Encyclopedia of Small-Scale Diecast Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (Paperback)

By Kimmo Sahakangas, Dave Weber, Mark Foster, Alan Sahakangas (Photographs by)

Enthusiast Books, 9781583881743, 144pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2006

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

This encyclopedia provides vital information on every miniature die cast motor vehicle manufacturer from around the world. Includes brand names, distributors and promoters of these miniatures. The small-scale die cast models and toys, primarily in the range of Matchbox (included) size vehicles, are about three inches in length or smaller. Inside are concise company histories including the types of die cast they created and information to identify specific models. Features hundreds of examples in full color.


About the Author

Kimmo Sahakangas began collecting Matchbox models in 1967 and joined the Matchbox Collector's Club the same year. He is a Matchbox Collectors Community Hall forum moderator. Dave Weber's interest in collecting small-scale models developed in the late 1980s when Hot Wheels issued some realistic miniature replicas. He collects U.S.-made automobiles from the many toy and model manufacturers, and presently serves as the Recording Secretary for the Pennsylvania Matchbox Collectors Club in Eastern Pennsylvania. Mark Foster is also a member of the Matchbox Collectors Community Hall forum and has been collecting various brands since 1982.Dave Weber's interest in collecting small-scale models developed in the late 1980s when Hot Wheels issued some realistic miniature replicas. He collects U.S.-made automobiles from the many toy and model manufacturers, and presently serves as the Recording Secretary for the Pennsylvania Matchbox Collectors Club in Eastern Pennsylvania. Kimmo Sahakangas began collecting Matchbox models in 1967 and joined the Matchbox Collector's Club the same year. He is a Matchbox Collectors Community Hall forum moderator. Dave Weber's interest in collecting small-scale models developed in the late 1980s when Hot Wheels issued some realistic miniature replicas. He collects U.S.-made automobiles from the many toy and model manufacturers, and presently serves as the Recording Secretary for the Pennsylvania Matchbox Collectors Club in Eastern Pennsylvania. Mark Foster is also a member of the Matchbox Collectors Community Hall forum and has been collecting various brands since 1982.Dave Weber's interest in collecting small-scale models developed in the late 1980s when Hot Wheels issued some realistic miniature replicas. He collects U.S.-made automobiles from the many toy and model manufacturers, and presently serves as the Recording Secretary for the Pennsylvania Matchbox Collectors Club in Eastern Pennsylvania. Mark Foster is a member of the Matchbox Collectors Community Hall forum and has been collecting various brands since 1982.Kimmo Sahakangas began collecting Matchbox models in 1967 and joined the Matchbox Collector's Club the same year. He is a Matchbox Collectors Community Hall forum moderator. Dave Weber's interest in collecting small-scale models developed in the late 1980s when Hot Wheels issued some realistic miniature replicas. He collects U.S.-made automobiles from the many toy and model manufacturers, and presently serves as the Recording Secretary for the Pennsylvania Matchbox Collectors Club in Eastern Pennsylvania. Mark Foster is also a member of the Matchbox Collectors Community Hall forum and has been collecting various brands since 1982.Dave Weber's interest in collecting small-scale models developed in the late 1980s when Hot Wheels issued some realistic miniature replicas. He collects U.S.-made automobiles from the many toy and model manufacturers, and presently serves as the Recording Secretary for the Pennsylvania Matchbox Collectors Club in Eastern Pennsylvania.