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AMT's 1966 Annuals.

Buick Riviera GS 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6556 

Buick Skylark GS 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6566 

Buick Wildcat 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6526 

Chevrolet Corvair Corsa 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #5726 

Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible, kit #6916 

Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 2-door Coupe 3-in-1, kit #6926 

Chevorlet Impala SS Convertible 3-in-1, kit #6716 

Chevrolet Impala SS 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6726 

Chrysler Imperial Convertible 3-in-1, kit #6816-200 

Ford Fairlane GT 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #5166 

Ford Falcon Futura 2-door Sports Coupe 3-in-1, kit #5126-150 

Ford Galaxie 500/XL Convertible 3-in-1, kit #6116 

Ford Galaxie 500/XL 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6126-200 

Ford Mustang 2-door Hardtop/Convertible 3-in-1, kit #6156 

Ford Mustangs 2+2 GT 2-door Fastback 3-in-1, kit #6166 

Ford Thunderbird Convertible 3-in-1, kit #6216 

Ford Thunderbird 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6226 

Lincoln Continental 4-door Sedan 3-in-1, kit #6426-200 

Mercury Comet Cyclone GT 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6356 

Mercury Park Lane 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6326 

Plymouth Barracuda 2-door Fastback "The Boss", kit #6856 

 

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I enjoyed reading this so very much! But actually, nobody got it right. It was PMC (Product MIniatures Company) that started the "annual" tradition, at first with dealer promos for the major automakers and then assembled 1/25th ones for toy and hobby stores, kits came later. Annual kits by AMT/SMP, Revell and Jo-Han were not based on only dealer promos at all. 

Quite the opposite was true. Their annual kits were often more detailed and had many customized options, including detailed engines. Only some were unassembled promos, most were not. Annual kits dominated the market all doing the 1960's and 1970's and MPC quickly became the leader, over taking AMT due to better detail and better fitting parts in MPC kits. (AMT's CEO started MPC after leaving AMT).

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On 5/5/2020 at 6:26 PM, John1955 said:

I enjoyed reading this so very much! But actually, nobody got it right. It was PMC (Product MIniatures Company) that started the "annual" tradition, at first with dealer promos for the major automakers and then assembled 1/25th ones for toy and hobby stores, kits came later. Annual kits by AMT/SMP, Revell and Jo-Han were not based on only dealer promos at all. 

Quite the opposite was true. Their annual kits were often more detailed and had many customized options, including detailed engines. Only some were unassembled promos, most were not. Annual kits dominated the market all doing the 1960's and 1970's and MPC quickly became the leader, over taking AMT due to better detail and better fitting parts in MPC kits. (AMT's CEO started MPC after leaving AMT).

PMC's are not 1/25 or 1/24 scale. And they are not considered by model historians as true "Annual" kits. It's like historians consider Carl Benz's first car in 1886 as the first true automobile. There were road going self powered vehicles before Benz. But, Benz's machine is what set the pattern most others then followed. The same with AMT's styrene kits in 1958. There were contemporary model car kits before AMT. But, AMT set the pattern that most others would follow. 

 

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AMT's 1967 Annuals. 

Buick Riviera 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6557 

Chevrolet Camaro SS Indy Pace Car Convertible 3-in-1, kit #6867 

Chevrolet Camaro SS 350 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6627 

Chevrolet Corvair Monza 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #5727-170 

Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible with Station Wagon Top 3-in-1, kit #6917 

Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray 2-door Coupe 3-in-1, kit #6927 

Chevrolet Impala SS 427 Convertible, kit #6717 

Chevrolet Impala SS 427 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6727 

Chevrolet Fleetside Pick-Up, kit #8747 

Ford Fairlane GT 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #5167 

Ford Falcon Futura 2-door Sports Coupe 3-in-1, kit #5127 

Ford Galaxie 500/XL Convertible 3-in-1, kit #6117 

Ford Galaxie 500/XL 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6127 

Ford Mustang 2+2 GT 2-door Fastback 3-in-1, kit #6167-200 

Ford Thunderbird 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6227 

Lincoln Continental 4-door Sedan 3-in-1, kit #6427 

Mercury Cyclone GT 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6367 

Mercury Cougar 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #5327 

Oldsmobile Toronado 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1 AMT/JoHan Kit, kit #6937 

