>THANKS FOR THE RESPONSES REGARDING THIS POSTING.
>In the responses I was told that the way to tell an original "Beechcraft
>Bonanza" from a reproduction is by counting the number of rivits holding
>it together. The respondent did not know how many there should be. Can
>anyone tell me the number for an original versus a reproduction?
>Also, The car I have is just a plain flatcar with no special fixtures for
>holding the airplane. How was the airplane held onto the car originally?
The #6500 airplane was red/white and the train car was not numbered.
The #6800 airplane was black/yellow and the car was numbered 6800.
Repros will NOT have "The Lionel Corporation" on the underside.
The airplane has held on the car with a #J-60 white elastic band.
Hope this helps clarify things,