Rare Lionel

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rare lionel baggage train body
rare lionel baggage train body
$40.00
Lionel Postwar 6473 60 MINT w Hillside OB 1969 Type IIId RARE
Lionel Postwar 6473 60 MINT w Hillside OB 1969 Type IIId RARE
$149.99
LIONEL POSTWAR RARE MINNEAPOLIS  ST LOUIS HOPPER  6536
LIONEL POSTWAR RARE MINNEAPOLIS ST LOUIS HOPPER 6536
$12.00
Rare Lionel O Scale 208 AA Santa Fe Set of Diesel Engines
Rare Lionel O Scale 208 AA Santa Fe Set of Diesel Engines
$158.00
LIONEL POSTWAR 6464 400 BLUE ORANGE SILVER BO BOX CAR RARE BUILT 2 56 OB
LIONEL POSTWAR 6464 400 BLUE ORANGE SILVER BO BOX CAR RARE BUILT 2 56 OB
$224.95
SUPER RARE LIONEL 2378 F3 ENGINE BOXES
SUPER RARE LIONEL 2378 F3 ENGINE BOXES
$525.00
Lionel 6651 Operating USMC Cannon Car  Bullet RARE Postwar
Lionel 6651 Operating USMC Cannon Car Bullet RARE Postwar
$174.99
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
$175.00
Lionel 6560 Crane Car rare version red orange cab bare base
Lionel 6560 Crane Car rare version red orange cab bare base
$99.99
Lionel 108 BLACK Trestles Set Sealed packet IN OVERSTAMPED 1044 Box 1959 RARE
Lionel 108 BLACK Trestles Set Sealed packet IN OVERSTAMPED 1044 Box 1959 RARE
$135.00
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
$170.00
Lionel POSTWAR 682 RARE 6 8 6 TURBINE STEAM ENGINE Runs EX + MORE
Lionel POSTWAR 682 RARE 6 8 6 TURBINE STEAM ENGINE Runs EX + MORE
$349.50
Rare Original 1957 Postwar Lionel 310 Dealer Display Built in Whistle Billboard
Rare Original 1957 Postwar Lionel 310 Dealer Display Built in Whistle Billboard
$73.00
Rare Original 1957 Postwar Lionel 310 Dealer Display Magnetraction Billboard
Rare Original 1957 Postwar Lionel 310 Dealer Display Magnetraction Billboard
$126.00
LIONEL  6457 TUSCON BROWN W RARE PAINTED STACK  O B NICE 1947
LIONEL 6457 TUSCON BROWN W RARE PAINTED STACK O B NICE 1947
$45.00
Lionel 1115 Scout Set w Boxes and Paperwork w Rare Raised Board Caboose
Lionel 1115 Scout Set w Boxes and Paperwork w Rare Raised Board Caboose
$50.00
Lionel No 394 Rotating Beacon Tower with Orig Box Rare Unpainted Silver Tower
Lionel No 394 Rotating Beacon Tower with Orig Box Rare Unpainted Silver Tower
$44.99
2002 LIONEL TRACK MAKE UP KIT 1963 BOX ONLY EXTRAORDINARALY RARE
2002 LIONEL TRACK MAKE UP KIT 1963 BOX ONLY EXTRAORDINARALY RARE
$710.00
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 3820 US MARINES Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE + MORE
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 3820 US MARINES Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE + MORE
$214.95
Plasticville Build a Fence Kit Postwar RARE lot70
Plasticville Build a Fence Kit Postwar RARE lot70
$20.00
RARE LIONEL 3665 MINUTEMAN CAR LT BLUE ROOF  HOLE ABOVE  T  W MISSLE EXC
RARE LIONEL 3665 MINUTEMAN CAR LT BLUE ROOF HOLE ABOVE T W MISSLE EXC
$189.99
Plasticville Rare Postwar Police Station Antenna Intact Lot72
Plasticville Rare Postwar Police Station Antenna Intact Lot72
$9.99
Lionel RARE 12 WHEELED STREAMLINED TENDER 2671W With BACK UP LIGHTS
Lionel RARE 12 WHEELED STREAMLINED TENDER 2671W With BACK UP LIGHTS
$239.50
RARE Lionel 6672 Santa Fe Refrigerator Car 3 lines data w Original Box Postwar
RARE Lionel 6672 Santa Fe Refrigerator Car 3 lines data w Original Box Postwar
$11.50
VERY RARE LIONEL PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE EARLY 17 CABOOSE
