Lionel Lines
Stock Car
1950 - 1953

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The 6656 Stock car was introduced in 1950 using materials readily available within Lionel which resulted in a less expensive, non-operating version of the infamous 3656 operating stock car. It's a nice looking freight car and is a good representation of the real stock cars of the 1950's.

Standard features of the 6656 Stock Car include: yellow painted body with black lettering, staple-end trucks with operating couplers, metal corner steps on the frame, die-cast sliding doors, metal door guides plus a single brakewheel.

The 6656 incurred the following changes:

Additional Detail, Photos & Box Information
The 6656 box car was manufactured for four years. During that time the most notable change was the exterior color. Both light yellow and dark yellow bodies are available. The light yellow is believed to be the earliest production while dark yellow are later production. In either case the yellow paint has a tendency to easily chip. Collector quality cars with nice paint and few chips are getting increasingly more difficult to locate.

There is an early version with an 'ARMOUR' sticker on the doors. This is a rare variation.

Light Yellow, ARMOUR sticker - A rare version to locate.
Light Yellow, no sticker - Shown in the photo above - Early production.
Dark Yellow - Later production.

6656 Stock Car
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Variation Years .Box TypeYears
Light Yellow, ARMOUR sticker 1950:~ ~ ~ ~~
Light Yellow, no sticker 1950 - 1951:~ ~ ~ ~~
Dark Yellow 1951 - 1953:Middle Classic 1953

Inventory For Sale
The following inventory is available for sale from our website sponsors.

6656 Stock Car
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Available inventory as of Sat Feb 13 03:00:01 2016 .
All Aboard Train Shoppe6$ 18.00Up for sale is the earlier version version stock car with staple-end trucks. The frame, trucks and door guides are clean and free of rust and oxidation. The side lettering is complete and not worn.
All Aboard Train Shoppe7$ 40.00Now available is this 1951 Stock Car. This version has a delightful, light yellow body. This version was produced with staple-end trucks.
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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 Shoppe8/OB$108.00Mon Mar 26 17:58:18 2012 Up for sale is the hard-to-find, first variation stock car with the 'Armour' sticker on the side doors. This car is in pristine condition, there are no nicks, chips nor blemishes on the car and the frame and trucks are clean and rustfree.
All Aboard Train Shoppe10/OB$155.00Fri Jan 13 14:27:44 2012 This is a brand new, never used freight car left over from Madison Hardware. The wheels are unrun and the exterior color is vibrant with clean, crisp lettering.
Table generated at Sat Feb 13 03:31:50 2016 .

Related Paper Products For Sale
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