Modelo : Sugar Caddy
The Sugar Caddy is a Wave 3 release using the Hong Kong casting dated 1969. The differences between the CIPSA version and HK version include the CIPSA paint
colors, the stark white interior and the omission of the flat black paint found on the grille of the HK version. No casting variations noted. The hood and motor pieces of
the Sugar Caddy are quite fragile and are often missing.
- Metallic Blue
- Metallic Red
- Mustard Yellow
- Medium Caps in front
- Large Caps in rear
The first Sugar Caddy surfaced on eBay in January of 2006. Over the years, only a very few more have been found and only two complete ones. The Sugar Caddy
had been found only in red until 2012. In 2011, a track set which included a mint condition red Sugar Caddy, in baggie, was offered on eBay by a Mexican
seller. Unfortunately, the seller attempted opened the baggie and then attempted to open the hood for photos and the hood snapped into pieces. In 2012, at
the Hot Wheels Convention, an attendee from Mexico displayed SugarCaddy in the typical CIPSA mustard yellow enamel that he acquired as part of a group
from the family of a former CIPSA employee.
HK Version vs. CIPSA Sugar Caddy
The noteworthy differences include:
- Grille paint omitted
- Engine compartment is painted
- White interior
- Lightly Tinted Blue Glass
Base of the CIPSA Sugar Caddy
CIPSA Sugar Caddy in Red
A hoodless Sugar Caddy in otherwise good condition, found in November 2006
CIPSA Sugar Caddy in Blue
A recent discovery in Mexico, the first known blue Sugar Caddy and complete!
CIPSA Sugar Caddy in Mustard Enamel
This mustard yellow Sugar Caddy is the first one known in this color, October 2012
Raw Zamac CIPSA Sugar Caddy
This unpainted example came from a CIPSA executive and is believed to be "prototype", sold on eBay in December 2012
As of 2016, less than 10 Sugar Caddys are known. Click on the link to the Sugar Caddy Registry to see all known examples of this casting.
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