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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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BEAUTIFUL PREWAR LIONEL 072 GA 754 OBSERVATION CAR FOR UNION PACIFIC SET

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Lionel Prewar 278E 027 Gauge Red Comet Passenger Set Box Only 1935 36

$359.00
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge 385TW Whistle Tender Set Box

$75.00
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge 390E Engine Tender Master Carton Set Box

$359.00
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LIONEL PREWAR CLASSICS FOUR CAR PASSENGER SET Rail King MTH Lionel NEW

$174.95
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Lionel Prewar Standard Gauge6 cars + 1 Engine Train Set Circa 1901 1942

$880.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar Hiawatha Passenger Set

$750.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Lines Prewar 3 Car Passenger set 1690 1691

$33.99
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25 LIONEL PREWAR TRAINS BARRELS SET OF 25 FOR PREWAR GONDOLAS 7 8 INCH TALL

$19.95 Buy It Now
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LIONEL 1668E PREWAR SET USED NO RESERVE

$95.00
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LIONEL TRAINS 0209 BARRELS SET OF SIX Prewar Postwar O 027 Gauge Pre War Part

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NEW Lionel PreWar 14 Ornament Set With Gift Box Sold Out SEALED

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Lionel PreWar3 Green Original Pass set 2610 1 612 Very nice Large set

$180.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR 332 338 339 STANARD GAUGE PASS CAR SET RESTORED C8 1925 33 SHARP

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LIONEL PreWar SET BOX No 240E TRAIN PreWar O GAUGE BOX ONLY

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Vintage LIONEL Train PREWAR Original Miniature Figure Set 550 w ORIGINAL Box

$199.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR TRAIN COMPLETE BOX SET STANDARD ORIGINAL BOX AND PAPERS

$1,500.00
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Lionel original prewar 071 telegraph post set

$250.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 613 614 615 TWO TONE TERRA COTA CREAM 3 CAR PASS SET

$150.00
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Lionel Prewar Train Set in Box 3 Cars and 1 Locomotive Tracks Sign Catalog

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Lionel Prewar set w red 251 710710712 passcars ca1925 32 01305552T

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Lionel Original Prewar Set of 3 Baby State Set Passenger Cars

$28.00
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LIONEL PREWAR SET OF CABOOSE 2 SUNOCO TANK CARSBOX CAR FLAT CAR

$79.99
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Vintage Lionel Prewar O Gauge 021 Switch Set

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1934 LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE UNION PACIFIC UP SET CATALOGED OUTFIT NO 751E

$975.00 Buy It Now
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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 071 SET OF SIX 060 TELEGRAPH POSTS IN YELLOW ORIGINAL BOX

$500.00 Buy It Now
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1917 LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE SET CATALOGED OUTFIT NO 166 156 610 610

$1,050.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Prewar 266 set 254 engine 6102 and 612 cars Restored

$320.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel Original Prewar Coal Train Set 340E 1929 Only

$2,550.00 Buy It Now
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5 Piece Lionel Prewar Train Set VG 1937 41

$39.99
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VINTAGE PREWAR 30LIONEL 71 TELEGRAPH POLE SET STANDARD GAUGE W BOX

$178.00
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LIONEL PREWAR PASSENGER TRAINS SET

$99.99
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LIONEL PREWAR 550 FIGURE SET ORIGINAL COMPLETE C10 NEW MINT IN ORIGINAL BOX

$350.00
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LIONEL PREWAR CLASSICS FOUR CAR PASSENGER SET Rail King MTH Lionel NEW

$174.95
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PREWAR LIONEL TINPLATE 608 2 607 ORIGINAL SET BOX 257 O GAUGE PEACOCK

$62.99
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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.