Pictorial History of North American Toy Shows

By: Foss, Peter H.

Price: $225.00

Quantity: 1 available


300 pages; Photograph; Vast collection of over 300 original real b/w photos in perfect condition. Most measure 3.5 x 5 inches. Most are of toys and model cars on display at toy shows; there are a few photos of collectors or real cars. Some are from swap meets hosted by IAAM, the International Association of Automotive Modelers. ; Many are grouped by manufacturing type (cast iron, steel, zinc, tin, plastic, slush). Many have captions lightly marked on reverse. Some have auto-date stamped in margin. Dates range from 1964 to 1996, most are from 1968-1969. There is also a small batch of b/w AMT promotional photos, plus nine color photos, nine color postcards, two color trading cards. ; This lot is from the collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors, who took them with his own camera. ; These photos have been carefully stored and show no visible wear except one photo is lightly creased. A unique and valuable collection.

Title: Pictorial History of North American Toy Shows

Author Name: Foss, Peter H.

Categories: Antiques & Collectibles,

Publisher: Peter H. Foss: 1968

Binding: Non-Book

Book Condition: Fine

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 17158

Keywords: Hobbies & Crafts ; Toy Cars ; Model Cars ; Toys ; Swap Meets ; Photo Albums ; Pictorial Works ; Rare Books ; PHF1 ;,