Lionel Prewar

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Prewar Lionel 901 Gondola
Prewar Lionel 901 Gondola
$24.99
Lionel Prewar 1688 Black Steam Locomotive w Tender O Gauge
Lionel Prewar 1688 Black Steam Locomotive w Tender O Gauge
$34.99
Prewar Lionel 801 Caboose
Prewar Lionel 801 Caboose
$24.99
LIONEL PRE WAR TIN 124 WAITING ROOM STATION 1920 1936
LIONEL PRE WAR TIN 124 WAITING ROOM STATION 1920 1936
$55.00
Lionel Pre War 81 O Gauge Hopper Car
Lionel Pre War 81 O Gauge Hopper Car
$9.00
Lionel Prewar Train Set in Box 3 Cars and 1 Locomotive Tracks Sign Catalog
Lionel Prewar Train Set in Box 3 Cars and 1 Locomotive Tracks Sign Catalog
$349.50
LIONEL PREWAR 254 0 4 0 ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 254 0 4 0 ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE O GAUGE
$89.99
4 Lionel Prewar O Gauge Rail Cars
4 Lionel Prewar O Gauge Rail Cars
$30.99
Lionel Prewar 1681 Locomotive Passenger Set w 1690  1691 Cars 1934 1935 C 6
Lionel Prewar 1681 Locomotive Passenger Set w 1690 1691 Cars 1934 1935 C 6
$100.00
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 203 0 6 0 LOCOMOTIVE  2203B TENDER 1940 42 VERY NICE
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 203 0 6 0 LOCOMOTIVE 2203B TENDER 1940 42 VERY NICE
$395.00
LIONEL PREWAR NO 529 PASSENER CAR
LIONEL PREWAR NO 529 PASSENER CAR
$26.00
Lionel Prewar O Gauge 252 with Box Rare TerryCotta
Lionel Prewar O Gauge 252 with Box Rare TerryCotta
$375.00
Lionel RARE PREWAR Big 763E 4 6 4 HUDSON  Diecast 2226W TENDER + MORE
Lionel RARE PREWAR Big 763E 4 6 4 HUDSON Diecast 2226W TENDER + MORE
$2,250.00
LIONEL PREWAR 203 SWITCHER ENGINE AND 2203T TENDER
LIONEL PREWAR 203 SWITCHER ENGINE AND 2203T TENDER
$275.00
Lionel PreWar 248 Electric Loco Set with 629 Pullman  630 Observation Car
Lionel PreWar 248 Electric Loco Set with 629 Pullman 630 Observation Car
$345.99
lionel prewar O gauge 254 engine 610 pullman610 and 612 observation
lionel prewar O gauge 254 engine 610 pullman610 and 612 observation
$199.00
Lionel PREWAR 263E GUNMETAL STEAM ENGINE  Correct Whistling 263W TENDER
Lionel PREWAR 263E GUNMETAL STEAM ENGINE Correct Whistling 263W TENDER
$419.00
LIONEL TRAINS MARKET PRICE GUIDE 1987 PREWAR EDITION
LIONEL TRAINS MARKET PRICE GUIDE 1987 PREWAR EDITION
$4.99
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 2816 BLACK HOPPER VG PLUS COND ALL ORIGNICE 1938 42
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 2816 BLACK HOPPER VG PLUS COND ALL ORIGNICE 1938 42
$179.95
LIONEL 2652 GONDOLA YELLOW 1939 PREWAR O GAUGE
LIONEL 2652 GONDOLA YELLOW 1939 PREWAR O GAUGE
$10.99
Lionel Jr Pre War 1681E passenger set w 1690  1691 cars
Lionel Jr Pre War 1681E passenger set w 1690 1691 cars
$169.99
LIONEL 700E 258 OUTSIDE COLLECTOR MADISON PREWAR O GAUGE X9155
LIONEL 700E 258 OUTSIDE COLLECTOR MADISON PREWAR O GAUGE X9155
$29.99
LIONEL PRE WAR SET 178
LIONEL PRE WAR SET 178
$429.00
Prewar Lionel 1666 Engine and 2666T Tender
Prewar Lionel 1666 Engine and 2666T Tender
$54.99
BEAUTIFUL PREWAR LIONEL 072 GA 754 OBSERVATION CAR FOR UNION PACIFIC SET
BEAUTIFUL PREWAR LIONEL 072 GA 754 OBSERVATION CAR FOR UNION PACIFIC SET
$135.00
Lionel Prewar Ron Morris Reproduction  913 Landscaped Bungalow 16 X 8 1 2
Lionel Prewar Ron Morris Reproduction 913 Landscaped Bungalow 16 X 8 1 2
$89.99
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 442 ILLUMINATED LANDSCAPED DINER 1938 42 VERY NICE
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 442 ILLUMINATED LANDSCAPED DINER 1938 42 VERY NICE
$115.00
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 807 CABOOSE NICE ORIGINAL CONDITION
LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE 807 CABOOSE NICE ORIGINAL CONDITION
$10.99
