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10 Instagram accounts you need to follow if you are a diecast collector…

Instagram really has become the diecast hub. Sure there are tons of groups on Facebook, but almost too many to maneuver through.  It seems Instagram is more manageable.  It is … Continue Reading 10 Instagram accounts you need to follow if you are a diecast collector…

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A Complete Look at all 10 Matchbox Ambassador Routemaster Buses (plus one completely encased in acrylic)…

Last month, at the Matchbox Gathering in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a new Matchbox Ambassador was named.  Dirk Schleuer of Germany was chosen to take on the responsibilities for a span … Continue Reading A Complete Look at all 10 Matchbox Ambassador Routemaster Buses (plus one completely encased in acrylic)…

David Tilley’s First Look at the latest batch of Matchbox Jurassic World singles & 5-pack, as well as the altered Toyota Land Cruiser tooling…

Lamley partner David Tilley discovered the newest batch of Matchbox Jurassic World models during his travels around the US this week.  That is interesting news, but what is more interesting, and sad, is … Continue Reading David Tilley’s First Look at the latest batch of Matchbox Jurassic World singles & 5-pack, as well as the altered Toyota Land Cruiser tooling…

The latest Matchbox 10-packs are now out in the UK, including two new exclusives. A First Look by David Tilley…

The UK is not always the first place to get new Matchbox stuff, but I was rather surprised to see the latest two 10-packs for sale at Tesco.  Even better, … Continue Reading The latest Matchbox 10-packs are now out in the UK, including two new exclusives. A First Look by David Tilley…

A Lamley Correction: What we should have done with the Hot Wheels Mexico Convention Texas Drive ‘Em in the first place…

I was scolded yesterday by my Lamley partner. Among some normal email correspondence with David Tilley, the UK-based Matchbox-only side of the Lamley Group, I got this: BTW I saw … Continue Reading A Lamley Correction: What we should have done with the Hot Wheels Mexico Convention Texas Drive ‘Em in the first place…

Rare Matchbox of the Mattel Era, Part 11: 2014 Cadillac CTS Coupe with chrome interior (by David Tilley)…

Lamley Co-Founder David Tilley was lucky enough to get his hands on the latest Matchbox variation rarity.  Rare enough to already join on ongoing series on hard-to-find Mattel-era Matchbox variations. … Continue Reading Rare Matchbox of the Mattel Era, Part 11: 2014 Cadillac CTS Coupe with chrome interior (by David Tilley)…

First Look: Matchbox Gift-pack Exclusive Opel Frogster (plus the whole Frogster family), by David Tilley…

Lamley cofounder and Matchbox guru David Tilley is back, with a look at the curious 9-pack exclusive just released by Matchbox, the Opel Speedster: I do like a surprise now … Continue Reading First Look: Matchbox Gift-pack Exclusive Opel Frogster (plus the whole Frogster family), by David Tilley…

Up-Close with the unknown promotional Matchbox International Brush Fire Truck, by David Tilley…

Our favorite DLMer David Tilley is back, this time taking at look at the still-in-limbo Matchbox 60th Anniversary International Brush Truck.  Leave it to DT to be the first to … Continue Reading Up-Close with the unknown promotional Matchbox International Brush Fire Truck, by David Tilley…

Lamley News: Attention UK Matchbox collectors – ROW Batch K (including the first images of the Police Ford Explorer) is hitting Tesco…

From David Tilley: Just a quick note to let you know that the next ROW batch is now starting to surface in the UK. I picked up 9 new additions … Continue Reading Lamley News: Attention UK Matchbox collectors – ROW Batch K (including the first images of the Police Ford Explorer) is hitting Tesco…

Up-Close with the Matchbox 2013 Everett Marshall Charity Golf Tournament Exclusive Ford F-550 Super Duty Fire Truck, by David Tilley…

Our Lamley partner David Tilley is now back home in the UK, and had a chance to photograph the latest Everett Marshall Golf Tournament Exclusive.  Here is another in his … Continue Reading Up-Close with the Matchbox 2013 Everett Marshall Charity Golf Tournament Exclusive Ford F-550 Super Duty Fire Truck, by David Tilley…