Wen-Mac

The firm was founded in the early 1950s by Leonard H. McRoskey and Jack McRoskey. From 1956-1958 Wen Mac was family owned. In 1959 it was purchased by American Machine & Foundry Co. (AMF).

AMF Wen-Mac Mustang

The AMF Wen-Mac Model Cars came in two versions - a red 1966 coupe and a blue 1967 fastback. They were used as promos by Ford, but were also available in hobby shops and places like Western Auto or Boscov’s.

Wen Mac Mustang

These cars were battery operated but for those with the need for speed, a gas engine kit was available. The kit even contained slick tires.

The Wen-Macs were also used by Testor Co. to launch, what I believe were some of the first real Remote Controlled model cars. With a price near $100 in the 60's, it was not a very practical kid toy.

Updated: 29 October 2020

Wen Mac value and price guide

What's your Wen Mac worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
60s wen mac plastic p 38 lightning control line 60s Wen Mac Plastic P 38 Lightning Control Line 08/2021 C $1 084.13
1958 wen mac plastic p 38 lightning control line 1958 Wen Mac Plastic P 38 Lightning Control Line 08/2021 C $1 003.78
aurora b25 mitchell bomber complete 2 motors cox wen Aurora B25 Mitchell Bomber Complete 2 Motors Cox Wen 09/2021 C $886.44
texaco promo toy tanker north dakota amf wen mac w one Texaco Promo Toy Tanker North Dakota Amf Wen Mac W One 09/2021 C $637.66
space carnival walt disney wen mac production Space Carnival Walt Disney Wen Mac Production 09/2021 C $424.67
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Comments (2)
Brian - April 28, 2021
Do you know how to remove the tires from the rims, to accept some slicks? Thanks, B
Oh, no idea, sorry! Maybe you could try to find a Facebook group where you can ask other collectors.
Terry - December 17, 2019
Looking for Texaco North Dakota ship stand
Difficult to find... maybe you can find some parts here: Wen Mac Texaco.