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Just found this set here in Houston today. Its a 1967 Revell set with two 1/32nd scale Ferrari GTOs. These are the later cars. The bodies are a soft plastic not hard like the earlier ones which were hard and brittle. There were not clear plastic head lights, instead the later cars had the lights molded into the bodies.The chassis were also plastic. You can see the braids are unused.
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When you say “softer” plastic, is it flexible nearly unbreakable polypropylene or Tupperware-like plastic rather than hard rigid polystyrene.

I once had a Cox Chaparral 2 with a “soft” flexible plastic body.
 

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A sad end for one of the nicest and more popular mouldings Revell made. The price of being the one with the longest lifespan I suppose. Real thickness of these straps should be one inch... The first time I saw one of these cars I was so deceived that I refused to buy it. Changed my mind however, and now I have a white one in my collection.
 

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"Nice find Bernard. I don't think I've ever seen those bodies, especially with not only the headlights molded in, but even the tape on the headlights! "

Don, if you had read "The Book", you would know... :)
Pages 118-199, picture # 279...
 

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Picture on the box is a bit of a con, showing glass headlights and chrome wheels - a lot of kids would be a bit disappointed on opening it...
 

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I don't think I ever paid much attention to stuff like that.

That was actually pretty common with all our model kits, slot cars, etc. with the box top bearing no ressemblance at all to the car within... but I think as kids, we just kind of sighed, briefly telling ourselves, hey, that's not what it looks like on the box, but then we got right back to building the model...

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RikoRocket,
Yes, the picture on the box is a bit of false advertising... at the time all the Revell cars had lost their metal chassis and gone plastic fantastic... :(


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