Rare Lionel

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LIONEL 628 2361 VANCAMPS PORK AND BEANS BOXCARE RARE
LIONEL 628 2361 VANCAMPS PORK AND BEANS BOXCARE RARE
$10.00
VINTAGE LIONEL LINES O GAUGE HILLSIDE CAR  2423 HARD TO FIND RARE
VINTAGE LIONEL LINES O GAUGE HILLSIDE CAR 2423 HARD TO FIND RARE
$19.99
RARE 1950s Lionel 6112 Short WHITE Gondola with Orig 4 Lionel 61125 canisters
RARE 1950s Lionel 6112 Short WHITE Gondola with Orig 4 Lionel 61125 canisters
$10.45
Lionel Train Set Collection Vintage Rare
Lionel Train Set Collection Vintage Rare
$250.00
Lionel Postwar 6656 YELLOW STOCKCAR RARE  RED Star  ARMOUR STICKER BOXED
Lionel Postwar 6656 YELLOW STOCKCAR RARE RED Star ARMOUR STICKER BOXED
$27.99
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 6830 NON Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 6830 NON Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE
$99.00
lionel postwar 3419 operating helicopter car w rare yellow copter parts restore
lionel postwar 3419 operating helicopter car w rare yellow copter parts restore
$19.99
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
$165.95
Lionel POSTWAR Illuminated 2199 MICROWAVE RELAY TOWER Rare Orange Tower
Lionel POSTWAR Illuminated 2199 MICROWAVE RELAY TOWER Rare Orange Tower
$22.49
Lionel Postwar Deluxe 6352 1 PACIFIC FRUIT EXPRESS ICE CAR RARE  + MORE
Lionel Postwar Deluxe 6352 1 PACIFIC FRUIT EXPRESS ICE CAR RARE + MORE
$99.50
RARE Combination Early Variation Lionel 6 6430 with WHITE Cooper Jarrett trailer
RARE Combination Early Variation Lionel 6 6430 with WHITE Cooper Jarrett trailer
$15.50
Lionel 2954 PRR Semi scale Box Car RARE
Lionel 2954 PRR Semi scale Box Car RARE
$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
$1,499.00
RARE LIONEL 6112 WHITE GONDOLA
RARE LIONEL 6112 WHITE GONDOLA
$25.00
LIONEL 397 COAL LOADER  RARE VERSION SUPER CLEAN SHAPE W OB
LIONEL 397 COAL LOADER RARE VERSION SUPER CLEAN SHAPE W OB
$625.00
Lionel Train Railroad Crossing + Stop Light 1950s rare
Lionel Train Railroad Crossing + Stop Light 1950s rare
$5.00
SUPER RARE LIONEL 2378 MILWAUKEE ROAD MASTER CARTON
SUPER RARE LIONEL 2378 MILWAUKEE ROAD MASTER CARTON
$2,495.00
Rare Vintage Lionel 2056 HUDSON Complete Steam Train Set From 1952 For XMAS GIFT
Rare Vintage Lionel 2056 HUDSON Complete Steam Train Set From 1952 For XMAS GIFT
$224.99
LIONEL 160 UNLOADING BIN SUPER RARE SEPARATE SALE W OB
LIONEL 160 UNLOADING BIN SUPER RARE SEPARATE SALE W OB
$225.00
LIONEL POSTWAR 3459 GREEN OPERATING DUMP CAR RARE
LIONEL POSTWAR 3459 GREEN OPERATING DUMP CAR RARE
$25.99
RARE LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6824 USMC OLIVE DRAB RESCUE UNIT CABOOSE
RARE LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6824 USMC OLIVE DRAB RESCUE UNIT CABOOSE
$199.99
RARE Lionel 3429 USMC HELICOPTER CAR  REPRO COPTER
RARE Lionel 3429 USMC HELICOPTER CAR REPRO COPTER
$99.00
KR Lionel Postwar 2465 Sunoco 2 Dome Tank Car OB Rare CENTER DECAL Rare
