Lionel Prewar

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LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 700E 5344 HUDSON
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 700E 5344 HUDSON
$2,795.00
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE SET EX+ BEAUTIFUL ALL ORIGINAL NR
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE SET EX+ BEAUTIFUL ALL ORIGINAL NR
$122.50
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 241 E BOXED SET
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 241 E BOXED SET
$1,099.00
LIONEL PRE WAR SET 178
LIONEL PRE WAR SET 178
$325.00
Lionel PREWAR 654 GRAY Sunoco SUNX Tankcar  Scarce Original BOX
Lionel PREWAR 654 GRAY Sunoco SUNX Tankcar Scarce Original BOX
$29.30
LIONEL PREWAR RARE LOT WITH BOXES 2657 3659 3651 3652
LIONEL PREWAR RARE LOT WITH BOXES 2657 3659 3651 3652
$50.00
LIONEL 270 PRE WAR SHEET METAL BRIDGE O Gauge Trains
LIONEL 270 PRE WAR SHEET METAL BRIDGE O Gauge Trains
$13.83
PRE WAR LIONEL 259E STEAM LOCOMOTIVE  TENDER TRAIN SET CLEAN
PRE WAR LIONEL 259E STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TENDER TRAIN SET CLEAN
$99.95
LIONEL PREWAR  252 FREIGHT SET 803804805807
LIONEL PREWAR 252 FREIGHT SET 803804805807
$189.99
LIONEL PREWAR 253 ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE 607 PULLMAN 608 OBSERVATION O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 253 ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE 607 PULLMAN 608 OBSERVATION O GAUGE
$149.99
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR O GAUGE 261T  BLACK TINPLATE TENDER 8 WHEELS
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR O GAUGE 261T BLACK TINPLATE TENDER 8 WHEELS
$24.00
Lionel Late PREWAR 224E Prairie 2 6 2 STEAM ENGINE
Lionel Late PREWAR 224E Prairie 2 6 2 STEAM ENGINE
$121.95
Lionel prewar 2820 Floodlight car
Lionel prewar 2820 Floodlight car
$65.00
LIONEL RARE MACYS SPECIAL PREWAR TRAIN SET
LIONEL RARE MACYS SPECIAL PREWAR TRAIN SET
$450.00
RARE VINTAGE O GAUGE PREWAR 252 LIONEL SET SEE IT IN ACTION ON YOUTUBE
RARE VINTAGE O GAUGE PREWAR 252 LIONEL SET SEE IT IN ACTION ON YOUTUBE
$299.99
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 225E Gunmetal Steam Engine and Tender
Lionel Prewar 225E Gunmetal Steam Engine and Tender
$200.00
LIONEL CITY 124 PREWAR WAITING ROOM STATION ILUMINATED O GAUGE
LIONEL CITY 124 PREWAR WAITING ROOM STATION ILUMINATED O GAUGE
$59.00
Lionel Prewar 265E W 265E Blue Streak Steam Loco w Passenger Cars
Lionel Prewar 265E W 265E Blue Streak Steam Loco w Passenger Cars
$445.50
Lionel Pre War Coal Tender 1689T
Lionel Pre War Coal Tender 1689T
$10.00
1932 LIONEL PREWAR O SET 259E ENGINE  TENDER 529 530 PASSCARS  ACCESSORIES
1932 LIONEL PREWAR O SET 259E ENGINE TENDER 529 530 PASSCARS ACCESSORIES
$199.95
Lionel Prewar Train Set Commodore Vanderbilt steam loco +tender+2 cars
