Tag: First Edition

These are the first edition (or first occurrence) of a particular casting. Often times (for Hot Wheels), these are found in First Editions or New Models Series, but sometimes they are found without the “first edition” designation.

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1993 Hot Wheels #203: JAGUAR XJ220

So how many of you out there collect Hot Wheels by the casting? When I first started collecting, I was a cardboard completest, buying anything and everything to complete the numbers on the blister cards — the more extreme version a cardboard collector. While that persisted for a couple decades, […]

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‘Tooned Series (2017 New Model): HEAD STARTER

Is it a distant relative of the Hot Wheels Farbs? Is it Matchbox-inspired? Or is it derived from an old Japanese toy? Well, back in early January, when Hot Wheels designer, Ryu Asada, posted this car on his Instagram account, I immediately thought this could be a modern-day, mainline Farb — […]

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2011 New Models: NISSAN SKYLINE H/T 2000GT-X

Ah yes, the Hakosuka… wait?!?!? …What did I just say? Let me backup a little… Chances are, if you’ve been involved in collecting modern Hot Wheels as of late you’ve noticed the influx of Japanese Domestic Market vehicles. These #JDM vehicles are especially popular on all the social media sites […]

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Star Wars Character Cars: BAZE MALBUS

There is a new 5-Pack of #Hot Wheels Character Cars that just started hitting Target stores last week. Its the #Star Wars #Rogue One 5-Pack and it contains some pretty good looking Character Cars that haven’t been widely released as singles yet. Aside from the Jyn Erso vehicle, the […]