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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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1933 Lionel 246E train set Prewar Restored

$339.00 Buy It Now
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1938 LIONEL 616 617 618 FLYING YANKEE STREAMLINER SET BOXES PREWAR O GAUGE X3473

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Original 1932 36 Prewar Lionel 550 Standing Figure Set in the Original Box

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Lionel Original Prewar Union Pacific M 1000 Streamliner Set

$295.00
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Lionel Prewar Peacock Green Set 10E Engine 332 Bagg 339 Pull 341 Obser St

$399.99
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Lionel Prewar Set 1091E Rare 1666E 2689T 3659 2680 2682 1039xform EX C 7

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LIONEL PREWAR 636W UNION PACIFIC TRAIN SET W 636W 637 638 COULPERS USED

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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 7100WX 204 LOCO AND TENDER WITH 3 ROLLING STOCK CARS SET

$279.95
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Lionel Prewar Set 247W 225 engine and 2235W tender w 4 freight cars EX C 7

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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Set 353 8E 511 512 517 Boxes 69 Rail Road Crossing

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Lionel prewar 180 181 182 Early Maroon Olive Green Passenger Set Beauties

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Lionel Original Prewar Boxed Set 296

$225.00
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Lionel Original Prewar Flying Yankee Set

$108.50
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PREWAR LIONEL 7 PIECE TRAIN SET 254E 810 811 812 813 814 and 817 RUNS

$350.00
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NEW Lionel PreWar 14 Ornament Set With Gift Box

$24.99
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lionel prewar 225 complete siderod set w hardware must see excellent

$14.99
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LIONEL TRAIN SET PREWAR TIN FROM 1932 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

$400.00
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Lionel Original Prewar Set of 3 Terra Cotta Transition Cars BOXED

$360.00
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 636W 638 PART CITY OF DENVER PASS SET RUNS GREAT1936 39

$249.95
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Prewar Lionel Flying Yankee train set 616 617 x 2 618 very good condition

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Lionel Prewar PASSENGER SET 296E CIRCA 1932 36 TWO TONE GREEN C6 C7

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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 267E FLYING YANKEE PASS SET CUSTOM PAINT TO IC GREEN DIAMO

$399.95
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LIONEL TRAINS RARE PREWAR SET OF PASSENGER CARS 1692 1693 W ORIG BOXES NORESER

$48.00
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O Gauge Lionel Prewar 2 603 + 604 Passenger Car Set Restored

$89.95
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O Gauge Lionel Prewar 2 603 + 604 Lighted Passenger Car Set

$89.95
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 2642 42 43 THREE CAR PASSENGER SET 1941 42 VERY NICE

$149.95
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR SET 291E RED COMET COMMODORE VANDERBILT PASSENGER SET

$869.95
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LIONEL PREWAR 258 STEAM ENGINE WITH TENDER TRAIN SET

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EXTRA NICE LIONEL TINPLATE PREWAR O GAUGE 1924 32 254 603 RESTORED PASSENGER SET

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EXTA NICE LIONEL TINPLATE PREWAR O GAUGE 1926 32 252 RESTORED 5 PC FREIGHT SET

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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Set 337E 8E ENGINE 337 PULLMAN 338 OBSERVATION

$599.00 Buy It Now
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PREWAR LIONEL 1688 W 1689W TENDER AND 3 CARS VERY NICE SET

$34.00
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 752E 753 754 CITY OF PORTLAND TRAIN SET VERY NICE

$445.00
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LIONEL PREWAR 2640 40 41 TIN TYPE PASSENGER SET EXC ILLUM MOD

$194.95
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Lionel prewar standard gauge 0 gauge 550 figure set w box step stool suitcase

$399.88
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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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