The earliest 3" Pacesetters had four-digit style numbers such as 3005 before they were changed to the letter "P" and three numbers. I don't recall when that change was made but it was probably in the early 1980s.
Nice to know that! I will incorporate it into our diecast history summary for the Pacesetters later this afternoon! 🤙
Some collectors may be surprised to know that Maisto is an American based company located in Fontana, California. Who like Mattel, source their product from the Asian based factories they own. Maisto's roots can though be traced back to the MC Toy name. This was the brand name first used by...