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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 SET OF PREWAR TRAINS engine 50 pullman observation and mail car

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VINTAGE LIONEL O SCALE PREWAR SET TRUCK ASSEMBLIES AXELS JOURNALS

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LIONEL SET OF 3 PREWAR O GAUGE ILLUMINATED ORANGE PASSENGER CARS 603 603 604

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LIONEL PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE SET 423E 400E 7 CAR FREIGHT SET BOXED CA1933 C 8

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LIONEL PREWAR 253 PEACOCK ILLUMINATED SET TWO 607 CARS608 OBSERVATION CAR

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Lionel Prewar Train Set 150 Original Condition Runs Great

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EXTRA NICE LIONEL TINPLATE PREWAR 1923 24 LARGE 400 SERIES REST PASS SET EX

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LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR TRAIN 249E 249 STEAM BOILER SET DRIVE ROD BOLTS

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Lionel Original Prewar Rare Mixed Trim Boxed Stephen Girard set 378W

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LIONEL PREWAR BILLBOARD SET FROM LIONEL RAILORADER CLUB NO RESERVE

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LIONEL TINPLATE PREWAR 1915 1917 STANDARD GAUGE RESTORED 18 19 190 PASS SET

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Lionel 8 Prewar Tinplate Passenger Set 8 337 337 338

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2 Sets MTH Rail King O Scale 57 Red Corner Lamp Set Lionel Prewar Style

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Lionel 318 Standard Gauge Prewar Passenger Set w 318 309 309 312 Restored

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Lionel Ives prewar 0 Gauge 1709 freight car set with 1708 cattle car

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Interesting set of 4 green 10 metal passenger coaches with Lionel prewar trucks

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Lionel Prewar O Gauge Train Set of 3 Cars

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Lionel prewar 262 Engine w 610 610 612 Terra Cotta Maroon Passenger Set

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Lionel Prewar O Gauge 252 607 4 608 2 Peacock Set Engine and 6 Cars

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Prewar Lionel Freight Train Set 262 Engine with 803805806 Tinplate Cars

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Train Software ideal for Lionel Set Polar Express Christmas Vintage Prewar Lot

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Lionel Prewar O Gauge SPECIAL Freight Set 1095W 1666 2620 96 3659 2657 RARE

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LIONEL ORIGINAL PREWAR SET 98 SET BOX ONLY FOR 253 LOCO 610 610 612 CARS

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LIONEL 6 51010 MLR Tin Plate Set 246E Prewar Celebration Series NEW Original Box

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

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

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LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR TRAIN COLLECTION 261 262 SET BOILER SIDE DRIVE RODS

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LIONEL PREWAR 1700 JUNIOR PASSENGER AND OBSERVATION CAR SET PAINTED RESTORATION

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LIONEL PREWAR 3 CAR PASSENGER SET 2 2640 CARS 1 2641 NICE CONDITION

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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 1939 SET W ORIGINAL BOXES ENGINE BABY RUTH MANUAL CARS USA

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

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lionel prewar train set engine observation car two pullmans carsnew york l

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LIONEL PREWAR 259E PASSENGER TRAIN SET C6 1931 1934

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Lionel original prewar set 367w with o b and rare set box

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SCARCE Lionel Prewar 188 Dump Car and Elevator Set in Original boxes NO RESERVE

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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.