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Arcade Treasures : A Schiffer Book for Collectors - KURTZ BILL

Arcade Treasures

A Schiffer Book for Collectors

Hardcover Published: 6th January 1997
ISBN: 9780887406195
Number Of Pages: 176

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Today, a sense of nostalgia and the irresistible urge to play have combined to make arcade memorabilia and antique arcade games one of the hottest collectible fields of our time. This book is filled with 447 color photos of the greatest games ever to hit the arcade scene-the earliest arcades' strength testers and fortune tellers, perennial favorites like baseball games and SKEE-BALL, wild pinball games from the middle of the century, and modern electronic video game like PAC MAN and Q*BERT._x000D_While American manufacturers have maintained a solid grip on the market, some interesting offerings are included from foreign manufacturers. Also included are a section on novelty products, a detailed discussion of the development of different game trends, a history of significant manufacturers and designers, and a thorough price guide. Kurtz shares tips on how to begin moving in the arcade trading circuit, how to locate your favorite games, and how to maintain and repair your collection. Beginning collectors and long-time fans alike will find Kurtz's information helpful. With its foreword by Sha-Na-Na's Screamin' Scott Simon this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the games of yesteryear-and of today!_x000D__x000D_ AUTHOR: Bill Kurtz lives in Willoughby, Ohio and has written extensively on arcade games.

ISBN: 9780887406195
ISBN-10: 088740619X
Series: A Schiffer Book for Collectors
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 6th January 1997
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 1.02