Lionel Prewar

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Lionel 1938 Prewar 224 Engine 2224W Tender Gondola Tanker Caboose set
Lionel 1938 Prewar 224 Engine 2224W Tender Gondola Tanker Caboose set
$125.00
Vintage Lionel Train Accessory Pre War Water Tank 93
Vintage Lionel Train Accessory Pre War Water Tank 93
$19.99
3 Lionel 58 19 and 56 Pre War Goose Neck Lamp Posts
3 Lionel 58 19 and 56 Pre War Goose Neck Lamp Posts
$25.00
Lionel Pre War 2 6 2 Locomotive 224E Diecast Steam Tinplate Passenger Set NICE
Lionel Pre War 2 6 2 Locomotive 224E Diecast Steam Tinplate Passenger Set NICE
$249.99
Lionel PREWAR 225E BIG 2 6 2 STEAM ENGINE
Lionel PREWAR 225E BIG 2 6 2 STEAM ENGINE
$189.95
Lionel Jr Pre War 1681E passenger set w 1690  1691 cars
Lionel Jr Pre War 1681E passenger set w 1690 1691 cars
$199.99
Lionel Prewar 700E Scale Hudson 700W NYC Tender1937 Serial  01 0529 Runs
Lionel Prewar 700E Scale Hudson 700W NYC Tender1937 Serial 01 0529 Runs
$3,400.00
Lionel Prewar 600 601 602 Grey Passenger Cars
Lionel Prewar 600 601 602 Grey Passenger Cars
$150.00
Lionel Train Sets Prewar
Lionel Train Sets Prewar
$299.00
Lionel prewar 3859 automatic dump car Nice
Lionel prewar 3859 automatic dump car Nice
$9.99
Lionel 2817 prewar caboose Nice
Lionel 2817 prewar caboose Nice
$9.99
Lionel Prewar 265E W 265E Blue Streak Steam Loco w Passenger Cars
Lionel Prewar 265E W 265E Blue Streak Steam Loco w Passenger Cars
$495.00
Lionel prewar crane car Nice
Lionel prewar crane car Nice
$19.99
LIONEL PREWAR 6 PC TELEGRAPH POLES WITH TRACK WITH O B
LIONEL PREWAR 6 PC TELEGRAPH POLES WITH TRACK WITH O B
$149.99
Lionel RARE PREWAR Big 763E 4 6 4 HUDSON  2263W Vanderbilt TENDER + MORE
Lionel RARE PREWAR Big 763E 4 6 4 HUDSON 2263W Vanderbilt TENDER + MORE
$2,250.00
Vintage Antique Lionel Lines Pre War O Gauge Train Caboose No 657
Vintage Antique Lionel Lines Pre War O Gauge Train Caboose No 657
$13.20
Lionel Prewar 250E  250W Hiawatha Set with 782 783 784 Milwaukee Road Pass Cars
Lionel Prewar 250E 250W Hiawatha Set with 782 783 784 Milwaukee Road Pass Cars
$595.00
Lionel Pre war 2 Cars Set 613 Pullman IN REPRO BOX
Lionel Pre war 2 Cars Set 613 Pullman IN REPRO BOX
$69.99
PREWAR LIONEL O GAUGE  2672 CABOOSE  PENNSYLVANIA 477618  VINTAGE  NICE
PREWAR LIONEL O GAUGE 2672 CABOOSE PENNSYLVANIA 477618 VINTAGE NICE
$14.99
LIONEL PREWAR 820 SEARCH LIGHT FOR ORIG
LIONEL PREWAR 820 SEARCH LIGHT FOR ORIG
$19.99
LIONEL PREWAR 912 ILLUMINATED SUBURBAN HOME EXC WITH INCREDIBLY RARE ORIG BOX
LIONEL PREWAR 912 ILLUMINATED SUBURBAN HOME EXC WITH INCREDIBLY RARE ORIG BOX
$975.00
LIONEL 127 LIONELTOWN STATION MUSTARD PREWAR O GAUGE X8786
LIONEL 127 LIONELTOWN STATION MUSTARD PREWAR O GAUGE X8786
$129.99
Lionel PREWAR 225E BIG 2 6 2 GUNMETAL GRAY STEAM ENGINE
Lionel PREWAR 225E BIG 2 6 2 GUNMETAL GRAY STEAM ENGINE
$198.50
LIONEL PREWAR 49F5974 RARE UNCATALOGUED SEARS PASSENGER SET GOOD IN ORIG BOX
LIONEL PREWAR 49F5974 RARE UNCATALOGUED SEARS PASSENGER SET GOOD IN ORIG BOX
$549.95
LIONEL TRAINS PRE WAR TRAIN SET
LIONEL TRAINS PRE WAR TRAIN SET
$315.00
Lionel Trains Prewar 224 2 6 2 Steam Locomotive
