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Wondering what the prices would be on a copy right 1968 Aurora bus system in the box( damaged but still clear face) with blue grey hound all pieces complete with color manual.  Also have a red unmarked bus, and 4 sets of bus by pass #4414, 1 set of curve track #4412, 2 sets of bus bypass electric #4413, and 1 set straight track #4411.  I have attached a picture of the main set with extra red bus and showing some box damage.  Happy to send more pictures if needed.  Thanks for your time.

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Hi Douglas

The bus system was a cool item for sure. Imported from Faller of West Germany. As long as the set contains all pieces especially the track connecting pins then it's value ranges from $100-150.  The red busses usually go for $40-50. You can easily check their operation by holding a 9 volt battery to the pick-up shoes.  The 4414 are called intersections and figure around $25 a box if sealed (with tape, these were never shrink wrapped)with good boxes, a little less if used. The straight and curved 4411 and 4412 figure around $15-20 a box.  The bypass is the most desirable so about $30 a box is usual. These items are popular with collectors so condition always plays a big part in the prices. Hope this helps and let me know if I can help any further.

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My area of knowledge is with the N Scale Aurora Postage Stamp train line that was sold from 1967-1973. I can answer 99% of all questions about this line.

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I have a large collection of these trains and consider myself in the top 3 experts in the country and probably the world.

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