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 2224W DIE CAST WHISTLE TENDER VERY NICE
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 2224W DIE CAST WHISTLE TENDER VERY NICE
$174.95
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
Prewar Lionel 252 Engine 2 607 Pullman Passenger Cars 608 Observation Railroad
Prewar Lionel 252 Engine 2 607 Pullman Passenger Cars 608 Observation Railroad
$189.99
Pre war Lionel 657 red caboose Good O gauge
Pre war Lionel 657 red caboose Good O gauge
$5.00
1934 LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE UNION PACIFIC UP SET CATALOGED OUTFIT NO 751E
1934 LIONEL PREWAR O GAUGE UNION PACIFIC UP SET CATALOGED OUTFIT NO 751E
$1,450.00
LIONEL ONE SLS 254 PREWAR ORIGINAL BRUSH PLATE UNUSED CLEANED NEW OLD STOCK
LIONEL ONE SLS 254 PREWAR ORIGINAL BRUSH PLATE UNUSED CLEANED NEW OLD STOCK
$12.99
Lionel PREWAR New York CENTRAL 2957 SEMI SCALE DIECAST CABOOSE EX MINUS
Lionel PREWAR New York CENTRAL 2957 SEMI SCALE DIECAST CABOOSE EX MINUS
$239.00
LIONEL TRAIN PREWAR GONDOLA CAR 2717
LIONEL TRAIN PREWAR GONDOLA CAR 2717
$1.00
Prewar Lionel 249E Steam Locomotive Engine Gunmetal Grey O Gauge Runs
Prewar Lionel 249E Steam Locomotive Engine Gunmetal Grey O Gauge Runs
$110.00
Pre war Lionel Train Set all original Paint runs in Fantastic Plus Cond
Pre war Lionel Train Set all original Paint runs in Fantastic Plus Cond
$210.00
Lionel Prewar Parts  Instruction Sheets Digital Reissue of Rare Book
Lionel Prewar Parts Instruction Sheets Digital Reissue of Rare Book
$18.00
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
Prewar Lionel 253 Dark Green Electric Locomotive O Gauge Parts Restore 1927
Prewar Lionel 253 Dark Green Electric Locomotive O Gauge Parts Restore 1927
$89.99
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
$110.95
Lionel Pre War 58 Pea Green Goose Neck Lamp Post
Lionel Pre War 58 Pea Green Goose Neck Lamp Post
$80.00
Lionel Prewar 60 Telephone Pole
Lionel Prewar 60 Telephone Pole
$26.95
1936 LIONEL PRE WAR O GAUGE 263E LOCOMOTIVE  263W TENDER
1936 LIONEL PRE WAR O GAUGE 263E LOCOMOTIVE 263W TENDER
$295.00
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 203 0 6 0 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE AND 2203T TENDER VERY NICE
LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 203 0 6 0 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE AND 2203T TENDER VERY NICE
$450.00
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 TRAINS PRE WAR LIONEL LINES AUTOMATIC GATEMAN
LIONEL TRAINS PRE WAR LIONEL LINES AUTOMATIC GATEMAN
$7.50
Lionel PREWAR 238E GUNMETAL STEAM ENGINE  Whistling TENDER
Lionel PREWAR 238E GUNMETAL STEAM ENGINE Whistling TENDER
$269.95
Lionel Scarce PREWAR 8 Wheeled DIECAST TENDER 2224W EX + WORKS   HC
Lionel Scarce PREWAR 8 Wheeled DIECAST TENDER 2224W EX + WORKS HC
$118.00
Lionel Pre War 77 Crossing Gate for 0 and Standard Gauge + Parts
Lionel Pre War 77 Crossing Gate for 0 and Standard Gauge + Parts
$12.97
LIONEL PREWAR 134 ILLUMINATED RR WAITING ROOM
LIONEL PREWAR 134 ILLUMINATED RR WAITING ROOM
$89.00
Lionel Prewar 1666 Steam Engine Great Shape Train
Lionel Prewar 1666 Steam Engine Great Shape Train
$49.99
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
$199.99
Lionel PREWAR 225E BIG 2 6 2 GUNMETAL GRAY STEAM ENGINE
Lionel PREWAR 225E BIG 2 6 2 GUNMETAL GRAY STEAM ENGINE
$174.50
PREWAR Lionel RARE  436 POWER STATION
PREWAR Lionel RARE 436 POWER STATION
$164.95
Lionel  2666W PRE WAR Tender Trucks EX Condition
Lionel 2666W PRE WAR Tender Trucks EX Condition
$25.00
LIONEL PreWar Vintage Antique 154 Engine 1920s serviced restored
LIONEL PreWar Vintage Antique 154 Engine 1920s serviced restored
$169.99
LIONEL PREWAR KEGS BARRELS
LIONEL PREWAR KEGS BARRELS
