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9781787111202

Tinplate Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s from Japan

The Collector's Guide Author: Ralston, Andrew Code: 48984 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 173 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 22/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Tin toys had been made in Japan before the Second World War, but they reached new heights of realism in the 1950s. The postwar American occupation of Japan gave Japanese toymakers ready access to the lucrative American toy market, and as a result most of the tin toy cars made in this period were based on American vehicles like Cadillacs, ......

9780750965941

Britain's Toy Car Wars: Dinky vs Corgi vs Matchbox

Author: Chapman, Giles Code: 47057 Price: AU $40.00 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Diecast-metal Dinky Toys arrived in 1934. In 1953, Lesney launched the Matchbox series. Mettoy brought its Corgi range in 1956, with working suspension, seats, steering wheels, and opening doors and hoods. The brand hit the jackpot with its James Bond movie tie-in: a 1:43 scale Aston Martin DB5 with working versions of the on-screen gadgets, ......

9781613251560

Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits

Author: Scotty Gosson Code: 37161 Price: AU $52.50 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 20/02/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This all-new book covers what was often the inspiration for all the crazy show rods, the model kits themselves. Viewed from a collector’s standpoint rather than a builder’s point of view, all of the coolest and wildest kits are featured. Covers the builders, designers, the manufacturers and of course, the collectors.
9780764341885

Lesney's Matchbox Toys: Regular Wheel Years, 1947-1969 (3rd Ed)

Author: Charlie Mack Code: 25723 Price: AU $28.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 15/10/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This revised 3rd Edition for Matchbox collectors by one of America's foremost authorities includes an updated price guide. The public's enthusiasm and the long-term interest of children as they grow into adulthood have provided the necessary ingredients for Matchbox toys to become ideal collectibles. The old toys become scarce and variations of ......
9780764341892

Collecting Matchbox: Regular Wheels 1953-1969 (2nd Ed)

Author: Charlie Mack Code: 25728 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 15/08/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Matchbox vehicles, from cars and trucks to tractors and trailers, produced in series 1 through 75 from 1953 to 1969, are presented here in both detailed text listings and over 370 color images. Variations of each vehicle manufactured are detailed, including the many different kinds of box styles used throughout this period. This revised 2nd ......
9781900482813

Handbuilts & Kits - Scale Model Vehicles Made in Britain (Auto Review)

Author: Rod Ward Code: 25465 Price: AU $14.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: MALVERN HOUSE Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An overview of kit and handbuilt scale model vehicles produced in Britain over the past century. A huge range of models is described in this concise volume, but it provides a great base for the serious researcher and an invaluable introduction to the subject. Kits described are white metal, resin and some card. Mass produced plastic kits such as ......
9780956501561

Matchbox Toys Price Guide

Author: Simon Epton Code: 25720 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 100 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
A price guide to the popular Matchbox toys, covering the nearly 5000 model types produced in England before production moved offshore. It includes the Dinky Collection models introduced in 1988.
9781907292477

Ramsay's British Diecast Model Toys Catalogue

Author: Burrows, D et al. Code: 31672 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 340 pages Publisher: WARNERS GROUP PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/06/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Ramsays British Diecast Model Toys Catalogue is the definitive collectors guide to British diecast model toys. This 13th Edition contains over 3000 new and updated entries. Model listings have been completely revised and the information on the model variations has been increased and improved.

9781847972910

Scale Car Modelling

Author: Mat Irvine Code: 24972 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Cars have always appealed as model subjects as - unlike aeroplanes or military subjects - the real thing is likely to be sitting outside the modeller's house. From the first car kits produced in the early 1950s, mainly dominated by American machinery, we now have a choice of automotive examples from around the world. The ......
9780711034143

Aspects of Modelling - Slot Car Racing

Author: Colin Jackson Code: 22811 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: Building on the huge success and popularity of the Aspects of Modelling series designed primarily for railway modellers, Ian Allan Publishing is now extending the coverage of the series to encompass some of the other most popular hobby modelling areas. The first of these titles looks in detail at an area of increasing ......
9780956501516

Tri-Ang Toys Price Guide Ltd Ed. Vol 1.

Author: Simon Epton Code: 22877 Price: AU $26.95 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Comprehensive price guide to Triang Toys including Minic tin and plastic models, Spot-on and Scalextric. Prices up to date to 2009-2010.
9781440212413

Warman's Hot Wheels Field Guide 3/e

Author: Michael Zarnock Code: 23620 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 512 pages Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: The toy world changed forever in 1968. That year Mattel introduced an assortment of 16 die-cast cars that looked like miniature muscle cars. Little did the company realise that the hot-rod looking toys - Hot Wheels - would become the best-selling diecast toy of all time, with over 4 billion sold since their debut. ......
9781440204265

Hot Wheels Variations - The Ultimate Guide 4/e

Author: Michael Zarnock Code: 23176 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 504 pages Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
It's true, it's all in the details; especially when it comes to Hot Wheels. The slightest difference between two similar cars, be it different color enamel, a different wheel, interior, base, or even window can mean the difference between a car that's worth $1 and one worth $100. That's where this new 4th edition of Hot Wheels Variations comes in. ......
9781440202407

Hot Wheels Classics - The Redline Era

Author: Angelo Van Bogart Code: 22377 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: Travel through the remarkable first decade of pioneer pocket-sized Hot Wheels cars with this dynamic and detailed book. Learn how these miracles from Mattel changed the die-cast car market, and toy collecting forever; while getting the insider's view of Hot Wheels design. This big and bold book proudly showcases more ......
9780764333194

Dinky Toys (7th Edition)

