Various pullers made for Lionel over the years. The tips of the jaws were often broken due to weak metal and stubborn wheels. Lionel improved later versions with stronger alloy, re-enforced jaw tips, and made it easier to replace broken jaws. Modern Era ST-311 Wheel Pullers have serifs in the number "ones" (ST-311) and Postwar versions have sans-serif ones (ST-3II). Watch for this when purchasing a puller someone is trying to pass off as being original Postwar.

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