Airliner Models: Marketing Air Travel And Tracing Airliner Evolution Through Vintage Miniatures

byAnthony J. Lawler

Hardcover | February 4, 2020

Airliner Models: Marketing Air Travel And Tracing Airliner Evolution Through Vintage Miniatures by Anthony J. Lawler
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Containing more than 800 photographs, Airliner Models chronicles the use of professionally made airliner models in the marketing of air travel since 1919. For model collectors, the airliner type, makers name, scale, approximate age and the materials used are detailed for each model illustrated.  A short history of significant model-making companies is covered.  

With the onset of online bookings and the closure of airline offices and travel agents, the use of models is fast vanishing forever. The focus of this book is to preserve this fascinating era when models were a significant marketing tool. To ensure that these models, at least in photographic form, survive as a record for future generations,  Anthony Lawler  has spent eight years assembling the information and photographs to complete this book.
Anthony J. Lawler was born in South Africa in 1939. He had developed a keen interest in aviation from an early age, but in 1952 when the world's first jet airliner, the Comet 1 flew over his home city on a proving flight, his interest was really ignited. He wrote to the BOAC office in Johannesburg asking for a model, and to his great j...
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Title:Airliner Models: Marketing Air Travel And Tracing Airliner Evolution Through Vintage MiniaturesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:February 4, 2020Publisher:The Crowood Press UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1785006339

ISBN - 13:9781785006333

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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