I did a live feed on the Lamley Extras YouTube Channel, and it turned into an impromptu Hot Wheels Q&A with Jimmy Liu from Mattel.

Don't watch the video below! Well, watch it, but follow the link instead and enable the Live Chat Replay. You will be happy you did. I have started doing livestreams each weekend from my OTHER YouTube Channel, Lamley Extras. I literally turn on the camera, show a few things, and chat with viewers. If they … Continue reading I did a live feed on the Lamley Extras YouTube Channel, and it turned into an impromptu Hot Wheels Q&A with Jimmy Liu from Mattel.

Lamley Daily: Matchbox ’75 Chevy Caprice

Model: Matchbox '75 Chevy Caprice Line: Matchbox 2019 Mainline Where to get it: Hobby dealers and hitting stores. How many of these will stay intact? Probably not many. At least of this first version. Customizers are salivating for it. I have heard it over and over again since Matchbox announced this one last July. "I'm … Continue reading Lamley Daily: Matchbox ’75 Chevy Caprice

Case Report: Hot Wheels Replica Entertainment 2019 Mix M

I don't know if this is the first or second Replica Entertainment release in 2019, but I don't think it matters. This is a very cool mix. And, thankfully, WELL-assorted. By well-assorted I mean mixed properly. Of the 10 models in the case, three are the new Acura NSX, and one is the already-released Gas … Continue reading Case Report: Hot Wheels Replica Entertainment 2019 Mix M

Case Report: Matchbox 2019 M Case (Mix 5)

I have wondered what the most anticipated new Matchbox model would be this year. I thought possibly the Mercedes Wagon I featured earlier today, but it might be the Caprice. It hits in the M (Mix 5) Case, and my guess is it will be gobbled up quickly. If you want to know what else … Continue reading Case Report: Matchbox 2019 M Case (Mix 5)

Lamley Daily: 2019 Matchbox ’80 Mercedes-Benz W123 Wagon

Model: Matchbox '80 Mercedes-Benz W123 Wagon Line: 2019 Matchbox Mainline It's been awhile since I've dropped a photo preview on the Lamley Blog. Consider this a Valentine's Day gift I guess. Love certainly is in the air because I am way into this model. Matchbox has done a model they seem meant to do - … Continue reading Lamley Daily: 2019 Matchbox ’80 Mercedes-Benz W123 Wagon

Unboxing: Hot Wheels 2019 F Case

New Hot Wheels cases have become 3-part features here at Lamley. It starts with the Case Report, then moves to the Highlights, and then the Unboxing. I need to do a fourth, which is feature photos from the Lamley Studio. I'll get back to it. For now, here is the Unboxing. The bins are hitting … Continue reading Unboxing: Hot Wheels 2019 F Case

Look for new Tarmac Works coming Feb 19th at SURPLUSgoodies.

Many 1/64 diecast collectors have a new tradition: Finding out when the latest from Tarmac Works goes on sale, and being ready on their phones or computers to snag the new releases the second they are out. That is on the Tarmac Works website, but remember there is another way. Just get them from SURPLUSgoodies. … Continue reading Look for new Tarmac Works coming Feb 19th at SURPLUSgoodies.

Tomica Limited Vintage announces the June 2019 Release; May now available for pre-order at Japan Booster

Lots of TLV news this week. Tomytec announced its June Release, highlighted by a new Nissan GT-R Police car and a new Nissan Gloria casting: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt01_J_lqsa/ We are still waiting to see more Ferraris, which are hopefully coming soon, but these models are all well embedded in TLV's roots. A utility truck, a modern classic, … Continue reading Tomica Limited Vintage announces the June 2019 Release; May now available for pre-order at Japan Booster

The Hot Wheels Walmart Zamacs seem to be showing up all over the place.

I was out in rural Utah earlier this week. I had a minute so I decided to wander into a Family Dollar, one of the only markets in this very small town. I was happy to see the pegs full, and even happier, but a little baffled to find some Zamacs. I documented the find: … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Walmart Zamacs seem to be showing up all over the place.