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Diecast Cars Of The 1960s (Enthusiast Color Series)

Fueled by nostalgia, todays flea markets and auction websites abound with thousands of pocket-sized vehicles. Arranged by vehicle types this colour history is filled with photos depicting the most significant of these miniatures. Brief histories of the manufacturers appear throughout, accompanied by overviews and descriptions of the individual toy vehicles.

Series: Enthusiast Color

Paperback: 96 pages

Publisher: Motorbooks International (August 2000)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0760307199

ISBN-13: 978-0760307199

Product Dimensions: 9 x 8.3 x 0.3 inches

Shipping Weight: 12 ounces

Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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What a great time I had with this book! Every page, and every photo, brought back memories of these cars. It's a really nicely produced volume (I already bought a copy for a friend who's rich enough to collect real cars!) and if you leave it out on a coffee table, say, everybody reaches for it and, as they leaf through it, they invariably start to smile. Now I'm just sorry I gave away (or maybe my parents did) all my own toys from the 60s!

I was given this book by a friend and didn't know what to expect... but all sorts of happy memories fooded back as I flipped through the pages. Ragan clearly loves his subject, but he's a added a quirky tone that makes this fun not just for collectors but also for people like me who just remember playing with some of these toys. It's also worth noting that the photographs are fantastic.It'll Christmas gift list for sure.

It's got big and detailed pictures of many cars but it laks so many other models. As a complement of other detailed catalogues it is a great book.

Very useful guide.

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