Lamley Daily: Shelby Collectibles Aston Martin DBR1 (2009)

I’m looking forward to the Top Gun-related Matchbox DBR1 that’s coming later this year, but until then this silver Shelby Collectibles issue is the only 1:64 DBR1 in my collection. The detail is great, with an opening bonnet (hood) and doors. Carroll Shelby famously won at Le Mans in a DBR1, in 1959. The sister car of Stirling Moss retired after six hours but he won in the car at Goodwood and the Nürburgring

Guest Post: Cold War Classics Made in West Germany: The beautiful 1:66 diecast of Schuco (by Graham Heeps)

It has been awhile since we have had a guest post here on Lamley, but I am always game, especially when the post relates to models I don't collect.  That means we could have endless guest posts, so if you have an idea, send it over. Graham Heeps is one of those collectors with a …

Guest Feature: My pursuit for 800 Matchbox, by Graham Heeps.

In 30+ years my collection has veered off at various tangents – Models of Yesteryear (still great, now largely worthless), Royal Mail vans (sold to fund a custom-built display cabinet), Corgi Juniors, Tomica, Majorette, Schuco, CM's rally cars and – especially since I moved to Canada two years ago – a few Hot Wheels, too. But Matchbox miniatures will always form the bulk of my collection, which currently stands at around 3,000