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Hot Wheels is a brand of 1:64, 1:43, 1:18 and 1:50 scale wracking toy cars introduced by American toy manufacturer Mattel in 1968. It had been the main competitor of Matchbox before 1997, when Mattel purchased Tyco Toys, then-owner of Matchbox.
Many automobile manufacturers have licensed Hot Wheels to make scale models of their cars, allowing the use of initial design patterns and detailing. Though Hot Wheels were initially intended for kids and young adults, so they’ve become popular with adult lovers, such as limited edition models are now made accessible.
Racing track set
Besides the cars themselves, Mattel made a racing track set (sold separately). Although it would be updated during time, the first track consisted of a string of brightly colored orange street sections (pieced together to make an oblong, circular race track), with one (or sometimes two) “super hitter” (faux service channels by which cars passed on the paths, featuring battery-powered spinning wheels( which could propel the cars along the paths).
During the years, Hot Wheels cars have been collected mostly by children, but at the previous 15 years[vague] there’s been a growth in the number of adult collectors. Mattel estimates that 41 million children grew up playing with the toys, the normal collector has over 1,550 cars, and children between the ages of 5 and 15 have an average of 41 automobiles. Most believe the collecting trend began with this Treasure Hunts at 1995. Mike Strauss was known as the father of Hot Wheels amassing; he’s organized two collectors’ events annually in some sort since 1986. The very first event was the yearly Hot Wheels Collectors Convention, generally held every year in the fall. The convention occurred in a variety of locations around the country before 2001, once the first Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals was assembled together. Ever since that time, the Conventions are held each year in southern California. The Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals rotate among cities outside of California through the spring. Strauss has also published the quarterly Hot Wheels Newsletter since 1986 and has been one of the very first to combine collectors all around the world. He also writes on the Tomart’s Guide Into Hot Wheels, a publication listing history, automobile descriptions and worth, which is used by nearly every collector to learn more about the hobby and their own collection. Strauss sold his set in 2011 and retired in the Hot Wheels Newsletter.
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