THE COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO TRANSPORT TOYS: AN INTERNATIONAL SURVEY OF TINPLATE
AND DIECAST COMMERCIAL VEHICLES FROM 1900 by Gordon Gardiner & Richard O’Neill,
Tiger Books, London, 1985/1990.
Profusely illustrated in color, this fascinating book is a pictorial guide to
over a thousand antique tin and diecast toy trucks, buses, planes, ships,
construction vehicles, and more.
A comprehensive guide to collecting transport toys by international makers
from 1900 onwards: the automotive age. Tinplate and diecast vehicles of all
kinds: lorries, vans, buses, trams, fire engines, construction equipment, farm
machinery, police cars, ambulances, cranes, boats, airplanes, pedal-powered
vehicles, and more. [It includes a] selection of manufacturers’ catalogs and
examples of packaging. All the famous makers: Arnold Bing, Carette, CIJ,
Corgi, Dinky, Fleischmann, Gama, Joustra, Lesney, Marklin, Schuco, Solido,
Tipp, Tri-ang, and many more… In close, on 100 pages of specially commissioned
color photographs, the reader will find nearly 800 examples of the commercial
vehicles produced by international toymakers…. As well as being a superb
all-color reference work for both experienced and novice collectors alike, this
book will delight ‘transport buffs’ of all ages and nationalities.”
8.75“ x 12“ hardback with dust cover in very good condition. 128 pages.
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