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  • #31
    Been a dry spell since any new additions here.
    This Welly pull back wind up 69 Charger was
    in a lot with other scattered rubble.

    The seller had a buy it now of 35.00 shipped for all the cars.
    Made an offer of 20.00 shipped for the one car and they accepted.

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    Its the first example of this variation I have yet seen,
    perhaps even considered rare by some standard.

    Eric

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    • #32
      Here is another unicorn addition that I never knew existed until now.
      Road Champs 1986 Ferrari Testarossa in red with black interior.
      250TR had one similar although it did not have white stripes.

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      The casting itself is uncommon. Looking at our favorite auction site,
      there is one example is currently listed. The color changers version
      is mainly found among the variations and red interior is prevalent.
      This car also has yellow tail lights which I have not yet seen on
      any version, all others have been red.

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      The same seller also had a black version shown above. This was particularly
      interesting to me because of the base modification. Ferrari Testarossa has been
      etched out with what appears to be a hand tool. I already had one example of this
      although now having two in my mind is confirmation that its a factory alteration.

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      Here is the data base linky if interested.

      https://www.diecastgarage.org/node/3295

      Anyways, Im super stoked enjoy!

      Eric

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      • #33
        nice looking castings.

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        • #34
          Would bet this is the first Ideal Slam Shifters Racing Rig that you have seen.

          Has some paint chips and the tips of the stacks are broken off though.

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          Eric

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          • #35
            Been a long search, now happy adding two more castings to my Ideal Slam Shifters collection.
            They are a much smaller scale than expected.

            Street Bike and Racing Bike.

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            Dual rear wheels.

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            Also included a launcher.
            Different design compared to the common version for cars.

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            Will be adding additional pictures in the database soon if interested.

            Cheers
            Eric

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            • #36
              Those bikes are neat. How do they size up to let's say a Hot Wheels or Matchbox car? Would they pass for 1/64 scale?
              Michael "Toyotageek"
              Japanese Minicar Garage https://japaneseminicargarage.weebly.com/

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              • #37
                Compared with Hot Wheels Blast Lane

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                • #38
                  I was more interested in comparing to a car (since I'm not familiar with the HW motorbikes).

                  Am wondering if worth tracking down to add to 1/64 dioramas.
                  Michael "Toyotageek"
                  Japanese Minicar Garage https://japaneseminicargarage.weebly.com/

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                  • #39
                    Ok, how about a Hot Wheels 69 Charger ...

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                    Eric

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