Playart Cars

For me, there is only one Batmobile, and it’s the 1966 version that was built by George Barris based on the Lincoln Futura concept car. This one from Playart used to have little red figures inside, but they’re long gone from mine.

IMG_6908.JPG IMG_6909.JPG7100 | Batman Batmobile | black

The Playart fire truck is kind of a sad rip-off of the Hot Wheels Heavyweight series of trucks. I think the back of mine is held on by a generous application of Elmer’s glue, which you can even see in the photos.

IMG_7012.JPGIMG_7013.JPG7130 | Fire Truck | red with white ladder, chrome hoses

I need a couple of “hubcaps” for my Toyota 2000 GT.

IMG_7008.JPG IMG_7009.JPG7117 | Toyota 2000 GT | metallic green

IMG_7010.JPG IMG_7011.JPG1965 Ford Mustang convertible | orange with black convertible top

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4 Comments

  1. […] This nice, late 70s Playart Kubelwagen from my childhood was in the box of military toys that included my M*A*S*H playsets. At one time I had a fairly large WWII diorama in my bedroom and I’m pretty sure this Kubelwagen was part of it. When I was a kid, Playart cars were sold under the Peelers brand at Woolworth, which is where I would have bought this and the other Playart models I still have. […]

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