Aurora Model Kits (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

By: Professor Division of Pediatrics Thomas Graham

Price: $35.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Nearly new book in excellent condition in every respect. Very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Aurora s plastic models of classic Hollywood movie monsters are enduring pop culture standards. Kids and adults around the world recognize Frankenstein, Dracula, the Wolf Man, and the Mummy. Although monsters are Aurora s most famous products, the company created model kits of all varieties, including historic sailing ships, sports cars, moon rockets, military and commercial aircraft, TV stars, comic book heroes, wildlife scenes, knights, and much more, all included in this book. Over 450 color photographs enhance this comprehensive history and guide to Aurora models.The Aurora empire was once the world s largest producer of hobby products. Here, corporation executives, sculptors, artists, and engineers who created Aurora s models tell the story in their own words. Every model Aurora made is described in detail, with information on reissues and current collectors market values. Collectors maintain a brisk trade in vintage Aurora plastic, and new companies continue to reissue some of Aurora s timeless kits. 176 pages heavily illustrated in full color. 2nd edition, revised and expanded.


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Auroras plastic models of classic Hollywood movie monsters are enduring pop culture standards. Kids

Title: Aurora Model Kits (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Author: Professor Division of Pediatrics Thomas Graham

Categories: Antiques and Collecting, Children's,

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Limited: 2007

ISBN Number: 0764325183

ISBN Number 13: 9780764325182

Binding: Oversize Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Antiques and Collectibles

Seller ID: 144031