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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

$190.00 Buy It Now
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lionel standard guage original prewar 381 state set engine

$1,590.00
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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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LIONEL 1067W LL JR PASSENGER SET BOXED WITH HISTORY PREWAR O GAUGE X9352

$299.99
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Prewar Lionel O Gauge Peacock Passenger Car Set 607 607 608

$47.55
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Lionel prewar train set Everything included

$1,000.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar 332339 341 Standard Gauge Passenger Car Set

$150.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 56 LAMP POSTS A SET OF 5 ORIG WORK 1926 42 VERY NICE

$194.95
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LIONEL PREWAR SET 225 W 2235W LOCO FREIGHT CARS CIRCA 1939 C 7

$499.00 Buy It Now
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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 PREWAR STANDARD GUAGE passenger car 312 FROM A BABY STATE SET NICE CAR

$33.99
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Lionel Prewar Train Set 1935 752 E 753 754 see desc VERY RARE Vintage

$500.00
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Tin Toy Tank Car Train Set 384 3 215 217 Original

$1,275.00 Buy It Now
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Vintage Prewar Lionel No 318E Locomotive Set with 369 312 310 green door

$274.99
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 181 SET 262 LOCO 812 814 817 ALL ORIG VG 1931 32 RUNS

$429.95 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 1689 TENDER TO RESTORE GREYMISSING 1 WHEEL SET COUPLER

$4.26
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Lionel Prewar Peacock Green Set 10E Engine 332 Bag 339 Pull 341 Ob Standard

$390.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Passenger Set 253 Loco 2 607 Pullmans 608 Observation C 6 7

$149.95
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ORIGINAL LIONEL PREWAR OUTFIT 296 TRAIN SET AND ACCESSORIES

$649.00
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JL Lionel Prewar 250E Hiawatha Passenger Set Older Restoration

$895.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar 1930s Lionel 1577 Freight Set cars 1514 Box 1515 Tank 1517 Caboose

$4.49
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Prewar Lionel 263E Blue Comet Set

$1,750.00
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lionel Ives prewar Signal Set No1569

$87.97 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Set 1091E Rare 1666E 2689T 3659 2680 2682 1039xform EX C 7

$599.99
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR SET 291W RED COMET COMMODORE VANDERBILT PASSENGER SET

$750.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR 209 BARREL SET NEW OBTK

$45.44
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LIONEL PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE SET 8E LOCO AND 3 CARS INCL SCARCE 332 MAIL CAR

$102.50
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 1630 1630 1631 3 PASSENGER CAR SET VG+ ALL ORIG 1938 42

$134.95
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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 Outfit 296 prewar O Guage Train Set Box BOX ONLY useable conditon

$49.95 Buy It Now
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Lionel PreWar 352E Peacock Green Set 10E Engine332 Bagg339 Pull341 Obser

$340.00 Buy It Now
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Old Lionel Trains Prewar Freight Set Steam Engine Cars Priced to Sell

$200.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR 613 613 614 TERRA COTTA MARRON 3 CAR PASSENGER SET

$295.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR SET 39 WITH 38 GREY 116 BALLAST AND 117 CABOOSE MASTER BOX EXC

$575.00
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Lionel Prewar Flying Yankee Set No 267W or 6 31771

$374.99 Buy It Now
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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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