The Ultimate Book of Spot-On Models Ltd (book)

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The Ultimate Book of SPOT-ON Models Ltd, by Nigel Lee, Graham Thompson and Brian Salter is an extremely comprehensive and profusely-illustrated large-format hardback book on the Triang Spot-On range of model cars and vehicles. The book appeared in 2013 to wide acclaim in the toy and model community.

Contents

Part 1 – INTRODUCTION

  • The Team, The Book – 5
  • Outline History – 8
  • No Smoke Without Fire – 12

Part 2 – VEHICLE AND HIGHWAY SYSTEM

The Concept

Vehicle Details

  • Wheels and Tyres – 19
  • Chassis – 22
  • Interiors – 26
  • Colours – 28
  • Number Plates – 35
  • Boxes – 38

The Vehicles

  • Private – 41
  • Small Commercial – 175
  • Trailers – 208
  • Large Commercial – 218
  • New Zealand – 251
  • Dinky Connection – 254
  • Presentation Sets – 258

Accessories

  • Roadways – 276
  • Garages – 286
  • Buildings – 292
  • Figures – 310

Part 3 – DOLL’S HOUSE FURNITURE

Introduction

Dollies Home

  • Individual – 325
  • Room Sets – 348

Jennys Home

  • Individual – 355
  • Minisets – 359
  • Rooms and Sets – 362
  • Jennys Rooms – 364
  • Jennys Family – 367

Part 4 – ARCHITEX

  • Introduction – 370
  • Sets – 372
  • Parts – 377

Part 5 – RELATED PRODUCTS

  • Young and Fogg – 381
  • Tri-ang Garages – 387
  • Magicar – 391
  • Toys and Games – 399

Part 6 – PRODUCT PROMOTION

  • Eagle Adverts – 407
  • Periodicals – 415
  • TV and Film – 418
  • Trade Publicity – 419
  • Point of Sale – 425
  • Customer Promotions – 428
  • Collectors Cards – 432
  • Retail Catalogues – 442

Part 7 – EPILOGUE

  • Not Quite Spot-On – 469
  • Index – 482
  • Addendum – 488
  • Further Reading – 490
  • The End – 491
  • Tailpiece – 492

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