New Haven
Box Car
1962 - 1969

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The 6464-725 New Haven box car is one of the more readily available 6464 series box car offered by Lionel. Production of these box cars allowed Lionel to market a realistic and almost scale-like box car never previously seen in the Lionel family. The 6464-style box cars were an immediate success and remained in the Lionel catalogue up until their final year of postwar production, 1969. Even today, all 6464-style box cars remain a favorite of collectors and operators.

The 6464-725 -- as well as the 6464-475 Boston & Maine -- had the longest production run of any 6464 series box car -- each being manufactured for eight years. Additionally, the 6464-725 carries the opposite color combination of its sister car, the 6464-425 New Haven. The lack-luster orange exterior of the -725 with black lettering and doors makes this a plain-looking car with minimal collector interest.

One final footnote regarding the 6464-725 is its original box. All original boxes for this car are labelled 6464-735, not 6464-725! To this date, it is unknown as to the origin of the -735 label and why it remained incorrect on the box for eight years!

The 6464-725 box car included the following standard features: painted orange body with black lettering, black sliding doors, AAR trucks with two operating couplers plus a single brakewheel.

Additional Detail, Photos & Box Information

The length of the 6464 style box car is approximately 10 1/2" long (coupler to coupler).

Orange Body, Black Doors - Shown in the photo above - The common version, produced from 1962 until 1968.
Black Body, Orange Doors - This is a rare car and only produced in 1969. It always came with bar-end trucks.

6464-725 New Haven Box Car
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Variation Years .Box TypeYears
Orange Body, Black Doors1962 - 1968:~ ~ ~ ~~
Black Body, Orange Doors1969:~ ~ ~ ~~

Inventory For Sale
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6464-725 New Haven Box Car
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Available inventory as of Thu Feb 11 03:00:01 2016 .
All Aboard Train Shoppe10/OB$170.00Here's a never run, brand new, Mint box car with crisp exterior heat-stamped lettering and vibrant paint and graphics. The wheels and frame show no evidence of ever being on a track. Also included is the correct 6464-735 Cellophane Window box graded an 8+ to a 9!
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Historical Sales
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Sales History
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All Aboard Train Shoppe8$ 88.00Thu Jul 25 20:20:34 2013 Now available is a clean box car that's free of nicks, chips and damage. This freight car has AAR trucks and two functional couplers. The exterior orange is clean and bright and the black lettering is crisp and complete.
All Aboard Train Shoppe8/OB$ 95.00Wed May 1 01:08:07 2013 This is a beautiful New Haven box car with crisp side lettering and a super clean exterior. The base and trucks are clean and there is no damage to the box car body.
All Aboard Train Shoppe10/OB$155.00Thu Jan 3 19:24:12 2013 Up for sale is a brand new, never used, truly Mint box car. The wheels are unrun and the exterior colors are vibrant and the lettering is pristine.
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