Xcartoys will be familiar to some of you, and this will hopefully be my first visit of many to their work.
As you may have seen, Schuco has revealed their upcoming 1/64 lineup for 2021. And man there is some awesome metal in the list, starting with these newbies: A trio of 90s German Bahnstormers: an E36 M3, Porsche 964 and 993 in 1/64, not an RWB or Liberty Walk kit in sight, bone stock and …
A forgotten Fiat is the subject of today's Single File.
The classic Volkswagen done right.
A solid 5 pack from Majorette.
A unique American classic makes it's way into the Matchbox Mainline.
The perfect winter vehicle?
About once a year collectors here in the UK rush to TK Maxx stores. Not for the bargain fashion, the horror designer items or the crab shaped desk bells, but for Majorette. The stores somehow manage to snag stray stock a couple of times a year. 2020, despite Covid restrictions, was thankfully no different. The …
Four x 4
Advanced warning: this article is photo heavy. Rather than harping on too much about my beloved Majorette and Schuco, I think these two are cool enough to let their looks do the talking. There's something very cool about fast cars with roof racks. And these two have tapped into that perfectly. This feature has been …
The Single File series returns with a look at a European working vehicle from Dutch manufacturer Efsi.
Not exactly a top ten new models or even a top ten new additions to my collection, but these are my highlights from 2020 in miniature....
These two have made it into my upcoming 2020 highlights post, and for good reason.
Model: Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Honda Civic EF9 SiR II Group A (plain version) Line: Hong Kong Exclusive Ebay link: Tomica Hong Kong EF9 Sometimes in the diecast world, it's hard to keep up. These days we are more than well served by a myraid of different brands. New releases, teasers, colour changes and more …
A very pretty post war IFA is today's Lamley Daily
When diecast hunting turns into a timewarp.
2 new releases from Schuco bring out a myraid of Mercedes classics.
Norev's brilliant Mehari gets a trip to the beach
A suggested item on Ebay leads to a cool find from a lesser known brand.
Grab a coffee and enjoy a gentle meander through the history of the famous 2CV with some of the best Euro brands.
A Russian rarity.
A collaboration from the top drawer between two of the big hitters in the diecast world yields great results.
A trip back into the Matchbox history books.
No WRC? No problem....