Lionel 6111 or 6121?

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Lionel 6111 or 6121?
Posted by trains2353 on Friday, June 16, 2017 11:14 AM

Yellow metal car with brackets to hold pipes or logs(brackets off for repainting afte rust removal). AAR plastic couplers. Black lettering.

Is it 6111 or 6121? TIA;

Bob

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Posted by KRM on Friday, June 16, 2017 11:37 AM

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Posted by Curmudgeon on Friday, June 16, 2017 12:53 PM

According to those linques provided, if it was yellow, and has plastic AAR trucks, the (probably) best listing for yellow with plastic AAR trucks is 6111.


Variation B: Painted YELLOW car with three to five logs and AAR trucks with disc couplers. Produced 1957 in box No. 6111-110.

 

If you can identify "early" AAR trucks, then 6121:

Variation G: YELLOW chassis with BLACK serif lettering. Came with three plastic pipes and early AAR trucks. Sometimes found in boxes that are marked 6121-60.

 

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Posted by KRM on Friday, June 16, 2017 1:27 PM

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Posted by trains2353 on Friday, June 16, 2017 2:23 PM

Wow! Without knowing the load or having a box, really know sure what to tell. I'll go with 6111 as it appears to be the most common. I do have another yellow 6111 with bar end trucks and 3 (what look like) OE pipes. But only the box would tell for sure.

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Posted by rtraincollector on Friday, June 16, 2017 5:01 PM

But you take the same yellow car and don't put the brackets back on and find a range patrol truck and now you have a 6151

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Posted by KRM on Friday, June 16, 2017 5:20 PM

As long as you are painting it you could do that. 

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Posted by trains2353 on Friday, June 16, 2017 9:17 PM

Jeff Kane has repo's:

6151-RPT range patrol truck reproduction 13.50  

 

 

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