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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 Early Prewar O gauge 154 Set Circa 1917 All the MFG features

$250.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Early Prewar Standard Gauge Set No 40 38 In Maroon

$350.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel PreWar ORIGINAL 150 Electric Set with Three 600 Pullmans C 7 J2S

$395.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 57 MAIN ST AND BROADWAY STREET LAMPS SET OF 3

$149.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Outfit 296 with OBs and set box

$345.00
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Lionel Prewar 1668 Steam Engine 1689T Tender and 3 cars OB Original Set

$149.99
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25 LIONEL PREWAR TRAINS BARRELS SET OF 25 FOR PREWAR GONDOLAS 7 8 INCH TALL

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LIONEL PREWAR BRASS JOURNAL BOX FOR 250E 400T BLUE COMET GIRARD STATE SET 350E

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LIONEL MTH PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE BRASS DOME SET 385E 392E 1835E LOCO SET OF 3

$29.95 Buy It Now
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LIONEL MTH PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE NICKEL DOME SET FOR 1 384E LOCO NEW SET OF 3

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LIONEL MTH PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE BRASS DOME SET 384E 390E 1 390E 2 390E LOCO NEW

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MTH LIONEL PREWAR BLUE COMET PASSENGER SET 263E 263T 615 612 613

$599.95 Buy It Now
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LIONEL 1571 Telegraph Poles Clock from 1569 SET LIONEL JR Prewar

$19.99
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LIONEL STANDARD GAUGE PREWAR 337 338 332 RED 3 CAR PASSENGER SET

$195.00 Buy It Now
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VINTAGE PREWAR LIONEL SUPER SCARCE 1588 0 GAUGE WINDUP TORPEDO ENGINE

$599.99 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar No10E Electric Locomotive 4 Car Passenger Set Standard Gauge

$500.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR 792 793 794 RAIL CHIEF 3 CAR PASSENGER SETRARE

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PREWAR POSTWAR LIONEL 308 RAILROAD SIGN SET

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LIONEL O SCALE SET OF VINTAGE PREWAR TRUCK ASSEMBLIES AXELS JOURNALS WHEELS

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LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR TRAIN 258 257 STEAM BOILER 1 SET DRIVE ROD BOLTS

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VINTAGE LIONEL O SCALE PREWAR SET TRUCK ASSEMBLIES AXELS JOURNALS

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LIONEL O GAUGE 249 249E PREWAR TRAIN COLLECTION SET BOILER SIDE DRIVE RODS

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LIONEL MTH PREWAR O GAUGE 260E BRASS DOME SET SET OF 3

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LIONEL MTH PREWAR STD GAUGE BATH WINDOW MATERIAL BLUE STATE SET

$1.50 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR 800 2800 LARGE SERIES FREIGHT SET

$375.00
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 7100WX 204 LOCO AND TENDER WITH 3 ROLLING STOCK CARS SET

$275.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE SET OF EARLY TRUCKS NR

$9.99
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LIONEL PREWAR EARLY SET 153 LOCO AND 3 PASS CARS ORIG NICE NR

$36.00
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LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR TRAIN COLLECTION 257 258 SET BOILER SIDE DRIVE RODS

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LIONEL 1091 BOXED SET 1666 + FREIGHTS PREWAR O GAUGE X3946

$129.99
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Lionel 278E Red Comet Passenger Empty Set Box Only 1935 Prewar No Reserve

$50.00
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Lionel 264E Red Comet Loco 261T Tender 1935 Prewar No Reserve 278E Set

$75.00
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Lionel 603 603 604 Red Comet Passenger Cars 1935 Prewar No Reserve 278E Set

$45.44
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O Gauge Lionel Prewar Flying Yankee 616 passenger set used not running gb ja

$47.66
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Lionel 261T Red Comet Tender Empty Box Only 1935 Prewar No Reserve 278E Set

$9.99
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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.