235.00Tue Dec 18 18:15:22 2012 Up for sale is an all-original fire car. This one is clean, complete, has all original postwar parts and close to condition 8! The unit has been tested and works exactly as designed. Also included is a nice, solid original box and instructions.
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