Maisto Diecast Enamelized Graffiti Trains


A few years back the toy company Maisto had put out a Graffiti based line of railroad trains called ENAMELIZED “Graffiti train diecast collection”. The Graffiti represented on the sides of these trains were lifted off actual graffiti pieces on train cars done by Arek, Jase, Con, Cense, Cycle, and Smith.

These, at least in my area, were VERY HARD to find at the time of their release. This series for some reason only lasted a release of six graf’d train cars. They were packaged very well, came with a piece of railroad track for display and a colorful art card of the actual train car that the graffiti piece was done on.

And since I have a very deep graffiti background these were an INSTANT love attraction for me! I hunted stores daily trying to catch them on the shelves to no avail. I came across a TON of these the other day at a local discount store and scooped EVERY single one they had. Needless to say I have quite a few sets at the moment. You can NEVER have too many GRAF’d trains rolling around the house!

Enough of my babbling here are the train cars:

JASE

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

AREK

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

SMITH

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

CENSE

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

CON

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

Cycle

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

Maisto Enamelized Graffiti Trains

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4 thoughts on “Maisto Diecast Enamelized Graffiti Trains”

      1. Cool. Came across a set of these on Ebay in the n-scale train section and was wondering if they were any good. Turns out they are 1:131 scale where N is 1:160 scale, so they’re not the right size for me.

  1. As a collector of the Maisto diecast train series, I too got a set almost as soon as they came out. but they were short-lived because of the critcism that erupted over the apparent promotion of graffitti supplies etc. on the packaging…I don’t see that they are any different than the decals model railroaders can buy to decorate boxcars in any scale.
    Also, while there are people who do not approve of griffitti as art, and see it only as vandalism, the Smithsonian does accept graffitti as an art form.
    Eye of the beholder, I suppose.

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