VERY RARE LIONEL PREWAR STANDARD GAUGE EARLY 17 CABOOSE
$8,500.00
LIONEL 6454 BABY RUTH BOXCAR RARE DK ORANGE POSTWAR O GAUGE X1040
LIONEL 6454 BABY RUTH BOXCAR RARE DK ORANGE POSTWAR O GAUGE X1040
$59.99
Plasticville Acessory Kit Postwar rare lOT 78
Plasticville Acessory Kit Postwar rare lOT 78
$9.99
LIONEL 2671W LIONEL LINES 12 WHEEL TENDER RARE 1950 MODELSMALL LETTERS
LIONEL 2671W LIONEL LINES 12 WHEEL TENDER RARE 1950 MODELSMALL LETTERS
$128.95
Lionel  2422 Postwar Chatham Passenger Car Silver Roof + RARE BOX DAKOTApaul
Lionel 2422 Postwar Chatham Passenger Car Silver Roof + RARE BOX DAKOTApaul
$31.00
RARE VINTAGE LIONEL 59 US AIR FORCE MINUTEMAN MOTORIZED UNIT
RARE VINTAGE LIONEL 59 US AIR FORCE MINUTEMAN MOTORIZED UNIT
$649.99
rare 10 Stantion 624 Chesapeake  Ohio NW2 Switcher From 1952 Magnetraction
rare 10 Stantion 624 Chesapeake Ohio NW2 Switcher From 1952 Magnetraction
$39.95
Super Rare Lionel 203M 23  203M 60 Eccentrics Set
Super Rare Lionel 203M 23 203M 60 Eccentrics Set
$29.95
Rare Lionel No 228 Prewar 0 6 0 Switcher w 2228B Tender NO RESERVE DAKOTApaul
Rare Lionel No 228 Prewar 0 6 0 Switcher w 2228B Tender NO RESERVE DAKOTApaul
$315.00
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 TRAIN BRK UP 626 BO 44 TON SWITCHER BOX BOX ONLY RARE
LIONEL TRAIN BRK UP 626 BO 44 TON SWITCHER BOX BOX ONLY RARE
$56.00
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 6830 NON Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE
Lionel POSTWAR ORIGINAL 6830 NON Operating SUBMARINE CAR RARE
$99.00
RARE LIONEL 736W PERFORATED TENDER BOX PERFECT CONDITION POSSIBLY NEVER USED
RARE LIONEL 736W PERFORATED TENDER BOX PERFECT CONDITION POSSIBLY NEVER USED
$22.50
RARE RED  WHITE LIONEL 6650 80 SEPARATE SALE MISSILE IN TUBE MINT
RARE RED WHITE LIONEL 6650 80 SEPARATE SALE MISSILE IN TUBE MINT
$44.95
RARE LIONEL 701 SCALE SWITCHER PREWAR LIONEL 8976 FULL SCALE SWITCHER NO RESERVE
RARE LIONEL 701 SCALE SWITCHER PREWAR LIONEL 8976 FULL SCALE SWITCHER NO RESERVE
$281.56
LIONEL PW RARE ORIGINAL 616 SWITCHER BOX  LINER ONLY SEE PICTURES UNGRADED
LIONEL PW RARE ORIGINAL 616 SWITCHER BOX LINER ONLY SEE PICTURES UNGRADED
$29.99
Lionel 6456 Rare Lehigh Valley Hopper Car Original NICE BOX Mint the One C9
Lionel 6456 Rare Lehigh Valley Hopper Car Original NICE BOX Mint the One C9
$49.00
RARE Lionel Postwar Rare 3530 Electro Mobile Power Box Car
RARE Lionel Postwar Rare 3530 Electro Mobile Power Box Car
$35.00
LIONEL X6454 BABY RUTH BOXCAR DK ORANGE RARE POSTWAR O GAUGE X9747
LIONEL X6454 BABY RUTH BOXCAR DK ORANGE RARE POSTWAR O GAUGE X9747
$139.99
Lionel Postwar 1952 Bucyrus Erie Operating Work Crane Car 6460 Train in Box RARE
Lionel Postwar 1952 Bucyrus Erie Operating Work Crane Car 6460 Train in Box RARE
$13.50
ORIGINAL TUBE OF LIONEL TRAIN LUBRICANT WITH RARE STORE PRICE TAG ON IT
ORIGINAL TUBE OF LIONEL TRAIN LUBRICANT WITH RARE STORE PRICE TAG ON IT
$19.95
LIONEL TRAINS RARE RIO GRANDE POSTWAR ENGINE SET 2379 AB UNITS 1957 USA MADE NR
LIONEL TRAINS RARE RIO GRANDE POSTWAR ENGINE SET 2379 AB UNITS 1957 USA MADE NR
$290.00
Rare 1958 Lionel No 6017 Lionel Lines Semi gloss Tuscan painted Caboose Car
Rare 1958 Lionel No 6017 Lionel Lines Semi gloss Tuscan painted Caboose Car
$12.74
LIONEL RARE FIND LW TRANSFORMER WHITE BOX CORD CARDBOARD INSURT INSTORIGINAL
