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PHOTO ESSAY: A LOOK AT MÄRKLIN 0 GAUGE TINPLATE LOCOMOTIVE COLORS

From the collection of Patrick Dobak.

Most of the pictures speak for themselves. Note that the olive R880 is of the 4V variety. Although in general I shy away from repainted engines, the burgundy R12910 was so well done that I bought it. It is very well proportioned and resembles a stumpy GR. The paint job is quite professional.

E 920 Olive

E 1050 Green

E 12920 Olive

This is a Ritter restoration. Ritter got hold of the original Marklin dies after Marklin quit supporting the older HO. Other than the underside marking, I cannot identify any other clues that it was not original.

R 880 Brown

R 880 Green

R 900 Light Olive

R 910 Blue

R 920 Olive

R 12880 Olive (4V)

R 12880 Blue

R 12910 Burgundy (repainted)

The tender is original (R899) and the engine was painted to match.

R 12920 Green

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