Plymouth Barracuda Formula S 2-door Fastback 3-in-1, kit #6857-170 

 

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AMT's 1968 Annuals. A strange year for AMT Annuals It needs to be noted, that AMT lost the rights to doing promos for Chevrolet this year. They did offer a '68 Impala SS hardtop kit, a Camaro hardtop and convertible kits, and a Corvette coupe/convertible kit. But, these kits could not be built as "stock" versions of the cars. AMT did not get to see the real Chevys mentioned early enough to tool up a stock versions of the kits. So I do not count them as true annuals. The other two, Chevrolet kits could be built "stock." * But, this problem also crops up with AMT's '68 Firebird. It too could only be built as a custom. 

On to the can be built "stock" AMT '68 Annuals. * 

AMC AMX 2-door Coupe, kit #2568 

Buick Riviera 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6558 

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #5628 * 

Chevrolet Corvair Monza 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #5728 

Ford Falcon Futura 2-door Sports Coupe 3-in-1, kit #5128 *

Ford XL 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6128 

Ford Mustang 2+2 GT 2-door Fastback, kit #6168 

Ford Thunderbird 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6228 

Ford Torino GT 2-door Fastback 3-in-1, kit #5168 

Lincoln Continental 4-door Sedan 3-in-1, kit #6428-200 

Mercury Cougar XR-7 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #5328 

Oldsmobile Toronado 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #6938 

 

* Technically AMT's '68 Chevelle and Falcon kits can not be be built stock. They have all the stock parts except the engine intake set ups. And in the case of the Chevelle, exhaust too. 

 

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AMT's 1969 Annuals. 

AMC AMX 2-door Coupe, kit #Y922 

Buick Riviera 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #Y915 

Buick Wildcat 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #Y916

Buick/Opel GT 2-door Coupe 4-in-1, kit #Y917 

Chevrolet Camaro Indy Pace Car Convertible 3-in-1, kit #T333 

Chevrolet Camaro 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #Y913 

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #Y910 

Chevrolet Corvair Monza 2-door Hardtop, kit #Y911-200 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 3-in-1, kit #T345 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2-door Coupe with Bubbletop Option, kit #Y912 

Chevrolet El Camino Pick-Up 3-in-1, kit #Y914-200 

Chevrolet El Camino Pick-Up with Soup Box Derby Car, kit #T312 

Chevrolet Impala 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #Y909 

Chevrolet Fleetside Pick-Up with Camper, kit #Y925 

Ford Falcon Futura 2-door Sports Coupe 3-in-1, kit #Y903 

Ford XL 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #Y902-200 

Ford Mustang Mach I 2-door Fastback, kit #Y905 

Ford Thunderbird 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #Y901-200 

Ford Torino Cobra 2-door Hardtop/Convertible, kit #T332 

Ford Torino Cobra 2-door Fastback 3-in-1, kit #Y904 

Lincoln Continental 4-door Sedan 3-in-1, kit #Y907 

Mercury Cougar XR-7 2-door Hardtop, kit #Y908-200 

Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 2-door Hardtop, kit #T204 

 

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Is the AMT 1968 Ford Torino GT convertible Pace Car kit, #T237, not considered an annual kit?

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19 minutes ago, Bucky said:

Is the AMT 1968 Ford Torino GT convertible Pace Car kit, #T237, not considered an annual kit?

AMT kit #T237 the '68 Ford Torino Indy Pace Car Convertible did not come out until 1969. After, the '69 Annuals were already out. The same with the '68 Shelby GT 500, kit #T296. Though the Shelby did appear in the '68 calendar year. 

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Great information. It should be kept as a sticky for easy, future reference. My first morel car was the 59 Mercury convertible. I remember the decal flames and dual rear deck antennas,  

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AMT's 1970 Annuals. 

