Rare Lionel

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BOILER FRONT FOR EARLY LIONEL NO 671 or 2020 SMOKE BULB LOCO RARE PART
BOILER FRONT FOR EARLY LIONEL NO 671 or 2020 SMOKE BULB LOCO RARE PART
$14.99
LIONEL ORIGINAL 1960 POSTWAR X 568NA SANTA FE BOX SET UNRUNED with RARE 902
LIONEL ORIGINAL 1960 POSTWAR X 568NA SANTA FE BOX SET UNRUNED with RARE 902
$800.00
Vtg 40s LIONEL TRAIN O SCALE 96 97 OPERATING COAL ELEVATOR  LOADER RARE TOY
Vtg 40s LIONEL TRAIN O SCALE 96 97 OPERATING COAL ELEVATOR LOADER RARE TOY
$35.95
Lionel Postwar 3376 RARE Green Bronx ZOO Car W YELLOW LETTERING WORKS GREAT
Lionel Postwar 3376 RARE Green Bronx ZOO Car W YELLOW LETTERING WORKS GREAT
$79.99
LIONEL 671 TURBINE 6 8 6  RARE 2046W 50 WHISTLE TENDER LOOKS GOOD NO RES
LIONEL 671 TURBINE 6 8 6 RARE 2046W 50 WHISTLE TENDER LOOKS GOOD NO RES
$159.00
LIONEL PW RARE 6457 TUSCAN CABOOSE  STACK C 7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS ORIGINAL BOX
LIONEL PW RARE 6457 TUSCAN CABOOSE STACK C 7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS ORIGINAL BOX
$89.00
LIONEL TRAINS RARE GREAT NORTHERN 6464 450 ORIGINAL POSTWAR BOXCAR USA MADE NR
LIONEL TRAINS RARE GREAT NORTHERN 6464 450 ORIGINAL POSTWAR BOXCAR USA MADE NR
$56.60
LIONEL SET2574 RARE MILITARY SANTA FE TRAIN SET WITH SET BOX
LIONEL SET2574 RARE MILITARY SANTA FE TRAIN SET WITH SET BOX
$1,200.00
Extremely RARE 1956 Lionel 2368 Baltimore And Ohio F3 AB Unit
Extremely RARE 1956 Lionel 2368 Baltimore And Ohio F3 AB Unit
$649.99
Lionel O Gauge Rare Fully Operational 1950 2330 Pennsylvania GG1
Lionel O Gauge Rare Fully Operational 1950 2330 Pennsylvania GG1
$899.00
LIONEL POST WAR RARE ORIGINAL 2452 PENNSY GONDOLA BOX ONLY UNGRADED
LIONEL POST WAR RARE ORIGINAL 2452 PENNSY GONDOLA BOX ONLY UNGRADED
$19.99
Lionel 2321 FM Trainmaster Train Set w Boxes  set Box 2219w maroon roof rare
Lionel 2321 FM Trainmaster Train Set w Boxes set Box 2219w maroon roof rare
$750.00
Madison HardwareLIONELS 1st Ever Dealer 2 Magazine Inserts VINTAGE
Madison HardwareLIONELS 1st Ever Dealer 2 Magazine Inserts VINTAGE
$5.95
Lionel Trains Postwar No30 Operating Water Tower O Gauge RARE version
Lionel Trains Postwar No30 Operating Water Tower O Gauge RARE version
$32.01
Lionel 51 NAVY Switcher VG with Excellent Rare Original Box  Instructions
Lionel 51 NAVY Switcher VG with Excellent Rare Original Box Instructions
$225.00
Lionel 1950 issue 2426W Tender for 773 w RARE Clear Plastic Whistle Chamber
Lionel 1950 issue 2426W Tender for 773 w RARE Clear Plastic Whistle Chamber
$200.00
RARE LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR No 6017 100 DARK BLUE BOSTON and MAINE CABOOSE
RARE LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR No 6017 100 DARK BLUE BOSTON and MAINE CABOOSE
$175.00
LIONEL POST WAR RARE VERSION 195 FLOODLIGHT TOWER
