Vintage Hot Wheels (and more) from the closet at my parents' house

What goodness lies within?

So I took my family down to my folks' house for a couple days and was determined to dig out my old cars. Based on what I found, I suspect that there is either a second cache somewhere, or else my mom got rid of some of them, but I found some that she keeps handy for visiting kids and I liberated a couple that I was specifically looking for, so I'll call it a win.

Most of the trove that I found were mine, but some of my brothers' mixed in too. They are mostly late 80's with some 90's cars; mostly Hot Wheels and Matchbox, with a number of Majorette and some no-names thrown in.

So here they are:

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Military vehicles, various brands.

Extra shiny cars, all Hot Wheels

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Random cars.

More random cars.

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I always liked the ZZ Top '34 Ford (center), although I knew nothing about ZZ Top.

More randomness

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Color changers (bottom right) don't look so hot after a while.

My grandpa used to be a farmer and in our family, the only good tractor was a green tractor.

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From a (Hot Wheels?) series of post-apocalyptic Road Warrior type cars. There used to be guns and such that plugged into the armor.

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Laser wheels (or, since it was the 80's, probably Lazer Wheels). Time has not been terribly kind to the holographic stickers.

Corvettes! These came home with me.

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The most 80's-tastic car of the 80's, the Lamborghini Countach (courtesy of Matchbox).

So that was my blast from the past. Sorry about the potato-cam pictures (actually, it's mostly a lighting issue, as usually my potato takes pretty good pictures). In a day or two, I'll have some better pics to share of the cars that came home with me.