Collecting Toy Soldiers in the 21st Century (Kobo eBook)
A completely updated edition of the classic guide, by a leading authority in the field: “For the toy soldier collector, an absolute must have.”—Miniature Wargames
James Opie’s highly popular Collecting Toy Soldiers was an inspiration for anyone involved in the hobby. Decades later, this is a completely new companion updating the experience for the twenty-first century collector. James now gives the reader the benefit of his long experience as one of the world’s leading authorities on toy soldiers, figures, and models, and a lifetime as a passionate collector himself.
Collecting Toy Soldiers in the 21st Century contains comprehensive advice on all aspects of collecting, fully illustrated with new pictures. Guidance for every budget includes price trends and pitfalls to avoid when buying or selling at auction, at shows, online, or privately. Sharing informative and often-amusing anecdotes, James illustrates just how satisfying it can be to explore this blend of history, tradition, nostalgia, and play, whether on the grandest scale or with the most limited of funds.