Matchbox Toys

In this beautifully illustrated book, Matchbox collector Nick Jones tells the story of Matchbox and its most famous toys, from the Coronation Coach to Hotwheels dragsters, and complements the story with beautiful, previously unpublished ...

Matchbox Toys

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Matchbox Toys
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Nick Jones
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Matchbox toys were ubiquitous items for children across the Western world. Originally labelled Christmas-cracker trash by retailers and shopkeepers, the small-scale 1-75 series soon began to see unprecedented worldwide sales in the 1950s. Smaller and cheaper than most of its competitors' toys, Matchbox models were also far more accurately modelled,
Matchbox Toys
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Nick Jones
Categories: Automobiles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Schiffer Publishing

Books about Matchbox Toys
The Encyclopedia of Matchbox Toys
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Charlie Mack
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

It's all here! Pictured and listed in this massive volume, now in its fourth edition, are fifty-four years' worth of toys produced between Matchbox's founding in 1947, and 2001, including their popular diecast vehicles, playsets, dolls, plastic kits, robots, and ephemera. The international scope of Matchbox toys is illustrated in
Matchbox Toys
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Nick Jones
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Matchbox toys were ubiquitous items for children across the Western world. Originally labelled Christmas-cracker trash by retailers and shopkeepers, the small-scale 1-75 series soon began to see unprecedented worldwide sales in the 1950s. Smaller and cheaper than most of its competitors' toys, Matchbox models were also far more accurately modelled,
Lesney's Matchbox Toys
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Charlie Mack
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

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