Boulevard at Wheel Collectors I feel a special connection to this car. It represents a lot. I started the Lamley Group blog 6 years ago this month. In June of that year, I met a guy named Matt Bradshaw, who with Matt Payner had a small diecast sales business on ebay. We decided to partner … Continue reading Wheel Collectors has put the last of its legendary Boulevard Datsun Wagons up for sale.
Before collectors went nuts for Hot Wheels Car Culture, there was Boulevard. Mattel's first attempt at a Car Culture-like line was full of missteps, but produced a ton of gems. For your Sunday perusal, here is a look at some of the most memorable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nURSsquIlJQ
My Facebook feed has been overflowing with articles about the 10th Anniversary of the debut of Breaking Bad. I have read every single one of them. I, like so many others, was mesmerized by the show. For so many reasons, from the amazing writing to acting to cinematography to intensity. It was event from … Continue reading Breaking Bad turns 10. Let’s celebrate with Matchbox’s “unofficial” tribute.
#lamleydaily - August 1, 2017 Model: Hot Wheels '77 Pontiac Firebird Line: 2012 Boulevard Where to get it: Boulevard '77 Firebird on ebay Why it's in the collection: This casting was a most welcome improvement over the Hot Bird when it was released in the Modern Classics line. A little larger, a little lower, … Continue reading The Lamley Daily: Hot Wheels Boulevard ’77 Pontiac Firebird
Welcome to the #lamleydaily. It is something new, and I think you will enjoy it. Starting today, a #lamleydaily model will post every Midnight MST here on the blog. It will feature one car. Not one casting, or make, but just ONE model. One release, one color, just one. I will include what I know … Continue reading The Lamley Daily: 2012 Hot Wheels Boulevard ’78 Ford Mustang II
Just a heads up that the Hot Wheels Boulevard Sale ends tomorrow. Many of you have let me know that you took advantage of the sale already, but if you haven't now is the time. Hot Wheels Boulevard Sale at Wheel Collectors Boulevard has increased considerably in value the last few years, especially the models … Continue reading The Hot Wheels Boulevard Sale at Wheel Collectors ends tomorrow.
It's a case off! You can only claim one case, and your choices are the Hot Wheels 2013 Boulevard L Case or 2013 Boulevard P Case. Try and choose one. It won't be easy. Our friends at Wheel Collectors were nice enough to send over three cases for me to open as part of their … Continue reading Boulevard 2013 is best known for the Datsun Wagon, but Release P was the best case.
So maybe I am having too much fun opening old Boulevard cases, but it is a trip to see these sealed cases full of models that have in many ways defined Hot Wheels collecting since. I opened three cases, starting with the legendary L Case, which I posted over the weekend. Soon I will post … Continue reading Here is another sealed Hot Wheels 2013 Boulevard Unboxing.
The Hot Wheels Boulevard Sale at Wheel Collectors starts today. That is a cool thing. Hot Wheels Boulevard, especially 2013 Boulevard, is becoming harder and harder to get. The models were tough to find in the first place, and appreciation for them continues to grow. That means the prices keep growing too. So Wheel Collectors … Continue reading HW Car Culture’s true predecessor: Opening a sealed 2013 Hot Wheels Boulevard L Case for the Wheel Collectors Boulevard Sale
As I was going through my Hot Wheels collection a few days ago, I came across this Hot Wheels Boulevard Honda Civic Coupe that I completely forget about. I am probably not alone in that, this model was a legendary pegwarmer back in 2012/2013.But man, it is a great model! I am glad I snagged … Continue reading Would this Hot Wheels Boulevard Honda Civic be the same pegwarmer today that it was in 2012?