$2.99
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
$189.95
Lionel PREWAR 157 Hand Truck OLD OLD + MORE
Lionel PREWAR 157 Hand Truck OLD OLD + MORE
$44.00
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
$659.00
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 436 Pre War Power House in Excellent C7 Condition
Lionel 436 Pre War Power House in Excellent C7 Condition
$300.00
LIONEL PREWAR 711 DIE CAST RIGHT TRACK SWITCH WITH CONTROLLER O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 711 DIE CAST RIGHT TRACK SWITCH WITH CONTROLLER O GAUGE
$59.99
LIONEL PRE WAR  248 ELECTRIC ORANGE ALL ORIG VG RUNS WELL 1927 32
LIONEL PRE WAR 248 ELECTRIC ORANGE ALL ORIG VG RUNS WELL 1927 32
$179.95
LIONEL PREWAR 2657TIN PLATE RED CABOOSEALL ORIG VG COND 1938 40
LIONEL PREWAR 2657TIN PLATE RED CABOOSEALL ORIG VG COND 1938 40
$29.95
Lionel Prewar Steam Locomotive 675
Lionel Prewar Steam Locomotive 675
$98.00
LIONEL 3854 AUTOMOBILE MERCHANDISE CAR PRE WAR SEMI SCALE USED
LIONEL 3854 AUTOMOBILE MERCHANDISE CAR PRE WAR SEMI SCALE USED
$245.00
LIONEL PRE WAR 651 LIME GREEN FLAT CAR WITH LUMBER LOAD GREAT COND ORIG
LIONEL PRE WAR 651 LIME GREEN FLAT CAR WITH LUMBER LOAD GREAT COND ORIG
$13.99
LIONEL PREWAR 752E 752W MOTOR ASSEMBLY WITH E UNIT O GAUGE
LIONEL PREWAR 752E 752W MOTOR ASSEMBLY WITH E UNIT O GAUGE
$85.00
PRE WAR LIONEL  252 GREEN 0 4 0 ENGINE W PANTOGRAPH ONE OF A KIND RUNS
PRE WAR LIONEL 252 GREEN 0 4 0 ENGINE W PANTOGRAPH ONE OF A KIND RUNS
$199.99

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 PREWAR O GAUGE 1663 0 4 0 STEAM SWITCHER WITH WHISTLE TENDER, Lionel 804 tin Pre War Sunoco O Gauge Train, Lionel 60 Pre War Pair Of Telephone Poles Standard Gauge Trains, 2029 Lionel CP 8 O Latch Coupler w rivet 2 prewar parts248 252 253 loco, Antique Pre War Metal Lionel 2458 Box Car Pennsylvania 61100 Automobiles, Lionel PREWAR New York CENTRAL 2957 SEMI SCALE DIECAST CABOOSE EX MINUS, PRE WAR LIONEL 1677 GONDOLA TIN LITHO RED BODY BLACK CHASSIS BLACK TRUCKS, PRE WAR 1941 1942 LIONEL NEW YORK CENTRAL 1682 BROWN LITHOGRAHPED CABOOSE, Lionel Pre War 265W Coffin Whistle Tender, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 442 ILLUMINATED LANDSCAPED DINER 1938 42 VERY NICE, Lionel Prewar 1668 Die cast Shell Boiler with Pilot Truck G VG, LIONEL LINES O27 GAUGE PREWAR TIN LITHO PENNSYLVANIA BROWN 477618 CABOOSE 2672, LIONEL TRAINS MARKET PRICE GUIDE 1987 PREWAR EDITION, 1816 for Lionel 224E 3 Steamchest prewar part, Antique LIONEL TRAINS 313 BASCULE BRIDGE O SCALE PRE WAR 1940 42, LIONEL TRAINS PRE WAR 2812 ORANGE GONDOLA CAR EXTRA NICE ORIGINAL, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 817 LIONEL LINES CABOOSE VERY NICE, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 203 0 6 0 LOCOMOTIVE 2203B TENDER 1940 42 VERY NICE, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 2816 BLACK HOPPER VG PLUS COND ALL ORIGNICE 1938 42, LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR NO 2224W DIE CAST WHISTLE TENDER VERY NICE, LIONEL PRE WAR 248 ELECTRIC ORANGE ALL ORIG VG RUNS WELL 1927 32, LIONEL PREWAR 2657TIN PLATE RED CABOOSEALL ORIG VG COND 1938 40, LIONEL TRAINS PRE WAR 1680X TIN TYPE SHELL TANK CAR Vintage 30s Original Box, PREWAR LIONEL RED CREAM STANDARD GAUGE 8 ELECTRIC ENGINE 1926 32 EX LK, 1754 For Lionel Bell Frame Screws 201 224E 225E 226E 700E 12 prewar parts , LIONEL PART ORIGINAL PRE WAR HUDSON ASH PAN ORIGINAL B4, Vintage Prewar Lionel Lines Gondola with cargo No 812 Caboose No 817, 0814 for Lionel O27 Track Tool prewar Postwar Track Repair Plier part, CLOTH COVERED C24 RED 24 GAUGE WIRE FOR PREWAR LIONEL AF MATX + 10 LENGTH, TWO 2 NUMBER PLATE FRAMES for LIONEL TRAINS PREWAR 385 392 1835 ENGINES ,