Lionel Trains Prewar 224 2 6 2 Steam Locomotive
$49.99
Lionel Trains 260E O Gauge 2 6 2 Steam Locomotive Prewar Only
Lionel Trains 260E O Gauge 2 6 2 Steam Locomotive Prewar Only
$195.00
Lionel Late Scarce PREWAR GUNMETAL GRAY 224E Prairie 2 6 2 STEAM ENGINE
Lionel Late Scarce PREWAR GUNMETAL GRAY 224E Prairie 2 6 2 STEAM ENGINE
$114.95
Lionel 94 Prewar High Tension Tower
Lionel 94 Prewar High Tension Tower
$85.00
Vintage Prewar Lionel 5208E Train Set in orig outfit setbox box 262E 607 608
Vintage Prewar Lionel 5208E Train Set in orig outfit setbox box 262E 607 608
$399.99
Lionel Prewar 205 Steam Engine and Tender for repair
Lionel Prewar 205 Steam Engine and Tender for repair
$24.99
Lionel Pre War 265E Commodore Vanderbilt Steam Tinplate Freight Set NICE
Lionel Pre War 265E Commodore Vanderbilt Steam Tinplate Freight Set NICE
$195.00
LIONEL PREWAR 711 RIGHT TRACK SWITCH WITH DIE CAST CONTROLLER O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 711 RIGHT TRACK SWITCH WITH DIE CAST CONTROLLER O GAUGE
$79.99
LIONEL PREWAR PASSENGER SET W 229 LOCO 2666W TENDER  LIGHTED CARS VG ORIG
LIONEL PREWAR PASSENGER SET W 229 LOCO 2666W TENDER LIGHTED CARS VG ORIG
$349.95
Lionel Pre war 2 Car Set 613 Pullman 614 Observation IN REPRO BOX
Lionel Pre war 2 Car Set 613 Pullman 614 Observation IN REPRO BOX
$69.99
Lionel Pre War 615 613 614 Blue Comet 3 Cars Original Must See
Lionel Pre War 615 613 614 Blue Comet 3 Cars Original Must See
$450.00
Lionel Scarce PREWAR 8 Wheeled DIECAST TENDER 2224W EX + WORKS   HC
Lionel Scarce PREWAR 8 Wheeled DIECAST TENDER 2224W EX + WORKS HC
$120.00
Lionel Prewar 1100 Mickey Mouse Handcar
Lionel Prewar 1100 Mickey Mouse Handcar
$149.95
PREWAR LIONEL NYC 2682 CABOOSE with Latch Couplers EXCELLENT Condition
PREWAR LIONEL NYC 2682 CABOOSE with Latch Couplers EXCELLENT Condition
$24.99
LIONEL 126 ROOF LIONELVILLE STATION GREEN PREWAR O GAUGE X8598
LIONEL 126 ROOF LIONELVILLE STATION GREEN PREWAR O GAUGE X8598
$15.99
Prewar Lionel 143W set with all boxes Includes the 224E  2224W die cast tender
Prewar Lionel 143W set with all boxes Includes the 224E 2224W die cast tender
$695.00
Lionel PreWar3 car Pass set 2 2630  1 2631 Blue  Silver Looks restored
Lionel PreWar3 car Pass set 2 2630 1 2631 Blue Silver Looks restored
$185.00
Vintage Lionel Pre War 299E Set Box ONLY
Vintage Lionel Pre War 299E Set Box ONLY
$85.00
Lionel Prewar Sunoco Gas and Oils Single Dome Tank Car
Lionel Prewar Sunoco Gas and Oils Single Dome Tank Car
$0.99
LIONEL PRE WAR SET 240E W 260E LOCO  FREIGHTS EX IN ORIG BOXES  SET BOX
LIONEL PRE WAR SET 240E W 260E LOCO FREIGHTS EX IN ORIG BOXES SET BOX
$1,299.95
PREWAR LIONEL O GAUGE Set of 3 passanger cars 2 x 2641 1 x 2640TWO TONE GREEN
PREWAR LIONEL O GAUGE Set of 3 passanger cars 2 x 2641 1 x 2640TWO TONE GREEN
$139.99
Prewar Lionel 2640 Pullman Car Light Blue
Prewar Lionel 2640 Pullman Car Light Blue
$19.99
Complete Lionel Prewar Outfit 266 w Setbox OBs track transformer and papers
Complete Lionel Prewar Outfit 266 w Setbox OBs track transformer and papers
$2,250.00
VINTAGEPRE WAR LIONEL  152 NYC GREEN 0 4 0 ENGINE  3 CARS 4862 15144890
