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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 TRAINS PREWAR SET 291E RED COMET COMMODORE VANDERBILT PASSENGER SET

$869.95 Buy It Now
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LIonel Prewar O 27 Gauge Freight Set

$50.00
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 254 610 610 612 FOUR CAR RESTORED SET VERY NICE

$349.00
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WATER SLIDE DECALS FOR LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 2955 SHELL w LETTERS 2 PIECE SET

$9.95 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Set 353 8E 511 512 517 Boxes 69 Rail Road Crossing

$975.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel Flying Yankee train set 616 617 x 2 618 very good condition

$500.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel 18 19 190 Olive Green Passenger Set New York Central Unrestored

$124.95
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Prewar Lionel 180 181 182 Brown Passenger Set New York Central Restored

$99.95
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge Set with 384E 390T 3 215 217 Caboose

$1,375.00 Buy It Now
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Rare Prewar Lionel Passenger Set 180 C1932 w 259 loco259T603603604

$265.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel Standard Gauge Set 352E w 10E 332339341 C1928

$500.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL LINES PREWAR 309310312 STATE BROWN PASSENGER TRAIN CARS 3 PART SET

$199.99
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Prewar Lionel 10E 332 339 341 Grey Passenger Set New York Central Unrestored

$299.95
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Prewar Lionel 10 337 337 338 Mojave Pass Set New York Central Unrestored

$199.95
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Lionel Prewar PASSENGER SET 296E CIRCA 1932 36 TWO TONE GREEN C6 C7

$595.00 Buy It Now
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Standard Gauge Lionel PreWar 352E Peacock Green Set 10E Engine

$425.95 Buy It Now
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Lionel 152 Set Early Prewar

$175.00
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LIONEL Train 12 LOG SET for 164 Loader Dump Car Prewar Postwar O 027 Gauge Part

$11.99 Buy It Now
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LIONEL TRAINS 0209 BARRELS SET OF SIX Prewar Postwar O 027 Gauge Pre War Part

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LIONEL Train Ten LOG SET for 164 Loader Dump Car Prewar Postwar O 027 Gauge Part

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Lionel PreWar 294 O Gauge Train Set

$299.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR SET O 72 GAUGE WIDE RADIUS OPERATING SWITCH TRACK SET 711

$108.30
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Lionel Prewar Set Box 236 Only

$169.99
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Lionel prewar standard gauge 0 gauge 550 figure set w box step stool suitcase

$459.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Standard gauge 1835 Train set

$280.00
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Vintage Lionel Prewar 253 Green Electric Engine 0 4 0 TRAIN CAR OLD FROM SET

$49.00
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LIONEL PREWAR IVES SET I694 ELECTRIC LOCO 3 PASSENGER CARS CIRCA 1932

$1,675.00 Buy It Now
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Vintage Lionel Prewar Pullman Lighted Passenger Car Set

$149.95 Buy It Now
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Lionel PREWAR TINPLATE TRAIN SET

$61.00
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 10 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION SET 2

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 10 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION SET 3

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE O 31 COMPLETE OVAL 12 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION set 1

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Lionel Prewar O Gauge 85 Set of 3 Telegraph Poles Lot A

$64.95 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE O 31 COMPLETE OVAL 12 PIECES EXCELLENT CONDITION set 2

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE O 31 set of 8 half sections

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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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