Brickseek – the hobby’s worst kept secret – is no longer listing Target inventory. Is this a good thing?

The hobby has changed quite a bit in the last few years.  The biggest influencer on our hobby - and all other collector-aimed hobbies - has undoubtedly been social media, Instagram especially.  Communications increased, the crowds bigger, the opinions stronger, and the influence enormous.  That is good and bad to be sure. The social media … Continue reading Brickseek – the hobby’s worst kept secret – is no longer listing Target inventory. Is this a good thing?

Hot Wheels 2017 Batch A is showing in the UK, Zamac Batmobile here in the US…

Hey UK friends, how about that!?!Several Lamley readers from the UK have passed a long a few photos of the first Hot Wheels batch of 2017 showing there on short card.  I will have a case report from Wheel Collectors soon, but with these being found I think we can say 2017 is officially underway.Instagram … Continue reading Hot Wheels 2017 Batch A is showing in the UK, Zamac Batmobile here in the US…

Is there a Datsun 510 Wagon Super TH still hanging on the pegs somewhere? There was for Rick Miyasaki…

More for the "random finds" argument.I have said enough times that I much prefer the random find when it comes to finding Super Treasure Hunts.  But taking it further, the more random, the more unexpected, the better. That goes for places you don't expect to find one, or times you don't expect to find, or … Continue reading Is there a Datsun 510 Wagon Super TH still hanging on the pegs somewhere? There was for Rick Miyasaki…

Are you a "scalper"? The thrill of the random find vs the pursuit of the pot of gold…

#HotwheelsA photo posted by Las Vegas Diecast Hunter (@diecast_hunter) on May 19, 2016 at 5:43pm PDT//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsNo topic seems to spur more conversation among Hot Wheels collectors than that of the "scalper".  It has always been an iffy term among collectors, but has been used as long as I can remember.The "scalper", at least from what … Continue reading Are you a "scalper"? The thrill of the random find vs the pursuit of the pot of gold…