Category Archives: SCALEXTRIC

Scalextric – trade catalogues, part two

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 2006, 2007 and 2008 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 one here when I looked at the 1989, 1990 and 1991 catalogues. Click pics to enlarge.


47th Edition Trade Catalogue. 2006.

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48th Edition Trade Catalogue. Special 50th Anniversary 1957 – 2007.

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49th Edition Trade Catalogue. 2008.

Featuring sets from James Bond, The Italian Job, Transformers, The Simpsons.

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Check out the story of Scalextric at the official site

Scalextric – trade catalogues, part one

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.

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Knight Rider Turbo Boost and Pursuit Mode Sets

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31st Edition Trade Catalogue. 1990.

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32nd Edition Trade Catalogue. 1991.

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Batman Chase and Leap sets

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Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles Turtle Power and Turtles to the Rescue sets

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Check out the story of Scalextric at the official site