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Winter 2016 / Spring 2017:

  • 013E blue-orange diesel delivered with bright green clockwork
  • 013E blue-orange diesel showing a hand-painted bright blue clockwork, NO cable holes
  • 1510 "Smoking engine" with and without coal box
  • new version and better pictures at the 500er Maerklin engines
  • Battery-dummies for the battery tender 1502 and 1504
  • Tipper 001 with false punched tins
  • Layout of Detlev Gebhardt showing new pictures
  • several pages without frames
  • ...........
 

Autumn 2016:

  • Animals for the 509 and 238 / 1638 were made by Manurba
  • Another cute layout in Switzerland
  • 013 A diesel with double lithographed cabin fish plates
  • "Police Machine" in 3 versions
  • 2 catalogues from approx. 1960
 
15-OCT-2015:
  • New leaflets at the FCW catalogue section
  • Price list 1961
  • news and changes at the 509, 510 and 511 waggons
  • a Greek Wharf Crane remake
  • several new and better pictures
  • VEDES Set 1639 and another set without No.
  • ......
 

Christmas 2014:

  • Advert from 1949
  • Graphic Track elements
  • New pictures from Switzerland
  • A new Biller Layout from Lower Bavaria
  • Changes at the Train Sets 150, 235, 600, 1640 and without-17
  • Merged the Tarin Sets 2000 U and E
  • New FCW-Catalogue pages from 1962, 66, 68 and 69
  • New pictures and text at the 758 / 759 Crane set
  • Changes at the 1825 E Giant
  • Several changes at the self-made freight cars
  • and as usual several minor changes
 

Autumn 2014:

  • FCW-Katalogseite von 1960
  • News at the green battery Diesel 1013
  • More pictures and information about the Esbi-Set
  • Changes at the waggons / coaches 503, 513 / 1504 and 524 Blister
  • Train Sets 237, without 13, Z1 and Z3
  • Retailer boxes for the 001 Tipper, 009 curved track - differently pictured lid at the last version Set box
  • Works Shop with a real nice Plastic Steam Loco and Tender - and 2 failed re-assembled Diesels
  • a KLM-Vickers viscount with significantly different lithographie to the 170 KLM-Pilot Trainer
  • Several "peanuts" at the Excavators
  • and that's it
  • Enjoy
 
Spring 2014:
  • Tri-Plane cover picture
  • as of 1967 FCW started to issue 84 specialized catalogues instead of complete volumes
  • Set 1620 listed in 1967 as NEW type error? Acc. to description would a Set 1614!!!
  • Dusyma-Building-Bricks as of 1935 www.dusyma.de
  • Different roof colours at the red clockwork Diesel 013B
  • re-dated some box - lids
  • "How to handle..." of the 1820 and 1830 are identical
  • Some changes at the 100 TWF Italian description different numbering
  • Alteration / conversion of the 1502 battery truck
  • different chain drums at the 750 excavators
 
Christmas 2013:
  • pre-war AA-car from 1937 - new pictures with box
  • Race cars 031 with No. 10 and 14
  • a boxed 1815 manual Giant
  • Set 1635 presenting slight different contents
  • amended Layouts - Luxembourg and several
  • another Spanish leaflet - for the 1600 E train set
  • 520 A green Passenger Coach with bright grey roof
  • Dealer box presenting 6 x 501
  • self-made loco with fly-wheel motor, 3 more self-made coaches
  • .....
 
Autumn 2013
  • German Novelties 1960
  • red boxes at the switches - and some other boxes
  • a Russian soldier - unknown so far - even to me!!!
  • Dealer box presenting 6 x 503-1
  • 3 x Swedish "How to handle..." at the 750 Excavator, 100 TWF and the leaflets
  • and as usual some minor corrections
 
Spring 2013
  • 3 American catalogues
  • Christmas 1957 in Switzerland - FCW
  • the black 500 Maerklin
  • Train sets "cleaned up"
  • amended by 3 locos and 2 toys at the "Work-Shop" Curiosities
  • revised the 1820 Portal Crane
  • revised the 750 Excavator completely and made them easier to find in the <--- link listing
  • added a layout at an exhibition in Frankfurt / Germany
  • as usual corrected minor mistakes
 
2012 Autumn
  • added availability of the 1800 Giant
  • picture from two exhibitions in 2010 (I'm very late :-( ) and 2011 in Luxemburg.....
  • the mould for the plastic figures
  • Set 250 U
  • Changes / new or better pictures at the coaches 508 - 509 - 511 - 514 und 515
  • Interesting details from an 1952 FCW-catalogue - to be investigated more deeply!!!
  • Changes / new or better pictures at the toys 090, 110, 190, 195, 1750, 1800 und 1810
  • corrected several small mistakes
  • and the rest of the update can be tracked by following the bright blue background ....
 
Friday, 2012-APR-13th

rectangular excavator chains available again

 
2012-FEB-22nd until FEB-29th

Re-starting - slow pace - but got re-started.

  • new picture of the 1815 manual Giant 1815
  • a fragmented green Peep Chick
  • an invoice from 1937, 2 adverts from 1939 and 1941
  • new and additional pictures at the FCW-catalogues / leaflets
  • invoice from 1937 about HaBi Auto and HaBi Aircraft
  • several editorial changes
  • .....
 
2011-MAR-20:
  • a leaflet and a price list (Dutch versions) from 1964 and 1966
  • yellow motor cover at the battery staem locos
  • Train sets amended
  • 105 Airport and Crane Set 863 /864 received completely new pictures
  • and as usual some small changes e.g. production dates at some of the coaches
  • .....
 

JAN-16-2011 presenting the promised Autumn and Xmas Updates 2010:

  • 100 TWF with horizontal striped base, black or white wheels
  • Excavator 745-2 in at least 3 versions
  • Extension Set E-3
  • Price list 1963
  • Specials 1966
  • Steam loco 500 in black with red clockwork
  • better pictures at the Sets 1620 and 1660
  • refurbished / re-assembled 755 excavator with large boom
  • advertising from 1938
  • several new info and pictures at the coaches / wagons
  • a seldom plastic Steam Loco
  • .....