Buildings & Accessories – ‘A’ reference models

Buildings & Trackside Accessories released as part of the original range offering in the 1960s decade.

A201 EVENT BOARD HUT

Variations:

  • English and French versions, made in Havant/Margate and Calais.
  • Window sills: Red, green and white.
  • Logos: SHELL logo large and small fonts, KLG logo.
  • Roof: Different shades of green.
  • Number boards: Different fonts and orientations of numbers.
  • Car Name Boards: Aston Martin, Bentley, B.R.M., Cooper, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lister-Jaguar, Lotus, Maserati, Mercedes, Porsche, Typhoon, Vanwall.
    The boards were designed and templates produced before the B2 Hurricane Motorbike was released thereby dating them to 1962 and explaining why there were no name boards of car models produced since.
    Also see A206 Car name Boards for use with A203 Owner’s Pit and Stand.

A202 PIT BUILDING

Variations:

  • English and French versions, made in Havant/Margate and Calais.
  • Logos: DUNLOP in black, dark blue and blue. DUNLOP in standard and italicised fonts. SCALEXTRIC in blue or red.
  • Gutter and down-pipe: Early versions had separate red guttering and red down-pipe. Later versions had gutter and down-pipe moulded in to the building and were not decorated.

A203 PIT BUILDING AND OWNER’S STAND

Variations:

  • English and French versions, made in Havant/Margate and Calais.
  • The Owner’s Stand and Pit Building was sold as one with rear steps, flag pole and mechanics accessories. The Owner’s Stand upper section simply rests on top of a A202 Pit Building (without a roof). The lower Pit Buildng appears with different logo decorations. See A202.Note: A206 Car Name Boards are mounted on the top facia board of the building.

A204 OIL DRUM MARKERS

A204 Oil Drums made by Moldex Australia


A205 STRAW BALES


A206 CAR NAME BOARDS

Variations:

  • A206 Car Name Boards: Aston Martin, Bentley, B.R.M., Cooper, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lister-Jaguar, Lotus, Maserati, Mercedes, Porsche, Typhoon, Vanwall.
    The boards were designed and templates produced before the B2 Hurricane Motorbike was released thereby dating them to no later than 1962 and explaining why there were no name boards of car models produced since 1962.

A207 PIT NUMBER BOARDS

Variations:

  • English and French versions, made in Havant/Margate and Calais.

A208 CONTROL TOWER

Variations:

  • English and French versions, made in Havant/Margate and Calais.
  • Window Sills: Green (UK) and red or green (FR).
  • Clock Tower: Time set at 10:10 or 1:25 and in different thickness of printing.
  • Logos: SHELL logo in wide or narrow spaced fonts.
  • Speakers: Round (rare) or square horns.

A208 clocks 1010 and 1325


A209 SPECTATOR’S STAND – GRANDSTAND

Variations:

  • English and French versions, made in Havant/Margate and Calais.
  • Logos: on ground-level board
    L’Automobile in red – (FR)
    KLG – SHELL – (FR)
    MOTOR – (UK)
    The Motor – (UK)
    SCALEXTRIC – (UK)
    MINIATUREAUTO – (UK)
  • Logos: on Header board
    KLG (FR)
    SCALEXTRIC (UK)
    SCALEXTRIC with accompanying large chequered flags. (UK)
    ‘SCALEXTRIC margque desposé’ with accompanying large chequered flags. (FR)
    SCALEXTRIC with accompanying small chequered flags. (UK)
  • Window Sills: Green (UK) and red or green (FR).
  • Side panels: White or green
  • Header board : brown or black
  • Wood seatig slats: brown or green.Note:
    Roof always red with four screws, no P.A. speaker horns.
    Rear wall and base section always white.

A210 HUMP BRIDGE and
A248 HUMP BRIDGE

Variations:

A210 Rubber track system –

  • Original version with rubber track system had rubber bridge walls. A wooden block, cut and shaped, to fit beneath the track piece to support the bridge was also included.
  • Rubber bridge walls are coloured grey stone and green moss or beige stone and green moss. Some with red, yellow and black dabs, some without. The layout of decoration is random as these items were hand painted.

A210 Plastic ‘Plexy track’ system –

  • The second version utilised the plexy-track plastic system and plastic moulded stone bridge with balustrade.
  • English and French versions, made in Havant/Margate and Calais.
  • Colours:
    France – Beige and red.
    UK – Brown stone/brick and white balustrade.
    Spain: Grey and light grey balustrade.