LIONEL POST WAR RARE VERSION 195 FLOODLIGHT TOWER
$15.50
RARE Lionel 1805 LAND  SEA  AIR GIFT PACK COMPLETE 5 PIECE SET + MORE
RARE Lionel 1805 LAND SEA AIR GIFT PACK COMPLETE 5 PIECE SET + MORE
$1,575.00
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE SANTA FE OPERATING 3356 HORSE CAR
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE SANTA FE OPERATING 3356 HORSE CAR
$9.99
LIONEL RARE PW 2357 TUSCAN BROWN CABOOSE C 7 EX PLUS SERVICED READY TO ROLL
LIONEL RARE PW 2357 TUSCAN BROWN CABOOSE C 7 EX PLUS SERVICED READY TO ROLL
$99.00
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE OPERATING 3509 SATELLITE LAUNCHING CAR
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE OPERATING 3509 SATELLITE LAUNCHING CAR
$13.50
LIONEL 6464 300 RUTLAND C 9 RARE SPLIT DOOR
LIONEL 6464 300 RUTLAND C 9 RARE SPLIT DOOR
$1,295.00
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE OPERATING US NAVY 3830 SUBMARINE FLAT CAR
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE OPERATING US NAVY 3830 SUBMARINE FLAT CAR
$26.60
RARE LIONEL 6511 POST WAR ROCKET LAUNCHING CAR GREAT REPAIR OPERATING CAR
RARE LIONEL 6511 POST WAR ROCKET LAUNCHING CAR GREAT REPAIR OPERATING CAR
$49.99
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE DLW 6119 WORK MAINTENANCE CABOOSE
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE DLW 6119 WORK MAINTENANCE CABOOSE
$9.99
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE DLW 6419 WORK MAINTENANCE CABOOSE
RARE LIONEL POST WAR O GAUGE DLW 6419 WORK MAINTENANCE CABOOSE
$9.99
LIONEL TRAINS 3494 550 SUPER RARE MONON BOX CAR UNUSED MIB ORIGINAL POSTWAR
LIONEL TRAINS 3494 550 SUPER RARE MONON BOX CAR UNUSED MIB ORIGINAL POSTWAR
$975.00
Lionel O gauge rare Santa Fe boxcar 6464 700 with box nice condition
Lionel O gauge rare Santa Fe boxcar 6464 700 with box nice condition
$68.00
LIONEL 1001 ENGINE RARE SILVER LETTERING W TENDER
LIONEL 1001 ENGINE RARE SILVER LETTERING W TENDER
$120.00
Rare Lionel 239 Scout Loco w Large Balloon Lettering and 234W Whistle Tender EX
Rare Lionel 239 Scout Loco w Large Balloon Lettering and 234W Whistle Tender EX
$149.99
LIONEL SUPER RARE 3562 1 ATSF BLACK BARREL CAR C7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS PLUSTRAY
LIONEL SUPER RARE 3562 1 ATSF BLACK BARREL CAR C7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS PLUSTRAY
$299.00
RARE LIONEL 6456 75 GLOSSY RED LEHIGH VALLEY HOPPER NICE NO RESERVE
RARE LIONEL 6456 75 GLOSSY RED LEHIGH VALLEY HOPPER NICE NO RESERVE
$26.00
RARE VTG ORIG LIONEL 6462 25 Green Gondola w Original Box Very Nice 3 barrels
RARE VTG ORIG LIONEL 6462 25 Green Gondola w Original Box Very Nice 3 barrels
$59.95
DESIRABLE LIONEL POST WAR 2032 ERIE ALCO SET OB EXCELLENT+ TEST RUN ONLYRARE
DESIRABLE LIONEL POST WAR 2032 ERIE ALCO SET OB EXCELLENT+ TEST RUN ONLYRARE