LIONEL RARE FIND LW TRANSFORMER WHITE BOX CORD CARDBOARD INSURT INSTORIGINAL
$159.95
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN 9665 SEARS SET 2349 GP9 ORIGINAL W BOXSPAPERWORK RARE
LIONEL POSTWAR TRAIN 9665 SEARS SET 2349 GP9 ORIGINAL W BOXSPAPERWORK RARE
$1,789.20
RARE ORIGINAL LIONEL 6 FT POWER CORD WITH THE LIONEL ON THE PLUGE EXCEPTIONAL
RARE ORIGINAL LIONEL 6 FT POWER CORD WITH THE LIONEL ON THE PLUGE EXCEPTIONAL
$21.95
Lionel Prewar 1666 Locomotive  2689W Tender See Our Other Rare Trains
Lionel Prewar 1666 Locomotive 2689W Tender See Our Other Rare Trains
$69.99
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
Lionel 6407 Super Rare Light Blue Capsule Mint Original Sterling
Lionel 6407 Super Rare Light Blue Capsule Mint Original Sterling
$149.95
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
$88.20
RARE lionel postwar brown maroon cable reel parts restore accessories
RARE lionel postwar brown maroon cable reel parts restore accessories
$4.99
LIONEL RARE 6250 SEABOARD SWITCHER C7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS LAST DETAILED SWITCHER
LIONEL RARE 6250 SEABOARD SWITCHER C7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS LAST DETAILED SWITCHER
$499.00
Rare Vintage Lionel Erie Box Car 1514
Rare Vintage Lionel Erie Box Car 1514
$9.99
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
Rare Orange LIONEL SET1590 Post War 249 Pennyslvania Scout Locomotive Train
Rare Orange LIONEL SET1590 Post War 249 Pennyslvania Scout Locomotive Train
$19.99
LIONEL RARE PW 6517 UNDERSCORED BAY WINDOW CABOOSE C 7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS READY
LIONEL RARE PW 6517 UNDERSCORED BAY WINDOW CABOOSE C 7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS READY
$109.00
Lionel  2332 GG1 2625 2627 2628 Pullman Cars w Boxes Set IS RARE C 8
Lionel 2332 GG1 2625 2627 2628 Pullman Cars w Boxes Set IS RARE C 8
$1,999.99
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 Lionel 2341 Jersey Central Trainmaster Diesel Engine
RARE Lionel 2341 Jersey Central Trainmaster Diesel Engine
$795.00
Lionel Post War  6520 Search Light Car Lot w Rare Green Generator  67
Lionel Post War 6520 Search Light Car Lot w Rare Green Generator 67
$199.99
RARE Old Toy Lionel Model Trains Railroads ART PRINT AD ORIGINAL ANTIQUE 1952
RARE Old Toy Lionel Model Trains Railroads ART PRINT AD ORIGINAL ANTIQUE 1952
$19.95
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
$1,650.00
RARE VINTAGE LIONEL RRGUIDETOY RAILROADTRAIN POSTERSIGNALSLINGOSCALE1947
RARE VINTAGE LIONEL RRGUIDETOY RAILROADTRAIN POSTERSIGNALSLINGOSCALE1947
$19.99
Lionel 2338 Milwaukee Road  Rare Solid orange Band w box
Lionel 2338 Milwaukee Road Rare Solid orange Band w box
$550.00
Lionel Postwar Rare Unlettered unstamped blank black flatcar
Lionel Postwar Rare Unlettered unstamped blank black flatcar
$575.00
Lionel trains NYC 6416 w 2 containers unusual and rare C 6 + 6511 frame
Lionel trains NYC 6416 w 2 containers unusual and rare C 6 + 6511 frame
$9.99
RARE 1958 Lionel O gauge 6 2329 Virginian rectifier locomotive Excellent Cond
RARE 1958 Lionel O gauge 6 2329 Virginian rectifier locomotive Excellent Cond
$599.99
lionel 2426w whistling tender very good shape rare look lot 1
lionel 2426w whistling tender very good shape rare look lot 1
$100.00

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.

