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Lamley Daily: Hot Works Toyota Estima

Model: Hot Works Racing Factory Toyota Estima Release: unknown Where to get it: mine was from eBay Why I am featuring it: When I was about 15 there was a magazine on sale here in the UK called J-Tuner. For a kid who was obsessed with Japanese cars it was like Christmas each issue. I […]

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Norev

Vive La France! The gallic world of Norev’s 1/64 line up.

(Norev 1/64 on ebay) I’ve been keen to get the ball rolling with this article for a while as I firmly believe Norev haven’t had anywhere near the coverage they are due for their small scale catalogue. Already well established with their larger scale models, they have managed to bring some unique subjects to the […]

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Lamley Daily: Rozkvet Mini Model Skoda 120

Model: Rozkvet Mini Model Skoda 120 Release: one of 2 vehicles made by Rozkvet back in the 1980s, the other being a Skoda 136 Favorit. Where to get it: keep an eye on eBay listings, these don’t come up often. Why I am featuring it: I found it in a toy shop in Prague. I’m […]

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Lamley Daily: Joy Toy Bedford TK

Model: Joy Toy Bedford TK Release: part of a play set from the 1970s Where to get it: search through the Joy Toy listings on eBay. Why I am featuring it: I’m on holiday at the moment, currently in Athens, Greece so naturally I have been searching for scale souvenirs. I had heard about Joy […]

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Welly

From Russia with love – Autogrand and Welly’s Russian Series

(Autogrand on ebay) This post, like my earlier write up on the fantastic line up from Grell, will introduce you to another series of interesting diecasts from the former Eastern Bloc. This time we’re visiting Russia with Autogrand Russian Series and the sister line from Welly of the same name. This Autogrand series is one […]

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1/64

The Eastern Bloc in miniature – Grell diecast.

Sometimes in this hobby a brand comes along that instantly gels with you. It begins to take up more shelf space than others and regularly appears top of your suggested search list on eBay. It might be the brand that made your favourite toy as a kid. One that replicates the cars you adore the […]

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Schuco

The other 1/64 Unimog – the Schuco 604 Series

For all the praise Mattel rightfully received for the brilliant Hot Wheels Unimog 1300 castings they released in 2018, it may have been easy to miss the other Unimog that appeared around the same time: Schuco’s amazing 604 Series. Trying not to use too much hyperbole is a skill in writing articles, and I think […]

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Welly

Where it all began – the Welly Trabant 601S.

Hello Lamley readers! My name is Alex. I’m 29, from the UK and it’s safe to say I’m blown away that John gave me the opportunity to share my odd little hobby with you all! Cars and diecast have been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. My hobby […]

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