A Celebration of Popular Culture

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present A Celebration of Popular Culture, our latest exhibition and auction! This collection brings together nearly 700 items of popular culture history, representing some of the most nostalgic, scarcely seen, and most-prized artifacts of the last 60 years. Highlights of this auction include rare toys from “The Toy Scout,” Joel Magee, including rare collectibles from Batman, Lost in Space, The Munsters, Bewitched, and much more! Other highlights come from the estate of famed artist and custom car designer Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, which include Ed Roth’s personal Hot Wheels based on his “Beatnik Bandit” hot rod, as well as vintage model kits and slot cars based on his designs. Additionally, this collection includes rare original film posters from such classics as Creature from the Black Lagoon and Forbidden Planet, as well as collectibles from animated films and shows, Star Wars, James Bond, Walt Disney, Marvel, and props and collectibles from the Disney Parks. More information at www.vegalleries.com/popculture
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 21% Buyer's Premium for all lots.
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Hop Rod Motorized Pogo Stick.591 - Hop Rod Motorized Pogo Stick.
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(Chance Mfg Co., 1960) A gasoline powered 2-cycle Hop Rod motorized mechanical pogo stick from the personal collection of legendary visual artist and
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Remote Control Frankenstein Toy by Marx.592 - Remote Control Frankenstein Toy by Marx.
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(Marx, 1963) A very rare brown shoe variety of the battery operated and remote controlled toy of Frankenstein's Monster by Marx. The toy comes i...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Aurora "Master Monster Maker Contest" Third Place Award.593 - Aurora "Master Monster Maker Contest" Third Place Award.
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(Aurora, 1964) An incredibly rare award given to the third place winner of the Master Monster Maker Contest in 1964. The contest was sponsored by Auro
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Pez Enamel Sign.594 - Pez Enamel Sign.
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(Pez, 1954) A vintage enameled metal Pez advertising sign. Featuring eye-catching period design, the sign depicts several Disney characters as Pez dis
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Collection of (4) Vintage Pez Dispensers.595 - Collection of (4) Vintage Pez Dispensers.
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(Pez, c.1960s) A collection of (4) vintage Pez dispensers from the mid to late 1960s. The collection includes Frankenstein's Monster, Wolfman, F...
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Estimate : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Vincent Price "Dr. Psycho and Mr. Hideous" Movie Kit.596 - Vincent Price "Dr. Psycho and Mr. Hideous" Movie Kit.
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(Sears, 1964) A very rare complete Vincent Price Movie Maker's Outfit for the "Dr. Psycho and Mr. Hideous" story. These kits were offe...
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Agent Zero Snap-Shot.597 - Agent Zero Snap-Shot.
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(Mattel, 1964) A vintage Agent Zero Snap-Shot spy toy manufactured by Mattel. The Snap-Shot transforms from a firing cap gun into a toy camera. Measur
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Space Patrol Car Tin Toy.598 - Space Patrol Car Tin Toy.
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(Nomura, c.1960s) An exceedingly rare vintage tin lithographic Space Patrol electronic car. Based on a convertible Volkswagen Beatle, a slider switch
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Estimate : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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The Beatles Lunch Box and Thermos.599 - The Beatles Lunch Box and Thermos.
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(Aladdin, 1965) A vintage The Beatles embossed tin lithographic lunch box with matching thermos manufactured by Aladdin. The first lunch box to featur
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Estimate : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Unopened 1965 Super Ball by Wham-O.600 - Unopened 1965 Super Ball by Wham-O.
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(Wham-O, 1965) An original unopened Super Ball manufactured by Wham-O. Created in a synthetic rubber called "Zectron" by chemist Norman St...
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Creepy Crawlers Maker-Pak #1.601 - Creepy Crawlers Maker-Pak #1.
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(Mattel, 1965) A vintage Creepy Crawlers Maker-Pak #1 manufactured by Mattel. The set includes four bottles of Plastigoop, thirty-seven basic creepy c
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The Forgotten Prisoner of Castel-Mare Model Kit.602 - The Forgotten Prisoner of Castel-Mare Model Kit.
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(Aurora, 1966) A vintage Famous Monsters of Filmland Prisoner of Castel-Mare model kit manufactured by Aurora. The 1:8 scale plastic model was assembl
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Major Matt Mason with Moon Suit Playset.603 - Major Matt Mason with Moon Suit Playset.
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(Mattel, 1966) A vintage Major Matt Mason with Moon Suit playset manufactured by Mattel. Called "Mattel's Man in Space," the Matt Maso...
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Wham-O Turbo-Tube.604 - Wham-O Turbo-Tube.
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(Wham-O, 1966) A vintage Turbo-Tube manufactured by Wham-O. Consisting of a hollow plastic tube with an interior lip and exterior grooves, the device
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Jarts Missile Game.605 - Jarts Missile Game.
