This engaging book details the wide variety of plastic model kits produced by Revell, Inc.*TM, of Venice, California, from the 1950s through the 1970s. Over 540 color photographs display many of the much-sought-after kits, ranging from automobiles and ships to aircraft and spaceships in scales from 1/16 to 1/72, including the battleship U.S.S. Missouri, the Polaris Nuclear Submarine, the Highway Pioneers*TM, the B-17, the X-15, and the Saturn V moon rocket. The history of the company highlights the men and women who drove its success and produced the exquisitely detailed models. Discussions of the artists who brought the box art to life are included. An index of the model kits index lists all of the models produced, their variations, and their current values in the secondary market. Everyone who collects and builds models will want to own this book.
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Dr. Thomas Graham has been building Revell*R model kits since childhood. He is also the author of numerous articles and several books on model and slot car collecting.
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Descrizione libro Schiffer Publishing, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110764316966
Descrizione libro Schiffer Publishing, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0764316966