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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 TRAINS PREWAR 94 HI TENSION TOWERS STD GAUGE MTH RE ISSUE A SET OF 3 C8

$124.95
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Lionel Prewar PASSENGER SET 296E CIRCA 1932 36 TWO TONE GREEN C6 C7

$449.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL 204 LOCO PREWAR TRAIN SET REPAIR RESTORATION CATALOGSPAPERS UNCATALOGED

$185.00
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LOT 0110 Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Pullman Passenger Cars 3 Car Set

$80.01
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RARE LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 186 ACCESORY SET OF 5 184 BUNGALOWS IN ORIGINAL BOX

$399.99
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Set 337E 8E ENGINE 337 PULLMAN 338 OBSERVATION

$525.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Set

$9.01
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Prewar Lionel Set No 290E W 259E 1689T 652654659657 C1936

$300.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel Set No 240E W 260 260T812820810817 C1934

$980.00 Buy It Now
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7 VINTAGE DIE CAST WHITE RAILROAD SIGNS FROM LIONEL PREWAR SET 308 NICE

$19.99
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Lionel 752E Vintage Prewar Set Union Pacific Streamliner

$375.00
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Lionel Ives Prewar Transition O Gauge Passenger Car Set 610 612 three cars

$64.00
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Vintage Prewar Lionel No 347 Set with No 8 Locomotive and Cars in Boxes Olive

$349.99
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Vintage Prewar Lionel No 353 E Set with No 8E Locomotive and Cars in Boxes

$349.99
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LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR TRAIN 261 262 STEAM BOILER SET DRIVE WHEEL AXELS A PAIR

$2.95
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Prewar Lionel 259E Freight Set w 259E 1689T 651654656657659 C 1938

$340.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel Standard Gauge Set No 360E w 8E on Ives Body 332 337 338

$600.00 Buy It Now
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EXTA NICE LIONEL TINPLATE PREWAR O GAUGE 1926 32 252 RESTORED 5 PC FREIGHT SET

$525.00 Buy It Now
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Train Software ideal for Lionel Set Polar Express Christmas Vintage Prewar Lot

$34.95 Buy It Now
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Lionel 550 PreWar 6 Figures Set Standard Gauge w Box Step Stool Suitcase Great

$225.00
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Set of Lionel Prewar Passenger Cars 600 601 602

$150.00
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lionel jr prewar passenger set With 1688 Locomotive

$130.00
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Prewar Lionel Std Gauge Freight Set No 361 W 318511512513514517 C1931

$555.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel O Gauge Hiawatha Streamliner Passenger Car Set

$207.50
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Lionel Prewar Steam locomotive Wheel Set of 4 Lionel JR streamliner 1700 wind up

$39.95
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Lionel Prewar 332339 341Peacock Standard Gauge Original Passenger Car Set

$110.99 Buy It Now
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Lionel PreWar Train Set

$400.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Green Lamp Post No 56 set of 2 prewar 1930s Standard Gauge light

$89.99
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LIONEL PREWAR BILLBOARD SET FROM LIONEL RAILORADER CLUB NO RESERVE

$19.99 Buy It Now
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LOT 0112 Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge No 205 Freight Containers Set of 3

$40.00
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SET 3 Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES OBSERVATION CARS 36

$425.00 Buy It Now
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PAIR OF Prewar of Lionel O Gauge 607 Peacock Set LOOK LOOK

$110.00 Buy It Now
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LOT 0116 Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge No 94 High Tension Towers Set of 3

$30.00
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LOT 0117 Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge No 92 Floodlight Towers Set of 3

$50.00
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Lionel Prewar outfit 251B Switcher Set in Original Boxes 227 Locomotive

$910.00
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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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