New York Central System - Spec 486 Lot 559-B / or Lot 563-B Boxcar Decal
with filled-in stencil breaks in System Oval.
During the mid 1920’s, the New York Central purchased several Lots of 40ft steel boxcar loosely based on the earlier 50 ton steel USRA boxcar design.
This decal set provides car-specific lettering for one of four in-service cars, plus number-jumbles and additional reweigh info for any other car number.
This set decorates ONE car, Full car-specific lettering is included for:
Lot 559-B, NYC 121752 AC&F - St. Louis, 1927 (circa-1956)
Lot 559-B, NYC 121317 AC&F - St. Louis, 1927 (circa-1957)
Lot 563-B, NYC 122668 MDT - East Rochester, 1927 (circa-1955)
Lot 563-B, NYC 123049 MDT - East Rochester, 1927 (circa-1951)
The System Oval stencil breaks are filled-in, as the shops were instructed by NYC standards.