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Märklin 2008 Exclusiv II - Items
Following are the 2008 Exclusiv / II Items announced by Märklin.
Märklin H0 39021: Baden Express Locomotive
Prototype: Grand Ducal Baden State Railways class IV h steam locomotive,
4-6-2 wheel arrangement. Built starting in 1918. Use: Premium passenger
Prototype: 5 different design privately owned cars painted and lettered
for the "Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits / International
Sleeping Car Company" (CIWL). 2 each baggage cars in a brown paint
scheme, 1 sleeping car in a brown paint scheme, 1 sleeping car in a
beige/brown paint scheme, and 1 dining car in a beige/brown paint scheme.
The cars look as they did in the spring of 1921.
Märklin H0 42760: CIWL Express Train Passenger 2-Car Set
Prototype: 2 privately owned cars painted and lettered for the "Compagnie
Internationale des Wagons-Lits / International Sleeping Car Company"
(CIWL). 2 sleeping cars in a brown paint scheme. The cars look as they
did in the spring of 1921.
Highlights: This is the ideal car set to go with the Baden IV h express
locomotive with a tender, item no. 39021. A prototypical reproduction
of the famous "Orient Express" as it ran between Paris and
Istanbul is possible with the two express train passenger car sets,
item nos. 42755 and 42760.
Märklin H0 46753: DB "Storck" Tank 2-Car Set With Truck And Trailer
Prototype: 2 privately owned tank cars lettered for VTG, Vereinigte
Tanklager und Transportmittel GmbH / United Tank Farm and Transport,
Inc., Hamburg, Germany. One car with a brakeman's platform and brakeman's
cab, and one with only a brakeman's platform. "Storck Karamellen"
large format design on the cars. Used on the German Federal Railroad
(DB), with user markings DR Brit.-US-Zone. MB type L 6600 box truck
with a box trailer. The cars and truck look as they did around 1950.
Märklin H0 48947: DB "Birkel Eier-Nudeln" Container 2-Car Set With Truck
Prototype: 2 German Federal Railroad (DB) type Bt 10 flat cars with
brakeman's cabs, for transporting containers. Each car loaded with 3
type Efkr Pa containers for fine bulk materials and foodstuffs, lettered
for "Birkel Eier-Nudeln". Magirus "Merkur" curved
hood truck with a special flatbed.
Model: The cars have separately applied destination boards. They also
have different car numbers. The containers are removable and have different
registration numbers. Length over the buffers 22.8 cm / 9". The
truck model has a metal body.
Märklin Z 86619: KPEV 3-car Freight Set
Prototype: 3 different Royal Prussian State Railroad (KPEV) freight
Model: The set has 1 beer car with a brakeman's cab, lettered for "Patzenhofer", 1 gondola with hinged roof hatches and a brakeman's cab, and 1 boxcar with a brakeman's cab. All of the cars have dark nickel plated wheels. Total length over the buffers 119 mm / 4-11/16".
Märklin Z 88941: KPEV Tank Locomotive
Prototype: Royal Prussian State Railroad (KPEV) class T 16.1, later the German Federal Railroad (DB) class 94.5.
Model: The locomotive has a 5-pole motor. All of the coupled driving
wheels are powered. The wheels and valve gear are dark nickel plated.
Length over the buffers 62 mm / 2-7/16".