Vintage Model Car Kits

The earliest and rarest model-car kits hit store shelves around 1930, just as cars became a ubiquitous sight in most urban centers. These basic wooden models required a lot of initiative by the modeler, and were gradually replaced by more intricate plastic versions in the 1940s. The heyday of model-car kits in the United States was probably the 1960s, when the burgeoning car culture of the previous decade exploded. Suddenly, every...Continue Reading