The Five-Digit Orange-Stripe Streamliner Set
In 1958, Gilbert converted to a five-digit numbering system.  The fourth generation of streamliners, then, was little more than a continuation of the #96x series, renumbered according to the new five-digit system.
In fact, unsold inventory was sold in new boxes bearing five-digit catalog numbers even though the car inside the box had the old 96x number!  This orange set was made only in 1959.
#24776 Combination Car
(Picture courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

This space reserved for the extremely rare #24794 Coach Car
#24816 Vista Dome Car
(Picture courtesy of an anonymous donor.)
#24836 Observation Car
(Picture courtesy of an anonymous donor.)
The only set in which these cars was sold is the #20520 Bankers set sold in 1959.
(Picture courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

Unsold inventory was sold as "Special Set" #20192 in 1960.

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