“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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THE TOY PEDDLER HAS FREE REDLINE LISTINGS. Come see your savings.

  TTP has for many years been the GO TO site for all your Diecast needs (20+!) and with the rise in popularity with VINTAGE HOT WHEELS REDLINES, we decided to “give back” to our members that have made TTP what it is today. TTP now offers FREE REDLINE LISTING. How long this special continues, […]

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TTP MEMBER DAVE FISCHBACH — AND HIS RRRUMBLER MANIA!

   A beautiful pair of yellow Bold Eagles!     Dave is also current winner of The Toy Peddler top pic PICK for June, so check out TTP!     Dave had a yellow Bold Eagle as a child, and always wanted one with a white head like a REAL bald eagle. With the purchase […]

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Twin Cities collectors have serious drive to accumulate Hot Wheels: ‘They’re pieces of art’

    Adult collectors are obsessed with the tiny cars, hoarding them by the hundreds, selling rare ones for thousands.     Hot Wheels collector Ryan Wurzbacher has nearly 1,000 of the first cars issued, in 1968, framed in his Andover home.   On a Saturday morning in the middle of December, a couple dozen […]

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VINTAGE HOT WHEEL CARRY CASES

1968 Carrying Cases The introduction of Hot Wheels in 1968 was accompanied by a variety of carrying case options for the new collector. Rally Case The 12 Car Rally Case The most common and dreaded case, the “Wheel Case” famous for its ability to mangle mint condition cars into beaters! Inside of the Rally Case […]

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