Britain's Toy Car Wars: Dinky, Corgi and Matchbox

Britain's Toy Car Wars: Dinky, Corgi and Matchbox

Giles CHAPMAN

€17.06
Reference : LN04371

In this illustrated and expanded edition of Britain’s Toy Car Wars, Giles Chapman reveals the extraordinary battle to dominate Britain’s toy car industry, and the dramas and disasters that finally saw the tiny wheels come off …

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For fifty years, Britain made the best toy cars in the world, expertly shrinking every kind of reallife vehicle and producing them in their countless, die-cast millions. Dinky Toys were the 1930s pioneers, then in the 1950s came the pocket-money Matchbox series, followed by Corgi Toys bristling with ingenious features and movie stardust.

But who were the driving forces behind this phenomenon? And how did they keep putting the latest, most exciting cars into the palm of your hand year after year?

In this illustrated and expanded edition of Britain’s Toy Car Wars, Giles Chapman reveals the extraordinary battle to dominate Britain’s toy car industry, and the dramas and disasters that finally saw the tiny wheels come off …

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LN04371

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Author
Giles CHAPMAN
Publisher
History Press
Publishing Date
2022
Size
14 x 21 cm
ISBN
9780750997133
Number of pages
240
Language
English
Condition
New
Binding
Hardbound

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