*The 2019 Edition has been released* Foreword by former Mattel Sr. VP Amy Boylan. Updated & Revised for 2018, in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Mattel's Hot Wheels This year's edition now includes a guide for Factory-Sealed models and spans all "Regular" and "Super" Treasure Hunt models from 1995 to 2017, including variations. You'll get the most current values for each model, which have all been researched with a minimum of 12 sales to attain an average value. The guide will assist collectors in making sound buying/trading/selling decisions, as well as provide interesting tidbits on the history of the Treasure Hunt segment. Featured inside: - Current sales averages for all models and Box Sets - Wheel Chart of common Treasure Hunt wheels - Top 10 Movers & Shakers list - Rare Treasure Hunt Gallery - NASCAR: The "Other" Treasure Hunts - 2018 Treasure Hunt Preview List and more. You'll get the inside edge on the most dynamic segment of the Hot Wheels hobby today.
About the Author
Neal Giordano is the founder/editor of the North Carolina Hot Wheels Association website, which is one of the older Hot Wheels websites on the Internet. He has more than 22 years of experience with pricing Hot Wheels, and is also an avid Redline, Blackwall and vintage Matchbox collector. He has authored five books related to collecting Hot Wheels, and one for Matchbox. He is also a youth coach for the City of Raleigh, North Carolina, and has won championships in football, baseball and basketball. Neal is a Rhode Island native who was transplanted to Cherry Point, North Carolina in 1987 after graduating from Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina. After serving in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, he completed his Marine Corps enlistment in 1991. Today, he currently resides in Clayton, North Carolina.