AMC AMX 2-door Coupe, kit #Y722 

Buick Wildcat 2-door Hardtop Motor City Series, kit #X853 

Buick/Opel GT 2-door Coupe, kit #Y735 

Chevrolet Camaro SS 396 2-door Coupe, kit #Y720 

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 2-door Hardtop Motor City Series, kit #X852 

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 2-door Hardtop, kit #T317 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, kit #Y718 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2-door Coupe, kit #Y732 

Chevrolet Impala SS 454 2-door Hardtop 3-in-1, kit #Y739 

Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-door Hardtop, kit #T326 

Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-door Hardtop Motor City Series, kit #X856 

Chevrolet Fleetside Pick-Up "Beast of Baja", kit #Y733 

Chevrolet Blazer "River Rat", kit #T336 

Ford LTD 4-door Hardtop Motor City Series, kit #X851-100 

Ford Mustang Mach I 2-door Fastback, kit #Y729 

Ford Thunderbird 2-door Hardtop Motor City Series, kit #X855 

Ford Torino Cobra 2-door Fastback, kit #T321 

Ford Torino Cobra 2-door Fastback Motor City Series, kit #X854 

GMC Longbed Pick-Up, kit #2120 

GMC Jimmy 4X4, kit #T213 

Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 2-door Hardtop, kit #Y736 

Oldsmobile Toronado 2-door Hardtoo, kit #T723 

 

Note: The ad below shows a couple kits below that for what ever reason, did not make it to the shelves. Like the '70 El Camino and Corvair. The Eldorado made it, but only as a JoHan kit. 

 

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Also here are plans for 1970 Mini Kits that never made it. 

 

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AMT's 1971 Annuals. 

Buick/Opel GT 2-door Coupe, kit #T121 

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 2-door Hardtop, kit #T117 

Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-door Hardtop, kit #T119-225 

Ford Mustang Mach I 2-door Fastback, kit #T114-225 

Ford Pinto 2-door Coupe, kit #T119-225 

Ford Torino 2-door Fastback, kit #T116-225 

Ford Thunderbird 2-door Hardtop, kit #T118-225 

GMC Sierra Grande Pick-Up, kit #T120 

 

It should be noted that AMT did not state a year on their 1970 (1970 1/2) Corvettes and Camaro kits. So these continued as they're kits representing the '71 model year also. 

 

 

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AMT's 1972 Annuals. 

Buick/Opel GT 2-door Coupe 3-in-1, kit #T343 

Chevrolet Camaro SS 2-door Coupe, kit #T359 

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 2-door Hardtop, kit #T355 

Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 2-door Hardtop "Red Alert", kit #T415 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2-door Coupe, kit #T361 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, kit #T366 

Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2-door Hardtop, kit #T356 

Chevrolet Nova SS 2-door Coupe, kit #T365 

Chevrolet Chevy Van "Strip N Surf", kit #T518 

Ford Mustang Mach I 2-door Fastback, kit #T335 

Ford Pinto 3-door Runabout, kit #T337 

GMC Sierra Grande Fleetside Pick-Up, kit #T364 

Pontiac Ventura II Sprint 2-door Coupe, kit #T379

 

 

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AMT's 1973 Annuals. 

Buick/Opel GT 2-door Coupe 3-in-1, kit #T423 

Buick/Opel GT 2-door Coupe 3-in-1 "Muscle Car", kit #T369 

Chevrolet Camaro SS 2-door Coupe, kit #T416 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2-door Coupe, kit #T420 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, kit #T426 

Chevrolet Chevy Van "Drag Van", kit #T547 

Ford Mustang Mach I 2-door Fastback, kit #T425 

Ford Pinto 3-door Runabout, kit #T422 

 

 

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AMT's 1974 Annuals. 

AMC Gremlin X 2-door Sedan, kit #T368 

AMC Javelin AMX 2-door Hardtop, kit #T345 

Chevrolet Camaro 2-door Coupe, kit #T473 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, kit #T346 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2-door Coupe, kit #T385 

Ford Mustang II Mach I, 3-door Fastback, kit #T346 

Ford Pinto 3-door Runabout, kit #T370 

 

 

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6 hours ago, unclescott58 said:

The ad below shows a couple kits below that for what ever reason, did not make it to the shelves. Like the '70 El Camino and Corvair.

Should be pretty obvious as to why the Corvair didn't make it to the shelves. How was AMT supposed to produce a '70 kit of a car which was discontinued after the 1969 MY?

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AMT's 1975 Annuals. 

AMC Gremlin X 2-door Sedan, kit #T451 

AMC Matador X 2-door Coupe, kit #T452 

Chevrolet Camaro 2-door Coupe, kit #T458 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2-door Coupe, kit #T456 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, kit #T460 

Ford Mustang II Mach I, 3-door Fastback, kit #T457 

Ford Pinto 3-door Runabout, kit #T454 

Ford F-350 Ranger Styleside Pick-Up, kit #T387 

Mercury Capri II 3-door Sports Coupe, #T435 

 

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AMT's 1976 Annuals. 