VINTAGEPRE WAR LIONEL 152 NYC GREEN 0 4 0 ENGINE 3 CARS 4862 15144890
$229.00
Lionel Prewar 1940 42 165 Magnetic Crane Technical Service Manual
Lionel Prewar 1940 42 165 Magnetic Crane Technical Service Manual
$12.99
LIONEL PREWAR 810 CRANE TERRA COTTA O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 810 CRANE TERRA COTTA O GAUGE
$64.99
Large Lionel Prewar 2226W Die Cat 12 Wheel Whistle Tender
Large Lionel Prewar 2226W Die Cat 12 Wheel Whistle Tender
$295.00
Vintage Pre War Lionel Lot engine 238 e with blue Pullman Cars 601 and 602
Vintage Pre War Lionel Lot engine 238 e with blue Pullman Cars 601 and 602
$225.00
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 1680 SUNX SUNOCO TANK CAR
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 1680 SUNX SUNOCO TANK CAR
$10.00
VINTAGEPRE WAR LIONEL  253 GREEN 0 4 0 ENGINE  3 CARS TWO 607  608 RUNS
VINTAGEPRE WAR LIONEL 253 GREEN 0 4 0 ENGINE 3 CARS TWO 607 608 RUNS
$139.99
Lot of Pre War O Gauge Trains  Parts w Bordens Milk  Lionel Motor
Lot of Pre War O Gauge Trains Parts w Bordens Milk Lionel Motor
$18.50
5 Piece Lionel Train Set Prewar VG+ 1930s 42 era
5 Piece Lionel Train Set Prewar VG+ 1930s 42 era
$49.99
1936 LIONEL PRE WAR O GAUGE 263E LOCOMOTIVE  263W TENDER W ORIGINAL BOXES
1936 LIONEL PRE WAR O GAUGE 263E LOCOMOTIVE 263W TENDER W ORIGINAL BOXES
$460.00
LIONEL PREWAR 254 TRAIN SET W 607 PULLMANS AND 608 OBSERVATION CARS
LIONEL PREWAR 254 TRAIN SET W 607 PULLMANS AND 608 OBSERVATION CARS
$225.00
Lionel Prewar 122 Station
Lionel Prewar 122 Station
$39.99
LIONEL PREWAR 254 0 4 0 ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 254 0 4 0 ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE O GAUGE
$202.50
Vintage Lionel Pre War 249E Set Box ONLY
Vintage Lionel Pre War 249E Set Box ONLY
$85.00
5 The Lionel Corporation Prewar 56 Lamp Posts
5 The Lionel Corporation Prewar 56 Lamp Posts
$400.00
LIONEL PREWAR 260T 12 WHEEL GREEN BASE TENDER O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 260T 12 WHEEL GREEN BASE TENDER O GAUGE
$99.99
Lionel Prewar 1688 Black Steam Locomotive W 2689T Tender O Gauge
Lionel Prewar 1688 Black Steam Locomotive W 2689T Tender O Gauge
$74.99
Lionel Prewar  603 604 cream  orange pass cars lot 3 C 6 01299639T
Lionel Prewar 603 604 cream orange pass cars lot 3 C 6 01299639T
$79.00
Various Lionel  Towers for Parts or Restore Very Old  prewar
Various Lionel Towers for Parts or Restore Very Old prewar
$9.99
LIONEL PRE WAR FREIGHT SET W 1664 LOCOMOTIVE 2689WX TENDER  FREIGHTS
LIONEL PRE WAR FREIGHT SET W 1664 LOCOMOTIVE 2689WX TENDER FREIGHTS
$220.00
Lionel Prewar Steam Locomotive 675
Lionel Prewar Steam Locomotive 675
$98.00
LIONEL PRE WAR 265W TENDER ONLY NO WHISTLE GOOD ORIG CONDITION
LIONEL PRE WAR 265W TENDER ONLY NO WHISTLE GOOD ORIG CONDITION
$19.95
Pre War Lionel Train Set  1666 Locomotive 2666W 1682 2680 3659 068
Pre War Lionel Train Set 1666 Locomotive 2666W 1682 2680 3659 068
$29.99
Nice Prewar Lionel Flying Yankee Set 616 617 617 618 Running
Nice Prewar Lionel Flying Yankee Set 616 617 617 618 Running
$135.00

