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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 REISSUE OF HIAWATHA PREWAR FREIGHT ONE OF A KIND

$695.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 1630 1630 1631 BLUE SILVER 3 CAR PASENGER SET

$119.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel 610 612 Three Car Set Early Body 1915 1925

$29.99
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LIONEL PREWAR TRAINS BARRELS SET OF SIX FOR PREWAR GONDOLAS 7 8 INCH TALL

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ORIGINAL PREWAR LIONEL TRAINS 308 SIGN SET LN IN ORIGINAL BOX NICE

$18.00
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Rare Lionel Prewar 813 O Cattle Stock Car Green Orange Short Wheel Base Set 5

$125.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR O Gauge Boxed Train Set 266 REDUCED

$399.95 Buy It Now
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lionel 265e Prewar Train Set

$450.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 181 SET 262 LOCO 812 814 817 ALL ORIG VG 1931 32 RUNS

$429.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Freight Set 1068W with 1689E Black Streamline Loco 1936 37

$115.00
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LIONEL STANDARD PREWAR PASSENGER SET 309 310 312 1924 39

$67.66
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LIONEL PREWAR 2 4 2 STEAM PASSENGER SET 262 1931

$92.00
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Fantastic Lionel prewar Flying Yankee 267 set boxed with set box EX NICE

$157.51
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Lionel prewar O gauge Blue Streak passenger set restored NICE

$222.50
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Lionel standard gauge prewar set 432E 400E 400T 418419490

$3,795.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL 1666E PREWAR O GAGE TRAIN SET

$55.00
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Lionel O Gauge Part Prewar Baldwin Disc Wheels Set W Mainrod Boss 229 18

$19.95
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Lionel O Gauge Part Prewar Baldwin Disc Wheels Set W Rim 229 17

$17.95
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HTF 1931 PREWAR LIONEL OPERATION INSTRUCTION BOOKLET FOR EARLY SET LOT B

$12.99
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LIONEL PREWAR 248 ORANGE ELECTRIC ENGINE 629 COACH 630 OBS LOOK GOOD SET

$60.16
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SCARCE 1930S PREWAR LIONEL 55 REMOTE CONTROL AIRPLANE PYLON ACCESSORY SET BOX

$1,199.99 Buy It Now
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Lionel prewar 253 Passenger set

$175.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel 248 prewar freight and passenger set

$140.00 Buy It Now
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Excellent Lionel Original Prewar BOXED Set 92

$350.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel original prewar set of redcream passenger cars

$28.00
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Lionel prewar passenger car set

$128.50
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Lionel No 160 Prewar Passenger Set with Track and Box

$295.00
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Vintage Lionel Prewar O Gauge 609 609 611 Blue Passenger Car Set with Boxes

$39.00
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LIONEL PREWAR SET W 1666 LOCO 2666W TENDER 2 2640 1 2641 PASS CARS

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Lionel O Gauge PreWar Commodore Vanderbilt Freight Set Whistle Tender 265 E 265E

$299.94 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR 600 601 602 LIGHTED PASS CAR SET O GAUGE VERY GOOD

$99.00
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LIONEL PREWAR 600 601 602 LIGHTED PASS CAR SET O GAUGE VERY GOOD

$99.00
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LIONEL ORIGINAL PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE NICKEL EAGLE JOURNALS SET OF FOUR

$12.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL ORIGINAL PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE NICKEL EAGLE JOURNALS SET OF FOUR

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SET OF FOUR ORIGINAL PREWAR PASSENGER CAR STEPS METAL LIONEL or FLYER 3 4 TALL

$3.95
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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.