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About Lionel Postwar

Model trains comprise a fun hobby that has been a favorite pastime for generations of Americans. If you want to get a feel for a bygone era of model train technology, check out trains and accessories from the Lionel Postwar era. This period spans roughly from the end of World War II in 1945 through the late 1960s. There is a vast inventory on eBay of items from the Lionel Postwar era, including train parts and other items including electronic transformers and switches, train tracks, and small parts such as rollers. You could even find a full vintage train set that includes components such as a passenger car, a caboose, and a locomotive. There are also additional accessories from the postwar era, including parts for your model city, including a train station building or a signal bridge. Many available items come in their original boxes, which increases value a bit. Those in great condition and with their original boxes are typically investment grade pieces not intended for use.