Tri-ang Minic Motorways in the USA
Tri-ang HO Gauge Minic Motorways
Minic Motorways was far from forgotten, in fact there seems to have been more variety of supporting advertising literature available than for the railways. A special four page illustrated priced catalogue issued in September 1962, with printers reference ‘20M/962’ and marked ‘Printed in USA’, was produced which also featured a Motorways-Railways Combination Set - the rare export version of the RMA Set which included the green Transcontinental Diner and Coach - and made mention of Arkitex buildings and Tri-ang Railways.
Again, to support this a Tri-ang HO Minic Motorways Trade Price List And Order Form (Aug. 1962), 2nd Edition Minic Motorways Catalogue together with a single-sided promotional leaflet, similar in style to the railway leaflet, were provided to the retailer. Much of these initial marketing materials were still arriving in stores as late as Mid-October.
Later, a second single-sided promotional leaflet was produced, promoting Minic Motorways as ‘Slot Racing’; this reached stores around the end of October 1962.
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