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It had been the key competitor of Matchbox before 1997, when Mattel purchased Tyco Toys, then-owner of Matchbox.
Though Hot Wheels were originally intended for children and young adults, so they have become popular with adult collectors, such as limited edition models are currently made available.
Racing track set
Along with the cars themselves, Mattel made a racing track set (sold individually). Even though it would be upgraded throughout time, the first trail consisted of a series of brightly colored orange road segments (pieced together to form an oblong( circular race track), together with a single (or two) “super chargers” (faux service stations through which cars passed onto the tracks, featuring battery-powered spinning wheels( which would propel the cars along the paths).
Through the years, Hot Wheels cars have been collected mostly by children, but in the last 15 years[vague] there has been a growth in the number of adult collectors. Mattel estimates that 41 million kids grew up playing with the toys, the ordinary collector has over 1,550 cars, and children between the ages of 5 and 15 have a mean of 41 automobiles. Most believe the collecting trend started with this Treasure Hunts in 1995. Mike Strauss has been called the father of Hot Wheels collecting; he has organized two collectors’ events annually in some sort since 1986. The first event was the Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention, generally held every year in the autumn. The convention occurred in various locations around the nation until 2001, once the first Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals was placed together. Ever since that time, the Conventions are held every year in southern California. The Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals rotate one of cities out of California through the spring. Strauss has also released the Rs Hot Wheels Newsletter since 1986 and was among the first to combine collectors all around the world. In addition, he writes on the Tomart’s Guide To Hot Wheels, a publication listing history, automobile descriptions and values, which is used by virtually every collector to learn more about the hobby and their collection. Strauss sold his group from 2011 and retired from the Hot Wheels Newsletter.
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