Classic Model Trains: 24 Cards

Classic Model Trains: 24 Cards

by Roger Carp
     
 


During the 1920s and ’30s, electric trains dominated the toy industry. Catalogs and advertisements in magazines and newspapers helped generate the demand for top-of-the-line sets. This collection of handsome, full-color postcards, selected from vintage illustrations, depicts models from that golden age of American toy trains.

Nostalgic images of authentic

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During the 1920s and ’30s, electric trains dominated the toy industry. Catalogs and advertisements in magazines and newspapers helped generate the demand for top-of-the-line sets. This collection of handsome, full-color postcards, selected from vintage illustrations, depicts models from that golden age of American toy trains.

Nostalgic images of authentic trains sets, classic locomotives, and ingenious accessories will rekindle fond childhood memories of trains by Lionel, Ives, American Flyer, and other manufacturers. Ideal for sending brief messages to train lovers and nostalgia buffs, these handsome cards will be a prized addition to any collector’s treasure chest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486440408
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Pages:
16
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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