Toys Go to War (WWII) by: Jack Matthews

Toys Go to War (WWII) by: Jack Matthews

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Jack Matthews is a retired attorney, who lives with his wife and collections of antiques on a South Carolina coastal island. His award-winning major collection of antique toy soldiers and tinplate toys has a world-wide reputation. Long a student of World War II and its home front aspects, he has for some fifteen years assembled a collection of well over 1,000 WWII-era "military" children's toys, games, puzzles and related items, most of which are displayed herein.

Based on extensive research, this volume combines contemporary history with a visual and narrative examination of the American toy industry's adaptation to war time metal restrictions and its marketing attention to the unique patriotic mood of the times."

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • 6159
  • Quantity
  • 2
  • Category
  • Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 1994
  • Country of Origin
  • USA
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 11 inches
  • Height: 8.5 inches
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 2.5 pounds
  • Condition
  • New
  • Material
  • Soft Cover

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