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Forty Years of Airfix Toys

By Jeremy Brook

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ISBN: 9781785005350
PUBLISHED: 25/02/2019
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 296x210 mm
INSIDE: 300 colour photographs

Airfix acquired the first plastic injection moulding machine in the U.K. in the mid 1940's and was soon manufacturing vast numbers of plastic toys. By 1981, when Airfix's financial woes led to takeover and the end of all production save for plastic model kits, it had made a wide variety of toys, games, arts, crafts, building sets, racing sets, model trains and even Meccano and Dinky toys. Profusely illustrated with over three hundred photographs, Forty Years of Airfix Toys gives the full history of the Airfix toy range:


  • Year-by-year listings of all the toys sold by Airfix
  • Betta Bilda building sets
  • Car racing and train sets
  • Arts and crafts
  • Meccano and Dinky Toys
  • Logos and packaging
  • Airfix's magazines
  • Full listing of Airfix pattern numbers

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" This is a definite trip down memory lane for many, and the book oozes nostalgia, with more than 300 colour photos to inform and delight in equal measure. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Airfix Magazine

" Excellent - full of fascinating information. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Plastic Warrior magazine

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