KR Lionel Postwar 2465 Sunoco 2 Dome Tank Car OB Rare CENTER DECAL Rare
$195.00
Lionel 6119 DL W Brown Work Caboose USED Nice Condition RARE Train Car
Lionel 6119 DL W Brown Work Caboose USED Nice Condition RARE Train Car
$8.50
LIONEL RARE 9700 SOUTHERN BOXCAR MINT
LIONEL RARE 9700 SOUTHERN BOXCAR MINT
$249.99
Rare Postwar Lionel 6457 caboose with brown Painted Smokestack and illumination
Rare Postwar Lionel 6457 caboose with brown Painted Smokestack and illumination
$9.95
RARE LIONEL TRAIN CAR POSTWAR SP STYLE CABOOSE NUMBER 2257 TUSCAN SCARCE 1947
RARE LIONEL TRAIN CAR POSTWAR SP STYLE CABOOSE NUMBER 2257 TUSCAN SCARCE 1947
$45.99
VINTAGE RARE LIONEL 1601 JET MOTORBOAT  LIONEL FLATCAR O SCALE
VINTAGE RARE LIONEL 1601 JET MOTORBOAT LIONEL FLATCAR O SCALE
$55.00
Lionel 1061 Post War Train Set 1963  RARE
Lionel 1061 Post War Train Set 1963 RARE
$39.99
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 3820 US MARINES Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE + MORE
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 3820 US MARINES Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE + MORE
$225.00
Rare Separate sale 164 64 Logs OB
Rare Separate sale 164 64 Logs OB
$70.00
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
$88.00
Lionel 2350 EP 5 New Haven in the RARE Painted Nose Variation MTOB
Lionel 2350 EP 5 New Haven in the RARE Painted Nose Variation MTOB
$1,025.00
Vintage 1950s Lionel 6456 75 LV Rare Glossy Red Hopper Nice
Vintage 1950s Lionel 6456 75 LV Rare Glossy Red Hopper Nice
$189.00
O scale train HUGE GG1 PENNSY RARE RUNS beautiful train VINTAGE great paint
O scale train HUGE GG1 PENNSY RARE RUNS beautiful train VINTAGE great paint
$299.99
LIONEL POSTWAR UNMARKED BROWN CABOOSE RARE
LIONEL POSTWAR UNMARKED BROWN CABOOSE RARE
$50.00
1963 Lionel 6407 Mercury Capsule Car with Rare Astronaut Missile Variation VG+
1963 Lionel 6407 Mercury Capsule Car with Rare Astronaut Missile Variation VG+
$152.50
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
Lionel Trains Postwar 60 Trolley w Black Lettering  Motorman Very Rare
Lionel Trains Postwar 60 Trolley w Black Lettering Motorman Very Rare
$99.95
Lionel Postwar Rare 6027  ALASKA  DELUXE SP CABOOSE
Lionel Postwar Rare 6027 ALASKA DELUXE SP CABOOSE
$33.20
Rare Vintage Postwar Lionel 6465 Double Dome Sunoco Tank Car  6045 Tank Car
Rare Vintage Postwar Lionel 6465 Double Dome Sunoco Tank Car 6045 Tank Car
$24.99
LIONEL PENNSYLVANIA 250T TENDER Rare Red Stripe Made in 1957
LIONEL PENNSYLVANIA 250T TENDER Rare Red Stripe Made in 1957
$8.95
RARE Lionel 6402 Flat bed Stock Train Car Bungee Stretch Cord Holder Postwar
RARE Lionel 6402 Flat bed Stock Train Car Bungee Stretch Cord Holder Postwar
$12.99
HTF 224 NAVY AB ALCO UNITS with RARE 2017 200 NAVY CABOOSE
HTF 224 NAVY AB ALCO UNITS with RARE 2017 200 NAVY CABOOSE
$175.00
Vintage 1955 Lionel Train Set in Boxes RARE Cars HUGE LOT + Extras MUST SEE 675
Vintage 1955 Lionel Train Set in Boxes RARE Cars HUGE LOT + Extras MUST SEE 675
