Rare Lionel

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RARE Lionel 6464 825 Alaska 6464 Boxcar no box
RARE Lionel 6464 825 Alaska 6464 Boxcar no box
$280.00
LIONEL RARE 626 BO 44 TON SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE FREIGHT SET ORIGINAL
LIONEL RARE 626 BO 44 TON SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE FREIGHT SET ORIGINAL
$395.00
LIONEL 6436 LEHIGH VALLEY GIRLS TRAIN HOPPER RARE NO SPREADER BAR ORIGINAL
LIONEL 6436 LEHIGH VALLEY GIRLS TRAIN HOPPER RARE NO SPREADER BAR ORIGINAL
$355.00
Lionel RARE Postwar 6824 US MARINES RESCUE CABOOSE EX+  100 complete
Lionel RARE Postwar 6824 US MARINES RESCUE CABOOSE EX+ 100 complete
$214.95
LIONEL X2454 PRR BOXCAR ORANGE DOORS RARE POSTWAR O GAUGE X9748
LIONEL X2454 PRR BOXCAR ORANGE DOORS RARE POSTWAR O GAUGE X9748
$294.00
LIONEL PLAY SET CHARACTERS SET OF 4 RARE
LIONEL PLAY SET CHARACTERS SET OF 4 RARE
$80.00
LIONEL X6454 BABY RUTH BOXCAR DK ORANGE RARE POSTWAR O GAUGE X9747
LIONEL X6454 BABY RUTH BOXCAR DK ORANGE RARE POSTWAR O GAUGE X9747
$149.99
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 3820 US MARINES Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE + MORE
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 3820 US MARINES Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE + MORE
$219.95
LIONEL 3309 OLIVE DRAB TURBO MISSILE LAUNCHER RARE ORIGINAL
LIONEL 3309 OLIVE DRAB TURBO MISSILE LAUNCHER RARE ORIGINAL
$332.33
Lionel Postwar Rare Unlettered unstamped blank black flatcar
Lionel Postwar Rare Unlettered unstamped blank black flatcar
$575.00
Lionel POSTWAR RARE 6820 MILITARY FLATCAR w Lionel  ATTACK  Helicopter
Lionel POSTWAR RARE 6820 MILITARY FLATCAR w Lionel ATTACK Helicopter
$201.00
RARE Lionel 192 Control Tower nice original condition boxed
RARE Lionel 192 Control Tower nice original condition boxed
$250.00
RARE 1958 Postwar Lionel 6464 825 Postwar Alaska Blue Boxcar
RARE 1958 Postwar Lionel 6464 825 Postwar Alaska Blue Boxcar
$94.99
Lionel No 375 Motorized Turntable OLD RARE COLLECTIBLE
Lionel No 375 Motorized Turntable OLD RARE COLLECTIBLE
$180.00
Lionel POSTWAR BOXED 682 RARE 6 8 6 TURBINE STEAM ENGINE Runs EX + MORE
Lionel POSTWAR BOXED 682 RARE 6 8 6 TURBINE STEAM ENGINE Runs EX + MORE
$349.50
LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE 2373 CANADIAN PACIFIC F 3s BOXED RARE MASTER CARTON
LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE 2373 CANADIAN PACIFIC F 3s BOXED RARE MASTER CARTON
$2,600.50
Rare Lionel 675 Engine Train
Rare Lionel 675 Engine Train
$69.00
LIONEL 240024012402 RARE BEAUTIFUL SET OF PASSENGER CARS NICE FIND
LIONEL 240024012402 RARE BEAUTIFUL SET OF PASSENGER CARS NICE FIND
$329.99
Lionel Postwar  6544   Missile Firing  Flatcar RARE
Lionel Postwar 6544 Missile Firing Flatcar RARE
$110.00
Lionel train set 249 with rare PatrolTrucK and Canasters
Lionel train set 249 with rare PatrolTrucK and Canasters
$28.65
LIONEL 2331 RARE BLUE MOLD VIRGINIAN FM TRAINMASTER BOXED NO RESERVE
LIONEL 2331 RARE BLUE MOLD VIRGINIAN FM TRAINMASTER BOXED NO RESERVE
$565.00
Lionel 6465 60 Gulf 2 Dome Tank Car Ex RARE
Lionel 6465 60 Gulf 2 Dome Tank Car Ex RARE
$20.00
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 6830 NON Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 6830 NON Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE
$99.00
LIONEL 628 2361 VANCAMPS PORK AND BEANS BOXCARE RARE
LIONEL 628 2361 VANCAMPS PORK AND BEANS BOXCARE RARE
$10.00
RARE ORIGINAL LIONEL 2541 ALEXANDER HAMILTON CONGRESSIONAL PASSENGER CAR WOW