$260.55
LIONEL 1945 PLANS  BLUEPRINTS FOR LIONEL RAILROADS RARE POSTWAR O GAUGE X3136
LIONEL 1945 PLANS BLUEPRINTS FOR LIONEL RAILROADS RARE POSTWAR O GAUGE X3136
$15.99
RARE LIONEL POST WAR 671 CAST 4 8 4 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE  2671W TENDER SET
RARE LIONEL POST WAR 671 CAST 4 8 4 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE 2671W TENDER SET
$61.00
LIONEL RARE 3451 1ST LOG DUMP CAR PRODUCED C7 PLUS SERVICED WORKS TRAY LOGS
LIONEL RARE 3451 1ST LOG DUMP CAR PRODUCED C7 PLUS SERVICED WORKS TRAY LOGS
$69.00
RARE LIONEL 2503WS SUPER O BOXED SET LIONEL 665 W 2046W FREIGHT SET NO RESERVE
RARE LIONEL 2503WS SUPER O BOXED SET LIONEL 665 W 2046W FREIGHT SET NO RESERVE
$265.00
Vintage LIONEL No 6805 Rare Radioactive Waste ATOMIC ENERGY Disposal Flat Car
Vintage LIONEL No 6805 Rare Radioactive Waste ATOMIC ENERGY Disposal Flat Car
$126.40
LIONEL PW RARE 2452 BLACK GONDOLA 1945 47 C 8 MINUS 1ST CAR MADE IN POST WAR ERA
LIONEL PW RARE 2452 BLACK GONDOLA 1945 47 C 8 MINUS 1ST CAR MADE IN POST WAR ERA
$69.00
LIONEL 2330 PENNSYLVANIA GG1 RARE MADE 1950 ONLY EXCELLENT CONDITION
LIONEL 2330 PENNSYLVANIA GG1 RARE MADE 1950 ONLY EXCELLENT CONDITION
$899.99
LIONEL TRULY RARE 6672 SANTA FE REEFER WITH 3 LINES OF DATA ON THE RIGHT VG+ EX
LIONEL TRULY RARE 6672 SANTA FE REEFER WITH 3 LINES OF DATA ON THE RIGHT VG+ EX
$285.00
LIONEL TRAINS RARE ROCK ISLAND DIESEL ENGINE SET AA 1952 POSTWAR 2031
LIONEL TRAINS RARE ROCK ISLAND DIESEL ENGINE SET AA 1952 POSTWAR 2031
$56.55
RARE ORIGINAL LIONEL 2541 ALEXANDER HAMILTON CONGRESSIONAL PASSENGER CAR WOW
RARE ORIGINAL LIONEL 2541 ALEXANDER HAMILTON CONGRESSIONAL PASSENGER CAR WOW
$149.00
LIONEL TRAINS RARE DARK GREY OPERATING COAL DUMPING RAMP SET 456 POSTWAR ORIGBOX
LIONEL TRAINS RARE DARK GREY OPERATING COAL DUMPING RAMP SET 456 POSTWAR ORIGBOX
$99.99
LIONEL POSTWAR O GAUGE 1959 DEALER COLOR B W RARE X3486
LIONEL POSTWAR O GAUGE 1959 DEALER COLOR B W RARE X3486
$28.99
RARE LIONEL 195 75 WHITE SEPARATE SALE FLOODLIGHT HEAD BOX
RARE LIONEL 195 75 WHITE SEPARATE SALE FLOODLIGHT HEAD BOX
$9.99
LIONEL Caboose SP TYPE  6357 NEW IN RARE BOX NOT 1 LIKE IT ON EBAY BUILT 9 47
LIONEL Caboose SP TYPE 6357 NEW IN RARE BOX NOT 1 LIKE IT ON EBAY BUILT 9 47
$110.00
LIONEL 9758 ALASKA BOX CAR RARE EXCELLENT
LIONEL 9758 ALASKA BOX CAR RARE EXCELLENT
$21.99
LIONEL 6162 LIONEL GONDOLA CAR W CANISTERS RARE ALASKA EXCELLENT
LIONEL 6162 LIONEL GONDOLA CAR W CANISTERS RARE ALASKA EXCELLENT
$45.00
RARE Vintage 1960 Lionel Raceway Set
RARE Vintage 1960 Lionel Raceway Set
$70.00
LIONEL 2368 BO AB F3 SET 2269W W RARE GRAY P SHELL C7 EX+ C8 LN IN OB  SET OB
LIONEL 2368 BO AB F3 SET 2269W W RARE GRAY P SHELL C7 EX+ C8 LN IN OB SET OB
$3,495.00
RARE VINTAGE LIONEL TRAIN CORP O GAUGE  6357 SOUTHERN PACIFIC CABOOSE W BOX