$1,745.50
RARE UNRUN LIONEL 2350 NEW HAVEN ELECTRIC EP 5 PAINTED NOSE VERSION NO RESERVE
RARE UNRUN LIONEL 2350 NEW HAVEN ELECTRIC EP 5 PAINTED NOSE VERSION NO RESERVE
$380.23
KR Lionel Postwar 6560 Bucyrus Erie w RARE Black Cab OB No Frame Lettering
KR Lionel Postwar 6560 Bucyrus Erie w RARE Black Cab OB No Frame Lettering
$195.00
LIONEL POSTWAR 6250 SEABOARD NW2 SWITCHER IN ORIGINAL RARE BOX
LIONEL POSTWAR 6250 SEABOARD NW2 SWITCHER IN ORIGINAL RARE BOX
$2,000.00
RARE LIONEL Post War TEXAS SPECIAL 2245 A B 1954  O ga All Original
RARE LIONEL Post War TEXAS SPECIAL 2245 A B 1954 O ga All Original
$310.00
Vintage 1960s Post War Lionel Santa Fe Train Set 1637W with Original Box RARE
Vintage 1960s Post War Lionel Santa Fe Train Set 1637W with Original Box RARE
$249.00
LIONEL POSTWAR 2347 SEARS CO GP7 NEW IN BOX MADE IN 1965 ONLY UNCATALOGED RARE
LIONEL POSTWAR 2347 SEARS CO GP7 NEW IN BOX MADE IN 1965 ONLY UNCATALOGED RARE
$5,600.50
LAST CHANCE Very Rare Lionel X 2454 Orange Door Version Collectors Car Variant
LAST CHANCE Very Rare Lionel X 2454 Orange Door Version Collectors Car Variant
$349.00
1940s Antique Lionel RR Guide Dealer Foldout Poster Trains Railroad RARE
1940s Antique Lionel RR Guide Dealer Foldout Poster Trains Railroad RARE
$1.99
Lionel Postwar illuminated Caboose 6357 2457 Rare Over stamped Box
Lionel Postwar illuminated Caboose 6357 2457 Rare Over stamped Box
$99.00
LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6457 CABOOSE with BOX Rare Painted Smoke Stack
LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6457 CABOOSE with BOX Rare Painted Smoke Stack
$79.99
LIONEL NO 6356 NYC STOCK CAR HEAT STAMPED RARE W ORIGINAL BOX
LIONEL NO 6356 NYC STOCK CAR HEAT STAMPED RARE W ORIGINAL BOX
$35.00
LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6401 FLAT CAR with RARE RARE BOX
LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6401 FLAT CAR with RARE RARE BOX
$69.99
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
$165.00
LIONEL RARE PALE GREEN WITH RED TOP No 455 OPERATING OIL DERRICK SET IN OB EXC
LIONEL RARE PALE GREEN WITH RED TOP No 455 OPERATING OIL DERRICK SET IN OB EXC
$112.50
RARE Lionel 6827 PH Power shovel O scale with boxes and both booklets
RARE Lionel 6827 PH Power shovel O scale with boxes and both booklets
$299.00
Lionel Vintage 1946 726 Berkshire Locomotive  Unknown Tender USED Rare 1946
Lionel Vintage 1946 726 Berkshire Locomotive Unknown Tender USED Rare 1946
$34.00
Vintage Lionel Train Lot Rare Complete your set in time for Christmas
Vintage Lionel Train Lot Rare Complete your set in time for Christmas
$859.00
LIONEL SET 2551W GREAT NORTHERN EP 5 SET BOX ONLY RARE ORIGINAL
LIONEL SET 2551W GREAT NORTHERN EP 5 SET BOX ONLY RARE ORIGINAL
$102.50
LIONEL RARE RED 6262 WHEEL CAR W OB ORIGINAL
LIONEL RARE RED 6262 WHEEL CAR W OB ORIGINAL
$107.50
Lionel 212T USMC Very Rare also USMC 212  USMC 6017 50
Lionel 212T USMC Very Rare also USMC 212 USMC 6017 50
