Need info on a vintage JPN G1 boxed Micromaster

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  1. flywheels

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    I've had this individually packaged Micromaster for years now, but know nothing of it. I bought it off eBay some time ago for cheap. Does anyone know the story behind these packaged Micromasters? It appears that they all came w/ a puzzle piece that forms a psuedo playmat. No apparent changed made to the actual toy that I can tell.
     
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    Wow they don't even have proper Transformer name? (It just says "Fire Truck", "Patrol Car" etc.)

    I will see if I can google something out and report back :) 
     
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    Whats really weird is that it was produced in 1996. ???
     
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    1996 seems about right for the "Block Town" Transformers releases. I had an old magazine from that time that mentioned them. I don't know much else, though. I believe that is what it was, though. A rerelease of the Micromasters under that banner.
     
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    They were released just befor BW in Japan, apparently. They do not have Transformer names, so I doubt if there's any storyline with them. They are called "American Rescue Team" (so it says on the box)
     
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    Hey there, asked a friend and he said the following:

    "These were released as a store giveaway. Just four
    individual boxes of the Rescue Patrol were released.
    Nothing really special about them except the box and
    the cardboard interlocking street scene."

    All the best
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    Thanks guys for all of the info. So I guess I've a rarely seen w/ little to no demand for Micromaster rehash!

    I actually like the small box and the box art...probably never find the other 3 though...
     

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