Volume 2, Number 9

Featured News

Lionel Introduces Boy Scouts of America® 100th Anniversary Collector Train Set

Lionel Introduces Boy Scouts of America® 100th Anniversary Collector Train Set

Lionel, a leading manufacturer of electronic model train sets and accessories, is set to introduce an 0-8-0 Steam Freight Collectors Set commemorating the Boy Scouts of America 100th Anniversary. This first time offering incorporates the Boy Scouts' ethos into the Lionel tradition, giving collectors a chance to play and learn with the classic work train set. This set is due to ship in early 2010.

The set will include:
0-8-0 steam locomotive and tender, boxcar, bulkhead flatcar with box and wheel load, work caboose, a powerful CW-80 Transformer, FastTrack track sections to create a 40" x 60" track layout oval. The collector's Boy Scouts of America® 100th Anniversary boxcar in this set features Boy Scouts of America® illustrations by Norman Rockwell. Additionally, a special commemorative Lionel patch will be included with each set.

Locomotive Features:
Transformer controlled forward, neutral, and reverse operation Operating steam whistle with ON/OFF switch Operating headlight Puffing smoke Engineer and fireman figures.

Freight Cars Feature:
Die-cast metal trucks
Interior illumination in work caboose
Opening doors on boxcar
Movable boom and operating winch on derrick car
Expected Retail: $299.99
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A BSA® Boxcar featuring the Scout Law will also be available. The decoration on this special boxcar includes the 12 points of Scout Law, the Universal Emblem, and authentic railroad markings. Expected Retail: $59.99

To purchase this set or add-on boxcar, locate a dealer near you by visiting the Lionel website at lionel.com.

What's New

Cranston Debuts BSA ® Nostalgic Fabrics Featuring Boys' Life cover illustrations by Norman Rockwell

Cranston Debuts BSA® Nostalgic Fabrics Featuring Boys' Life cover illustrations by Norman Rockwell Cranston Debuts BSA® Nostalgic Fabrics Featuring Boys' Life cover illustrations by Norman Rockwell

Cranston, a BSA Licensee, has designed a complete line of fabrics featuring illustrations from Boys' Life covers by Norman Rockwell. Under Cranston's Quilting Treasures™ brand, a full array of quilting fabrics including eight complementary patterns in several colors has been created to work together specifically for quilt designs or other similar crafting projects.

This collection will be available in Hobby Lobby, Hancock Fabrics, and Mary Jo Fabrics by end of year.

For more information on Quilting Treasures, please visit quiltingtreasures.com.


Coveroo Offers Custom Etched Designs for Mobile Devices and More!

Coveroo Offers Custom Etched Designs for Mobile Devices and More!

What is Coveroo? Coveroo specializes in custom laser etching on mobile and electronic devices such as cell phones, PDAs, MP3 players, iPods and laptops to name a few. Coveroo offers a variety of BSA® designs and illustrations to choose from and areas for personalization. Individuals can choose from laser etching orcolor technology that that bonds the color image to your electronic or mobile device to help prevent from peeling or rubbing off. For more information visit Coveroo at coveroo.com/boyscouts.

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