When you think of the top American toymakers today, names like Mattel, Hasbro, and Jakks Pacific come to mind. But during the prewar and postwar era, one toy manufacturer stood tall above the rest—Louis Marx and Co.
Redlines chronicled in Angelo Van Bogart’s latest book Hot Wheels Classics The Redline Era
In the years following World War II, particularly the late ’40s, ’50s and early ’60s, toys in America realized the same resurgence of energy as the country they occupied.
By the time this issue reaches newsstands, “Toys & Prices 2010, 17th Edition” will have been gobbled up by toy enthusiasts either at bookstores or online for nearly a month. (But plenty of copies are still available!) In addition to new toys and updated prices, one of the features that has people talking...
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. — It’s being touted as among the most impressive and diverse online auctions of its kind in years and a spectacular opportunity for collectors to bid on an expansive range of classic toys and memorabilia with no reserve prices.
The paint jobs are radical and righteous, the designs are straight from the playbook of the cruisers of the time, and the wheels – oh those wheels. Hot Wheels™ are much more than toy cars; they are pocket-sized automotive art, designed for beauty and built for great speed, especially on that classic orange track....
MAQUOKETA, Iowa – An extensive selection of high-quality antique, modern and collectible dolls, toys and bears from a seven-state area headlines the Annual Fall Doll-Toy-Bear Show & Sale Sept. 13 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds, Maquoketa, Iowa.
I hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day holiday weekend. I took my family to my hometown Memorial Day parade and ceremony. I don’t know about you all, but I can’t listen to Taps without tearing up … Anyway, I hope you’ll all check out some of our latest features: The jewel of...
My dad was an auto body man and sometimes I would get to go with him to the shop. I saw a lot of cars and trucks as I was growing up.
Affordably priced, hundreds of color photos, up-to-date secondary pricing, all in a book you can easily tote to shows, shops, or rummage sales. What’s not to love? That’s what you get, and so much more, with Hot Wheels and McCoy Pottery, the newest additions to Krause Publications’ Warman’s® Companion series.