Series: Collector's Guide to
Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: Collector Books; 2 Updated edition (April 1998)
Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds
Average Customer Review: 2.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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I must say that I really regret buying this book. After waiting anxiously to receive it I was, upon opening it, almost immediately disappointed. It turned out to be an alphabetical listing of companies which produced die-cast models, with a brief (1 paragraph in some cases) description of company history. While it does list each model produced by the various companies and offer a valuation, it fails to describe the models in any detail. Therefore, a prospective collector has virtually no useful information to go on. It doesn't even tell you the various colours the models have been released in, or any details which might differenciate one model from another.As for photos. This is another area where this book falls down. Very few graphics; once again - a real let down.All in all, a very poor showing. Save your money and buy a different book!
This book is not a complete listing of any single make of diecast car (although it does come close for a few makes) but rather a list of all diecast manufacturers that have ever existed with a representative sampling of prices and photos.
Too outdated for my purpose.
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