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Mattel made this "Dream Car" in the 1950s. According to the Mattel catalog of 1953, the car was available in four futuristic colors of Red Blaze (pictured), Chartruese Dreamliner, Black Diamond and Blue Bullet. It was described as "The only car of its kind in the world of toys. Low slung, impact resistant plastic body. Permanent, high gloss chrome trim. BOMBER BUBBLE transparent convertible top. SPEED STREAK friction motor. 4 furturistic colors. Individually packed in eye catching 3 color box."
Creator: Mattel Inc.
Item Number: 222412
KSHS Identifier: 1975.101.5
Collections - Museum
Date - 1950s
Home and Family - Daily life - Leisure - Play - Toys
Objects and Artifacts - Recreational Artifacts - Toy - Automobile
Thematic Time Period - Eisenhower Years, 1946-1961
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts