Here are the 2016 Lamley Award Reader’s Choices, along with my selections…

Happy 2017!  Although in diecast time it is more like March 2017, Happy New Year nonetheless.I guess it really doesn't matter when I post these results considering we are well into 2017, so now is as good as any.  And we can finally put 2016 to rest.  Finally.So here are the results of the 2016 … Continue reading Here are the 2016 Lamley Award Reader’s Choices, along with my selections…

It’s Election Day! What was the Best Matchbox Licensed New Model in 2016?

I hope you are wearing your "I Voted" sticker today.  It is our right and duty to make our voice heard.So when you are walking down the street, sporting your sticker, and someone asks who got your vote, how will you answer?Skyline?  Miata?  Volvo V60?  Zamboni?There has been a concerted effort to Make Matchbox Great … Continue reading It’s Election Day! What was the Best Matchbox Licensed New Model in 2016?

The stunning Matchbox "Modell Hobby Spiel" BMW M5 Notarzt exclusive, and how to get one…

Matchbox Modell Hobby Spiel BMW M5 at the Moyshop eBay storeIt is always fun to show models like this one.  And not just because the model is a beauty, but because the dude who works with Matchbox to make it happen each year is a great dude too.Right about now, toy collectors from Germany, Europe, … Continue reading The stunning Matchbox "Modell Hobby Spiel" BMW M5 Notarzt exclusive, and how to get one…

Lamley Debut: Matchbox 2017 Toy Fair Mercedes Benz G63 AMG 6×6 & Leipzig Toy Show BMW M5 Police…

Two big debuts today.Matchbox already unveiled their 2017 Toy Fair 6x6 on Instagram, and were kind enough to toss one my way for a preview here.  I open it on the video below, and the full feature with photos will be on the blog tomorrow.But that isn't all.  Today, over in Germany, the Modell Spiel und … Continue reading Lamley Debut: Matchbox 2017 Toy Fair Mercedes Benz G63 AMG 6×6 & Leipzig Toy Show BMW M5 Police…

The new Matchbox Camouflage Assortment is the coolest thing in camo since the 80’s…

Remember the camo craze in the 80's?  If you are under 30 you most definitely don't.  If you are over, there is a good chance at some point you were dressed in camouflage, even if you never set foot in the military.Camo pants, shirts, jackets, and my personal fave, hats.  I dreamt of being cool … Continue reading The new Matchbox Camouflage Assortment is the coolest thing in camo since the 80’s…

Looks like the Matchbox Land Rover Series has hit US Walmarts…

Usually I pass along news as I hear it from Lamley Readers.  Looks like I got the scoop myself this time.  (Of course that is until one of you tells me you found these three weeks ago and I should follow you on Instagram!!)I walked into a Walmart this morning, and after a dig through … Continue reading Looks like the Matchbox Land Rover Series has hit US Walmarts…