Lionel Prewar Train Set Commodore Vanderbilt steam loco +tender+2 cars
$99.99
Lionel Prewar O Gauge Original Set Box Only 269E Freight Set
Lionel Prewar O Gauge Original Set Box Only 269E Freight Set
$50.00
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 181 SET 262 LOCO 812 814  817 ALL ORIG VG 1931 32 RUNS
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 181 SET 262 LOCO 812 814 817 ALL ORIG VG 1931 32 RUNS
$429.00
VINTAGE Model Trains 4 Car Lot Lionel Electric Jr Pre War METAL 1700
VINTAGE Model Trains 4 Car Lot Lionel Electric Jr Pre War METAL 1700
$350.00
Lionel PreWar UP Streamliner 752W+753+753+Observ 754 Two Orig Boxes VG+Deal
Lionel PreWar UP Streamliner 752W+753+753+Observ 754 Two Orig Boxes VG+Deal
$324.99
x 0266 for Lionel prewar O wheel puller repair service parts tool also works p
x 0266 for Lionel prewar O wheel puller repair service parts tool also works p
$19.51
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
$121.95
Vintage Pre War Lionel No 204 Steam Locomotive with Tender 3 Cars
Vintage Pre War Lionel No 204 Steam Locomotive with Tender 3 Cars
$195.00
LIONEL PRE WAR O GAUGE 48 W WHISTLE STATION WITH STEAM WHISTLE
LIONEL PRE WAR O GAUGE 48 W WHISTLE STATION WITH STEAM WHISTLE
$15.00
LIONEL 910 GROVE OF TREES PLOT PREWAR O GAUGE X7946
LIONEL 910 GROVE OF TREES PLOT PREWAR O GAUGE X7946
$139.99
LIONEL PREWAR 1519 MICKEY MOUSE BAND CAR
LIONEL PREWAR 1519 MICKEY MOUSE BAND CAR
$60.00
3 Lionel Prewar Tin Lithographed Metal O Freight Cars 1679 1680 1682 Nice
3 Lionel Prewar Tin Lithographed Metal O Freight Cars 1679 1680 1682 Nice
$99.99
Lionel Pre war 2 Cars Set 613 Pullman IN REPRO BOX
Lionel Pre war 2 Cars Set 613 Pullman IN REPRO BOX
$69.99
LIONEL PREWAR 221 STEAM ENGINE MAKE OFFERS
LIONEL PREWAR 221 STEAM ENGINE MAKE OFFERS
$99.99
Prewar 1688E Gun Metal Gray Lionel Torpedo Steam Engine And Tender
Prewar 1688E Gun Metal Gray Lionel Torpedo Steam Engine And Tender
$55.00
PRE WAR LIONEL O SCALE 1680 SUNOCO TANKER
PRE WAR LIONEL O SCALE 1680 SUNOCO TANKER
$9.95
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE PARTS LOT FREIGHT AND PASSENGER
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE PARTS LOT FREIGHT AND PASSENGER
$9.00
LIONEL 163 FREIGHT CART SET LATE OB PREWAR O GAUGE X7198
LIONEL 163 FREIGHT CART SET LATE OB PREWAR O GAUGE X7198
$199.99
LIONEL JR PREWAR PASSANGER CAR SET STREAMLINE 1673 1674 1675
LIONEL JR PREWAR PASSANGER CAR SET STREAMLINE 1673 1674 1675
$59.99
Lionel Scarce PREWAR 8 Wheeled DIECAST TENDER 2224W EX + WORKS   LC
Lionel Scarce PREWAR 8 Wheeled DIECAST TENDER 2224W EX + WORKS LC
$120.00
Lionel Pre war 806 and 803 cars  rusty
Lionel Pre war 806 and 803 cars rusty
$11.50
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
Lionel Prewar O Gauge Lockon One 1 Nice
Lionel Prewar O Gauge Lockon One 1 Nice
$6.75
Lionel PREWAR 229E Prairie 2 4 2 STEAM ENGINE  Correct 2689W Whistle TENDER
