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Offline The_Mad_Hadder

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Playmobil train set 3958
« on: December 07, 2017, 11:06:01 »
This could go in either Report and Review or Trains. I picked TRAINS!!! I hope you enjoy


Both version boxes with store display (Note box art work does not give away version number. Contents do.) We will start with the box artwork. It is the same for both sets


Frontside Artwork

Longside Artwork

Shortside Artwork

Shortside Artwork

Contents of version 1:

Note how both the caboose and passanger car do not have pre printed decals. Both contain sticker sheets for the cars in question along with the locomotive.
Also note the train track box artwork is an older style in version 1
Transformer has silver sticker label

Contents of version 2:

Only locomotive and passanger car have stickers, the caboose is screen printed.
Transformer has white/bone colour paper sticker label

All other contents appear to remain the same.


I can probably get away with that posting of the instructions.


I kindly ask that you please post your comments here rather then in my "All things western thread so that it does not swamp that over there.
« Last Edit: December 07, 2017, 11:26:57 by The_Mad_Hadder »
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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2017, 13:29:50 »
Pretty amazing to see the set twice in such mint condition. Congratulations on finding them!

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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2017, 13:39:04 »
Thanks for sharing those pictures.  What a great find!
 

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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2017, 13:56:19 »
Is this box complete with manual ?

(It is still missing in my library.)

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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2017, 14:02:01 »
Ich frag mich, was mich mehr umhaut: die genauen Vergleiche oder schlicht die Tatsache, daß Du das tolle Set gleich zweimal hast!

Danke für den interessanten Einblick.

Wonder what's more amazing: your accuracy in comparing or simply that you do own that awesome set twice..

Cheers for sharing that interesting facts.


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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2017, 14:08:58 »
Is this box complete with manual ?

(It is still missing in my library.)

As you can note in the last picture, there is an open set of manuals. I will send you scans, but it will have to wait until the new year.
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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2017, 14:10:31 »

 you do own that awesome set twice..


Well actually I own three of them. 2 MIB and 1 display set
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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2017, 14:51:11 »
Well actually I own three of them. 2 MIB and 1 display set

Owning that many ought to be illegal!

And thank you for the photos.   :wave:
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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2017, 19:31:55 »
Wow!

Where did you found them?

I contacted a guy in detroit (somewhere near Detroit) and when we were about to close the deal he told me that his son sell them :(

i was going to hit the road but :(

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Re: Playmobil train set 3958
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2017, 08:35:51 »
Thanks for showing the box contents, TMH!  The main difference between the two versions is stickers vs. printing on some of the parts, as you have noted before on set 4122. Different inner box too. Do the instructions have different printing dates?

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