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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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LOT 212 Lionel Prewar O Gauge 259E Locomotive Tender Freight Set 3 Cars

$168.50
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LOT 214 Lionel Prewar O Gauge 1688 Set Engine Tender 3 Cars

$102.99
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Lionel 250 prewar train set

$300.00
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Lionel Prewar Red Silver 3 car 610 610 and 612 Pullman Observation Set

$155.99
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Lionel Prewar Blue Silver 3 car 26402640 2641 Pullman Observation Set

$155.99
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lionel prewar train set engine observation car two pullmans carsnew york l

$299.00
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SET 3 Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES OBSERVATION CARS 36

$325.00 Buy It Now
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PAIR OF Prewar of Lionel O Gauge 607 Peacock Set LOOK LOOK

$99.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR TRAIN 027 TRACK SET BOX ACCESSORY KIT W BOX VG ORIG

$23.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Set 266E w 254E 6102 612 Excellent w Boxes c1927 34

$227.50
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PREWAR LIONEL LINES JUNIOR STREAMLINER SET 1700

$175.00 Buy It Now
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lionel original prewar two tone brown set 394e in individual boxes and set box

$575.00
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Lionel 607 and 608 Prewar Pullman and Observation Cars set Peacock

$50.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Set 2ea 1692 Pullmans and 1693 Observation Cars Uncataloged Set

$75.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Steam Engine wind up Wheel Set 4 Lionel JR streamliner 1700 49055

$39.95
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Lionel prewar standard gauge 0 gauge 550 figures set w box step stool suitcase

$395.88 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel 2440 2440 2441 Passenger Set

$65.00
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LIONEL 603 603 604 PREWAR O GAUGE ILLUMINATED PASSENGER CARS SET OF 3 ORANGE

$199.99
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LIONEL PREWAR 1930S O GAUGE FREIGHT SET 262 LOCO 262T TENDER 803 804 806 807

$499.99
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Lionel Prewar Peacock Green Set 10E Engine 332 Bag 339 Pull 341 Ob Standard

$279.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR TRAIN 262 261 STEAM BOILER SET DRIVE ROD BOLTS

$3.98
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Prewar Lionel Blue Streak Passenger Set w Original Boxes

$600.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL ORIG PREWAR 751W SET UNION PACIFIC 752 W 753 754 WITH ORIGINAL BOXES

$159.06
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Prewar Lionel Std Gauge Set No 34 Olive Green 33323536 Cars C 1923

$102.50
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1938 LIONEL 616 617 618 FLYING YANKEE STREAMLINER SET BOXES PREWAR O GAUGE X3473

$325.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel prewar train set Everything included Reduce to sell

$800.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Set 353 8E 511 512 517 Boxes 69 Rail Road Crossing

$975.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR 308 RAILROAD SIGN SET 5 SIGNS

$38.77
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 1630 1630 1631 3 PASSENGER CAR SET VG+ ALL ORIG 1938 42

$134.95
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LIONEL 752E PREWAR O GAUGE UNION PACIFIC M10000 STREAMLINER PASSENGER SET

$1,499.99 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR 613 613 614 TERRA COTTA MAROON 3 CAR PASSENGER SET

$240.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 2600 01 02 3 CARS SET RED OVER RED ORIG EXC 38 42 NICE

$289.95
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Lionel Prewar Flying Yankee Set 267E 616 617x2 618 Runs Lighted

$119.06
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Lionel Prewar City of Denver Set 299W 636W 637x2 638 Runs Lighted

$179.49
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Lionel Original Prewar Set of 3 Two Tone Blue Passenger Cars BOXED

$565.00
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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.