Identify Marx Car Production By Coupler Types

Courtesy of Dan Schievelbein

1928-30 Joy Line early thin lithoed tinplate loop
1930-34 Marx Joy Line loop type thicker raw metal
1935-36 Marx thick loop type Joy Line 6 inch silver litho over black base
1934-35 Talgo pin coupler on 2 wheel M10000
1934-36 Talgo pin coupler on 4 wheel M10000
1936-50 Talgo pin coupler on M10005 passenger
1938-48 Talgo pin on Mercury articulated passenger 1936 to end of 1948??
1936 to end of 1974 Six inch 4 wheel Riveted Tab & Slot
1936 Riveted Tab and slot 6 inch silver litho on black base
1937 One way auto coupler for 8 wheel 6 inch cars with male post die cast and red base
1937-38 Tab and slot 6 inch white lithography on red base electric
1938-42 One way auto coupler for 8 wheel 6 inch cars with male post die cast - 1941 stamped steel post
1938-42 Riveted tab and slot for six inch 8 wheel cars
1938-48 Sliding twisted Tab & Slot for clockwork 6 inch
1948-74 Sliding punched Tab & Slot for clockwork 6 inch
1939-40 Sliding twisted Tab & Slot for clockwork silver zinc or tinplate 6 inch base
1941-53 Twist type fork metal auto coupler for 3/16 scale cars - 1941 vertical slot on coupler
1949-51 Short metal fork auto coupler cars with taller D trucks
1948-49 Rectangular loop and hook on Canadian 198 powered 6 inch plastic passenger
1950-57 Riveted tab and slot or knuckle, 7 inch cars
1962-70 Riveted tab and slot or knuckle, 7 inch old time passenger cars
1953-1974 Twist type fork Plastic auto couplers on tin 3/16 and plastic 027 with added slot that allowed Tab & Slot Couplers to mate
1953 to 1974 Plastic Fixed Knuckle Coupler and continued by PlastiMarx

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