Scalextric is a leading brand of slot-car racing that was developed in the UK by Bentram “Freddie” Francis in 1957. Below are some scans and photographs taken from the 1989, 1990 and 1991 Scalextric trade catalogues. These high-quality industry catalogues are packed with amazing colour photographs of (the then) upcoming products. The copies I acquired included dealer suggested price lists, a poster, and a DVD. You can see part two here which takes a look at the 2006, 2007 and 2008 catalogues. Click pics to enlarge.
30th Edition Trade Catalogue. 1989.
Knight Rider Turbo Boost and Pursuit Mode Sets
31st Edition Trade Catalogue. 1990.
32nd Edition Trade Catalogue. 1991.
Batman Chase and Leap sets
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles Turtle Power and Turtles to the Rescue sets
Check out the story of Scalextric at the official site