Identifying Various Pieces of Prewar O gauge track (Need a bit of help)

So, that bug has been itching away at me, I gotta buy somethin again. So I open up eBay again, ready to satisfy it. A few hours pass and I find this.
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The title was (roughly) this: "65x Bing etc Track 0"
"Bing etc"
God, another one of these. The seller doesn't do their research, and just posts the whole lot with the little info about the makers they do have.
That was my first thought, but the more and more i researched, the more I realized that the seller probably did try researching, and came up as bare as I did. Honestly I don't blame them anymore for not providing information to go with these tracks, I could barely find any over the course of like an hour. I think the two matching Left and right-hand manual switches are American Flyer, but that's just a guess. Most of this would have origins in Europe, specifically Germany, Which does help, slightly. Another helper being that at least some of these are Bing, so that helps too, I guess.

So here is a little challenge for any of yall out here who want to help, or just like passing the time looking at trains, feel free to help. I do have a few sources I used to help, most aren't completely scoured for every piece of information, so it would be good to check them all. If you guys have any sites that can help me gather more information about these, that would be amazing as well. I'll post updates on my research (I'm not lazy, I'm still going to do some searching myself) and let you know what I find here. I'll also post the pictures that came with it, so you guys don't have to just look at a picture of a box for information.

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-American Flyer (Or hafner) 3-rail Left-hand Manual Switch
-___________ 3-rail Left-hand Manual Switch
-___________ 3-rail 60 degree(?) Crossing


-Beckh 2-rail Right-Hand Maunal Switch
-???????????????
-Bing 60 degree(probably) 2 rail crossing
-Bing 2-rail Right-hand Manual switch


-American Flyer (or hafner) 3-rail Left-hand Manual switch
-____________ 30 degree(?) 3-rail Crossing (Could possibly be American flyer)


The third track on the left, the curved three rail one, It might be Bing, due to the coupling hook in the tie. It's either Bing or Early Marklin.
Anyway, here are the sources I found that I think will help you all.
https://www.worthpoint.com/
https://railwaypages.com/track-identification
If yall find any more, feel free to tell me, I'm always looking for more places to learn about the history of these interesting little toys!

UPDATE:
I found this, Ironically on the same page I was using orignally, and only found a little info on.
https://railwaypages.com/other-toy-train-track-images
I'll make an update to see if this brings any new info to light
It'll be added as an edit to this post, so I don't get banned for spamming

UPDATE 2: I found the identity of the switch on the far left in image 2, apparently it is a "Beckh" switch, and a few more pieces of the track in this lot might be made by them too

Yay, I guess

I think the silver 3 rail switches are Distler, a German make.  Two of the switches look like they have wood bases, so I'm guessing they could be homemade or hybrids of commercially made switch parts on wood bases - every so often I do run across this type of switch on European auction sites.  Thanks for posting the pics - always glad to discover a 3-rail switch I've never seen before!

 

 

otimo posted:

I think the silver 3 rail switches are Distler, a German make.  Two of the switches look like they have wood bases, so I'm guessing they could be homemade or hybrids of commercially made switch parts on wood bases - every so often I do run across this type of switch on European auction sites.  Thanks for posting the pics - always glad to discover a 3-rail switch I've never seen before!

 

 

The auction is still up, you can get them if you want
I've decided to use my money for something else (More trains)

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