RARE VINTAGE LIONEL TRAIN CORP O GAUGE 6357 SOUTHERN PACIFIC CABOOSE W BOX
$18.99
Lionel 6436 500 Rare LV Open Quad Hopper Lilac from Girls Set
Lionel 6436 500 Rare LV Open Quad Hopper Lilac from Girls Set
$96.00
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN 600 MKT SWITCHER RARE TYPE I VERY GOOD+ ORIGINAL
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN 600 MKT SWITCHER RARE TYPE I VERY GOOD+ ORIGINAL
$198.00
RARE LIONEL POST WAR 671 CAST 6 8 6 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE  2671W TENDER SET VAR F
RARE LIONEL POST WAR 671 CAST 6 8 6 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE 2671W TENDER SET VAR F
$49.95
RARE POSTWAR LIONEL 3472 AUTOMATIC REFRIGERATED MILK CAR WITH ALUMINUM DOORS
RARE POSTWAR LIONEL 3472 AUTOMATIC REFRIGERATED MILK CAR WITH ALUMINUM DOORS
$49.95
RARE 1950 UNCATALOGED LIONEL LOCOMOTIVE TRAIN SET
RARE 1950 UNCATALOGED LIONEL LOCOMOTIVE TRAIN SET
$50.00
RARE VTG ORIG LIONEL 6464 225 SOUTHERN PACIFIC BOXCAR w Original Box Very Nice
RARE VTG ORIG LIONEL 6464 225 SOUTHERN PACIFIC BOXCAR w Original Box Very Nice
$139.95
Lionel 3459 Lionel Lines Silver Operating Ore Dump Car Rare 1946 Only
Lionel 3459 Lionel Lines Silver Operating Ore Dump Car Rare 1946 Only
$102.00
LIONEL TRAIN RARE Rocket launcher incomplete Space red and blue O scale
LIONEL TRAIN RARE Rocket launcher incomplete Space red and blue O scale
$20.00
Lionel Rare O Gauge Pennsylvania N5 Electronic Caboose 4457
Lionel Rare O Gauge Pennsylvania N5 Electronic Caboose 4457
$42.60
Lionel O Gauge RARE 53 Rio Grande Snow Plow with Correctly Printed a
Lionel O Gauge RARE 53 Rio Grande Snow Plow with Correctly Printed a
$99.99
VINTAGE LIONEL MAINTANCE TRACK CAR 6822 WITH RARE BOX
VINTAGE LIONEL MAINTANCE TRACK CAR 6822 WITH RARE BOX
$89.95
Lionel 1957 Postwar 204 Santa Fe Alco AA Diesels OB Master Carton RARE
Lionel 1957 Postwar 204 Santa Fe Alco AA Diesels OB Master Carton RARE
$1,100.00
1950 LIONEL TRAINS ART PRINTS 19th CENTURY LOCOS VERY GOOD RARE
1950 LIONEL TRAINS ART PRINTS 19th CENTURY LOCOS VERY GOOD RARE
$17.95
LIONEL CANADIAN NATIONAL SUITCASE SET 1113 RARE
LIONEL CANADIAN NATIONAL SUITCASE SET 1113 RARE
$499.95
RARE VTG ORIG LIONEL PW 2245 TEXAS SPECIAL AB UNITS ENGINE RED GRAY VERY GOOD
RARE VTG ORIG LIONEL PW 2245 TEXAS SPECIAL AB UNITS ENGINE RED GRAY VERY GOOD
$449.95
LIONEL TRAINS POST WAR 0411 SWITCHMAN SHANTY WITH FIGURE SET IN ORIG BOX RARE
LIONEL TRAINS POST WAR 0411 SWITCHMAN SHANTY WITH FIGURE SET IN ORIG BOX RARE
$99.95
Rare Lionel 6050 Savings Bank Box car with original box
Rare Lionel 6050 Savings Bank Box car with original box
$395.00
Vintage Lionel Wabash 2339 locomotive train engine original rare
Vintage Lionel Wabash 2339 locomotive train engine original rare
$20.50

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.

