Casting : Alive '55
Years of Production:
1974 - 1977
Country of Origin:
Hood Opens on earlier releases
Hood cast shut on later releases
Capped Wheels on the Rear of Early releases
Paint Colors and Variations:
Standard Color: Green
Alternate Color : Light Blue
Black is common, White is Very Rare
Other versions of same Casting:
1969 Classic Nomad
1973 Alive '55
1977 Super Chromes Alive '55
The Alive '55 is derived from the 1973 Alive '55 casting.
Base Comparison 1973 (T) vs. 1974 (B)
For the Flying Colors release, the base was modified to remove some of the engine detail and to add crush protection to the front wheels.
The hole in the center is probably an addition to aid in assembly when crimping the axles into the base.
1974 Alive '55 Alternate Color
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