Marx Electric Train and Village Set

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 25, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Marx Electric Train and Village Set

This listing is for Marx Electric Train and Village Set. Set is as shown in the photo's. This is mine from when I was a child. I dont know if the transformer or engine works. Comes with some extra track pieces and everything shown in the photos. Please as any questions you may have before you purchase. Will ship UPS. USA ONLY unless youre willing to pay actual shipping charges for international UPS shipping. Louis Marx and Company was an American toy manufacturer in business from 1919 to 1978. Its products were often imprinted with the slogan, "One of the many Marx toys, have you all of them?" History A popular American manufacturer of toys and trains founded in 1919 by brothers Louis and David Marx, which usually supplied the price niche below Lionel and Flyer, making it popular with those who couldn't afford those brands. Marx train production started in 1934 with the purchase of Joy Line trains. Marx toys is one of the most recognized, respected and popular names among today's antique toy collectors. Louis Marx, was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1896. At the age of sixteen, Marx began working for F. J. Strauss Company, a toy manufacturer that produced items for Abraham & Strauss Department Stores. His energy and enthusiasm helped him to become a manager by the time he was twenty. In 1919, Marx had a falling out with Strauss. Deciding
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