From the Inside Flap
The leading authority on toys produces a virtual history of entertainment from the 1890s to the present. This book is the definitive visual guide and checklist for all toy collectors. With over 42,000 prices and 14,000 photographs, you will be able to put a value on everything—from Captain Marvel action figures, SpongeBob PEZ dispensers, and Dick Tracy watches to Toy Story
collectibles—this book has it all!
•Over 14,000 items with pictures and over 100 pages in full color.
•More than 42,000 prices.
•360 unique categories.
•How to grade, value and restore your toys.
•How to buy and sell a toy collection.
About the Author
founded Hake’s Americana and Collectibles, the first auction house to specialize in 20th century American popular culture, in 1967. His early initiatives were a major force in establishing collectibles as a major passion for millions of Americans. Hake produces books, sales lists, and auction catalogues from his hometown of York, Pennsylvania.