Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

In a box I haven’t touched since I bought the house, one clearly marked Baseball Stuff, which I *knew in my head* contained the baseball cards and memorabilia my older brother left behind when he passed, I discovered there were no cards, no memorabilia, no sports related contents at all. Unless collecting is a sport.
So, first questions are for Sir Fintail:

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Was this the last MBX tracked vehicle with actual turning tracks, as opposed to static cast treads and little wheels underneath? The card here is nothing to write home about, but it leads me to question #2:

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Should I open it and realign the treads? I may be too late, and they’ve adopted that warped-ness as their permanent shape, but I could use the acetone *trick* and free it, fix it, and put it back.
Next question is for the Cougar experts in the room. I don’t remember who I got this from, but there’s a notation on a sticker at the end of the blister that indicates Small Base Lettering:

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I’ve looked online and can’t find anything that says there were any variations on the 2002 First Edition ‘68 Cougar that had anything to do with the size of the lettering on the base.
So, something tells me I may have been had when I traded for the lot this one came in, but I don’t remember what my side of the bargain entailed, so I’m not too concerned.
More questions to come, probably...

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