model train set on track

The Madison Hardware Collection (Richard Kughn’s)- a pre-auction pictorial

e*Train Issue: Aug 2003   |   Posted in:

August 08 – 10, 2003

Novi Expo Center
Novi, MI
Sale Produced by: RM Classic Car Productions, Inc.

RM Classic Cars is pleased to have been chosen by Richard and Linda Kughn to close out Madison Hardware, the world’s largest collection of Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, and other model trains. Thousands of lots from throughout Lionel’s hundred year history will be sold, including hundreds of unopened trains and sets still in their original packaging. This treasure trove of model railroading will be sold in two parts.

The first half will be sold in conjuction with RM’s Woodward Dream Cruise collector car auction on August 8th, 9th, and 10th. Part Two of the Madison Hardware sale will take place in conjuntion with RM’s Michigan International Collector Car Auction in Novi, MI, on November 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a part of the world’s greatest model train collection.

Photos of Madison Hardware and Carail, Summer 2000 by Bob Mintz