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Prewar Lionel Train Sets

Prewar Lionel trains were generally less detailed than later models. The hobby of model railroading had yet to be defined as such. It was still evolving from the realm of fancy toy or novelty to detailed modeling and serious hobby.

Lionel took a lead position in the industry by advocating for a standard track size, the first of which was called of all things, "Standard Gauge". The Lionel Prewar period also saw the introduction of "O gauge" . Construction was typically heavy gauge sheet metal and cast iron. Bright colors were also very prevalent especially in the mid prewar period (1926 - 1929).

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Lionel Oiler man repro figure from 550 set of prewar figures or people by MTH

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Lionel conductor repro figure from 550 set of prewar figures or people by MTH

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Lionel LADY repro figure from 550 set of prewar figures or people by MTH

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Lionel Prewar 1941 O Gauge Passenger Train Set 891W 226 Loco 2226 2623 Manhattan

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MTH TRAINS DIECAST LAMP POST SET LIONEL PREWAR VINTAGE TYPE ELECTRIC 57 METAL

$21.69
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MTH TRAINS DIECAST STREET LAMP SET LIONEL PREWAR VINTAGE TYPE ELECTRIC 59 METAL

$31.19
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LIONEL 292 SET BOX EMPTY 248 PASS SET PREWAR O GAUGE X3261

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Lionel 51010 Lionel Prewar Celebration Series Train Set

$280.00
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Lionel Prewar 2640 2640 2641 Green Passenger Set

$99.99
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Vintage Prewar Lionel 1936 O Gauge Train Set With Boxes And Accessories Working

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ORIGINAL LIONEL PREWAR PASSENGER SET NO 33 35 36 no 81 controlling rheostat

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Lionel 152 Set Early Prewar

$175.00
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Lionel Prewar 294 Set Box Only Late 1920s

$29.95
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Lionel Prewar Standard gauge 1835 Train set

$406.00
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 812 GONDOLA GREEN NICKEL TRAIN CAR FROM SET

$15.00
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Lionel 141W PREWAR train set with boxes C 8

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PREWAR STANDARD GUAGE GAUGE LIONEL TRAIN SET IN BOX NR

$399.00
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 10 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION SET 1

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 10 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION SET 2

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 10 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION SET 3

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE O 31 COMPLETE OVAL 12 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION set 1

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE O 31 COMPLETE OVAL 12 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION set 2

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE O 31 set of 8 half sections

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Prewar Lionel O Scale Train Set Engine 248 Stock Car 813 812

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LIONEL PREWAR FREIGHT SET 7003 WITH 1688 ENGINE TENDER 3 CARS TRACK TRANSFO

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Lionel Prewar Set 1091E Rare 1666E 2689T 3659 2680 2682 1039xform EX C 7

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Vintage Prewar Lionel Train Set 259E Engine Pre War

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NEW Lionel PreWar 14 Ornament Set With Gift Box

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prewar lionel train set

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Lionel Train Prewar Set

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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR BOXED 347E STD GAUGE 8 337 338 PASS SET ALL ORIGINAL

$729.95
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 253 610 610 612 FOUR PIECE SET VERY NICE

$329.95
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 148 EMPTY SET BOX 261 PASS X3615

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Lionel postwar prewar 308 sign yard set in orgbox

$4.99
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Prewar Lionel 267w streamline flying yankee train set w set box

$850.00
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One of the great prewar Lionel train sets was The Blue Comet which features a detailed lit interior with hinged doors and swiveling seats. A removable roof allows all this fine detail to be appreciated and enjoyed.

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