AMC Gremlin X 2-door Sedan, kit #T466 

AMC Matador X 2-door Coupe, kit #T467 

Chevrolet Camaro 2-door Coupe, kit #T473 

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2-door Coupe, kit #T468 

Chevrolet Monza 2+2 3-door Fastback, kit #T469 

Chevrolet Nova SS 3-door Hatchback, kit #T472 

Ford Mustang II Mach I 3-door Fastback, kit #T470 

Ford Pinto 3-door Runabout, kit #T465 

Ford F-350 Ranger Styleside Pick-Up, kit #T476 

Mercury Capri II 3-door Sports Coupe, kit #T474 

 

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AMT's 1977 Annuals. 

AMC Matador X 2-door Coupe, kit #T480 

AMC Pacer 2-door Station Wagon, kit #T484 

Chevrolet Camaro 2-door Coupe, kit #T490 

Chevrolet Corvette 2-door Coup, kit #T483 

Chevrolet Monza 2+2 3-door Fastback, kit #T488 

Chevrolet Nova 3-door Hatchback, kit #T489 

Ford Mustang II 3-door Fastback, kit #T487 

Ford Pinto 3-door Runabout, kit #T485 

Ford F-350 Ranger XLT Styleside Pick-up, kit #T482 

Mercury Capri II S 3-door Sports Coupe "Midnight", kit #T486 

 

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There will not be a lot of AMT for a while, after 1977. Until Ertl decided to phase the MPC name out in the late 1980's. So below is a list of the sporadic AMT "annuals" offered between 1977 and 1989. 

1978 Ford Courier Pick-Up with Cap, kit #2701 

1979 Ford F-350 Styleside Pick-Up, kit #6610 

1980 Plymouth Horizon TC3, 3-door Coupe, kit #2218 

1983 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 2-door Coupe, kit #31805 

1988 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 2-door Coupe, kit #6206 

 

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AMT's 1989 Annuals. 

Chevrolet Beretta GTU 2-door Coupe, kit #6273 

Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z 2-door Coupe, kit #6272 

Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, kit #6266 

Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 2-door Coupe, kit #6277 

Chevrolet C1500 Silverado Pick-Up, kit #6276 

Ford Probe GT 2-door Coupe, kit #6271 

Ford Taurus SHO 4-door Sedan, kit #6265 

Pontiac Firebird GTA 2-door "Notchback", kit #6269 

Pontiac Firebird GTA 2-door 20th Anniversary Indy Pace Car, kit #6932 

 

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AMT's 1990 Annuals. 

Chevrolet Beretta GTZ 2-door Coupe, kit #6068 

Chevrolet C-1500 Sportside Pick-Up, kit #6082 

Ford Probe GT 2-door Coup, kit #6247 

Ford Taurus SHO 4-door Sedan, kit #6075 

 

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AMT's 1991 Annuals. 

Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 2-door Coupe, kit #6023 

Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 2-door Coupe Heritage Edition, kit #6151 

Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 2-door Coupe, kit #6143 

Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, kit #6144 

Chevrolet Beretta GTZ 2-door Coupe, kit #6146 

Chevrolet 454 SS Pick-Up, kit #6032 

Dodge Stealth 2-door Coupe, kit #6956 

Dodge Stealth 2-door Coupe Indy Pace Car, kit #6806 

Ford Taurus SHO 4-door Sedan, kit #6145 

Pontiac Firebird GTA 2-door Coupe, kit #6024 

 

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AMT's 1992 Annuals. 

Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 2-door Coupe Anniversary Edition, kit #6152 

Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 2-door Coupe Heritage Edition, kit #6157 

Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 2-door Coupe Snapfast Plus, kit #6723 

Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, kit #6489 

Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 2-door Coupe Snapfast Plus, kit #6658 

Dodge Stealth 2-door Coupe, kit #6687 

Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 2-door Coupe, kit #6166 

Dodge Viper RT/10 Roadster, kit #6808 

Ford F-150 XLT Pick-Up, kit #6809 

Ford F-150 Flareside Pick-Up, kit #6951 

Pontiac Firebird GTA 2-door Coupe, kit #6158 

 

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