Hot Wheels Texaco Tank Truck Preproduction Prototype that never made it to final production. Super rare and the ultimate collectible for the prototype aficionado. All of our prototypes came from the Michael Strauss Blackwall Collection. As you probably know, Michael Strauss is the author of the Tomart's Hot Wheels Price Guide and the original Hot Wheels Super Collector.
Michael provided us with a signed document stating that we purchased his Blackwall collection which included the prototypes. A copy of this document is available with the item upon request after purchase.
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Full Definition of PROTOTYPE
1: an original model on which something is pattern
2: an individual that exhibits the essential features of a later type
3: a standard or typical example
4: a first full-scale and usually functional form of a new type or design of a construction (such as a toy car)