I have the Red Baron. Never step on the Red Baron Hot Wheel ! OuchOver the summer at my dad's house, we rebuilt a shed on his property that had been hit by a pretty tree limb. In the corner of the shed I recognized a good sized box... but could not remember what was in it.
In the box I found about 20 or Hot Wheels, Johnny Lightning and Matchbox cars (as well as a few others) all from the late 60s early 70s.
Most of the were in OK, not great shape..not from years of storage, but from me... I guess I played hard with them.
There were a couple I could not find, one of them was the Red Baron car which would be worth a little money.. I'm sure it will turn up.
Still have a lot of the track setups in the attic too!
Did you have the Bubble Matt Mason rolled in?I was a collector of Hot Wheels back when they first came out. I had most all of them from series one throughout the mid 70s ... including the Rrrumblers. They all were stolen (along with our entire apartment of furniture and personal belongings) right around 1976 or 77.
I didn't bother replacing any of my toys ... including my extensive Major Matt Mason collection.
But, I did manage to pick up the re-release of the first edition models. That was a neat hug from my past.
I have a few of the collector books and "remember" the cars. It's enough for me.
Absolutely.Did you have the Bubble Matt Mason rolled in?
When I was young my dad sold matchbox's in his pharmacy.
Recently I got excited that Hot Wheels makes a few variations of the Datsun 2000 Roadster...I've been trying to collect each...otherwise not so much a collector..but fond memories of both
Viva Alfa!Some larger then life
Lots from me https://www.drumforum.org/threads/ot-matchbox-or-hot-wheels.178112/post-2005990
What I did the collect as a kid were Stompers. (I grew up in the early 80's) I must have had them all and wish I still had them. Not only did I have the vehicles but also had the tracks and everything else that was sold for the Stompers. I even had the semi-trucks & trailers! They were more fun than Hot Wheels or Matchbox and extremely popular back then. We used to take them to school to showoff the ones that we had. God knows where they went! I'm sure they got donated or something. I hadn't thought about them for years till this thread came up. I just checked eBay and they're worth big bucks! Look at this, $2000: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Schaper-Stomper-4x4-Rare-Blue-Baja-Bug-NOC-UNPUNCHED-CARD-perfect-Mint-Card-AFA/392968331687?hash=item5b7ebce1a7:g:sLAAAOSwRxBfekYu&LH_ItemCondition=1000 What I collect now days are old video games. I not only have the original machines and games that I had as a kid but have amassed many others in the last 20 years. I've got every Atari machine ever made, Intellivision, Odyssey etc.. + hundreds of games for all of them. Anyways, here is a picture of a Stompers for those that don't remember or might have never seen one:
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