6800
Lionel Lines
Airplane Car
1957 - 1960


Page Last Updated 7/19/02

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History
The 6800 Airplane Car is an attractive and popular freight car and was produced for four years in the late 1950's. Like most postwar Lionel flatcars with loads, the value with this freight car is the airplane. Locating the flatcar is easy, but locating a complete and undamaged airplane is difficult.

Features
Standard features of this car include: unpainted flatcar with white lettering, a brakewheel stand and brakewheel, corner footsteps, operating couplers and an airplane. Other features include:

Additional Detail, Photos & Box Information
The length of this flatcar is approximately 11 1/4" long (coupler to coupler).

Bar-end Trucks - Shown in the photo above - A one year only item and is harder to locate than the AAR truck version.
AAR Trucks - Produced for three years and easier to locate than the bar-end truck version.

6800 Airplane Car
Click on the Variation or Box Type for a Photo
Variation Years .Box TypeYears
Bar-end Trucks 1957:~ ~ ~ ~~
AAR Trucks 1958 - 1960:~ ~ ~ ~~

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

6800 Airplane Car
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Available inventory as of Wed Dec 17 03:00:01 2014 .
SponsorConditionPriceComments
All Aboard Train Shoppe7+$135.00Up for sale is a complete, undamaged, all-original postwar airplane on the red 6800 flatcar. The airplane is the black-over-yellow variation and all wing tabs are complete and undamaged.
All Aboard Train Shoppe9/OB$175.00Here's a solid, complete and empty separate sale airplane box with an original instruction sheet dated 1957. The box has pristine exterior colors and is as solid as a brick.
Table generated at Wed Dec 17 22:53:22 2014 .

Historical Sales
The following is a list of actual completed sales for this item.

Sales History
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SponsorConditionPriceDateComments
All Aboard Train Shoppe7+/OB$185.00Sun Apr 1 17:07:16 2012 This is the early version flatcar in condition 8 with bar-end trucks on the flatcar. The airplane is an original postwar plane with a lemon yellow belly and a black top in condition 7+. The original box is solid, but missing half a coupler flap on one end.
All Aboard Train Shoppe8/OB$200.00Mon Mar 31 06:19:57 2014 Up for sale is the later version flatcar with AAR trucks on the flatcar. The airplane is an original postwar plane with a black belly and a yellow top. The original box is solid, but missing half a coupler flap on one end.
Table generated at Wed Dec 17 22:53:22 2014 .

Related Paper Products For Sale
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DescriptionSheet #DateConditionPriceComments
There are no related paper items currently available for sale for this product.
Table generated at Wed Dec 17 22:53:22 2014 .


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