Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Lionel train set 1939

In Model Trains > Lionel Model Trains > Show & Tell.
EJW-54's loves821 of 8914I'm old...kinda?? And this was my truck!Rin Tin Tin Fort Apache Marx’s 1956
19
Love it
0
Like it

roddyqroddyq loves this.
Beachbum58Beachbum58 loves this.
egreeley1976egreeley1976 loves this.
AntigueToysAntigueToys loves this.
kwqdkwqd loves this.
EJW-54EJW-54 loves this.
Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
crswernercrswerner loves this.
EliY789EliY789 loves this.
iggyiggy loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
jscott0363jscott0363 loves this.
yougottahavestuffyougottahavestuff loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
ToyrebelToyrebel loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
See 17 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 1 year ago

    purvis
    (462 items)

    So we were up in the badger state last week visiting and found some interesting stuff at some antique stores . Not sure of the year of the train set and don’t know if it’s all there . the lid is missing. Interested in any info . Thanks

    logo
    Lionel Model Trains
    See all
    Lionel Postwar Canadian Pacific 2373 F3's
    Lionel Postwar Canadian Pacific 237...
    $596
    Rare 1964 Postwar Lionel Factory Rivet Press with 2350-15 Pantograph Tooling, Ex
    Rare 1964 Postwar Lionel Factory Ri...
    $105
    GREAT VINTAGE *1954 LIONEL POSTWAR #1503WS STEAM FREIGHT SET W/BOXES & NO RSV!
    GREAT VINTAGE *1954 LIONEL POSTWAR ...
    $165
    Prewar Lionel Standard Gauge Train Set 325E, #10E Locomotive, Cars 332, 339, 341
    Prewar Lionel Standard Gauge Train ...
    $91
    logo
    Lionel Postwar Canadian Pacific 2373 F3's
    Lionel Postwar Canadian Pacific 237...
    $596
    See all

    Comments

    1. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 1 year ago
      Looks like pre war tin plate. The info I read said the 1668 engine is from '39. They made this engine first in '35 as the 1668e, they dropped the e in '39. Lionel didn't produce trains during the war and changed to plastic in stages after the war. I'd guess it's from '39-'41. I don't think it's post war. Nice streamliner choo-choo no matter what. I love tin plate.
    2. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 1 year ago
      If you can get a close up of the couplers I might can find out more.
    3. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 1 year ago
      http://cs.trains.com/ctt/f/95/t/83170.aspx
    4. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 1 year ago
      Some more I read said the boxcar was from '39. I'm leaning toward '39 for the set.
    5. purvis purvis, 1 year ago
      Toyrebel . Thanks for the info . Your are very helpful . I thought it was pre war when I bought it .
    6. roddyq roddyq, 1 year ago
      You have 2 oil tankers which is a bonus. All the other 4 pieces seem to be from the original set with the exception of the orange colored Shell oil tanker. Many sets would get mixed up from being operated with extra rolling stock being added.
      Toyrebel's information is very accurate I'm thinking along the same line that this is the 1939. It is a very nice set and a great find for you.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.