Lionel PREWAR 229E Prairie 2 4 2 STEAM ENGINE Correct 2689W Whistle TENDER
$129.95
Prewar Lionel Commodore Vanderbilt 1689E with carsit runs
Prewar Lionel Commodore Vanderbilt 1689E with carsit runs
$69.95
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 3814 OPERATING MERCHANDISE CAR VERY NICE
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 3814 OPERATING MERCHANDISE CAR VERY NICE
$138.95
Lionel Trains Prewar 224 2 6 2 Steam Locomotive
Lionel Trains Prewar 224 2 6 2 Steam Locomotive
$44.99
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 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
$535.50
Lionel 1938 42 Prewar 225 225e Loco 2235 Tender Service Information
Lionel 1938 42 Prewar 225 225e Loco 2235 Tender Service Information
$12.99
Original Lionel PreWar 437 Metal SWITCH SIGNAL TOWER VG+Deal
Original Lionel PreWar 437 Metal SWITCH SIGNAL TOWER VG+Deal
$199.00
ORIGINAL LIONEL PRE WAR SET OF 10 NICKEL JOURNALS FOR O GAUGE FREIGHT TRUCKS
ORIGINAL LIONEL PRE WAR SET OF 10 NICKEL JOURNALS FOR O GAUGE FREIGHT TRUCKS
$9.95
LIONEL 1509T MICKEY MOUSE STOKER FIGURE DISNEY PREWAR O GAUGE X8429
LIONEL 1509T MICKEY MOUSE STOKER FIGURE DISNEY PREWAR O GAUGE X8429
$99.99
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 Standard Gauge 90 Degree Crossing No 20 Prewar Green
Lionel Standard Gauge 90 Degree Crossing No 20 Prewar Green
$11.50
Prewar Lionel Lines O Scale Metal Train Car 2689W Whistle Tender
Prewar Lionel Lines O Scale Metal Train Car 2689W Whistle Tender
$21.99
LIONEL CAR TRUCKS AUTOMATIC 1938 PREWAR O GAUGE X8352
LIONEL CAR TRUCKS AUTOMATIC 1938 PREWAR O GAUGE X8352
$16.99
0504 Lionel 1666E 3 Steamchest Part prewar or postwar
0504 Lionel 1666E 3 Steamchest Part prewar or postwar
$25.91
Lionel Prewar 2652 Yellow Gondola w Electric Box Couplers
Lionel Prewar 2652 Yellow Gondola w Electric Box Couplers
$17.50
70 LIONEL prewar1688 2 4 2 works an a 1689 w Tender runs no sound
70 LIONEL prewar1688 2 4 2 works an a 1689 w Tender runs no sound
$18.50
LIONEL CAR TRUCKS AUTOMATIC 1939 PREWAR O GAUGE X8353
LIONEL CAR TRUCKS AUTOMATIC 1939 PREWAR O GAUGE X8353
$16.99
LIONEL BABY RUTH 6 MERCHANDISE CUBES COLORS PREWAR O GAUGE X8435
LIONEL BABY RUTH 6 MERCHANDISE CUBES COLORS PREWAR O GAUGE X8435
$39.99
LIONEL PREWAR 1688  1689T Locomotive  Tender  3 cars Track Transformer
LIONEL PREWAR 1688 1689T Locomotive Tender 3 cars Track Transformer
$109.95
LIONEL PREWAR 260T 12 WHEEL GREEN BASE TENDER O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 260T 12 WHEEL GREEN BASE TENDER O GAUGE
$99.99
Lionel Prewar 47 Crossing Gate
Lionel Prewar 47 Crossing Gate
$24.99
LIONEL O PREWAR 150 ELECTRIC LOCO W 800 BOX CAR804 EARLY GRAY TANK901 GONDOLA
LIONEL O PREWAR 150 ELECTRIC LOCO W 800 BOX CAR804 EARLY GRAY TANK901 GONDOLA
$199.95
LIONEL TRAINS PRE WAR TRAIN SET
LIONEL TRAINS PRE WAR TRAIN SET
$295.00
