Casting : Bugeye



Years of Production:

1971


Country of Origin:

US & Hong Kong



Casting Variations:

The hatch has two distinct variations, with and without ventilation bulges.
The smooth hatch is US only.


Interior Colors:

US - White with clear glass
HK - Dark with blue glass



Bugeye Color Chart

Color
US
HK
Aqua
Common
Common
Blue Common
Common
Light Blue Rare
-
Light Green Common
Common
Green Common
Common
Red
Common
Common
Rose
Less Common -
Hot Pink
Hard to Find
-
Magenta
Less Common
Less Common
Purple
- Rarest
Yellow Less Common
Less Common
Gold Rarest
-


Other versions of same Casting:

1973 Bugeye
CIPSA Bugeye



Comments:

The Bugeye was issued in 1971 and was available for a couple of years.
Later, the Bugeye was used in the Shell Promotion in 1973 and was issued in Mexico by CIPSA in 1972.




Hatch, Interior and Glass variations: US Red - US Hot Pink - HK Magenta





Base Variations US vs. HK





Bugeye Rainbow





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