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  1. Vintage & Collector's corner
    Here are 2 sets ,1 in 1/32nd scale ,and 1 in 1/24th scale. These sets came with controllers ,transformer,cars and tools etc but no track. The track could be bought in its own set that contained none of the above. The 1/24th set is not a rare set . It contains a Ferrari 156 and a Porsche 804. But...
  2. Vintage & Collector's corner
    Here is a HO Marusan Junior Set made in Japan that the museum just got in. It is MIB. It has 2 cars ,a Citroen DS & a Porsche. It also has 6 road signs,decals,transformer, and other accessories. It still has its cardboard inner box protector.
  3. Vintage & Collector's corner
    Here is a 1/24th scale Mini Cooper by Tokyo Plamo of Japan we have at the slot car museum located in Houston,Texas. One is assembled and the other is MIB.
  4. Vintage & Collector's corner
    Here are 2 rare trophies awarded Japanese slot car racers in the 1960s. I added cars that might have been the winners to show scale. The 1st is a very rare trophy with ribbon in a very nice box by Marusan. It says "Award" at the top and Marusan below. I put a 1/32nd scale Marusan Toyopet Crown...
  5. Vintage & Collector's corner
    Hi here is a rare hardback book from Japan on slot cars. The title of the book is Model Car Racing. It has a cardboard sleeve as well. The book was published December 25th 1965. It has 176 pages and cost 320 y back then. It has sections on racing commercial tracks,cars,chassis.wheels, and some...
  6. Vintage & Collector's corner
    Here are 4 odd slot car sets from Japan which are not seen very often. The 1st 2 are by Shinsei Kogyo. The next one is by Bandai and the last by AFX Tomy. All these sets were TV shows for kids.
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