1970 Carrying Cases
All cases for 1970 had fixed sized compartments.
72 Car "Snake and Mongoose" Case
72 Car Case
This is the largest capacity case ever made.
This case was made with turnbuckle closure and snap closure lids.
Snake and Mongoose Graphic
48 Car "Gran Prix" Case
48 Car Case
This case was also made with turnbuckle closure and snap closure lids.
Ferrari 312P and Porsche 917 Graphic
Otto Kuhni artwork on the Gear Box
The vinyl covered cardboard Gear Box is the largest case made by Mattel for the Hot Wheels line.
Open Gear Box in use
The compartment on the left is adjustable storage for 12 cars.
The long section in the back holds the orange track.
Unfortunately, the handle is missing.
12 Car "Mantis" Case
Interestingly, the Mantis case has no handle.
Photo Credits: Ted Gray
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