Collecting toy trains

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Publisher:
House of Collectibles,
Pub. Date:
2006.
Language:
English
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No mere childhood playthings, toy trains are a passion for adults. Trains are historical artifacts, marvels of engineering, and cherished childhood memories all in one. From tiny "penny toy" trains to oversize riding toys, from precision scale-models to whimsical cartoon-decorated toys, there is a train for every collector. Hop on board this fascinating hobby and learn all you need to know for the journey from novice collector to expert! Learn the Language of train collecting and the answers to these questions and more: What makes a train collectible? How do American and European trains differ? How can I tell an original from a clever reproduction? How can I determine the subtle nuances in gauge and scale? Insider Tips on what's hot, current market trends, perfecting your buying and selling techniques, and talking the talk of an expert. A One-of-a-Kind Resource on the history of toy trains and related collectibles, online resources, manufacturers, museums, magazines, newsletters, clubs, societies, and associations. Book jacket.
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9780375720901
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