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Hot Wheels is a new 1:64, 1:43, 1:18 and 1:50 scale wracking toy automobiles introduced by American toy manufacturer Mattel in 1968. It had been the primary competitor of Matchbox until 1997, when Mattel bought Tyco Toys, then-owner of Matchbox.
Although Hot Wheels were originally intended for children and young adults, so they’ve become popular with adult collectors, for whom limited edition versions are currently made accessible.
Racing track set
Along with the cars themselves, Mattel produced a racing track set (sold separately). Although it could be upgraded throughout the years, the initial trail consisted of a set of brightly colored orange street segments (pieced together to make an oblong, circular race track), with one (or occasionally two) “super chargers” (artificial service stations through which cars passed onto the paths, including battery-powered spinning wheels, which could propel the cars across the tracks).
Through time, Hot Wheels cars are gathered mostly by children, but at the last 15 years[vague] there’s been a rise in the number of mature collectors. Mattel estimates that 41 million kids grew up playing with the toys, the normal collector has over 1,550 cars, and kids between the ages of 5 and 15 have an average of 41 cars. Most believe the collecting craze started with the Treasure Hunts in 1995. Mike Strauss has been known as the father of Hot Wheels collecting; he has arranged two collectors’ occasions annually in some form since 1986. The first event was the yearly Hot Wheels Collectors Convention, usually held each year at the fall. The convention happened in various locations around the nation before 2001, when the very first Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals was assembled together. The Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals rotate one of cities out of California during the spring. Strauss has also released the Rs Hot Wheels Newsletter since 1986 and has been among the first to unite collectors all over the world. He also writes on the Tomart’s Guide To Hot Wheels, a book listing history, automobile descriptions and worth, which can be used by almost every collector to learn more about the hobby and also their collection. Strauss sold his collection in 2011 and retired in the Hot Wheels Newsletter.
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