Author: Dr Edward Force Code: 22419 Price: AU $35.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This revised 7th edition of the popular Dinky Toys collector's guide has complete listings of Dinky toys and updated prices. It is a must buy for the serious collector and can be an eye-opener for those who have held on to childhood toys. If you have a collection to sell or are looking to build up your collection, this is an invaluable aid to ......
9781845842222

Pocket Guide to Britains Farm Model & Toy Tractors 1998-2008

Author: David Pullen Code: 22314 Price: AU $41.96 (was AU $59.95) Format: Hardback / 496 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's Notes: Features • Comprehensive guide to Britains model and toy tractors produced since 1998 • Includes all model tractors released in Europe and North America • Precise text describing how the model range developed • Details of unique and rare models • Valuable aid for collectors to identify different models • Tables ......
9781844254705

Radio Control Car Manual

Author: Matt Benfield Code: 20197 Price: AU $49.50 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Driving radio-control cars is an enjoyable hobby and also a competitive sport. This illustrated book starts by providing the information needed to choose the right model, and goes on to present advice on how to build kits as well as driving techniques, maintenance, modifying, set-up and the various different classes of racing.
9781845841942

Pocket Guide to Britains Farm Model Balers & Combines 1967-2007

Author: David Pullen Code: 22316 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's Notes: Features • Comprehensive guide to all of the baler and combine models produced • Precise text clearly describing the development of the model range • Well researched history revealing little known facts about the models • Details of unique and rare models • Nine tables listing the different common parts used on the ......
9781845841560

GM in Miniature - Rare 1:43 Scale Models 1920s to 1954

Author: Randall Olson Code: 20314 Price: AU $19.95 (was AU $49.95) Format: Undefined / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
This book describes virtually every 1:43 scale diecast model produced of General Motors brands of cars and light trucks from the 1920s to 1954. Some of the models are still in production, although many of the companies have closed their doors for various reasons. This is a must buy for any collector of scale models of classic American cars. ......
9781861268938

The Car Modeller's Handbook

Author: Nick Wigman Code: 19181 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Sold Out
Written by three expert car modellers, this book covers every facet of building a model car from a plastic, resin or white metal kit. It is an invaluable guide for novice or experienced modellers wishing to hone their skills and describes preparation, tools and materials, techniques, painting, applying decals (transfers), working with multi-media ......
9781854862488

Model Engineers' Workshop Projects - Workshop Practice Series #39

Author: Harold Hall Code: 19277 Price: AU $14.95 Format: Paperback / 103 pages Publisher: SPECIAL INTEREST MODEL BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This book in the "Workshop Practice Series" describes a series of projects for home workshops. Other books in the series describe the creation of the equipment used in the workshop and these projects are aimed to produce items that will make work in the shop even easier. A grerat book for the enthusiastic model engineer.
9781861267733

Making Simple Model Steam Engines

Author: Stan Bray Code: 16953 Price: AU $40.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date: 01/07/2005 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The simple miniature steam engines and boilers described in this book are able to be built with only basic workshop facilities. The projects described are a perfect introduction to model engineering for the uninitiated and an ideal relaxation for an experienced engineer. There are full drawings for every engine and boiler described, full ......
9781861267504

The Complete Car Modeller Volume 2

Author: Gerald Wingrove Code: 16057 Price: AU $36.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date: 01/07/2005 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In this follow-up to his successful "Complete Car Modeller", Wingrove describes the next higher level of modelling, using as an example his fabulous model of the equally fabulous Weinberger Bugatti Royale. He describes in detail the skills, procedures and materials used in the construction of his world famous 1/15 scale models. He first ......
9781854862372

Photo Etching - Workshop Practice Series #36

Author: Brian King Code: 16018 Price: AU $14.95 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: SPECIAL INTEREST MODEL BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2005 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Photo etching to produce electronic circuit boards is familiar to many modellers, but the extension of the technique to the precision production of detailed metal parts for all aspects of model making is perhaps less well known. This book explains in detail the techniques used to produce such parts including the production of the high quality ......
17263

Collecting Toy Cars & Trucks (4th Edition)

Author: Karen O'Brien Code: 17263 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/07/2005 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
With more than 12,000 toy listings from more than 300 manufacturers, this is a comprehensive guide to the world of toy cars and trucks. It also provides a value guide with prices in $US. It is an invaluable guide for the serious collector of toy vehicles.
9781873098660

Stationary Engine Magazine on Model Making

Author: Dick Mason Code: 15285 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: KELSEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2004 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Most of this book is a series of articles on building a half-scale model of a Fairbanks-Morse Eclipse stationary engine with other articles from Stationary Engine magazine on buildinga cornmill and other projects. it is a fascinating book and an amazing illustrated guide to building a working model of a classic stationary engine.
9780764315718

Encyclopedia of Matchbox (3rd Ed)

Author: Charlie Mack Code: 18236 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2002 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book is a complete catalogue of 54 years of Matchbox Toys, from 1947 when the Matchbox company was founded to mid-2001. It includes diecast model cars, playsets, dolls, plastic kits, robots and ephemera. It lists and shows more than 30 different wheel types as an indication of the detailed research that has gone into this third edition of ......
9781854861528

Model Engineering - A Foundation Course

Author: Peter Wright Code: 13393 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: SPECIAL INTEREST MODEL BOOKS Published date: 01/07/1997 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A detailed book by an experienced model engineer covering all the basic techniques: understanding engineering drawings, buying materials and marking out, sawing, filing, bending and forming metals. Includes a review of engineering, materials, and the making of cutting tools in the home workshop for practical people who have little experience of ......
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