Diecast Toy Cars of the 1950s 1960s

... [history of 1/43 scale German diecast ranges] (Alba, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1985) Duprat, Mick Les Jouets Renault [covers history of diecast Renaults by CIJ] (Rétroviseur, Paris, 1994) Force, Edward Classic Miniature Vehicles Made in ...

Author: Andrew Ralston

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781845841805

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

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A guide for collectors discusses the history of die-cast toy cars of the 1950s and 1960s and surveys the companies that manufactured the toys around the world, including such major names as Dinky Toys, Corgi Toys, Solido, Tekno, and Tootsietoy.

The Die Cast Price Guide

Author: Douglas R. Kelly

Publisher: Antique Trader

ISBN: 0930625277

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 260

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Provides the vital information every collector of Post-World War II die cast vehicles needs for buying, selling, trading, or simply enjoying these ever-popular toys. Special features include: historical outlines of each featured manufacturer; easy-to-follow vehicle model listings enhanced by a comprehensive index; up-to-date values; tips to make you a more informed collector.

Collector s Guide to Diecast Toys Scale Models

Classic Miniature Vehicles Made In Germany , Dr. Edward Force , Schiffer Publishing , copyright 1990 . 11. Classic Miniature Vehicles Made In France ... Maisto International , Inc. ( USA ) , a division of May Cheong Toy Products Fty .

Author: Dana Johnson

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ISBN: 0891456937

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 199

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This updated second edition now includes over 575 brands, as opposed to the only 170 brands presented in the first book. Once again this full-color guide will include popular contemporary brands such as Majorette, Tomica, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Siku, Maisto, Bburago, Johnny Lightnings, and many others featured together in detail, showing the different models and thousands of variations. This extraordinary book is arranged alphabetically by brand name with hundreds of color photographs, manufacturers, model numbers, descriptions, scales, colors, distinguishing marks, and current market values. It provides a helpful bibliography and guide to resources for finding more diecast toys on the secondary market. 1998 values.

Collector s Guide to Toys Games and Puzzles

Peter Viewmeister : Micro Cars : A Coliectors Guide to 3 - in Miniatures , published by the author , 1982 . ... Edward Force : Classic Miniature Vehicles Made in Germany , with Price Guide and Variations List , Schiffer Publishing ...

Author: Harry L. Rinker

Publisher: Wallace-Homestead

ISBN: 087069572X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 165

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Whitaker s Book List

Classic Miniature Vehicles Made in Germany ( Force ) 23cm 256. 80coll . E14.95 Schiffer Pub , US . Millbank Bks . ( 7.90 ) ArtG O 88740 251 8 Classic Modern Homes of the Thirties ( Ford , James & Ford , Katherine Morrow ) 31cm 144.

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105117258033

Category: Great Britain

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Plastic Toy Cars of the 1950s and 1960s

... Covers promotional models made for American car manufacturers. (Schiffer Publishing, Pennsylvania, 2001) Cruz, Juan Mauri Anguplas: Historia de un sueño (privately published, Barcelona, 2001) Force, Edward Classic Miniature Vehicles ...

Author: Andrew Ralston

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781845841256

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

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The history of Dinky Toys, Corgi Toys and other makers of diecast metal cars has been covered in great detail in many books and magazine articles; by contrast, information on plastic toy cars is much harder to come by. Yet collectors are taking an increasing interest in plastic cars, particularly as the rise in the value of early diecast and tinplate models has put many of these out of reach of the average enthusiast. For the first time, this book aims to provide a systematic introduction to the vast number of plastic cars made during the 1950s and 1960s. Years of research have enabled the author to uncover many fascinating facts about the companies who made these toys. Some were major players in the toy industry, like Tri-ang and Brimtoy in the UK, Norev and Minialuxe in France, Gama and Siku in Germany and Ingap in Italy. Many others, though, were more obscure, and some only modeled one car before disappearing without trace. More than 250 photographs of these toys are included, with the emphasis being on the most colorful and realistic examples, all of them based on real vehicles of the period. In many cases, the toy is pictured alongside its original box, the presence of which can often double the value of the item to a collector. Readers will also find a handy glossary listing the names of many of the companies who were active in this field in the 1950s and 1960s, together with some evocative period advertisements and catalogue illustrations. If you thought that a model car had to be made of diecast metal to be worth collecting, this book might change your mind . . . With 250 color photos, extensive appendices and identification aids this is a must have for any collector or dealer.