what year was the model 8739 life like super chief train set produced it is ho scale and looks fairly old?

Question by return2mtn72: what year was the model 8739 life like super chief train set produced it is ho scale and looks fairly old?
I was rummaging through old toys of mine and I wanted to see how old this was.

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Answer by S
I would contact the experts, husband says “sounds like around mid-50 or 60’s”
Life-like is no longer in business, Walthers bought them in 2005 so getting them to find out would be a chore. NMRA does research, you can ask them for more information.

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