1/64, Matchbox

Matchbox Monday – snapshot 10 years ago

Well, we could be in for a short period of no new items to showcase on the Matchbox front, although Wheel Collectors will be sending me items over as soon as they get any in. So what to do in the meantime? Each week I will try and come up with something a bit different. […]

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Lamley Daily: Revell Lowrider ’64 Chevy Impala

Model: ’64 Chevy Impala Release: Revell Lowrider Magazine Issue #148 eBay link: Revell Lowriders Why I am featuring it: Revell Lowriders are well out of print. All of the releases (and there are many) are desirable and sought after by many collectors. I scored a bundle of these with severely water damaged packaging almost a […]

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Formula One Grids from 1975-83 – Polistil’s F1 Racers

March 26, 2020 – by Doug Breithaupt (Find Polistil F1 Racers on ebay) In 1960, an Italian company called Politoys began producing toy cars. They started in plastic but moved to die-cast after a few years. By 1967, they decided to compete in the small-scale market. They also decided to change their name to Polistil […]

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1/64, Kyosho

My 1/64 Bentley Collection

Call it the Bentley Monster. I was just about to make a quick report of the new Mini GT Bentley Continental from Bentley Shop, with 2 exclusives colors, and then wanted to compare them to other Bentley, then other colors, and then shoot them, and then bring big Kyosho’s in the party, and then shoot […]

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Lamley Daily: Racing Champions 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

Model: 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Release: 2016 Racing Champions Mint eBay link: Racing Champions 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Why I am featuring it: This casting is amazing and led to me discovering a long gone line of diecast which is Ertl American Muscle. This casting was in the first release of Racing Champions mint since […]

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1/64, Matchbox

Matchbox Monday finishes off 2020 batch C

Well this is the last group of Matchbox models from the recent batch that arrived a few weeks back. As always I want to give a big shout out to Wheel Collectors, as they were instrumental in getting the batch over to me super quick. Due to there being 17 models in the batch, I […]

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1/64, Kyosho

Senna: The Champion Tribute

Here we are. The first day of Spring, also the memorable date of the birth of a Champion. Ayrton Senna would have turned 60 this year. Sadly life decided that another story took place in this day of May 1994. I decided to do this post this late morning, while reading as usual some articles […]

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Road Champs – wrapping up the review

March 15, 2020 – by Doug Breithaupt (Find Road Champs on ebay) You have allowed me to post two chapters of the Road Champs story here on the Lamley Group, and I have posted three more on the Tales of Toy Cars Facebook blog. There is one more needed to complete my review. Road Champs […]

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Holidays with Grell

Today I’m going to be returning for a post on one of my favourite diecast lines: the promotional toys made for German marketing company Grell. I wrote an in depth look at the offerings available last month, and proving that every day is a school day I have since learned that the manufacturer Grell used […]

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Your Diecast Best Companion. TINY Hino 300 Tow Truck.

(Find TINY Hino 300 Tow Truck on eBay) TINY Hino 300 Tow Truck (Regular and Event Model) When the very first Tomica Limited Vintage Nissan Atlas Safety Loader was released it opened up many diecast photography possibilities and was regarded as one of the best “sidekick” casting in photography. The casting also stands out with […]

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Lamley Daily : Lionel Racing Toyota Tundra Truck

Model: Toyota Tundra Nascar Truck Release: Lionel Racing 2016 Where to get it: eBay seems appropriate. Why it is in the collection : I am a Nascar Fan (there are many of us in France), and while I mainly own a collection of the Sprint Cup / Monster Energy / Nascar Cup Series 2020 car […]

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Big boats go resin : Neo 1/64 massive classic cars

Heavy metal fans, you won’t like it. Resin fans, be careful to your wallet ! Take an Autoworld, and imagine it twice more detailed. But 10 times lighter. But 3 times more expansive. All right, enough about figures, let me illustrate : It hardly fits into the studio. For sure it doesn’t fit in my […]

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Silvia finds a new beau… Hot Wheels

March 3, 2020, by Doug Breithaupt The Nissan Silvia has always played third fiddle to the Z Cars and Skyline or GT/R models. Now that Hot Wheels is close to exhausting all the low hanging fruit in the Japanese/JDM vehicle orchard, the Silvia has become the ripe for picking. Hot Wheels has not neglected the […]

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