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It was the key competitor of Matchbox until 1997, when Mattel bought Tyco Toys, then-owner of Matchbox.
Many auto manufacturers have licensed Hot Wheels to make scale models of the cars, permitting the use of original design blueprints and detailing. Although Hot Wheels were initially meant for children and young adults, so they have become popular with adult lovers, such as limited edition versions are now made accessible.
Racing track set
Besides the cars themselves, Mattel produced a racing track record (sold separately). Even though it would be updated during time, the initial trail consisted of a set of brightly colored orange street segments (pieced together to form an oblong( circular race track), together with a single (or two) “super chargers” (faux service stations by which cars passed onto the paths, including battery-powered spinning wheels( which would propel the cars along the tracks).
Through the years, Hot Wheels cars have been collected mostly by kids, but in the previous 15 years[vague] there has been an increase in the amount of mature collectors. Mattel estimates that 41 million children grew up playing with all the toys, the average collector has over 1,550 cars, and kids between the ages of 5 and 15 have a mean of 41 cars. Most consider the collecting craze started with this Treasure Hunts in 1995. Mike Strauss was known as the father of Hot Wheels amassing; he has arranged two collectors’ occasions each year in some sort since 1986. The very first event was the Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention, usually held each year at the fall. The conference happened in a variety of locations around the country before 2001, when the first Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals was placed together. Since that time, the Conventions are held each year in southern California. 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 was among the first to unite collectors all over the world. In addition, he writes the Tomart’s Guide Into Hot Wheels, a book listing history, auto descriptions and values, which can be used by virtually every collector to learn more about the hobby and their collection. Strauss sold his set in 2011 and retired in the Hot Wheels Newsletter.
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