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These tips will take you through the process of buying and selling model trains for your collection or as gifts.
  1. Buying and Selling Basics
  2. Buying Model Trains for Children
  3. Buying Model Train Gifts

Buying and Selling Basics

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It is important to understand the basics of buying and selling model railroad trains to make sure you get the best deals. Model trains can be very expensive and a large layout or collection may be a substantial investment. While some trains to appreciate in value, they are best viewed as something you can enjoy in your retirement - not fund it. Almost any collector will tell you the secret to building a great collection is to buy what you like and what you can afford. The years of happiness you'll get from the hobby are worth more than you'll ever see at auction.

Buying Model Trains for Children

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If your children are interested in model rail road trains, foster that interest by buying them their first model trains.

Buying Model Train Gifts

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Get help buying gifts for the model rail road train lover in your life.

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