RARE ORIGINAL LIONEL 2541 ALEXANDER HAMILTON CONGRESSIONAL PASSENGER CAR WOW
$149.00
RARE 1950 LIONEL 1464W BOXED PASSENGER SET WITH ORIGINAL INDIVIDUAL BOXES
RARE 1950 LIONEL 1464W BOXED PASSENGER SET WITH ORIGINAL INDIVIDUAL BOXES
$469.99
RARE VARIATION 1959 LIONEL TRAINS POSTWAR 6670 BOOM CRANE CAR TYPE 2 LN NICE
RARE VARIATION 1959 LIONEL TRAINS POSTWAR 6670 BOOM CRANE CAR TYPE 2 LN NICE
$75.00
Rare Lionel 6050 Savings Bank Box car with original box
Rare Lionel 6050 Savings Bank Box car with original box
$295.00
LIONEL POST WAR RARE 665 STEAMER ORIGINAL BOX ONLY SEE PICTURES UNGRADED
LIONEL POST WAR RARE 665 STEAMER ORIGINAL BOX ONLY SEE PICTURES UNGRADED
$39.99
Lionel No 3854 Operating Automatic MerchandiseCar Rare Type II
Lionel No 3854 Operating Automatic MerchandiseCar Rare Type II
$340.00
RARE LIONEL 6650 MISSILE LAUNCHING CAR WITH NUMBER RIGHT OF LIONEL
RARE LIONEL 6650 MISSILE LAUNCHING CAR WITH NUMBER RIGHT OF LIONEL
$154.01
Lionel 685 Hudson Steam Locomotive and Tender Excellent Rare
Lionel 685 Hudson Steam Locomotive and Tender Excellent Rare
$395.00
LIONEL POST WAR ALUMINUM OPERATING ORE CAR 3459 With Box Vintage Rare Wow
LIONEL POST WAR ALUMINUM OPERATING ORE CAR 3459 With Box Vintage Rare Wow
$46.00
LIONEL TRAINS ENGINESRAILROAD CARSTRANSFORMERSTRACKSBUILDINGSVINTAGERARE
LIONEL TRAINS ENGINESRAILROAD CARSTRANSFORMERSTRACKSBUILDINGSVINTAGERARE
$1,500.00
VERY RARE LEMAX COMPLETE Classic Car Set in great condition
VERY RARE LEMAX COMPLETE Classic Car Set in great condition
$200.00
Rare Vintage Lionel Lines O Gauge Train 242 Steam Locomotive  Tender Runs
Rare Vintage Lionel Lines O Gauge Train 242 Steam Locomotive Tender Runs
$69.99
Rare Orange LIONEL SET1590 Post War 249 Pennyslvania Scout Locomotive Train
Rare Orange LIONEL SET1590 Post War 249 Pennyslvania Scout Locomotive Train
$19.99
Super Rare Lionel 203M 23  203M 60 Eccentrics Set
Super Rare Lionel 203M 23 203M 60 Eccentrics Set
$29.95
Rare Set of 3 Lionel Prewar train Cars
Rare Set of 3 Lionel Prewar train Cars
$39.00
Lionel Train RARE 5459 ELECTRONIC SET COAL DUMP CAR FROM 1946 49
Lionel Train RARE 5459 ELECTRONIC SET COAL DUMP CAR FROM 1946 49
$20.00
RARE LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6824 USMC OLIVE DRAB RESCUE UNIT CABOOSE
RARE LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6824 USMC OLIVE DRAB RESCUE UNIT CABOOSE
$199.99
LIONEL POST WAR RARE 646 STEAMER BOX ONLY SEE PICTURES UNGRADED
LIONEL POST WAR RARE 646 STEAMER BOX ONLY SEE PICTURES UNGRADED
$39.99
LIONEL POST WAR 2242 Rare NEW HAVEN F 3 AB DIESEL Engine NH
LIONEL POST WAR 2242 Rare NEW HAVEN F 3 AB DIESEL Engine NH
$695.00
Very Old  Rare Toy Lionel Train Beacon Lights
Very Old Rare Toy Lionel Train Beacon Lights
$8.50
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN 3470 ARIEL TARGET LAUNCHING CAR EXCELLENT RARE LIGHT BLUE
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN 3470 ARIEL TARGET LAUNCHING CAR EXCELLENT RARE LIGHT BLUE
$448.00
RARE all steel sturdy green Lionel post war era 394 Rotating beacon
RARE all steel sturdy green Lionel post war era 394 Rotating beacon
$30.00
Lionel RARE POSTWAR 6 8 6 TURBINE 671 STEAM ENGINE +Smokes + Lights + MORE
Lionel RARE POSTWAR 6 8 6 TURBINE 671 STEAM ENGINE +Smokes + Lights + MORE
$174.95
Lionel RARE 207 Cellophane Bag of Coal NOS Mint No Tears
Lionel RARE 207 Cellophane Bag of Coal NOS Mint No Tears
$19.99
LIONEL POSTWAR RARE GREEN 394 ROTATING BEACON TOWER W INSTRUCTIONS
LIONEL POSTWAR RARE GREEN 394 ROTATING BEACON TOWER W INSTRUCTIONS
$115.00
Lionel Lackawanna 2321 Double Locomotive with rare factory box
