Hot Wheels, Kyosho, Matchbox

Collecting the BMW 2002: Hot Wheels, Kyosho, and soon…

There are some icons that every collector needs.  Sure, collect what you want, blah blah blah, but if you are more into replicas of little cars than hunting chases, there are a few cars you have to have.  The list can get long, but it goes from certain Camaros to Mustangs to Corvettes to Skylines […]

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Hot Wheels, Ignition Models, Kyosho, Majorette, Mini GT, Tarmac Works, Tomica Limited Vintage

There has been a TON of Nissan GT-R released in 1/64. None of them can top Ignition Model’s offering.

Is there such a thing as overkill in the 1/64 world?  Probably. Some might argue the JDM craze we have seen hit almost every brand is overkill.  Not even close.  Maybe some ELEMENTS of the JDM craze, but in general Japanese cars are just filling the gaps that have always been there. Earlier this century, […]

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Hot Wheels, Kyosho, Lamley YouTube, Matchbox, Tomica Limited Vintage

Saturday Showcase: The Alfa Romeo Junior/GTA Coupes in 1/64, plus the strange history of the Matchbox Giulia Sprint GTA

Going Alfa Romeo today.  The 105/115 Series Coupes are as pretty as any car ever, and there are some fantastic replicas in 1/64.  So for today’s Saturday Showcase, I am looking at mine, from Hot Wheels to Kyosho to Tomica Limited Vintage to Matchbox. And speaking of Matchbox, the Giulia Sprint has a crazy, and […]

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Kyosho, Lamley Daily

Lamley Daily: Kyosho Bentley Arnage T

#lamleydaily – March 14, 2018 Model: Kyosho Bentley Arnage T Line: Kyosho Bentley Series 2 Where to get it: Mostly sellers from Asia on sites like ebay Why it’s in the collection: This one fills a gap.  British luxury sedans are, shall we say, underrepresented in my collection.  This Arnage seems to fit that bill […]

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Kyosho

The new Lexus set from Kyosho looks fantastic. Especially if you live in Japan.

Kyosho unveiled its next set, a Japan-only Lexus set: View this post on Instagram 1/64 LEXUS LC500h & RC F Collection Sales in Japan only 1/64スケール レクサスLC500h & RC F ミニカーコレクション こちらの商品はグッドスマイルオンラインショップまたはローチケHMVオンラインショップでお求めください。 製品の詳細は下記のKYOSHOホームページでご確認ください。 http://dc.kyosho.com/ja/dc_jp_cvs_lexus_lc500h_rc_f/ #kyosho #motorsport #lexus #lexusrc #lexuslc #racing #myroom #interior #japanesecar #carlife #minicar #modelcar #colorful #coupe #luxurycar #luxury #gt3 #collection #carcollection #stance #color […]

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Lamley Daily: Kyosho Porsche Series 6 911 GT2 RS

#lamleydaily – August 31, 2017 Model: Kyosho Porsche 911 GT2 RS Line: Porsche Series 6 Where to get it: There are several versions on ebay Why it’s in the collection: It is in the collection because it is a Porsche, it is a Kyosho, and it looks fantastic.  Relatively fantastic.  Compared to replicas of older […]

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Kyosho

Kyosho unveils cool new stackable display cases

Earlier this week we posted pics of the Tomica Limited Vintage display at the Shizuoka Hobby Show in Japan.  You can imagine that TLV wasn’t the only diecast maker there.  There were a lot more, many of which you can see on the JL Hobby Facebook Page. One that grabbed my attention was Kyosho.  Of […]

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Kyosho

Why does Lamley hype JDM? Here is where it started…

All Lamley does is hype JDM. A fair amount of comments get thrown my way, and that is always one of the most entertaining.  It has died down of late, thankfully, but occasionally it rears its ugly head. That fact is I like Japanese cars, and I like Japanese diecast.  And there is a story […]

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Kyosho

The Japan Booster Holiday Sale continues with some of the coolest Tomica Limited Vintage & Kyosho models around…

Tomica Limited Vintage/Kyosho Rarity Auctions at Japan Booster http://adn.ebay.com/files/js/min/jquery-1.6.2-min.jshttp://adn.ebay.com/files/js/min/ebay_activeContent-min.jsdocument.write(‘\x3Cscript type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″ src=”http://adn.ebay.com/cb?programId=1&campId=5337486481&toolId=10026&keyword=Tomica+Limited+Vintage&sellerIds=japan-booster&showItems=1&width=640&height=120&font=1&textColor=000000&linkColor=0000AA&arrowColor=8BBC01&color1=709AEE&color2=%5BCOLORTWO%5D&format=ImageLink&contentType=TEXT_AND_IMAGE&enableSearch=y&usePopularSearches=n&freeShipping=n&topRatedSeller=n&itemsWithPayPal=n&descriptionSearch=n&showKwCatLink=n&excludeCatId=&excludeKeyword=&catId=&disWithin=200&ctx=n&autoscroll=y&title=rare+TLV&flashEnabled=’ + isFlashEnabled + ‘&pageTitle=’ + _epn__pageTitle + ‘&cachebuster=’ + (Math.floor(Math.random() * 10000000 )) + ‘”>\x3C/script>’ ); I hope everyone is taking advantage of all the holiday deals we have been promoting.  There is a lot out there for diecast collectors, including ways to […]

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Kyosho

JCCS Month: The fantastic models of the Kyosho Mechadoc Set…

Finally I am featuring this set… The Kyosho Mechadoc (“Mechanical Doctor”) set has been on my want list for awhile, and I finally pulled the trigger when Japan Booster listed it for sale last month.  And I am thankful I finally did.  What a cool set! The Mechadoc comic and anime series is not something […]

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Kyosho

Meet the new Lamley Header…

It was time to retire the Kenmeri. She’s been a trooper, holding up the Header on the Lamley Blog for the last couple of years.  She has been paraded around on your computer and phones for awhile, and it was well-deserved, as I count that ’72 Tokyo Motor Show Kenmeri from Kyosho among my favorite […]

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Kyosho

The fantastic R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R from Kyosho…

So what is your favorite Skyline? That is like asking someone to name their favorite Mustang.  You will get a slew of different answers. But it is a legit question, and it is a hard one to answer.  The fact is most of our readers are fairly new to the Skyline.  No one will admit […]

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