American Flyer 4-4-4 "8020" and not "3020"???

Discussion in 'G / O / S Scale Model Trains' started by wasteking, Jul 7, 2012.

  1. wasteking

    wasteking New Member

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    Anyone ever heard of this? I picked up a shell and frame (no motor) at a yard sale which was in pretty good shape. It obviously was a 3020, right? Well when I got it home and looked more closely, the stamping says 8020. Anyone ever heard of such a thing? If someone repainted this puppy and stamped it themselves, they did a pretty stinking good job. The font, color, size, everything looks genuine. Any help on tracking down what this might be is appreciated. I didn't pay much for it and it still looks good. So if I got scammed, it wasn't painful.

    TIA,
    JD
  2. gbwdude

    gbwdude Member

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    Post some pics of your beast and I'm sure someone will take a stab at figuring out what you scored.

    Tyler