Gilbert American Flyer Freight Cars For Sale
(last updated June 26, 2009)

I am helping a lady sell her late father's collection on behalf of her mother.  She's in no rush to sell so you can buy things in batches over the coming months.  Her primary interest is that they go to people who will appreciate them as much as her father did.  The whole collection has been kept in an air conditioned outbuilding with a dehumidifier.

This page lists some of the used Gilbert American Flyer Freight Cars in the collection.  She's still working to complete the list and to provide pictures.  I have only just begun to upload those pictures.  If you're interested, check back often!

Very few of these used Gilbert items are of collector quality (TCA C-7 and above).  Some are what I call nice operator quality (C-6), but most are C-5, and some are of lower quality ("well-weathered").  This web page will provide TCA ratings as they become available.

I don't have any of the cars shown on this page; these are pictures she sent me.  If you are interested in any of these items, email me at theupstairstrain@yahoo.com and I will have her ship them to me so I can verify condition and we'll negotiate prices that are fair to both you and the widow.  Please include your address so I can calculate shipping charges and send you an invoice with the total.

In some cases, I show 2008 Greenberg book values for reference purposes, but these should not be interpreted as asking prices. Make an offer she can't refuse!  Email me: theupstairstrain@yahoo.com.  Please include your address so we can calculate shipping charges and send you an invoice with the total.

Separate pages show:

- about 100 of the recent
American Flyer engines and cars made by Lionel.  She and her mother are almost certain that none of these items have ever been out of the box.

- hundreds of used Gilbert Flyer items in the collection:
engines, freight cars (this page), passenger cars, and accessories.  There are also nine boxes of track, roadbed, and switches.  She's still working on the list and pictures of those.  I have only just begun to upload those pictures; if you're interested, check back often!

- a list (with pictures) of freight cars in the collection made by
other manufacturers: American Models, Crown Models, Lionel, and others.

Here's the preliminary list of used Gilbert Flyer Freight Cars in the collection:

478     white with red roof and ends
605     Sheet-metal flatcar w/log load
623     Illinois Central reefer
625     Shell tank car (seven available)
629     Missouri Pacific stock car (three available)
630     AF caboose (thirteen available)
631     Texas & Pacific gondola (five available)
632     Lehigh New England gondola (five available)
633     Baltimore & Ohio boxcar (six available)
635     CNW crane car
636     AF wire reel flatcar (four available)
637     MKT boxcar (two available)
638     AF caboose (eight available)
639     AF boxcar (four available)
640     AF hopper (eight available)
641     AF gondola (two available)
642     AF boxcar (three available)
642     Seaboard boxcar (three available)
644     AF crane car
648     Service car (two available)
714     Log unloading car
715     Auto unloading car w/red car
716     AFL hopper
736     Missouri Pacific stock car (two available)
801     Baltimore & Ohio hopper (four available)
802     Illinois Central reefer (two available)
804     Norfolk & Western gondola (four available)
805     Pennsylvania gondola (five available)
806     AFL caboose (six available)
904     AFL caboose
905     Sheet-metal flatcar w/log load
911     C&O gondola (five available)
912     Koppers tank car
916     Delaware & Hudson gondola (five available)
919     CB&Q hopper dump car (two available)
920     Southern gondola (eight available)
921     CB&Q hopper dump car (two available)
922     GAEX boxcar
923     Illinois Central reefer (three available)
924     CRP hopper (four available)
925     Gulf tank car (twelve available)
926     Gulf tank car (two available)
928     New Haven flatcar (two available)
929     Missouri Pacific stock car (six available)
930     AF caboose (six available)
931     Texas & Pacific gondola (two available)
934     Floodlight car
935     AFL bay window caboose
936     AFL flatcar w/wire reel load (three available)
937     MKT boxcar (two available)
938     AFL caboose
940     Wabash hopper (six available)
941     Frisco Lines gondola (two available)
942     Seaboard boxcar (two available)
944     AF crane car (two available)
945     AFL Work & Boom car
947     Northern Pacific reefer (three available)
970     Seaboard operating boxcar (three available)
971     Operating lumber flat car w/rubber men
971     Operating lumber flat car missing men
976     Missouri Pacific operating cattle car
977     AFL operating caboose ru bber brakeman
977     AFL operating caboose metal brakeman
979     AFL bay window operating caboose rubber brakeman
979     AFL bay window operating caboose rubber brakeman
979     AFL bay window operating caboose missing brakeman
982     BAR boxcar (two available)
984     New Haven boxcar
988     ART Co. reefer
24039   Rio Grand box car
24052   UFGE boxcar
24106   Pennsylvania gondola
24110   Pennsylvania gondola (four available)
24113   Delaware & Hudson gondola
24124   Boston & Maine gondola
24125   Bethlehem Steel gondola (two available)
24127   Monon gondola
24422   Great Northern reefer (four available)
24533   AFL service car
24546   Work & Boom Car
24553   Rocket trans flatcar no rockets
24556   Rock Island Flatcar w/wood load (two available)
24561   AFL crane car
24566   New Haven flatcar w/circus load
24569   AFL crane car
24575   Bordens Milk flatcar
24603   AFL caboose (two available)
24626   AFL caboose
24627   AFL caboose
24630   AFL caboose (two available)
24633   AFL bay window caboose
24636   AFL caboose (six available)
25071   Tiejector car
25081   NYC operating boxcar
25515   U.S. Air Force flatcar but no rocket car

Here are some pictures of used Gilbert Flyer Freight Cars from the collection.

916 D&H Gondola #1 made in 1955-1957.  $30

916 D&H Gondola #2 made in 1955-1957.  $30

916 D&H Gondola #3 made in 1955-1957.  $15

916 D&H Gondola #4 made in 1955-1957.  $15

916 D&H Gondola #5 made in 1955-1957.  $15

24113 D&H Gondola made in 1958-1959.  $40

24125 Bethlehem Steel Gondola made in 1965-1966.  $15
This is the later unpainted plastic version with Pike Master couplers and no track rails.

24125 Bethlehem Steel Gondola made in 1965-1966.  $15
This is the later unpainted plastic version with Pike Master couplers and no track rails.

919 CB&Q dump car made in 1953-1956. C-6 to C-7 based on 5 pictures. $80.
It's dirty, but it looks to me as if it will clean up to C-7,
except for a little paint flaking off the frame on the end with the brake wheel.

Stay tuned!  There are lots more coming.


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