Unboxing: Hot Wheels 2018 US L Case (with the Ultimate Chase)

I don't pull Supers that often when I do an unboxing video, and I guess technically I didn't pull one from this case. But I did pull a Bone Shaker Ultimate Chase, and that isn't too shabby.  I think the Bone Shaker Chase will appear in two assortments, and I was happy to find it … Continue reading Unboxing: Hot Wheels 2018 US L Case (with the Ultimate Chase)

My new office is almost ready, but what should go in my wall displays?

I know, who gives a hoot that I have a new office?  Well, I do, and I have a blog, so I can share. In case you do care, I switched rooms with my daughter.  She wanted a little more space, and my office was the logical choice.  So we switched.  And it is a … Continue reading My new office is almost ready, but what should go in my wall displays?

The 3rd Annual Matchbox Custom Contest is on, starting now!!

This dropped over the weekend: https://www.instagram.com/p/BkE1HVenkF2/?taken-by=matchboxworld Yep, the Matchbox Custom Contest is back for 2018, and if you are in, get your tools and cameras out and get to it. The first two were fantastic events.  Collectors from all over the world participated, and the winners were given raw models to customize and have showcased … Continue reading The 3rd Annual Matchbox Custom Contest is on, starting now!!

Preview: Mooneyes and Gulf Racing get the Matchbox treatment

I just don't think Mooneyes and Gulf can be overplayed.  I have seen that complaint from a few Hot Wheels collectors and I just don't get it.  If every model Hot Wheels released was Gulf, maybe, but that isn't the case at all.  Maybe 2 or 3 models a year get the treatment, and it … Continue reading Preview: Mooneyes and Gulf Racing get the Matchbox treatment

Have you been following the updates from the Tarmac Works MiniCar Festival in Hong Kong?

I've been to the Matchbox Gathering a ton, and have attended my share of Hot Wheels Nationals and Conventions.  I think the Tarmac Works MiniCar Festival is next on my list. Collectors have gathered in Hong Kong for the MiniCar Festival, snapping up all kinds of cool exclusives from Tarmac Works.  And they are being … Continue reading Have you been following the updates from the Tarmac Works MiniCar Festival in Hong Kong?

Let’s talk about this Saturday’s Hot Wheels Target event.

I'm a little worried about the this Saturday's Target event, but not for the reasons you think. If you are not aware, this Saturday at 11am local time, US-area Targets are hosting a Hot Wheels Event, called the Hot Wheels Collector Experience.  It follows a 50th Anniversary Kids Event at 10.  At the event, expect … Continue reading Let’s talk about this Saturday’s Hot Wheels Target event.

The next Matchbox Jurassic World 5-pack, with a brand new Unimog, has appeared in India

I don't know if I have ever reported a first find from India, but now I have.  Lamley Reader Dominic David shared this pic recently: That is the new Jurassic World 5-pack, with some notable new models.  We have seen a couple of these - the top two and bottom models - as singles recently, … Continue reading The next Matchbox Jurassic World 5-pack, with a brand new Unimog, has appeared in India

I can’t tell you anything about the Hot Wheels Datsun 240Z HWC Exclusive. But these photos can.

The HWC Exclusive Datsun 240Z finally goes on sale today.  After a long wait - this model was previewed last year at the Convention - and a very strange detour, it is finally ready to make its way to collectors. I am fortunate to be able to preview a good number of Hot Wheels HWC/RLC … Continue reading I can’t tell you anything about the Hot Wheels Datsun 240Z HWC Exclusive. But these photos can.

The Tomica Limited Vintage June Release is now available at Japan Booster

Heads up time!  Tomica Limited Vintage has release the June 2018 assortment, and the models are now available at the Japan Booster ebay store: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster This is a great batch, but then again what TLV release isn't?  Honda heads will love the S600 and S800, and Skyline nerds will gobble … Continue reading The Tomica Limited Vintage June Release is now available at Japan Booster