Lionel Lackawanna 2321 Double Locomotive with rare factory box
$102.59
Lionel 6651 Operating USMC Cannon Car  Bullet RARE Postwar
Lionel 6651 Operating USMC Cannon Car Bullet RARE Postwar
$199.99
LIONEL POSTWAR 3376 BRONX ZOO GIRAFFE CAR RARE FACTORY ERROR NO LETTERS
LIONEL POSTWAR 3376 BRONX ZOO GIRAFFE CAR RARE FACTORY ERROR NO LETTERS
$160.99
Lionel 6014 Wix Filters Boxcar Plug door ALL ORIGINAL Uncatalogued Rare
Lionel 6014 Wix Filters Boxcar Plug door ALL ORIGINAL Uncatalogued Rare
$75.00
4 Lionel 160 Dump Bin 3 Bakelite 1 Plastic 1 Rare Multi Color
4 Lionel 160 Dump Bin 3 Bakelite 1 Plastic 1 Rare Multi Color
$16.20
RARE Lionel 3429 USMC HELICOPTER CAR with Helicopter
RARE Lionel 3429 USMC HELICOPTER CAR with Helicopter
$130.00
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN 9665 SEARS SET 2349 GP9 ORIGINAL W BOXSPAPERWORK RARE
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN 9665 SEARS SET 2349 GP9 ORIGINAL W BOXSPAPERWORK RARE
$2,288.00
1950s RARE Big lot of tin Lionel model train set locomotives cars and tracks O
1950s RARE Big lot of tin Lionel model train set locomotives cars and tracks O
$24.00
RARE VINTAGE LIONEL 59 US AIR FORCE MINUTEMAN MOTORIZED UNIT
RARE VINTAGE LIONEL 59 US AIR FORCE MINUTEMAN MOTORIZED UNIT
$584.99
LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6457 CABOOSE with BOX Rare Painted Smoke Stack
LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6457 CABOOSE with BOX Rare Painted Smoke Stack
$69.99
LIONEL RARE 2046W ON SIDE LIONEL LINES TENDER C 7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS SERVICED
LIONEL RARE 2046W ON SIDE LIONEL LINES TENDER C 7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS SERVICED
$99.00
LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6436 110 PAINTED RED HOPPER CAR with built 3 55 Rare
LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6436 110 PAINTED RED HOPPER CAR with built 3 55 Rare
$59.99
1940s Lionel Train 2026 Steam Engine 2 6 2 wheel  RARE Lionel Train Tender
1940s Lionel Train 2026 Steam Engine 2 6 2 wheel RARE Lionel Train Tender
$85.00
Lionel 2368 A B  B  O W 1 shipping box C 7 Baltimore and Ohio O gauge Rare
Lionel 2368 A B B O W 1 shipping box C 7 Baltimore and Ohio O gauge Rare
$1,765.00
Lionel O O27 2460 5 Bucyrus Erie Crane Car Rare Postwar Red
Lionel O O27 2460 5 Bucyrus Erie Crane Car Rare Postwar Red
$9.95
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN M K T 600 SWITCHER TYPE I GOOD ORIGINAL RARE
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN M K T 600 SWITCHER TYPE I GOOD ORIGINAL RARE
$98.00
RARE 1955 Lionel 6414 Evans Auto Loader All Original w Original Cars Excellent
RARE 1955 Lionel 6414 Evans Auto Loader All Original w Original Cars Excellent
$11.50
LIONEL RARE 622 AT+SF SWITCHER C 7 EX PLUS 622 ON FRONT SERVICED READY TO ROLL
LIONEL RARE 622 AT+SF SWITCHER C 7 EX PLUS 622 ON FRONT SERVICED READY TO ROLL
$299.00
VINTAGE RARE 027 LIONEL GAS STATION ORANGE WHITE
VINTAGE RARE 027 LIONEL GAS STATION ORANGE WHITE
$10.00
Lionel 19439 rare uncataloged 1965 set 1062 1062t 1010 6142 6059 6402 with box
Lionel 19439 rare uncataloged 1965 set 1062 1062t 1010 6142 6059 6402 with box
$175.00
Vintage Lionel  2144 2332 GG1 2625 2627 2628 Madison Cars Boxed Set RARE
Vintage Lionel 2144 2332 GG1 2625 2627 2628 Madison Cars Boxed Set RARE
$1,125.00
LIONEL    NEW MINT IN BOX MADISON  BAGGAGE CAR 19011 RARE
LIONEL NEW MINT IN BOX MADISON BAGGAGE CAR 19011 RARE
$399.99
Rare Lionel Channel Master set box only
Rare Lionel Channel Master set box only
$199.00