$4,500.00
Extremely Rare LIONEL  3309 50 OLIVE FRAME TURBO MISSILE FIRING CAR
Extremely Rare LIONEL 3309 50 OLIVE FRAME TURBO MISSILE FIRING CAR
$300.00
LIONEL VINTAGE HTF 1946 671 WORK TRAIN SET CHECK IT OUT VERY RARE
LIONEL VINTAGE HTF 1946 671 WORK TRAIN SET CHECK IT OUT VERY RARE
$1,499.99
Marx 2002 Hand Car very rare red body LN with great box and liner
Marx 2002 Hand Car very rare red body LN with great box and liner
$225.00
Super Rare Lionel 203M 23  203M 60 Eccentrics Set
Super Rare Lionel 203M 23 203M 60 Eccentrics Set
$29.95
Lionel 6464 725 New Haven boxcar rare Hagerstown MD 425 on box
Lionel 6464 725 New Haven boxcar rare Hagerstown MD 425 on box
$225.00
LIONEL POSTWAR RARE GREEN 394 ROTATING BEACON TOWER W INSTRUCTIONS
LIONEL POSTWAR RARE GREEN 394 ROTATING BEACON TOWER W INSTRUCTIONS
$115.00
RARE FIND VINTAGE LIONEL 2055 Complete Train Set
RARE FIND VINTAGE LIONEL 2055 Complete Train Set
$9.99

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:

Lionel Rare Dealer Operating Knuckle Couplers Billboard Superb Condition, RARE LIONEL TRAIN 6814 FIRST AID MEDICAL CABOOSE CAR W ORIGINAL BOX NMINT, Lionel 6803 Flatbed With Yellow And Black Plane O Scale Very Rare, VINTAGE LIONEL LINES O GAUGE HILLSIDE CAR 2423 HARD TO FIND RARE, lionel Poster 18x 23 1 2 inches feachuring Johnny Cash rare and rather hard to f, Lionel Billboard sheet uncut sold as pictured rather rare to find, LIONEL POSTWAR RARE GREEN 394 ROTATING BEACON TOWER W INSTRUCTIONS, SUPER RARE LIONEL 2378 MILWAUKEE ROAD MASTER CARTON, Lionel 108 BLACK Trestles Set Sealed packet IN OVERSTAMPED 1044 Box 1959 RARE, LIONEL TRAINS RARE 175 ROCKET CONTROLLER FOR LAUNCHER POSTWAR ORIGINAL 1958 USA, Rare 6406 Maroon Unlettered Flatcar Original Automobile w Gray Bumpers EXC, Lionel TWO Early Postwar 2452X PENNSY Gondola + 2456 HOPPER + Rare BOX, LIONEL RARE RED 6262 WHEEL CAR W OB ORIGINAL, LIONEL SET 2551W GREAT NORTHERN EP 5 SET BOX ONLY RARE ORIGINAL, RARE LIONEL 2855 TANK CAR, 1959 LIONEL ADVANCE DEALER CATALOGUES ADVERTISING NEAR MINT RARE, LIONEL POSTWAR UNMARKED BROWN CABOOSE RARE, Lionel 212 and Super RARE 212T USMC AA Alco Diesels in Original Boxes, Lionel 1957 Postwar 204 Santa Fe Alco AA Diesels OB Master Carton RARE, Rare Solid Stripe Lionel Postwar 2338 Milwaukee Road GP 7 Diesel Locomotive Box, RARE Original Lionel B76 AQUA BASE Number 76 Street Lamps Blisterpack SEALED, Lionel Train Set Collection Vintage Rare, RARE FIND VINTAGE LIONEL 2055 Complete Train Set, Lionel Vintage 1946 726 Berkshire Locomotive Unknown Tender USED Rare 1946, Lionel Q Transformer 75 watts all orig very nice clean RARE 6 on scale, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6407 MISSILE WITH FLAT CAR SUPER RARE, 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 6414 AUTO LOADER with RED CARS 4 5 8 Gray Bumpers w RARE 1966 BOX, LIONEL ORIGINAL POSTWAR 6401 FLAT CAR with RARE RARE BOX,

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