Monday, June 7, 2010

Model Cars and Slot Cars/ Then

Back when I was young building model cars and slot car racing was a big deal. There were several good hobby shops around the city including Rigby's, originally near Six-points he later moved to Bloor West and finally on Dundas at the foot of Prince Edward. This issue 0f
Model Car Science is from September 1964.
Remember, click on any image for a better look.
Model Car and Track, December 1965.
This Giant Frankenstein Model was originally issued by Aurora in the mid 1960's.
Now reproduced my Moebius.
An advert for "Big Frankie"
A photo of a hobby shop circa 1965.
Big Frankie is on the top shelf to the left.

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