London, South Kensington
14 February 2001
A rare Gilbert Road Race Set comprising: a blue plastic Aston Martin, a red hardtop Ford Mustang, six 'snap-together' moulded landscaped track sections, two moulded mountain sections, one elevated road section, a power pack, various trackside accessories and two speed controls, in original illustrated box with instructions on one side, box -- 18x26in. (45.7x66cm.), (F-G, box F)
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PFEIFFER, Lee and WORRALL, Dave The Essential Bond, London: Boxtree, 1998, p.55
WORRALL, Dave The Most Famous Car In The World - The Complete History of the James Bond Aston Martin DB5, Christchurch: Solo Publishing, 1993, p.135 (illus.)
The Gilbert Road Race Set was sold exclusively through Sears catalogue in the U.S. in 1965 but was withdrawn from sale due to a defect that prevented it from working. The box came with two different designs, one with a colour illustration of the game, the other illustrating the game's features.
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