American Flyer Displays & History

Catalogs & Documents

This index provides links to Gilbert display catalogs and other advertising material which can be found on this website as well as well as at other online locations.  There are also links to online locations where reproductions of the items can be purchased.  Gilbert Catalogs can generally be found at myflyertrains.net, americanflyerexpress.com and rfgco.com

Display Catalogs

Display Catalog-1951No Number - Erector & AF Retail Displays (Static Displays Only)
4 Pages - 1951

Displays-1953-D1705D1705 - Displays (myflyertrains.net in album form)
 12 Pages - 1953

Dealer Displays-1954-D1750D1750 - Dealer Displays
12 Pages - 1954

Display Catalog-1955-D1794D1794 - Displays Catalog
12 Pages - 1955

AF & Erector Displays-1956-D1882D1882 - American Flyer and Erector Displays (Americanflyerexpress.com)
12 Pages - 1956


View on myflyertrains.net in album format

Highball Your Way to Profits-1957No Number - Highball Your Way To Profits
10 Pages - 1957

Displays-1959-D2137D2137 - Retail Action Displays (americanflyerexpress.com)
4 Pages - 1959


Also Available Online at rfgco.com
Displays-1960-D2196

D2196 - Retail Displays (americanflyerexpress.com)
4 Pages - 1960

Also Available Online at rfgco.com

Retail Displays-1961-D2255

D2255 - Retail Displays (americanflyerexpress.com)
4 Pages - 196
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Also Available Online at rfgco.com

Reprint available at Olson Hobbies

Displays-1962-D2293

D2293 - Retail Displays (americanflyerexpress.com)
4 Pages - 1962

Also Available Online at rfgco.com

Reprint available at Olson Hobbies

X863-41 - Dealer Catalog Retail Displays
4 Pages - 1963

Reprint available at Olson Hobbies

X464-19 - Retail Displays
1 Page - 1964-1965
 (I have been unable to find this catalog)

Display Advertising Sheets

D1671 - Action Display (112)
1 Page - 1952

Reprint available at Olson Hobbies

D2004 - Advertisement for Gilbert HO 37000 Action Display

D2005 - Advertisement for Gilbert HO 37001 Action Display 

D2011 - 5x9 Action Display (28113)
1 Page - 1957

Reprint available at Olson Hobbies

D2012 - Figure 8 Action Display (28114)
1 Page - 1957

Reprint available at Olson Hobbies

Flyerama Dispaly Brochure-1957-D2016D2016 - Flyerama Color Display
2 Pages - 1957

D2033 - Four Level Display (28115)
1 Page - 1957

Reprint available at Olson Hobbies

Accessory Brochure with Display Layouts-1958-M4195M4195 - Accessory Brochure (with Display Layouts)
2 Pages - 1958

View in album form

Other Documents

Display Suggestions-1947-D1496D1496 - Display Suggestions for Retail Stores
12 Pages - 1947

Display Suggestions-1948-D1511D1511 - Display Suggestions for Retail Stores
16 Pages - 1948

The D1511 catalog is also reproduced in its entirety in
A.C. Gilbert's Heritage,
by Donald J. Heimburger, at pages 107-122.

New Plan for Hall of Science in Your Store

THE A.C. GILBERT COMPANY
Announces a New Plan
for Building a Permanent Gilbert Hall of Science
in Your Toy Department

Trainorama Display Brochure-1953-D1706D1706 - 791 Trainorama Display Brochure
4 Pages - 1953