Dating lionel trains

19-Jul-2016 15:34

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During Lionel's early days, Americans were captivated by the railroads and awed by electricity, still a rarity in many homes.

A: Often times a "bunch" of old trains will include rusty or "oxidized" track.

It is seldom of any value and may be better discarded with one exception and that is switches which can be worth cleaning up by a collector.

They typically advertise their auctions in magazines such as These national companies primarily deal in highly collectible trains and average run of the mill trains are of little interest to them, however.

You could also check with local hobby shops in your area or you might also be able to get a table at a local train show and sell them there. However, you will need to have done some research to do the pricing.

During Lionel's early days, Americans were captivated by the railroads and awed by electricity, still a rarity in many homes.A: Often times a "bunch" of old trains will include rusty or "oxidized" track.It is seldom of any value and may be better discarded with one exception and that is switches which can be worth cleaning up by a collector.They typically advertise their auctions in magazines such as These national companies primarily deal in highly collectible trains and average run of the mill trains are of little interest to them, however.You could also check with local hobby shops in your area or you might also be able to get a table at a local train show and sell them there. However, you will need to have done some research to do the pricing.Any O gauge car or locomotive can ride on Lionel O gauge track, as long as the curve track used on your layout can accommodate your particular cars (see Minimum Curve section).