Winterquarters/Car Shops for circus and showtrains

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You may have noticed a couple of numbers were skipped in the Great Circus Train Accessories series, I have no info what so ever about those 3 numbers.

You may also have noticed I skipped numbers 1390 and 1391 in the GCT wagon series, those two kits were a Barnes chassis and a Gollmar chassis to finish your wagons in a different time period. The main difference was wooden parade wheels or rubber wheels, I think.
I believe the difference was the gear/wheels used on the Preiser Barnes Wagon compared to the gear/wheels on the Preiser Golmer Mirror Wagon; they were both a little different. They fetch a premium when you can find them. Some of the Walthers resin kits came with these Preiser produced under gear sets instead of the Wiking produced standard under gear with pneumatic tires included with most of the wagons.

Great info on the accessories. I never realized there were so many.
 
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Hey Eric,

Thanks for the info on the chassis!

Preiser has at least 37 other figure sets that are Circus/Carnival related that were not sold under the Great Circus Accessories banner.
 
That's everything I have/know about the Walthers circus kits.

Anybody interested in the Simmons and Circus Train Miniatures kits?

I'll need some help from the audience, I don't know all the numbers etc, but I have around another 40 pix, if there is some interest.
 



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