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Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby pmsbull » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:09 am

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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby stu70 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:47 am

ChallengerFox wrote:Looking at this i'm really surprised that Scalextric have never done much Star Wars, loads of possibilities, speeder bikes , pod racers etc.


They did do a speeder bike version, which you can still get, but I don't think they were great sellers.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scalextric-Sta ... ids&sr=1-2

There's usually a few on ebay as well.
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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby stu70 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:09 am

pmsbull wrote:Never released , huh ?
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scalextric-Sca ... B00BCU6XVW


That just look likes a piece of pre production artwork for something that was never released, no reviews of it, doesn't seem that it was ever available to buy, new or used, which is in line with what the seller says, made it to toy fairs and no further.

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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby ScruffyLookingNH » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:10 am

pmsbull wrote:Never released , huh ?
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scalextric-Sca ... B00BCU6XVW


Well, you find one for sale elsewhere or one that’s sold elsewhere. It was showcased at a Toy Fair in 2013 or so and a price set but it never made it to market.

This is a very cool item and I’d love to own this sort of thing. Tough one to price, I’d say, as it’s quite a niche item.

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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby ScruffyLookingNH » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:17 am

RobD86 wrote:Thank you Weasel, it’s been a while since I was last on a forum and it’s taken me a while to work out how to get photos on, hopefully they are visible now?


Rob, amazing item. Having seen the photos of the “finished” set it’s a shame it never got made. Looks bloody brilliant and much better than the Speeder Bike set. How many full Hoth sets are there known to exist and if this is £1,500 for three bodies, single piece of track and box, what value would you assign to one of the full sets?

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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby Richard_H » Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:39 pm

That amazon page was a placeholder. They never sold the item and didn't take it down.
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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby RobD86 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:21 pm

ScruffyLookingNH wrote:
RobD86 wrote:Thank you Weasel, it’s been a while since I was last on a forum and it’s taken me a while to work out how to get photos on, hopefully they are visible now?


Rob, amazing item. Having seen the photos of the “finished” set it’s a shame it never got made. Looks bloody brilliant and much better than the Speeder Bike set. How many full Hoth sets are there known to exist and if this is £1,500 for three bodies, single piece of track and box, what value would you assign to one of the full sets?


Hi,

As far as I am aware, no full sets were produced, and the mock up box and track section I have are unique.
There are some images in line somewhere from one of the toy fairs, I will try and find them again.
The price I feel is fair for something of this nature relating to a major brand such as Scalextric and with the relevant endorsements from the Star Wars licensing team (if that’s the right terminology)

I’m happy to hear others thoughts though?

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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby cracatilla » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:03 am

stu70 wrote:
ChallengerFox wrote:Looking at this i'm really surprised that Scalextric have never done much Star Wars, loads of possibilities, speeder bikes , pod racers etc.


They did do a speeder bike version, which you can still get, but I don't think they were great sellers.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scalextric-Sta ... ids&sr=1-2

There's usually a few on ebay as well.



Some pics of the 'cars' here

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=12875&p=176584&hilit=Scalextric#p176584
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Re: Star Wars Scalextric Prototype - Battle of Hoth Set items - never released

Postby chiffy » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:46 pm

ChallengerFox wrote:Looking at this i'm really surprised that Scalextric have never done much Star Wars, loads of possibilities, speeder bikes , pod racers etc.

They did the speeder bikes. That is the reason they never put this set into production :lol:
Must say tho as a standalone proto this is awesome to see mate. I might even nick the photos and show them in another few groups i'm on. They would love it and it might even sell on there you never know.
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