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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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JI 0222 Lionel Prewar 3 Car Passenger Set

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Lionel prewar 253 w 607 607 608 SG Green Dark Green Passenger Set Beauties

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Prewar Lionel 1941 Train set 838

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Prewar Lionel 00 Scale 001 New York Central 4 6 4 Hudson Train Set 0080W

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RARE 1935 LIONEL PREWAR ARTICULATED SILVER STREAK SET 279E 265 261TX 618 619

$1,100.00
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LIONEL O SCALE PREWAR STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TRAIN ENGINE SET 4 SPOKE DRIVE WHEELS

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Prewar Lionel O Gauge Blue Aluminum Passenger Car Set 600 601 602

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LIONEL 7003W FREIGHT SET 1688 TORPEDO 1940 BOXED SPECIAL PREWAR O X5695

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 2 603 PULLMAN 604 OBSERVATION CAR SET

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Lionel Prewar Boxed Set 146W

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE NICE 253608608607 W ORIGBOXESSET BOX

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LIONEL TRAINS RARE PREWAR PLEASURE BOAT 43 W CLOCKWORK MOTOR ENGINE STAND SET

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Antique Vintage Prewar Ives Lionel Set 4 Metal Telephone Poles For Toy Train Set

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Antique Vintage Prewar 42 Piece Set Of Track For Lionel Ives Toy Train Set

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Lionel PreWar 352E Peacock Green Set 10E Engine332 Bagg339 Pull341 Obser

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Lionel Outfit 296 prewar O Guage Train Set Box BOX ONLY useable conditon

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Lionel Outfit 249 prewar O Guage Train Set Box BOX ONLY useable conditon

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Prewar Lionel Set

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LIONEL PREWAR TRAIN SET 1932 ONLY IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH BOXES

$359.00
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Lionel Prewar Set 145W 224E engine and 2224W tender w 5 freight cars EX C 7

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1946 Flying Shoe set Stepped axles Prewar cars Lionel Postwar 0 Gauge C173

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252 loco w 607 607 608 Peacock pasenger set RUNS Lionel Prewar 0 Gauge C175

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Old Lionel Trains Prewar Freight Set Steam Engine Cars Priced to Sell

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Lionel 752E City of Portland Streamliner Set Prewar

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

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

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Lionel prewar train set Everything included

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ORIGINAL LIONEL PREWAR OUTFIT 296 TRAIN SET AND ACCESSORIES

$749.00
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Lionel Set of 2 Prewar Tin Crossing Gates 46 Vintage O Gauge

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NEW Lionel PreWar 14 Ornament Set With Gift Box

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

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

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PREWAR LIONEL TRAIN SET

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LIONEL PREWAR 229 ENGINE CARS SET LOT JN 45

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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR SET 291E RED COMET COMMODORE VANDERBILT PASSENGER SET

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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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