Lionel prewar windup Disney standard Mickey mouse hand car w track red works SEE
Lionel prewar windup Disney standard Mickey mouse hand car w track red works SEE
$345.50
Lionel Lines Prewar 35 38 Caboose  657 O Scale
Lionel Lines Prewar 35 38 Caboose 657 O Scale
$15.00
LIONEL PREWAR 1688 TORPEDO LOCO  1689T TENDER GREAT CONDITION SEE PICS
LIONEL PREWAR 1688 TORPEDO LOCO 1689T TENDER GREAT CONDITION SEE PICS
$29.00
Lionel Trains 260E O Gauge 2 6 2 Steam Locomotive Prewar Only
Lionel Trains 260E O Gauge 2 6 2 Steam Locomotive Prewar Only
$175.50

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:

Set of Lionel Pre war trains with 224E Steam Engine, 2305 for Lionel 255e 260e 263e Rear Truck Black spoke Wheels prewar parts, 2288 for Lionel1666 1666e Rear Truck Drawbar Prewar Parts, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 3814 OPERATING MERCHANDISE CAR VERY NICE, LIONEL PRE WAR 76 SHACK WITH BELL ALL ORIGINAL GOOD COND 1939 42 NICE, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 1719 LIONEL BOX CAR TIN PLATE 1933 40 VERY NICE, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 2812 LIONEL LINES GREEN GONDOLA 1926 42 VERY NICE, 2213 for Lionel 249e 262e 261e Front Truck Black Disc Wheels prewar parts, LIONEL PREWAR 221 STEAM ENGINE MAKE OFFERS, Prewar Lionel 1630 Pullman Car Blue Untested B, Prewar Lionel 1631 Observation Car Blue Untested, Prewar Lionel 1630 Pullman Car Blue Untested, RARE VINTAGE O GAUGE PREWAR 252 LIONEL SET SEE IT IN ACTION ON YOUTUBE, LIONEL 910 GROVE OF TREES PLOT PREWAR O GAUGE X7946, Lionel Prewar O Gauge Original Set Box Only 269E Freight Set, 3 Lionel Prewar Tin Lithographed Metal O Freight Cars 1679 1680 1682 Nice, LIONEL PRE WAR 259E 2 4 2 TIN PLATE STEAMER WITH 262T TENDER VG PLUS ORIG COND, LIONEL TRAINS PRE WAR 1680 2680 SUNOCO TANK CARS ALL ORIGINAL GOOD OPERATORS, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 181 SET 262 LOCO 812 814 817 ALL ORIG VG 1931 32 RUNS, LIONEL PRE WAR TRAINS 654 SUNOCO ALUM TANK TIN PLATE 4 WHEEL TRUCKS ORIGINAL, LIONEL PREWAR 3652TIN TYPE OPERATING GONDOLA ALL ORIG EXC SHARP 1938 42 NICE, LIONEL PRE WAR 69 CROSSING SIGNAL RED GOOD COND 1936 42 USE AS IS OR RESTORE, LIONEL PRE WAR 602 TIN PLATE RED BAGGAGE CAR NO TRUCKS RESTORED C8LN 1933 42, LIONEL PREWAR 00 GAUGE 0074 PRR 2 RAIL SEMI DETAILED BOX CAR ORIG NICE 1939 42, LIONEL PRE WAR 2640 TIN PLATE PULLMAN CAR NO TRUCKS OF ROOF PART RESTORED SHARP, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 025 DIE CAST LIGHTED BUMPER 1928 42 PAINTED RE, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 817 CABOOSE PEACOCK BODY DARK GREEN ROOF NICE, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 2817 RED OVER RED CABOOSE NICE ORIGINAL COUPLER ISSUE, LIONEL 2657 CABOOSE LIONEL LINES PRE WAR, STAMPED PILOT FOR LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 0 GAUGE 255 260 263 ENGINES UNPAINTED,