Model trains were extremely popular back in the early 1900's and during those times, typically the most popular were O scale model trains. The wonderful thing about O gauge trains was that although 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, a different company commenced building trains in this size all over again, and new people learned the enjoyment of model trains.

Something that helps 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 merge together, which makes it tough to have a fantastic setup. With the slightly bigger size of the O gauge trains, it can be less difficult to make all of your other models to the correct scale, so you do not have to sacrifice any details.

The O gauge tends to make a fantastic starter set for anyone of any age. They are the best size for the smaller hands of young children. They will put them together easier, and pick the trains up and manage them easier after a derailment. O scale trains used to come in just a 3 rail model, but currently are also obtainable in a 2 rail model. Lots of people still like the 3 rail model. This might be from the nostalgia of adults, because they could have played with the 3 rail model as kids.

Of all the numerous scales on the market, model trains O scale are the preferred. Part of the reason being it is simpler to put together a miniature world to go along with the train set. For some, their initial exposure to model trains were trains that were O scale. They are also far more available when compared with many of the other train sizes. Due to their size, they are a fantastic option to give to a child as his or her starter set, plus straightforward for a beginner to handle. Should you be thinking about model trains, consider the O scale trains.

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LIONEL RARE RIVET PRESS WHEEL CUP 6 GENUINE SERVICE CENTER TOOL ST 375 9, Lionel Postwar Rare Unlettered unstamped blank black flatcar, LIONEL PLAY SET CHARACTERS SET OF 4 RARE, RARE RED WHITE LIONEL 6650 80 SEPARATE SALE MISSILE IN TUBE MINT, LIONEL 623 AT S F SWITCHER NW 2 RARE EXCELLENT + CONDITION, Lionel Postwar 1954 Operating Barrel Car No 3562 25 Rare Train Original Box, Lionel Postwar 1945 Pennsylvania Gondola Car No 2452 Rare Train, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6436 110 PAINTED RED HOPPER CAR with built 3 55 Rare, Lionel Postwar 1950s SP Type CABOOSE No 6357 25 Rare Train in Original Box, LIONEL RARE 626 BO 44 TON SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE FREIGHT SET ORIGINAL, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6014 85 BOX CAR BOX ONLYRare and Hard to Find, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6457 CABOOSE with BOX Rare Painted Smoke Stack, LIONEL POSTWAR 2368 BALTIMORE OHIO F 3 ENGINE FACTORY BOX Rare , LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 3650 RARE DARK GRAY SEARCHLIGHT EXTENSION CAR BOX, Vintage Rare Lionel LX TransformerMade by Lionel Corporation 25 Watt 1930s, Lionel RARE Postwar 6824 US MARINES RESCUE CABOOSE EX+ 100 complete, Lionel RARE POSTWAR 6 8 6 TURBINE 671 STEAM ENGINE +Smokes + Lig, LIONEL 6112 Railroad RR Gondola Car RARE, Vintage Postwar RARE Lionel UnNumbered Red Caboose SP Type Train Locomotive, Rare Version Lionel 2020 S 2 Turbine With Smoke Bulb 1946, Lionel Lines 6167 Caboose Rare Painted Version, Lionel Postwar 6630 Operating Missile Car C7 EXC Rare Works, RARE LIONEL 160 LOADING BINRARE SMALL LIONEL MARKING, Vintage Post War RARE ARMOUR Stock Cattle Car 6656 Livestock Train Car O Scale, RARE Old Toy Lionel Model Trains Railroads ART PRINT AD ORIGINAL ANTIQUE 1950, SP Brown caboose 6167 E rare, RARE Lionel 6468X C7 Train BO Railroad TUSCAN BROWN Automobile Box Car 1955 Old, 2124 LIONEL VERY RARE 616 SANTA FE AT SF DIESEL, RARE Lionel 6460 25 O Scale Train BE Bucyrus Erie Crane w BOX Car Red Body, Another Rare Lionel Item Lionel Revolver Racing Cars,

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