No. 4666 Racer

 In Steve Butler

By Steve Butler

IN THEIR 1932 FACTORY CATALOG Tootsietoy introduced twenty-five new toys. That group included a new No. 4666 Racer which the company touted as being “An exact reproduction of the ‘World’s Fastest Racer’.” Tootsietoy was referring to Sir Malcolm Campbell’s Bluebird which had set the
and speed record on Daytona Beach in 1931.

And, the new toy version was a very decent rendition. Eight No. 4666 Racers were used in the new for 1932 No. 4081 Tootsietoy Speedway set.

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