It's all here! Fifty-four years of toys! The toys pictured and listed in this book represent the immense volume of items produced from 1947, when the Matchbox company was founded, to mid-2001, including their popular diecast vehicles along with playsets, dolls, plastic kits, robots, and ephemera all in one massive volume--now in its third edition!The international scope of Matchbox toys is illustrated through catalogs, boxes, and labels on toys printed in a dozen languages. Certain toys have been made for sale in specific countries or to promote specific companies or products. The numbering system on miniatures changed in 1982 when worldwide toys began different numbering systems. The result of all these variables is a fascinating and infinite variety of Matchbox toys.
A Schiffer Book for Collectors: Encyclopedia of Matchbox Toys ebook DJV, EPUBFeaturing a traditional type setting cherished by many long-time Scofield readers, the Classic Edition, whose notes date from 1917, is the best cross-reference study Bible ever published.The work is dangerous, but the boys are commanding respect, and the money's good.The 88 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions.Fresh solutions for finding more space in an existing footprint, simple upgrades that are budget-friendly, and full-scale remodels and new construction are illustrated visually as well as with practical information.The era of "vitamania," as one 1940s journalist called it, had begun.The ideal reference for researchers, collectors, auctioneers and dealers, the Standard Catalog of World Coins has a more-than-40-year tradition of excellence in the hobby.A complete list of Achievements and Trophies, along with tips on how and when to accomplish them.Comprehensive index.Profusely illustrated with detailed photography and illustrations from the original manufacturers' catalogs, Blade's Guide to Knives & Their Values also includes cutting-edge research and feature-length articles by the world's foremost knife and cutlery experts.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.