The texts on this website are based on many different sources. The following books, magazines and websites proved to be particularly helpful when creating the site:
- Beaujardin, Didier; Botté, Bernard; Darotchetche, Denis: Les belles autos de Norev. Paris: Grancher, 2003.
- Beaujardin, Didier; Botté, Bernard; Darotchetche, Denis: Le monde fantastique de Norev. Paris: Grancher, 2005.
- Beaujardin, Didier; Botté, Bernard; Darotchetche, Denis: Eligor, l'incroyable collection. Paris: Grancher, 2006.
- Braun, Matthias; Cordes, Peter: Internationales Lexikon der Modellautos. Alle Marken, alle Modelle, alle Massstäbe. Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag, 1993.
- Brousse, Lucien: Buby - La historia en fotos. Buenos Aires: Buenos Aires Toy Museum, 1999.
- Castellarin, Danilo: Librumm 1972/2002. Una storia di modelli. Oltrona San Mamette (Como): Brumm, 2002.
- Force, Edward: Classic Miniature Vehicles Made in Italy. Atglen PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1992.
- Force, Edward: Corgi Toys. 3rd edition, Atglen PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1997.
- Force, Edward: Dinky Toys. Revised 4th edition, Atglen PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1999.
- Force, Edward: Solido Toys. Atglen PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1993.
- Kozlov, Georgy: Avtomobili na ladoni - An Automobile on a Palm. 150 Russian Automobile Models. Kazan: Katalog Novosti, 1993.
- Ralston, Andrew: Plastic Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s. The Collector's Guide. Dorchester: Veloce, 2007.
- Ralston, Andrew: Diecast Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s. The Collector's Guide. Dorchester: Veloce, 2009.
- Stoneback, Bruce; Stoneback, Diane: Matchbox. Stuttgart: Motorbuch Verlag, 1994.
- Strutt, Ray; Wright, David: A History of White Metal Transport Modelling: A Who's Who in the Industry. Bodmin: MPG Books Group, 2011.
- Taff: A Journey Through Time. Mettoy - Corgi - Microlink - Oxford. Swansea: Benjamin Smith, 2006.
- Wright, David: The History of Resin Transport Modelling: A Who's Who in the Industry. Bodmin: MPG Books Group, 2013.
- Automodélisme. Saint-Cloud: Groupe Michel Hommell.
- Model Auto Review. Leeds: Modelauto.
- Modell Fahrzeug. Bielefeld: Delius Klasing Verlag.
- modell magazin. Düsseldorf: Alba-Verlag. (no longer available)
- Toy Car Collectors Association: very comprehensive website of an American collectors club, including information about manufacturers and resources, a bibliography and many links (no longer available)
- Rollo's Modellauto Homepage: one of the oldest collector websites in the German language area (established in 1996), with lots of background information (no longer available)
- modellautomobile.de - Alles über Modellautos: German information portal for model car collectors, with background information, news, links and bibliographies
- Bickford Diecast Research Center: information about less known model car manufacturers from all over the world
- Gamas 43: Spanish information portal for collectors of 1/43rd scale model cars, including, amongst other things, information about models released in partworks and model cars from Eastern Europe
- Model Collector - A-Z of Model Collecting: model collecting terms and information about the leading manufacturers on the website of the English magazine "Model Collector" (no longer available)
- 87thScale.info: comprehensive website about manufacturers of 1/87th scale model cars
- Tales of Toy Cars: huge archive of articles about diecast models in about 1/64th scale
- Max Paransky's Russian Diecast Gallery: archive including lots of pictures of Russian model cars
- Scale Models from Russia: an article written by Alex Barmasov in 1998 (no longer available)
- Buenos Aires Toy Museum: comprehensive information about model car manufacturers from Argentina provided by museum director Bob Frassinetti
- Websites about model cars from other countries: Fintoys (plastic promotional models and other toys from Finland), Espewe.de and DDR-Modellautos.info (models made in GDR), Lemezárugyár Játékai (Hungarian tin models), Orvar's collection (model cars from Iceland)
- Mercedes-Benz 300 SL: Die Modelle: comprehensive listing of model manufacturers who have released models of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (and there are many!)
- Websites of model car manufacturers: see the links on the links page of this website
- Cartype: comprehensive collection of car company logos
- 3D Flags: animated waving flags (no longer available)