A248 Plastic ‘Plexy track’ system –

Variations:

  • Grey – Made in England.
  • Red – Made in France (Meccano-Scalextric)

A211 FIRST AID HUT

Variations:

  • Window sills: red or white.
  • Roof: Black or brown.

A212 START/FINISH BANNER

Variations:

  • English, French and German versions, made in Havant/Margate and Calais.
  • English banner has “START” and “FINISH” printed on each side in black or blue.
  • French banner has “DEPART” printed on one side and “ARIVEE” on the otherside.
  • German Start/Finish sign has the word “ZEIL” printed on the ‘FINISH’ face of the banner. The correct spelling should be “ZIEL” and the word means “GOAL” or “TARGET” – in English, translating to “FINISH”.
    The German word “ZEIL” is a 14th century word meaning a row or street of houses which could reflect row of cars on a grid, giving the manufacturer the benefit of the doubt, to explain the reason for the misinterpretation.
  • Variations in font placement, colour of base white plastic, and use of ‘SCALEXTRIC’ and ‘Chequered flag’ logos.Note 1: Spanish and Mexican banners were also produced locally.
    Note 2: For use on multi-lane tracks, the use of string tied to the poles to suspend the banner across the circuit is required.
  • Green plastic bases can have a track clip on one end or, rarer, clips on both ends!

A213 TRACK DIRECTION SIGNS

Variations:

  • Made in UK and France.
  • Mouldings:
    Type1 – free standing,
    Type 2 – moulded foot to clip in to edge of track.
  • Decoration:
    The seven different sign shapes are printed in varying orientations. E.g. a right-handed hair-pin bend and a left-handed hair-pin bend.
    Decoration ONLY on one side of the signs printed in Calais, France.

A216 TWIN LOUD SPEAKERS


A220 DUNLOP FOOTBRIDGE

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A221 LAP RECORDER

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A221E LAP RECORDER


A222 EMBANKMENT SET


A223 PIT ACCESSORIES

A223 Pit Accessories Set


A224 PADDOCK

Variations:

  • Made in England and France.
  • Roof: Light grey and dark grey.

A225 PALING SECTION WITH FLAGPOLE

Variations:

  • Logos: SCALEXTRIC in red, blue and dark blue.
  • Logos: SHELL in red.

Note: Usually blank on reverse side, unlike ‘SHELL’ version (see image).


A226 GATE UNIT

Variations:

  • Logos: SCALEXTRIC in blue or unprinted.

A227 HALF TYRES

Variations:

  • Made in UK and France.
  • Colour: UK – white, France – black.

A228 REFRESHMENT KIOSK

Variations:

  • Made in UK and France.
  • Colours:
    France: Red counter, light brown foot-board.
    UK: Green counter, dark brown foot-board.
  • Logos:
    France: ‘CAFÉ’ in red. ‘Coca-Cola désaltére le mieux’ in red.
    UK: ‘REFRESHMENTS’ in red. ‘Fresh Up with Seven-Up’ in red.

A229 GRANDE BRIDGE

A229 UK


A230 GRANDE BRIDGE EXTENTION


A231 PAIR OF HEDGES

A232 FLEXIBLE HEDGE

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A233 ENTRANCE BUILDING

Variations:

  • Made in UK and France.
  • Colours:
    France: Green or red roof and base with SCALEXTRIC in red on paling fence.
    UK: Green roof and base with SCALEXTRIC in blue on paling fence.

A234 SAFETY BARRIERS


A237 HURDLES
Presented in black and white platic.

A237 HURDLES FENCE


A238 TIME-KEEPER’s HUT

Variations:

  • Made in UK and France.
  • Colours:
    France: “TRACK SCALEXTRIC OFFICIALS” in red on roof board.
    UK: “TRACK SCALEXTRIC OFFICIALS” in blue on roof board.

A239 TRACK LIGHTING SET


A240 TRACK LIGHTS


A241 BUILDING LIGHT (WITH SUCTION CAP)

A241 Buildings Lamp with sucker boxed


A242 TRACK LIGHT CABLE

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A243 CABLE/TRANSFORMER LEAD

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A244 TRACK SUPPORT

Variations:

  • Made in UK and France.
  • Colours:
    France: Brown and white.
    UK: Dark and light green
    Australia & New Zealand: Green

A246 CRASH BARRIER

Variations:

  • Made in UK, France, Argentina, Mexico and Spain.
  • White, single rail (UK, MX, FR)
  • White, double rail (ES)
  • Red, single rail, (Argentina)

A251 LE MANS START

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A257 TWIN AUTO-SCREAMS

A257 Auto Screams for Scalextric and Minic


A260 LAP RECORDERS


A263 PRESENTATION TROPHY SET