1971 Hot Wheels Mongoose and Snake Wild Wheelie Set

Hot Wheels fans were introduced to Don Prudhomme, the Snake, and Tom McEwen, the Mongoose, through funny cars.  But these two also drove dragsters. The Snake rail dragster. The Mongoose rail dragster. For 1971 Mattel put their rail dragsters on the Mongoose & Snake Wild Wheelie Set. Box art – front. Courtesy eBay. Box art […]

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Hot Wheels Redlines— the Ferrari 312P, 1970

Casting: Ferrari 312P   Years of Production: 1970   Country of Origin: US and Hong Kong   Casting Variations:The base on the HK version has four rectangular holes in it. The body lines can be found as raised lines (outy) or indented lines (inny).   Interior Colors: Black is normal White is found in some […]

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1969 – Topper Johnny Lightning Models, The Custom GTO

1969: Custom GTO CASTING VARIATION: The Custom GTO body has two main variations:   Opening Door Sealed Door   PAINT COLORS: The Custom GTO came in a wide variety of colors, some featuring a flat black roof and black grille:   Color Chart in development – TBA   INTERIOR: The interior is a plastic piece. […]

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“The Over Chrome Jewels” Hot Wheels Redlines rarest of the rare.

HIDDEN HOT WHEELS JEWELS Gold Over Chrome OHS Custom Mustang   When Hot Wheels were introduced just over 50 years ago in 1968, the immediate success was beyond what Mattel (the manufacturer) had expected. And unlike most toys, Hot Wheels are still being made decades later, and selling annually in record volume. Over 6 billion […]

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Super Rare Hot Wheels found! HK White enamel Camaro

It’s the “Holy Grail” of collectibles. It’s crazy how a small packaging error can translate into a six-figure price tag 50 years later, but that’s what happened with one recently discovered Hot Wheels Joel Magee, The Toy Scout who has appeared on shows such as Pawn Stars, found the white enamel Hong Kong Chevy Camaro […]

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Reproduction Redline Blisterpack Card Spotters Guide

Seeing a particular seller on eBay sell an endless amount of “estate find” Hot Wheels Redline blisterpack cards has prompted me to create this blog.   Dont be fooled by his auction description: “ Don’t bid based on them being originals, Since I picked them up at an estate sale there is no way to know […]

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