1968 British Blister Packs

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Rosebud History
Rosebud Dolls, LTD. (and parent Nene Plastics) was a toy manufacturer in England whom Mattel purchased in 1966.
The initial takeover featured cross branding on some of the toys up until circa 1969.
The Rosebud Mattel Toy Factory was located in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.

California Customs BP
  • Classic "California Custom" package style
  • HOT WHEELS in a flame logo
  • "Rosebud" distributor Logo
  • Printed in England

Type 68B-A   Rosebud Card
   Type 68B-A   Rosebud Card
  • Logo: Rosebud Mattel Toymakers
  • Back: 16 Car w/Python
  • Paper Insert: None
  • Button Tab: Unfolded
  • Button Tab: V-notch
  • Blister: No Button Tab
  • Blister: Ribbed Sides
  • Blister: Post Stand
  • Printed: England
  • Copyright: 1967
  • Cars: USA and Hong Kong

  • Only HK Cars have been seen.
1968 Castings
This is the most common Rosebud Card.
This card was also used in 1969 with a few of the early 1969 castings.

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