Model trains were popular back in the early 1900's and in those days, the most used were O scale model trains. The good thing about O gauge trains was that even though they were small, they were not too small for everybody to handle, including kids. After that, numerous sizes became available, and the O scale fell out of favor. In the 1990's, an innovative company commenced producing trains in this size once again, and new people learned the enjoyment of model trains.

A very important factor that tends to make this size popular is because it is a lot easier to build a permanent background and track. When using the smaller sizes, the details on the setup can begin to mix together, which makes it challenging to have a terrific setup. With the slightly greater size of the O gauge trains, it can be less difficult to make all of your other models to the proper scale, so you do not have to sacrifice any details.

The O gauge can make an excellent starter set for anyone of any age. They are the best size for the smaller hands of children. They are able to put them together easier, and also pick the trains up and cope with them easier after a derailment. O scale trains used to come in merely a 3 rail model, but currently are also for sale in a 2 rail model. Some people still favor the 3 rail model. This might be from the nostalgia of adults, because they might have played with the 3 rail model as kids.

Of all the various scales on the market, model trains O scale are the most in-demand. Part of this is due to it is less difficult to put together a miniature world to go along with the train set. For many, their initial exposure to model trains were trains that were O scale. They are also much more available when compared with a number of the other train sizes. As a consequence of their size, they are a good option to give to a child as his or her starter set, plus simple for a beginner to manage. If you're considering model trains, check into the O scale trains.

Lionel Prewar items recently purchased through this site:

Lionel Pre War 254E Electric With Matching 600 Passenger Cars, Lionel Pre War 252 O Gauge Electric Type Locomotive Matching Pass Cars, Lionel PREWAR BIG MIXED Lot of Small OLD Accessories MORE, Lionel PREWAR 225E BIG 2 6 2 STEAM ENGINE, PREWAR LIONEL NYC 2682 CABOOSE with Latch Couplers EXCELLENT Condition, 1607 For Lionel 2460 2560 Crane Hand Wheels 3 prewar parts , LIONEL PRE WAR O GAUGE HIAWATHA OR RAIL CHIEFHEAD CAR BOTTOM CASTING, Lionel Pre War 1045 Flagman, 1002 for Lionel 1402r red BULBS 46 47 crossing gate LAMPS only 2 prewar parts, LIONEL PRE WAR O GAUGE HIAWATHA VESTIBULE PLUS PARTS, LIONEL PRE WAR UNION PACIFIC VESTIBULE ORIGINAL, VINTAGE PREWAR LIONEL 65 WHISTLE CONTROLLER W OB, Vintage Antique Lionel Lines Pre War O Gauge Train Caboose No 657, Pre War Lionel Train Set 1666 Locomotive 2666W 1682 2680 3659 068, Prewar Lionel Train Collection Lionel Lines 0 Gauge 3469 3451 394, PREWAR LIONEL 517 RED GREEN STD GAUGE LIGHTED CABOOSE EXCEL 1927 1940 WOW, PREWAR LIONEL O GAUGE 2672 CABOOSE PENNSYLVANIA 477618 VINTAGE NICE, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 2680 SUNX SUNOCO TANK CAR, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 1682 LIONEL LINES CABOOSE 1933 42 VERY NICE, Lionel Pre War 265E Commodore Vanderbilt Steam Tinplate Freight Set NICE, 0619 for Lionel 385e 29L Boiler Front Latch W Long nose 1 prewar part , Vintage Pre War Tin Plate Lionel Lines 1689T Tender Train Car O or S scale , PreWar OGauge GREEN Metal LIONEL SCOUT ARMOR RAILROAD CAR, Prewar Lionel 1630 Pullman Car Blue Untested B, Lionel PRE War 616 617 618 FLYING YANKEE 4 Piece Streamliner nice, LIONEL 0 GAUGE PRE WAR 021 LEFT RIGHT MANUAL SWITCHES Illuminated, Pre war Lionel 657 red caboose Good O gauge, 8 Lionel Prewar Telegraph poles, Lionel Prewar 2654 Lt Grey Sunoco Tank Car OB, 25 LIONEL PREWAR TRAINS BARRELS SET OF 25 FOR PREWAR GONDOLAS 7 8 INCH TALL,