1973-2000, the Story of Matchbox Kits :: Jean-Christophe Carbonel soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2012, Paperback.
Includes: Colour photographs; 2-column text; Number 8 in the series.
From the cover: Unlike other brands, Matchbox did not suddenly appear on the model market. Matchbox (models) originated from the well-known range of die cast vehicles using the same name. The Lesney group which used the name Matchbox was founded in 1953 by Leslie Smith (who remained on the companys board of directors throughout his entire career. He died in 2005) and Rodney Smith. It was this…
In the Models & Figures series.
82 pages. 9½” x 7¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Antiques & Collecting Toys & Dolls catalogue?