Here on page 521 of the Sears 1969 Christmas
Wish Book are a couple electric slot car race track setups. It must have been a few years
later that the ones with the loop-the-loops were added. I really wanted one of those
fancy tracks, but was lucky to even get the simple oval track that I did get.
Use the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics'
to see what items cost in today's dollars. That $29.99 Slot Car Set at the bottom of
the page would cost $178.72 in 2010 money.
Here is a YouTube video of a
vintage slot car
Posted November 20, 1020