Lionel OO Gauge Complete Pre War Train Set Original package NM Metal Heavy

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  • Sold Date: Jun 14, 2013
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Lionel OO Gauge Complete Pre War Train Set Original package NM Metal Heavy Lionel OO Gauge Complete Pre War Train Set Original package NM Metal Heavy 1939 Lionel OO Gauge Train Set
Offered for you today is a chance to own or "reown" this unprecedented set of authentic Americana. From its original Lionel packing box, to the individually boxed train cars, this set is in incredible shape! At a time when everything was made of metal, this train set is highly detailed and heavy! The highly detailed engine is 3.75 pounds! This 2-rail Lionel OO Train Set is incredible!
Two of the cars are still in their original cellophane! This has been in my family since new. My grandfather purchased this set in Washington D.C. for Christmas of 1939. It has never been run. It has been stored in various family closets for over 70 years!
History of Lionel OO Gauge Train
Made only between 1938 and 1942, these trains featured die cast construction. Lionel 00 trains were high quality. Offered in two rail and three rail versions. The items were also offered in scale and semi-scale versions. The semi-scale versions had less detail and were a bit cheaper. The hopper was never offered in a semi-scale version.
The version you see here is the super detailed scale version. Lionel only made one type of locomotive. A model of the New York
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