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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 352E Peacock Green Set 10E Engine332 Bagg339 Pull341 Obser

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LIONEL 7003W FREIGHT SET 1688 TORPEDO 1940 BOXED SPECIAL PREWAR O X5695

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Old Lionel Trains Prewar Freight Set Steam Engine Cars Priced to Sell

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

$279.00
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR SET BRK UP BRASS TINPLATE CARS ORIGINAL STICKERS USA MADE

$131.01
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Lionel PreWar 252 engine and three coaches with one box Train Set

$100.55
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Set 337E 8E ENGINE 337 PULLMAN 338 OBSERVATION

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Lionel Prewar Peacock Green Set 10E Engine 332 Bag 339 Pull 341 Ob Standard

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Lionel Set of 2 Prewar Tin Crossing Gates 46 Vintage O Gauge

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Lionel Prewar Freight Set 1094 w 1684 Engine 1689T Tender 1679 1680 1682 Cars

$89.95
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR LIGHTED OBSERVATION BAGGAGE PASSENGER CAR SET EXC + NR

$54.00
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LIONEL JR PREWAR SET 6205 1700E 1701 X2 1702 STREAMLINE ENGINE

$41.00
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EARLY IVES PREWAR LIONEL TRAIN SET OLIVE GREEN ELECTRIC ENGINE PASSENGER CARS

$71.00
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EARLY PREWAR LIONEL TRAIN SET 292 ELECTRIC ENGINE PASSENGER CARS ORIGINAL BOX

$102.50
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EARLY PREWAR LIONEL TRAIN SET ELECTRIC ENGINE PASSENGER CARS DOUBLE TRUCKS

$29.01
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR BOXED 347E STD GAUGE 8 337 338 PASS SET ALL ORIGINAL

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1930S Lionel Prewar O Gauge Outfit No 164 Orange Electric Train Set

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

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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 253 610 610 612 FOUR PIECE SET VERY NICE

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Lionel prewar train set Everything included

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LIONEL PREWAR 229 ENGINE CARS SET LOT JN 45

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Prewar Lionel Set No 259tender653655807 circa 1930s

$129.00
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SAKAI VINTAGE TRAIN SET BOXED LIKE MINIATURE LIONEL STANDARD GAUGE PREWAR NICE

$399.99
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Lionel original prewar o gauge passenger set with set box

$33.00
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR LIGHTED OBSERVATION PULLMAN PASSENGER CAR SET 607 608

$20.50
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Lionel Prewar O Gauge Sears Special Tin Toy Train Set 5000E 261 610 612 NICE

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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 7006 UNCAT BOXED TRAIN SET ORIG SET BOX 1941 42 ONLY

$127.50
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR SET 291E RED COMET COMMODORE VANDERBILT PASSENGER SET

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Lionel Trains Prewar 18 19 190 Passenger Cars Set Standard Gauge Restored

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Lionel prewar 616E flying yankee chrome 617 618 three car set 1935 C6 Very Good

$137.00
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Lionel Scarce prewar 618 619 Silver Streak two car set 1935 C6 Very Good

$204.01
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LIONEL 8100W BOXED SET 204 STEAM + FREIGHT 1941 UNCAT PREWAR O X5746

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LIONEL 1666 2 6 2 ENGINE W 2689W WHISTLE TENDER AND 4 CAR SET PREWAR EXCOND

$69.99
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Lionel original prewar set 294

$57.99
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LIONEL PREWAR 636W UNION PACIFIC TRAIN SET W 636W 637 638 COULPERS USED

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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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