Antique Model Kits
Antique Model Kits -
This engaging book details the wide variety of model kits produced by Revell, Inc. of Venice, California, from the 1950s through the 1970s.Briefly traces the history of plastic model kits, and includes photographs and prices of individual piecesA complement to author Scotty Gosson's previous title, America's Wildest Show Rods of the 1960s & 1970s, this allnew book covers what was often the inspiration for all those crazy show rods, the model kits themselves.A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits Scotty Gosson. hardcore visionaries. The rest of us endured a pricing on selected vintage hot rod kits in his excellent 2000 guide, Hot Rod Model Kits. At that time, the show rod fever epidemic of This book offers a
knowledgeable,.yet refreshing look at model collecting, and serves as a veritable celebration of plastic aircraft model kits and what makes this one of the most endearing of collecting hobbies.If you are looking to build a collection of muscle car kits, interested in getting the kits of your favorite manufacturer or even just of the cars you have owned, this book will be a valuable resource in your model kit search.Interviews were conducted for this book with company executives, designers, and model sculptors including Darryl Starbird and Tom Daniel, artists who painted the box art, and salesmen who put the kits on store shelves.Not only does this nostalgic guide allow you to compare and contrast the different models and their historical
development.(and, in some cases, demise), it also notes the rare and the valuable, so you can reevaluate those pieces you have This guide lists current market values, pictures over 300 different models, and provides insights and tips for modellers and collectors.
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