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 …

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 …

Don’t burst my bubble – the Schuco BMW Isetta (and some Japanese visitors)

So as promised I'm back again with a visit to the miniature world of Schuco. And miniature is a fitting word considering the size of my subject today. Say hello to the BMW Isetta. The Isetta started life in 1953 not as a BMW, but as a product of the Italian company Iso. Revealed at …