Just a quick heads up that Japan Booster has the latest from Tomica Limited Vintage, and they are available now at their ebay store: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster It's a medium sized batch, with the crowd-pleasers being the 3rd and 4th releases of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. But the real stars might be … Continue reading The August Release from Tomica Limited Vintage is out, and available at Japan Booster
This was a bit of a surprising development when I opened a package from Mattel last week. Two carded Hot Wheels ID cars, with basic wheels instead of HWid wheels. I inquired, and got a bit of info. Not all the details, but some. I also got permission to share, so that is what I … Continue reading Hot Wheels ID is coming to the Basic Range, in the form of Chase cars.
M2 Machines dropped this preview today: https://www.instagram.com/p/B01dE_YAr_g/ I don't need to say anything else. That is simply an incredible model, and I have to have it. Must have it. Squarebody fever is at a...well...fever pitch, and we should just all embrace it. Hot Wheels continues to give us theirs, Matchbox too, and now AW and … Continue reading Squarebody madness takes a twist with this upcoming M2 gem
If you are at the Pennsylvania Collectors Club Convention, or nearby, you should stop by. M2 is doing what they love to do, leaving chases all over the place for collectors to find, and Hot Wheels is there too, showing off some upcoming product. https://www.instagram.com/p/B0tSNY3DSpt/ The photos do the talking. Entertainment, Pop Culture, Team Transport, … Continue reading Hot Wheels is showing off upcoming RLC and other premium models this weekend in Pennsylvania.
Matchbox is hitting in droves after a bit of a lull. A new 9-pack, three new 5-packs, and now another basic mix. Wheel Collectors received their shipment of the new Q Case, and did a rapid unboxing for Lamley Viewers: https://youtu.be/7_RVNu57-N4 If you remember, Matchbox is now doing single assortments, which means every model in … Continue reading Rapid Unboxing: Matchbox 2019 Q Case
Keep your eyes open for the latest Matchbox 5-packs. One I think most of you will want, another will be gobbled up by emergency and Subaru collectors, and the last I think will stick out like a sore, but festive, thumb. Nerdilicious member and RCR @hw_jay found all three tonight at Target, and sent over … Continue reading The latest Matchbox 5-packs celebrate the Autobahn, Rescue vehicles, and I guess the August Holiday Season
A quick heads up that the next Matchbox 9-pack is out, along with a brand new exclusive. Lamley Friends David Dombrowski, aka @nitrous_diecast on Instagram, recently found it in Canada: https://www.instagram.com/p/B0bpV8gJjTD/ It's a nice pack, and it is has a great exclusive. The '33 Ford Coupe returns to the shelves after its first run in … Continue reading The ‘33 Ford Coupe is the next Matchbox 9-pack Exclusive
After a ton of fanfare, they are finally here. The first of will be many iterations of the 1973-1987 Chevy Pickup have been released by Auto World, and they are fantastic. https://youtu.be/fJ8tSttkZBQ This might sound a tad hokey, but falling for Auto World has been one of the more fun developments of my collecting life. … Continue reading Preview: The splendid Square Body Chevys make their debut in Auto World 2019 Premium Release 2
Late last week I got word that a wheel variation was going to appear on the latest Team Transport set. I even got an example of each: Cool right? The Fairlady Z from the Nissan set and Mercedes-Benz 190E from the Falken set will be getting new wheels in a very short run. Wheel variations … Continue reading Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Team Transport Falken and Nissan sets with new wheels
The photos from the Art of Speed Convention in Malaysia have been circulating all night, and the latest are of the unveiling of the Hot Wheels Car Culture Japan Historics 3 lineup: Three new castings (three!) plus a new diecast chassis for the R30 Skyline. Those three new castings are a stare right back at … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Japan Historics 3 lineup has been revealed, and it is the deepest JDM mix yet. So what will they look like?