• es
  • ca

(MOBI) Tonka : 9780760318683

Inici Foros Benestar Social / Bienestar Social (MOBI) Tonka : 9780760318683

  • This topic is empty.
Viendo 1 publicación (de un total de 1)
  • Autor
  • #23250 Reply
    Andie Salvanera

    by Dennis David, Lloyd Laumann

    📕 Tonka – CLICK HERE 📕

    • ISBN: 9780760318683 (0760318689)
    • Publisher: Voyageur Press
    • Language: english
    • Release date: October 15, 2004
    • Author: Dennis David, Lloyd Laumann
    • Format: hardcover, 160 pages

    About The Book

    Relive your childhood memories with this spectacular tome of Tonka history. On the shores of Lake Minnetonka in Minneapolis, three men created Mound Metalcraft in an old schoolhouse in the late 1940s and set out to make tie racks and garden utensils. Sales weren’t as abundant as expected, so the group decided to produce sturdy construction toys crafted from the leftover materials. Tonka — named after the nearby lake — was born and the company changed the face of the toy industry forever.Tonka takes you through the early days of the company, to its purchase by Hasbro in 1991. Through the years, there were many ups and downs, but a few things remained constant: the rugged quality, realism, and durability of the toys. The employees were an integral part of the company, and profiles of a handful of former employees help bring a personal level to the story of the company that drove its way to the top of the toy truck industry. Each epoch of Tonka history is covered and accompanied by 150 color and 25 archival images.The Tonka story itself is one of an incredible journey. From the humble confines of a small schoolhouse, to a giant corporation that sold toys everywhere, Tonka remains a household word for strength and durability and is synonymous with toys that could withstand anything a child could do with them.br>Author bio:Dennis David is an automobile journalist and writes for many antique car enthusiast magazines. He collects antique automobiles, is a member of the Society of Automotive Historians, is the technical editor for the National DeSoto Club, and is an automobile appraiser. This is his third book. David lives in northwestern Connecticut with his wife, Susan, and son, Christopher.Lloyd Laumann worked at Tonka for almost 30 years. He held various positions from August 1955 through September 1984, and the last position he held was vice president of manufacturing. He retired in 1984 and has been collecting Tonka memorabilia ever since. Laumann has been writing articles for collector magazines since 1987 and currently lives in Waconia, Minnesota, with his wife, Jean.

    FB2 book Tonka by Dennis David buy cheap. PDF Tonka download for PC on Amazon. EPUB ebook Tonka read online. MP3 ebook Tonka Dennis David iPhone on Dymocks. Online book Tonka read.

    Hardback Tonka Dennis David download on iOS on Kobo. FictionBook Tonka buy for iPad. TXT book Tonka by Dennis David on Walmart. Paperback ebook Tonka Dennis David download PocketBook on Powells. MOBI book Tonka buy.

    Hardcover Tonka by Dennis David. PDF ebook Tonka read on Android on Booktopia. FB2 book Tonka on Barnes & Noble. TXT Tonka Dennis David download on Kindle. FictionBook ebook Tonka read online reader.

Viendo 1 publicación (de un total de 1)
Respuesta a: (MOBI) Tonka : 9780760318683
Tu información: