J. Chein & Co.: A Collector's Guide To An American Toymaker
With handsome colour photographs, archival photos, patent drawings, early advertising, and extensive research, this is the first comprehensive look at J Chein toys, the process of their creation, and the colourful history of the company. Over 450 full colour photos of the toys, including views of original lithographic sheets, factory production, prototype models, and rare catalogue pages are featured. Information on trademarks and the current values of the toys make this an indispensable reference guide for antique toy lovers and a must for collectors of comic characters, banks, sand pails, carnival, or transportation toys.
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- Format: Hardcover
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd
- ISBN-13: 9780764301186
- ISBN: 0764301187
- Publication Year: 1997