Rare Lionel items recently purchased through this site:

RARE Lionel 6827 PH Power shovel O scale with boxes and both booklets, LIONEL ORIGINAL 1960 POSTWAR X 568NA SANTA FE BOX SET UNRUNED with RARE 902, LIONEL NO 156 ILLUMINATED STATION PLATFORM VINTAGE RARE MADE IN USA, LIONEL 671 TURBINE 6 8 6 RARE 2046W 50 WHISTLE TENDER LOOKS GOOD NO RES, RARE 6470 EXPLOSIVES CAR SOLID SIDES, Rare Solid Stripe Lionel Postwar 2338 Milwaukee Road GP 7 Diesel Locomotive Box, RARE WILLIAMS by WILLIAMS 2245 TEXAS SPECIAL AB NEW, Lionel 1055 Diesel eng Texas Special 1959 60 ONLY RARE Alco, lionel postwar 3376 rare bronx zoo car, RARE LIONEL 212T MARINE CORPS TENDER DUMMY 212A WITH TWO COUPLERS, RARE LIONEL 195 75 WHITE SEPARATE SALE FLOODLIGHT HEAD BOX, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 224 B UNIT U S NAVY ALCO BOX ONLY Super Rare, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6560 25 OPERATING CRANE CAR BOX ONLY Rare Hagerstown, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6424 60 FLAT CAR w AUTO CARS w RARE BOX, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6801 FLAT CAR with BOAT and Rare Factory Window Box, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6401 FLAT CAR with RARE RARE BOX, LIONEL POSTWAR 6464 250 WESTERN PACIFIC BOX CAR with BLUE FEATHER SUPER RARE, Lionel 53 Rio Grande Snowplow Super Rare Correct a Version Box, Rare Lionel 3494 625 SOO Line Operating Boxcar 1957 Post War Train Car Vintage, Lionel Q Transformer 75 watts all orig very nice clean RARE 6 on scale, 1953 Exclusive Pulp Paper Authorized Lionel Headquarters Store Catalog RARE VG, VINTAGE REAL TRAIN SOUNDS RECORD THE COLUMBIAN LIMITED MJV 125 RARE SCARCE, Rare Find LIONEL WELLS FARGO CATTLE CAR with COWBOYS shooting at each other, Rare Vintage Lionel 3656 Operating Cattle Car and Yard, LIONEL 1001 ENGINE RARE SILVER LETTERING W TENDER, Lionel Rare 6816 Black Flatcar w Allis Chalmers Dozer Crawler Tractor Bulldozer, Lionel Rare 6414 Evans Auto Loader Error Car W Great OB Stamped One Side, RARE 1950 UNCATALOGED LIONEL LOCOMOTIVE TRAIN SET, LIONEL 3459 RARE Silver Body DUMP CAR VG or better, LIONEL 6464 RARE Baltimore and Ohio box car good CONDITION,

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