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(Jarts, ca. 1960s) A vintage Jarts Missile Game set manufactured by the Jarts Company. From the popularizers of the controversial outdoor game, this J
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Slitherees Thingmaker Accessory Kit.606 - Slitherees Thingmaker Accessory Kit.
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(Mattel, 1966) A vintage Slitherees Accessory Kit for use with the Thingmaker or Vac-U-Form machines manufactured by Mattel. Never opened, all items a
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ideal Toy Company 1967 Catalog.607 - Ideal Toy Company 1967 Catalog.
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(Ideal, 1967) A vintage Ideal Toy Company manufacturer's catalog for the year 1967. This profusely illustrated full-color 23-page catalog was pr...
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Oz-Kins Unopened Figure Set.608 - Oz-Kins Unopened Figure Set.
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(Aurora, 1967) An unopened Oz-Kins character figure set created by Aurora Plastics Corp. The set includes (10) figures based on the characters from Th
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Spirograph Drawing Toy.609 - Spirograph Drawing Toy.
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(Kenner, 1967) A vintage, remarkably well-preserved first release of the Spirograph drawing toy manufactured by Kenner. One of the most iconic art toy
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Miraculous Movie Car in Box.610 - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Miraculous Movie Car in Box.
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(Mattel, 1968) A rare Chitty Chitty Bang Bang "Miraculous Movie Car" toy from Mattel. The car is complete in its original box, and has win...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Kiddles.611 - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Kiddles.
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(Mattel, 1968) A vintage Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Kiddles set manufactured by Mattel. The set includes Mr. Potts and Truly Scrumptious 2" dolls ...
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1969 Mattel Toymakers Quick Reference Toy Guide.612 - 1969 Mattel Toymakers Quick Reference Toy Guide.
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(Mattel, 1969) A rare Mattel toy catalog created for toy store owners to reference Mattel's products when placing orders or viewing their toy li...
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Apollo 11 Button, Tumbler, and Model.613 - Apollo 11 Button, Tumbler, and Model.
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(1969) A trio of vintage Apollo 11 moon landing commemorative pieces including an oversized button, a Moonshot novelty shot glass/tumbler combo, and a
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Schwinn Sting-Ray Cotton Picker Krate Bicycle.614 - Schwinn Sting-Ray Cotton Picker Krate Bicycle.
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(Schwinn, 1970) A vintage Sting-Ray Cotton Picker bicycle manufactured by Schwinn. The "Diamond Jubilee Model," the Cotton Picker was crea...
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Estimate : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Schwinn Sting-Ray Grey Ghost Krate Bicycle.615 - Schwinn Sting-Ray Grey Ghost Krate Bicycle.
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(Schwinn, 1971) A vintage Sting-Ray Grey Ghost manufactured by Schwinn. Serial number HG082650, this Grey Ghost is from 1971, the first year the model
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Schwinn Sting-Ray Orange Krate Bicycle.616 - Schwinn Sting-Ray Orange Krate Bicycle.
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(Schwinn, 1972) A vintage Sting-Ray Orange Krate manufactured by Schwinn. Serial number DH094739, the bicycle features all the hallmarks of the iconic
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Panasonic R-72 "Toot-a-Loop" Transistor Radio.617 - Panasonic R-72 "Toot-a-Loop" Transistor Radio.
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(Panasonic, c. 1970s) A vintage Panasonic R-72 "Toot-a-Loop" AM transistor radio. An icon of Pop Art inflected industrial design, the Toot...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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SSP Smash Up Derby.618 - SSP Smash Up Derby.
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(Kenner, 1973) A vintage Super Sonic Power Smash Up Derby set manufactured by Kenner. The set contains 2 special fly-apart SSP cars, Buggem the VW Bug
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Globetrotters Basketball Set.619 - Globetrotters Basketball Set.
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(Brooklyn Products, 1971) A vintage Harlem Globetrotters Basketball Set. It consists of a plastic hoop with plastic net, a black rubber suction cup fo
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The Harlem Globetrotters Lunch Box and Thermos.620 - The Harlem Globetrotters Lunch Box and Thermos.
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(King-Seeley Thermos, 1971) A vintage Harlem Globetrotters tin lithographic lunch box with matching thermos manufactured by King-Seely Thermos. The lu
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Evel Knievel Stunt World Playset.621 - Evel Knievel Stunt World Playset.
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(Ideal, 1975) A very rare Evel Knievel Stunt World playset in box. Knievel cemented his place in popular culture with his death-defying jumps of the 1
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Evel Knievel 1974 Topps Trading Cards Cello Pack Box.622 - Evel Knievel 1974 Topps Trading Cards Cello Pack Box.
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(Topps, 1974) An original box for ten cent packs of Evel Knievel trading cards and stickers manufactured by Topps. The perforated diecut flap on the t
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Evel Knievel Flexible Action Figure with Helmet.623 - Evel Knievel Flexible Action Figure with Helmet.
