The Playcraft range of models was developed from the original Jouef range marketed not only in France but also world-wide.
Here are a few pictures of early Jouef items.
|The lid of a Jouef set made for export and printed in English||And inside was the original clockwork tank engine No:708 together with two early wagons||The original SNCF 2nd Class coach featured in early Playcraft catalogues in the 'Suburban set' but was never incorporated into the range.|
|An early Jouef set Circuit 50 which has a British scene on the box lid||An early example of a Jouef set containing the tank engine, green box van and 'Total' tanker.||One of the first British outline models produced was the NB shunter. This is an early Jouef 9v version|
|Jouef version of the BR Second Open coach (SO)||Jouef version of the BR Second Brake corridor coach (BSK)||Jouef version of the BR Composite corridor coach (CK)|
|Some of the wagons in Jouef boxes||The brake vans were sold in pairs||A set of original four wheelers|
My Jouef site is now up and running for more information about Jouef trains