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Corgi Toys

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Although the name "Corgi Toys" was not introduced until 1955, the roots of the original holding company, Mettoy, go back to 1932 when a German toymaker called Philipp Ullmann arrived in Britain to form a new toy manufacturing company. This company produced many types of toys, both before and after the Second World War, mainly in tinplate.

In the 1950s Mettoy began to produc
Paperback, 64 pages
Published October 21st 2008 by Shire Publications
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Oct 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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This is a great little book, full of information about Corgi Toys from their beginnings, to the peak of the late sixties to their fall in the early eighties and their resurrection as a collector's vehicle today. Lavishly illustrated, rekindles old memories and gives the desire to seek out old models for the collection. Ideal for anyone who loves diecast model cars. I'd love to see a similar book for Matchbox cars.
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