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(Ideal, 1976) A rare Evel Knievel "flexible action figure with helmet" toy in box. Knievel's death-defying stunts of the 1960s-70s mad...
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Evel Knievel Chopper Set.624 - Evel Knievel Chopper Set.
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(Ideal, 1976) A vintage Evel Knievel Chopper with gyro powered motor set manufactured by Ideal. From the Evel Knievel, King of the Stuntmen line, the
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Evel Knievel Bicycle Moto Cross.625 - Evel Knievel Bicycle Moto Cross.
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(Coleco, 1970) A vintage Evel Knievel Bicycle Moto Cross playset manufactured by Coleco. The complete set comes in the original clamshell-style cardbo
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Evel Knievel 3-D Wall Plaque.626 - Evel Knievel 3-D Wall Plaque.
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(Milton Bradley, 1975) A vintage Evel Knievel 3-dimmensional wall plaque kit manufactured by Milton Bradley. The kit consists of diecut printed parts
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Evel Knievel Sky-Sicle and Motor-Sicle Set.627 - Evel Knievel Sky-Sicle and Motor-Sicle Set.
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(Mego, 1974) A vintage Evel Knievel Sky-Sicle and Motor-Sicle set manufactured by Mego. Items present from the set include 2 Sky Sicle molds and the i
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Evel Knievel CB Van.628 - Evel Knievel CB Van.
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(Ideal, 1977) A rare vintage Evel Knievel CB van manufactured by Ideal. The plastic van includes a battery powered voice unit that plays CB radio mess
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Evel Knievel Stunt Stadium Playset.629 - Evel Knievel Stunt Stadium Playset.
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(Ideal, 1974) A vintage Evel Knievel Stunt Stadium Playset manufactured by Ideal. The set includes a cardboard and vinyl carrying case, which folds ou
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Space: 1999 Stun Saucer-Gun.630 - Space: 1999 Stun Saucer-Gun.
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(Ahi, 1976) A vintage Space: 1999 Stun Saucer-Gun set manufactured by Ahi. The set includes the Stun-Saucer Gun and 3 plastic spinning rings. Never op
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E.T. Pull String Toy.631 - E.T. Pull String Toy.
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(Universal, c.1982) An original pull string E.T. toy from Universal. This toy talks when you pull the original attached string. The toy is 7" t...
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G.I. Joe Headquarters.632 - G.I. Joe Headquarters.
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(Hasbro, 1992) A vintage G.I. Joe Headquarters playset manufactured by Hasbro. The assembled playset measures over 30" long. Never opened, all ...
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Hot Wheels 1968 "Sweet 16" Store Display.633 - Hot Wheels 1968 "Sweet 16" Store Display.
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(Mattel, 1968) An extremely rare vintage Hot Wheels store display from the legendary toy line s inaugural year of manufacture, featuring the
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Estimate : 30,000.00 - 50,000.00
 
 
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Hot Wheels Gold Beatnik Bandit on Card.634 - Hot Wheels Gold Beatnik Bandit on Card.
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(Mattel, 1969) A very rare gold colored Beatnik Bandit die-cast car by Hot Wheels. This hotrod design was created in 1961 by legendary car customizer
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Signed Hot Wheels Gold Beatnik Bandit on Card.635 - Signed Hot Wheels Gold Beatnik Bandit on Card.
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(Mattel, 1969) A very rare gold colored Beatnik Bandit die-cast car by Hot Wheels. This hotrod design was created in 1961 by legendary car customizer
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Hot Wheels Purple Beatnik Bandit on Card.636 - Hot Wheels Purple Beatnik Bandit on Card.
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(Mattel, 1969) A very rare purple colored Beatnik Bandit die-cast car by Hot Wheels. This hotrod design was created in 1961 by legendary car customize
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Hot Wheels Purple Beatnik Bandit with Tone Variation.637 - Hot Wheels Purple Beatnik Bandit with Tone Variation.
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(Mattel, 1969) A very rare purple colored Beatnik Bandit die-cast car by Hot Wheels with an unusual tone variation. This car has an uncommon dark purp
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Hot Wheels Red Beatnik Bandit on Card.638 - Hot Wheels Red Beatnik Bandit on Card.
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(Mattel, 1969) A very rare red colored Beatnik Bandit die-cast car by Hot Wheels. This hotrod design was created in 1961 by legendary car customizer a
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Hot Wheels Blue Beatnik Bandit on Card.639 - Hot Wheels Blue Beatnik Bandit on Card.
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(Mattel, 1969) A very rare blue colored Beatnik Bandit die-cast car by Hot Wheels. This hotrod design was created in 1961 by legendary car customizer
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Signed Hot Wheels Blue Beatnik Bandit on Card.640 - Signed Hot Wheels Blue Beatnik Bandit on Card.
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(Mattel, 1969) A very rare blue colored Beatnik Bandit die-cast car by Hot Wheels. This hotrod design was created in 1961 by legendary car customizer
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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