Originally Posted by lars573
Slight correction on that. Hasbro licensed molds (for Jetfire, Roadbuster, Whirl, etc) from Takatoku. However during that process Takatoku was bought out by Bandai.
Ah-ha. Thanks for the correction. I had assumed from the fact that Jetfire had the Bandai manufacturer's stamp on it that it was Bandai who sold the mold to Hasbro after the Takatoku buyout.
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