Rare Lionel items recently purchased through this site:

Lionel No 1012 Rare Winnertown Transformer Early 30s, Lionel 108 BLACK Trestles Set Sealed packet IN OVERSTAMPED 1044 Box 1959 RARE, RARE RED WHITE LIONEL 6650 80 SEPARATE SALE MISSILE IN TUBE MINT, lionel 2426w whistling tender very good shape rare look lot 1, lionel 2426w whistling tender very good shape rare look, RARE LIONEL PLASTICVILLE PLAYGROUND POOL SET PARTS LIONEL 954, Vintage 1951 Lionel Trains How to Build Scenery Plan a Railroad Pamphlet RARE, LIONEL POST WAR RARE 665 STEAMER ORIGINAL BOX ONLY SEE PICTURES UNGRADED , LIONEL RARE 3461 GREEN LOG DUMP CAR C 7 EX PLUS PLUS PLUS SERVICED WORKS NO RUST, LIONEL TRAIN CAR POSTWAR SP STYLE CABOOSE NUMBER 2257 1947 RARE 1 red caboose, Lionel 6828 RED Flatcar with PH Harnischfeger Truck Crane ULTRA RARE MT Box, Super Rare Lionel 6414 Auto Loader Brown Car Version w BOX NO RESDAKOTApaul, LIONEL PW RARE 6456 25 GREY HOPPER CAR BOX ONLY UNGRADED YOU DECIDE , RARE Old Toy Lionel Model Trains Railroads ART PRINT AD ORIGINAL ANTIQUE 1952, Rare Lionel 2445 Elizabeth Red Stripe Separate Sale Illuminated Car DAKOTApaul, LIONEL POSTWAR 6468 BROWN BO DOUBLE DOOR BOX CAR RARE, Lionel 6407 Super Rare Light Blue Capsule Mint Original Sterling, Lionel Rare 3461 Automatic Dump Car RUBBER STAMPED + OS Box, Lionel RARE 110 Trestle Set with RR Ties Going Around Entire Box, RARE VINTAGE LIONEL 59 US AIR FORCE MINUTEMAN MOTORIZED UNIT, Lionel Post War 6520 Search Light Car Lot w Rare Green Generator 67, VERY RARE 6050 1960s LIONEL SWIFTS PREMIUM REEFER BANK TRAIN CAR, Lionel 1115 Scout Set w Boxes and Paperwork w Rare Raised Board Caboose, LIONEL 2333 power frame TYPE I A SUPER RARE CLEAR SHELL FRAME, LIONEL TRAIN 2472 CABOOSE RED NO STACK PENNSYLVANIA VINTAGE RARE, Lionel Postwar 6473 60 MINT w Hillside OB 1969 Type IIId RARE, Rare Vintage Postwar Lionel 6465 Double Dome Sunoco Tank Car 6045 Tank Car, RARE Lionel 2341 Jersey Central Trainmaster Diesel Engine, KR Lionel Postwar 2465 Sunoco 2 Dome Tank Car OB Rare CENTER DECAL Rare, Lionel 6803 Flatbed With Yellow And Black Plane O Scale Very Rare,

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