Matchbox die-cast toys produced after Universal transferred company ownership to Tyco are presented here with a detailed, incisive text explaining the variations, the number code of all the toys, and clear color photos.
Author: Charlie Mack
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
Matchbox die-cast toys produced after Universal transferred company ownership to Tyco are presented here with a detailed, incisive text explaining the variations, the number code of all the toys, and clear color photos. Includes the Matchbox vehicles and toy lines of Harley Davidson motorcycles, Thunderbirds action figures, Live N Learn preschool toys, and Crash Dummies.
Lesney's Matchbox Toys : The Superfat Years , 1969–1982 . Atglen , Pa .: Schiffer
. 1993b . Lesney Matchbox Toys : The Universal Years , 1982–1992 . Atglen , Pa
.: Schiffer . Mallerich , Dallas J. III . 1987. Greenberg's Guide to Athearn Trains .
Author: James Roy King
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
In Remaking the World, James Roy King weaves together strands of thought creating a tapestry that mirrors John Dewey's pragmatism of sufficiencies. King uses the concept of activity sets - relatively stable combinations of activities that characterize every large-scale human enterprise - to explain how modeling can help people make sense of the world around them.
The first one will be a book covering the Superfast years ( 1969–82 ) and another
will chronicle the Universal years ( 1982–92 ) . Both volumes should be issued
during 1993 and will be published by Schiffer Publishing of West Chester ...
Author: Bruce Stoneback
Full-color illustrations feature hundreds of matchbox toys and help trace the evolution of the popular playthings.
Matchbox Debut: 1955 Inventors: N. W. McVicker, Joe McVicker (1929-1992)
Developers: ... The Matchbox 1-75 series meant that from year to year, Lesney's
basic line always contained 75 vehicles. ... A company called Universal Toys
bought the rights to the legendary Matchbox trademark and moved production
overseas, while Jack Odell personally ... From 1982 through 1992, Matchbox
vehicles rolled alongside the many die cast companies with which they shared
the retail road.
Author: Tim Walsh
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
The book Why Didn't I Think of That! includes the passage "If a toy has magic, when people see it they say, 'Oooh! What is that?' . . . It appeals to the kid in everybody." That same kind of magic captures "the kid in everybody" when they pick up Timeless Toys: Classic Toys and the Playmakers Who Created Them. Timeless Toys represents one of the finest documentaries and displays of modern toys ever written. Author Tim Walsh, a successful toy inventor himself, reveals a world of commerce, toys, and wonder that is equally fun, fascinating, and nostalgic. Readers of every age and background will find it impossible to pick up this book, turn a few pages, and not become spellbound by its insightful stories and the personal memories that the text and 420 brilliantly colored photographs bring forth. Slinky, Lego, Tonka trucks, Monopoly, Big Wheel, Frisbee, Hula Hoop, Super Ball, Scrabble, Barbie, Radio Flyer Wagons: All of these and many, many more are featured in this fascinating tome, along with the toys' histories, insider profiles, and rare interviews with toy industry icons. It's simply magic!
Size : 6 " x 9 " Price Guide 128 pp . ISBN : 0-88740-463-4 soft cover $ 19.95 160
pp . Matchbox® Toys : The Universal Years , 1982-1992 Charlie Mack . The toys
produced under Universal's ownership are documented in this thorough text .
Author: John Marshall
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
Over 430 color photographs and descriptions of the pocket-sized G.I. Joes*t, movie and TV characters, fantasy figures, He-Man*t, the Thunder Cats*t, super heroes, Transformers*t, and wrestling figures abound here. Price listings are provided for every figure shown and produced within particular product lines.
Author: Douglas R. Kelly
Publisher: Antique Trader
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.
Author: Harry L. Rinker
Publisher: House of Collectibles
Illustrated with nearly five hundred photographs, an updated, authoritative price guide covers more than 425 categories of collectible items made after 1920--ubckydubg action figures, Pez dispensers, and Depression glass--listing forty thousand prices, discussing the latest market trends, and offering collecting tips. Original. 10,000 first printing.
On June 11, 1982. Lesney Products was put into receivership. The toy company
was renamed “Matchbox Toys Ltd.” and was purchased by David Yeh and
Universal Toys. The industrial die-casting company ... In 1992, Tyco Toys of Mt.
Author: Tom Larson
• Matchbox cars are only second to Hot Wheels in popularity • Features unique index to help you locate fellow Matchbox collectors • Small package allows you access to information while you're on the got For a collector with a passion for pocket-sized racers, access to updated pricing and photos of your favorite "compact cars," along with the tools to make the most of every collecting opportunity is a collecting essential. Compact and organized, with listings for a variety of cars, this book allows you access to details while you're at a show, or in the hobby shop. With price listings for each car, collector advice, and contact information for hundreds of groups and associations, this small-size guide truly represents the idea that great things come in small packages.
That year Tyco Toys , Inc. , bought Universal Matchbox for $ 106 million . ...
receivership in early 1982 , and in June the Matchbox Toy division was bought by
Universal International Ltd. , Hong Kong holding company . ... Its 1992 -A .
Woodward nology of Maytag's “ swinging wringer , " the first Durable Goods 323
Author: Gale Group
Publisher: St James Press
Looks at the history, evolution, and market status of more than six hundred brand name products.
50 Lesney ' s Matchbox Toys ( there are two : Regular Wheel Years and 05 - G ,
US Mail Jeep , 1978 , SF , bl & wht ... 00 Super Fast Years ) and Universal Years .
... 06 - L , Excavator , 1992 , SF , yel , blk ... 82 . 50 King Size , Speed Kings and
Super Kings ; Matchbox Originals ; 07 - B , Ford Anglia , reg , blk wheels , EX + .
Author: Collector Books
Toys are the happening collectible for the '90s. To meet the market explosion, this monumental value guide devoted entirely to toys has been created. Providing identification and values for more than 20,000 collectible toys of all kinds, this easy-to-use book puts buyers in touch with sellers, magazines, clubs, and newsletters that cover specific fields of collector interest.
Nissan Safari, Tl $18.00 Nissan Silvia Coupe, G37 $18.00 Nissan Skyline Police
Car. ... purchased the rights, and incorporated the brand into the Matchbox line,
which Universal had purchased in 1982. ... 23 The Dinky brand vanished with the
purchase of Matchbox in 1992 by Tyco. ... A SURVEY OF DINKY TOYS
THROUGH THE YEARS Meccano Delivery Van, 1934 $250.00 Dinky Excellent
Author: Dana Johnson
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.