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Hello,
I have many very nice Reproduction boxes, but no labels.
Does anyone know where I can find reproduction labels for the end of Reproduction scalextric boxes.
Thank you.
 

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QUOTE (Rainydayhobby @ 10 Feb 2012, 09:46) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Hello,
I have many very nice Reproduction boxes, but no labels.
Does anyone know where I can find reproduction labels for the end of Reproduction scalextric boxes.
Thank you.

I'll push your post back on top for the very reason of it's importance.

Reproduction boxes are vital to scalextric enthusiasts like myself.

Good Luck.
 

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Hi DJ,

I have made labels, for two repro boxes for the Trinag Alfa and Bentley, with the word and printed in semigloss adhesive paper for inkjet printer. The difficult is to find a font the most similar to those used on the original labels. The selfadhesive color dots are comercializated in several diameters and colors and are not a problem to find them.

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Is it the small labels on the end of the boxes, the ones with the C number and vehicle type?
With the thousands of fonts out there is should be possible to find one very similar to the original, I suppose the question is on a repro box how accurate does the repro sticker have to be?
 

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QUOTE (DJ @ 15 Feb 2012, 21:52) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>With the thousands of fonts out there is should be possible to find one very similar to the original, I suppose the question is on a repro box how accurate does the repro sticker have to be?

I bought those puny repro number plate decals for an old Scalextric Aston Martin to try and give it credibility, was happy with them at the time simply because I didn't know any better. Then I bought another Aston which had the original number plate decals on it. The font was like typical 60's and it dawned on me the carp they sell nowadays is so very very poor in relation to the real thing.

As you say DJ, there are thousands of fonts available and no doubt the original font Scalextric used is there too, but the out of touch retailers out there just can't be bothered to look for them, so anything will do as long as they can sell it.

I've learned my lesson and from now on when I'm looking for some authentic 60's decals I'll find the right font and print them out myself.

Billy
 
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