In addition to the regular line items, many model railroad manufacturers also issued special imprinted items. Some of these were done in conjunction with shows such as the Nürnberg Toy Fair, given out to dealers who visited the company’s booth at the show. Other items were done to commemorate events and the like. Regardless, these items remain popular with collectors because of their relative rarity.
Trix was no exception to this practice, and here are a few examples of such special imprint cars. In the 1980’s, there were at least three special imprints; none represented an actual railroad car. Here are three Nürnberg Toy Fair cars for the 1980’s; presumably, there are more: