A.C. Gilbert American Flyer #761 Semaphore

Manufacturer:A.C. Gilbert American Flyer
Manufacturer ID:761
Model Introduced:1949
Finishpainted & lettered
The #761 Semaphore was offered from 1949 through 1956, in two variations. The first variation has either a light or dark green base with "American Flyer" imprinted on the base. The second variation, which is shown in the main photo, produced in 1949 has "American Flyer Lines" imprinted on the base. In both cases they came with two #697 Track Trips, two #692 Fiber Pins, one #707 Track Terminal, a packing list, an M2620 Tag (which reads "CAUTION -- Do not allow train to stand on track trip at anytime or coil may become overheated"), and an instruction sheet showing the wiring diagram. How to install and operate this model is covered in the May 2011 issue of the S Gaugian magazine.
photo © Ted Hamler

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