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Scalecraft Baggage car - 17/64 scale.  Lobaugh Pullman trucks.  Paint, decals, and shield added by a modeler.  The car itself has some value; the paint, decals, and shield do not.  The trucks are among the best, but a pair is on eBay right now for under ten bucks, and remains bidless.  New wheels alone cost double that.

I was going to guess Walthers and Walthers trucks, but it is just a guess.    It would have been a kit built by someone.   

I don't know what the roof is made of.    the Walthers car kits came with wood roofs that were cut square.    they used the same stock and just cut to length for a particular car.    The modeler had to file and shape the roof ends and add details.    The walthers kit instructions came with a template for the shape.     This one looks too sloped to my eye to be prototypical.    but maybe MKT had some like this.

The modeler tried to make it look like a particular MKT car, so if  you can find prototype photos of an MKT baggage car, probably a 70 foot long car, it would be a good guide as to how to restore it.

In my opinion it has little value as a collectible and probably more value as a finished model of a real car.

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