|Unpainted Red Pullman Heavyweights|
|These are Gilbert's unpainted red Pullman Heavyweight cars made from 1948 through 1952.
I got this set rather by accident. I got the painted observation car as a kid and had wanted to get the matching cars for over fifty years. I didn't know there was an unpainted version of these cars so I got really excited when I won two #652 coaches on eBay. Imagine my disappointment when they didn't match my painted observation car! What did I do? What could I do? I had to complete this set. So the whole set came from eBay.
|#653 Combination Car
|#652 Coach #1
|#652 Coach #2
|If you look really closely, you can see that this #652 Coach uses a serif font for its lettering.
My books don't comment on this variation.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)
|#654 Observation Car. Mine has a serif font!
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