Collectors Gazette - May 2021
Charting the contribution of German tinplate manufacturers in the early toy market. Plus much more in the May issue of Collectors Gazette.
On Sale: 16/04/2021
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What's in this Issue?
Inside this issue we look at:
NEWS - The latest news from the world of collecting.
WHAT'S THE YEAR? Alwyn Brice looks back on a specific year and asks "what's the year?".
THE RISE OF BACHMANN - Mark Nolan profiles a big brand in collectable trains.
THROUGH THE DECADES - Ann Evans takes a look at popular children's toys from the 1980s.
GERMAN TINPLATE - Alwyn Brice assesses the contribution made by German manufacturers.
ROYAL MAIL IN MINIATURE - Andrew Ralston remembers the wide variety of diecast postal vehicles produced.
THE TEST OF TIME - The UK driving test and the Corgi models inspired by its legacy.
BEST OF BRITISH - Brian Howes recalls some of those classic early car kits released by Airfix.
INTRO TO... Will Freeman looks at the playground craze that took the world by storm!
EBUYS - Our guide to what's been selling well on eBay this month.
PRICE GUIDE - Find out what your toys could be worth in our auction round-up.
TOY STORIES - Honestly, the toys are for the children really... Ed Karswell tells us more.
FROM THE ARCHIVES - Digging into the past and re-visiting an old swapmeet.
OBSOLETE OZ - What gems has Oz uncovered this month on his travels?
EVENT GUIDE - Plan your diary for the month ahead.