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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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PREWAR LIONEL UNION PACIFIC 636 637 637 638 STREAMLINER PASSENGER SET O GAUGE

$399.00
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Prewar Lionel Blue Streak Passenger Set w Original Boxes

$600.00 Buy It Now
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Lionel 0 Red Comet 291W Prewar Celebration Series Passenger Train Set 6 51014

$499.99 Buy It Now
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LIONEL 204 LOCO PREWAR TRAIN SET REPAIR RESTORATION CATALOGSPAPERS UNCATALOGED

$165.00
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 2600 01 02 3 CARS SET RED OVER RED ORIG EXC 38 42 NICE

$289.95
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MUSEUM QUALITY 1924 30 LIONEL O GAUGE PREWAR SET 266 LOCO 254 610 610 612 C7

$350.00
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Lionel Prewar 607 coach 607 coach and 608 observation Passenger Set

$26.00
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IVES TRAINS PREWAR STEAM ENGINE TENDER SET 1912 PASSENGER CARS LIGHTED LIONEL+

$127.50
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Lionel Ives Prewar Tin Lithograph 1690 coach 2 and 1691 observation Set

$17.50
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Lionel PREWAR set of three Manhattan Car shells 2623

$29.99 Buy It Now
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LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 309 09 10 12 4 PASSENGER CAR SET RESTORED VG NICE 1926 39

$259.95
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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 PREWAR 812T BOXED THREE TOOL SET CONSISTING OF SHOVEL PICK

$85.00
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RARE 1935 LIONEL PREWAR ARTICULATED SILVER STREAK SET 279E 265 261TX 618 619

$850.00
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LIONEL PREWAR PASSENGER SET 259E ENGINE ORANGE TERRA COTTA 603 604 CARS

$225.00
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prewar LIONEL 2657 CABOOSE FOR SET PREWAR O GAUGE NO RESERVE

$19.00
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Lionel prewar 607 608 tinplate passenger cars set of 3 j99

$62.00
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LIONEL PREWAR SET BOX 241E O GAUGE WITH 3 CARS N R

$350.00
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Lionel Prewar O gauge 5 pc Set 252 603 603 603 604 Restored

$249.00
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Prewar Lionel 4 Car 2613 2613 2614 2615 Two Tone Green Set for 763e NICE

$1,100.00 Buy It Now
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Prewar Lionel Set No 266 W 254610610 612 Olive Green C1926 27

$75.00
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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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Train Software ideal for Lionel Set Polar Express Christmas Vintage Prewar Lot

$34.95 Buy It Now
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prewar LIONEL std guage 354E SET 10E 511 512 513 514 517 RUNS GOOD

$9.99
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prewar LIONEL std guage 395E SET 390E 511 512 513514 515 517 RUNS GOOD

$9.99
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prewar LIONEL std guage SET 42 ENGINE CATTLE BOX FLAT CABOOSE

$36.00
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prewar LIONEL std guage 355E SET 318E 511 512 513 515 517 RUNS GOOD

$9.99
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LIONEL STD GAUGE PREWAR 363E set 390E + 6 cars very clean all boxes high grade

$504.99
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lionel std prewar 433e state set 20th century limited creme windows end rivets

$898.00
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lionel std prewar Ives transition set 10 332 341 339 rare

$127.50
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lionel std guage prewar set 10e 339 341 332

$53.00
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LIONEL STD GAUGE PREWAR 410E set 408E apple green 7 cars original

$565.00
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LIONEL STD GAUGE PREWAR baby brown state set 318 3 pass cars 309 310 312

$227.50
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Prewar Lionel O Gauge No616 Black Top Flying Yankee Chrome Streamliner Set

$276.00
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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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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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