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Assuming this is an original car (it has all the signs of being original, but there are TONS of fakes) this is actually one of the wholly grails of AFX cars and would have probably sold for several thousand dollars a few years ago when prices were high and the Super II was the car of the moment. NOw, I still think this is a good deal, just not as good as it once was.

BTW, I paid more then this for mine!

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Right you are SCJ! This car is rarely seen. This is the first one I have seen in a few years. Definitely worth the money if it is original, which it appears to be. piggy
 

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SCJ is it a prototype? I thought the color scheme for the Blue Super II one was Blue and Black? I also thought the bodies were molded. that one looks painted. Heck, I was wondering who did the paint job so they could paint me a red/white and blue one.
 

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Sour Grapes approach to the birdie in the gilded cage

Yeah yeah it's the big bad blue one second only to the never produced one. Regardless of it's rarity...it's terminally broken.

In addition to the broken body mount' it's broken in a way that is more damaging than anything. Ya cant play wif it cuz, "OMG! It's oh so stoopid rare". A crippling condition for which there is no cure

...not to mention the box has been used to hold up Grandma's couch.

I guess I fall into that crowd who would rather have 40 mediocre t-jets that I could play with AND have enough left over to buy my TM a romantic dinner and flowers. (cuz although she is very understanding; when provoked, she'll kick my nards up over my cowlick in a loop the loop fashion for dropping a almost a grand or more on a toy car(s) .

I 'spose you you could use it for some weird slotcar seance; where all your buddies come over and you dim the lights... have a moment of silence and unbeknownst to them, start shaking the table while chanting E. pluribus unum... hoping to channel ghosts of pancakes past, present, and future. :p
 

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SCJ is it a prototype? I thought the color scheme for the Blue Super II one was Blue and Black? I also thought the bodies were molded. that one looks painted. Heck, I was wondering who did the paint job so they could paint me a red/white and blue one.
No it is NOT a prototype!

This car was actually produced as was the White w/ red stripes version pictured above, they are just SUPER RARE SUPER II (SRS2 for short :tongue:). When researching info on these cars for my second book 'Ho Slot Car Identification and Price Guide".....the farthest I could track these two paint schemes were to some sort of premium for management of regional sales reps to give away as incentives to their best retail customers (although I did find one instance of one being given to a distributor) my guess is most went home to the boys and girls of the sales reps, but this is speculation on my part.

On a side note for the SRS2 and standard Super 2, did you know the bodies were painted before being vacuformed into shape which by the way was done in reverse. Thus creating the detail on the outside of the car and crisp even paint schemes on the underside.

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Yeah yeah it's the big bad blue one second only to the never produced one. Regardless of it's rarity...it's terminally broken.
Bill, since your a self proclaimed collector of all that is non shelf queen oriented, I'm surprised you know about the never produced Super II bodies.........most collectors that aren't die hard AFX folks have never heard of the never produced Super II Duster or Alfa Romeo.

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What a way to go

Yeah John, funny how the mind retains things not relevant to what your main intrests are. I bumble along and try to keep up with the bevy of AFX experts we have.

If memory serves, keeping in mind that I do inadvertantly sniff a lot of glue, I believe I picked the Super ll factiods up in an article or linked piece from the "HO Whirled" archives. I recollect that it was thorough, well put together and contained a storehouse of information. It was a great read...but dogged if I can remember exactly where it was.

No doubt when I'm secretly hotrodding my wheel chair at the old slot-tards home, I'll be loudling cackling some inane slotfacts and muttering under my breath about something that never was and that which was vacuum formed in reverse.

More cool facts! :thumbsup:
 

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Yeah John, funny how the mind retains things not relevant to what your main intrests are. I bumble along and try to keep up with the bevy of AFX experts we have.

If memory serves, keeping in mind that I do inadvertantly sniff a lot of glue, I believe I picked the Super ll factiods up in an article or linked piece from the "HO Whirled" archives. I recollect that it was thorough, well put together and contained a storehouse of information. It was a great read...but dogged if I can remember exactly where it was.

No doubt when I'm secretly hotrodding my wheel chair at the old slot-tards home, I'll be loudling cackling some inane slotfacts and muttering under my breath about something that never was and that which was vacuum formed in reverse.

More cool facts! :thumbsup:
:roll:

Just keep exercising that gray/grey matter!


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SCJ,

The reason I asked if it was a prototype is because its lacking the black paint on the body. Which to me meant is was unfinished thus a prototype. Please school me old wise one.
I have never seen a real one. But I would think the black you see in pictures is the black chassis through the clear body.
 
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