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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 Prewar O Gauge Passenger Set 248 629 630 in Orange Color Scheme VG

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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 613 613 614 TERRA COTTA MARRON 3 CAR PASSENGER SET

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

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ORIGINAL LIONEL PREWAR OUTFIT 296 TRAIN SET AND ACCESSORIES

$649.00
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1903 LIONEL ELECTRIC TRAINS CATALOG Wm Vagell PREWAR Standard O 027 Gauge Set

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1909 LIONEL ELECTRIC TRAINS CATALOG Wm Vagell PREWAR Standard O 027 Gauge Set

$9.99
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1902 03 LIONEL Electric TRAIN CATALOG Wm Vagell PREWAR Standard O 027 Gauge Set

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1906 LIONEL ELECTRIC TRAINS CATALOG Wm Vagell PREWAR Standard O 027 Gauge Set

$9.99
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1910 LIONEL ELECTRIC TRAINS CATALOG Wm Vagell PREWAR Standard O 027 Gauge Set

$9.99
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1914 LIONEL ELECTRIC TRAINS CATALOG Wm Vagell PREWAR Standard O 027 Gauge Set

$9.99
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1911 LIONEL ELECTRIC TRAINS CATALOG Wm Vagell PREWAR Standard O 027 Gauge Set

$9.99
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1913 LIONEL ELECTRIC TRAINS CATALOG Wm Vagell PREWAR Standard O 027 Gauge Set

$9.99
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Lionel 0 Prewar Celebration Series 269E Freight Train Set 261E 6 51009 NIB

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JL Lionel Prewar 250E Hiawatha Passenger Set Older Restoration

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LIONEL TRAINS RARE PREWAR LIONEL JUNIOR ARTICULATED STREAMLINE ENGINE SET

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SET OF 4 PREWAR METAL TELEPHONE POLES LIONEL O GAUGE GREEN

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SET OF 5 PREWAR METAL TELEPHONE POLES LIONEL O GAUGE GREEN

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

$395.77
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LIONEL 2757X PRR CABOOSE FOR SET OB SCALE DETAIL PREWAR O GAUGE X5942

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

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Lionel PreWar 294 O Gauge Train Set 252 529 529 530 With Boxes

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Prewar Lionel Standard Gauge 400E Blue comet set with passenger cars

$2,525.25
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Lionel Prewar 267 Streamliner Flying Yankee Train Set 616 617 618 DAKOTApaul

$155.00
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High Grade Lionel Prewar No 106 3 piece Bridge Set w BOX NO RES DAKOTApaul

$162.51
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lionel Ives prewar Signal Set No1569

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

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Prewar Lionel Set No 240E W 260 260T812820810817 C1934

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LIONEL SET PREWAR O GAUGE

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Prewar Lionel No 33 Locomotive Set w 4 Cars 31 35 35 36 Maroon Standard

$249.99
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LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR TRAIN 261 262 STEAM BOILER SET DRIVE ROD BOLTS AND SLEEVES

$3.95
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LIONEL 96 SET INCLUDES 153 603 603 604 PASS OB PREWAR O GAUGE X6227

$149.99
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LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR TRAIN 2225W TENDER SET NICKEL TRIM LADDER HANDRAILS

$7.95
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NEW Lionel PreWar 14 Ornament Set With Gift Box

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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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