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Steam engine lettering color 5 months 3 weeks ago #6216

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When did the lettering color change from gold to yellow (deluxe gold the T-1s debut with.)?
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Steam engine lettering color 5 months 2 weeks ago #6223

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I don't think the color changed. Dulux gold was around since the 1920's. Doubtful that the Reading actually used a gold-leaf type of lettering.
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