Britain's Toy Car Wars: The War of Wheels Between Dinky, Corgi & Matchbox

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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 new, illustrated and expanded edition of Britain's Toy Cars 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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Manufacturer/Publisher: The History Press
Binding: Hardback
Author: Giles Chapman
Date Published: 2021
Pagination: 240p

SKU: 9780750997133