Anniversary Auction - "Jöhstadt" Special Model

LGB is celebrating its 50th anniversary together with the Preßnitztalbahn in Jöhstadt, Germany on may 19th – 21st 2018.The locomotives running on this narrow gauge railway will have a special birthday logo during the celebration weekend. LGB has created 5 locomotives of the IVk 99 1568-7 with this special logo. These models are being auctioned here. So if you want to be one of the lucky winners to own one of these 5 unique models, all bearing the celebration Logo and coming together with a certificate, you may bid on the form below.

Join in the bidding. Five "Jöhstadt" special models of the IVK 99 1568-7 are ready to be auctioned. This is a model of the Meyer locomotive, class IVk, in the version of the "Rekolok" / "Rebuilt Locomotive" in use on the DR. It has a prototypical paint and lettering scheme for Era IV. Two powerful Bühler motors mounted in ball bearings drive all of the wheel sets. Traction tires. The locomotive has an mfx/DCC decoder with many sound and light functions, headlights that change over with the direction of travel, cab lighting, and a smoke unit. Length over the buffers 48 cm / 18-7/8".

This beautiful locomotive from LGB is being produced in a one-time series and is limited worldwide to 5 units with special imprinting. Each locomotive will come with a certificate with the number 1 to 5. The opening bid is € 999.00 Euros. The online auction ends on May 31, 2018. The five highest bids will each receive a special model.

Auction Start: April 10, 2018

Auction End: May 31, 2018

Here is how to enter your bid:

  • Enter your bid amount and your contact information including your telephone number.
  • Your current bid must be at least 1 Euro higher than the next highest bidder.
  • The bids entered are checked every workday for credibility and seriousness. Only genuine bids will be accepted and displayed as the current bids on this page.
  • The current highest bid will be published at regular intervals on the Website.

If there are several bids at the same amount, the earliest bid entered will win. The five highest bids will each receive a special model.

So, have a lot of fun bidding on our five unique special models! The proceeds of the auction will benefit the Presnitztal Railroad.

The winners of this auction are invited to receive the auctioned model on the Märklin Open House Day on September 14 and 15, 2018 in person from the Märklin management. Alternatively, we would be happy to send you the locomotive.

Current bid: 1310,- EUR (ever Lok)

Eligibility Requirements

Organizer of the online auction is Gebr. Märklin & Cie. Gmbh, Göppingen, Germany. All private individuals, who have turned 19 years of age at the time of the auction, are eligible to participate. The auction begins on April 10, 2018 and ends on May 31, 2018. Participation in the auction is free of charge and participants incur no other obligations with the exception of the five highest bidders, who are obligated to pay their bid amount upon winning the auction.

The bids entered are checked every workday for credibility and seriousness. Only genuine bids will be accepted and displayed as the current bids on the auction page. Märklin reserves the right to reject dubious bids. If there are several bids at the same amount, the earliest bid entered will win.

The winners of this auction are invited by Märklin to receive the auctioned model on the Märklin Open House Day in person from the Märklin management. If the winners decide not to pick up the auctioned models in person, the models will be sent to them.

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