Hey if you grew up in the 60s and 70s you were what is known as a “Monster Kid” and one of the most iconic items of that era was the legendarymonster model kits produced by Aurora! Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., is pleased to announce the release of Aurora Model Kits: With Polar Lights, Moebius, Atlantis, a collection of photographs portraying the Aurora Model collection from monsters to sports cars.
Hollywood movie monsters are enduring pop culture standards. Kids and adults around the world recognize Frankenstein, Dracula, the Wolf Man, and the Mummy. Although monsters are Aurora’s most famous products, the company created model kits of all varieties, including historic sailing ships, sports cars, moon rockets, military and commercial aircraft, TV stars, comic book heroes, wildlife scenes, knights, and much more. Over 500 color photographs enhance this comprehensive history and guide to Aurora models, now updated to include new companies continuing the Aurora tradition. Aurora executives, sculptors, artists, and engineers who created the models tell the story in their own words. Every model Aurora made is described in detail. Today, Polar Lights, Moebius, Atlantis, and Monarch continue the Aurora tradition. Executives from these companies explain how they have added to the list of revived Aurora models, with information on reissues and current collectors’ market values.
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