Here are your 2019 Lamley Awards winners (and losers)

Lots of polls, thousands of votes, a ton of models, and now we are here. The 2019 Lamley Awards have come to a close, thanks to the Hot Wheels RLC year finally ending, and here are the results. I picked the categories, you voted, and the models with the most votes were selected. My commentary …

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the BEST Hot Wheels Regular Treasure Hunt in 2019?

The last poll of the 2019 Lamley Awards, until we finally do an RLC Award. Still, Regular Treasure Hunts. You either don’t think much about them or hate them. But there is occasionally a collector friendly TH. I actually really like the way Hot Wheels does the Regulars. Not EVERYTHING has to be collector oriented, …

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the Best and Most Disappointing Matchbox Moving Parts New Model in 2019?

Alright here we go again. A couple more Matchbox polls for the 2019 Lamley Awards. These two are a bit of a trip to be doing. Two polls on Matchbox Moving Parts. If I told any Matchbox collector five years ago that Matchbox would have two lines of Opening Parts models in 2019, they would …

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the BEST and MOST DISAPPOINTING Matchbox Licensed New Model in 2019?

Happy Holidays friends. In order to take some time off, I filmed ahead of time a few videos that will post over the next few days, and I hope that if you have a little down time you give them a watch. But I am going to start with some homework for each of you. …

What was the BEST & MOST DISAPPOINTING Matchbox Licensed New Model in 2018?

(UPDATE! I strangely forgot to add the BMW i8 in the video.  It is in the poll, but not the video.) The Lamley Awards Polls continue, this time jumping over to the orange brand. Matchbox had a TON of licensed this year, with quite a few in the basic range, along with an entire Jurassic …

Have you voted on every 2018 Lamley Awards topics so far? If not here they are.

The 2018 Lamley Awards continue.  We don't have the Awards without the polls, and thousands of you have voted so far.  But if you haven't, you really should.  Many of the polls are still close.  So I have them all linked below. There are still more to come.  Hot Wheels Model of the Year, Best …

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the Best Hot Wheels REGULAR Treasure Hunt in 2018?

A Lamley Awards first! I am finally acknowledging the Hot Wheels Regular Treasure Hunts on the Lamley Awards.  Just acknowledging them in general is a rare occurrence on Lamley, but at the request of my friend Owen, I am finally doing it. Owen is the 12-year-old son of a good friend of mine, and both …

Lamley Poll: What was the best Hot Wheels PREMIUM New Model in 2018?

Now it's serious.  The heavyweights have made their way into the building. The Lamley Awards Polls continue with Best Hot Wheels Licensed Premium New Model, and you have to pick one.  Only 9 models, but they are powerhouses.  Several from Car Culture, a couple from the RLC, and a monster from Entertainment. So what will …

Lamley Poll: What was the BEST & MOST DISAPPOINTING Hot Wheels New Model in 2018?

Hopefully you have voted on Best & World Super TH.  Now it is time to vote on one of my favorite polls for the Lamley Awards: Best & Most Disappointing Hot Wheels Licensed New Models in 2018.  So watch the video reviewing all the models, and then vote down below. Why Licensed only?  I don't …

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the BEST & WORST Hot Wheels Super Treasure Hunt of 2018?

It's time for the Lamley Awards! Every year, Lamley Readers/Viewers make their picks in a variety of topics, and this year will be the most comprehensive yet.  As always, we start with BEST & WORST Super.  Pics coming, but we start with a video showcase of every Super released in 2018.  Watch and vote below: …

Lamley Saturday Showcase: 2017 Hot Wheels & Matchbox Lamley Awards Best & Worst Winners

My apologies for how long this took.  I will put up a photo post this next week, but for now, here are all of your selections, from Best Licensed New Matchbox to Best and Worst HW Super TH to Best and Most Disappointing HW New Model, as well as Best Licensed Premium HW New Model. …

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the MOST DISAPPOINTING Hot Wheels Licensed New Model in 2017?

Here is one of these rare chances to get your complain on here at Lamley.  We've already voted on Best Hot Wheels Licensed New Model, now let's switch gears. I am more of a "collect it if you like it" type of collector.  If I like it, I keep it.  If I don't, I am …

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the BEST and WORST Hot Wheels Super TH in 2017?

Ah, the Lamley Award category of all categories.  Nothing gets folks riled up like Super Treasure Hunts.  There are entire websites and social media accounts dedicated to them. They make grown men cry (and whine).  They can turn a bad day into a good day.  They turn kids into collectors.  They create friends and enemies. …

Lamley Awards Poll: What was the Best Hot Wheels Licensed PREMIUM New Model in 2017?

UPDATE!! - December 30, 2017 I screwed up.  I forgot one important licensed premium new model, the 60's Ford Econoline Pickup, and I thank many of you for pointing that out.  For that reason, I am resetting the poll with the addition.  If you already voted, please vote again.  Sorry for missing this, but I …

Lamley Saturday Showcase: All Hot Wheels Basic & Premium Licensed New Models in 2017

For your review, all the 2017 Hot Wheels Licensed New Models, this time both basic and premium. I did the video to give the YouTube viewers a chance to vote, but if you haven't voted, now is the time.  I included the Premium New Model Poll below, to give you a head start before the …

Lamley Awards Poll: What is the Best Hot Wheels Licensed New Model in 2017?

Welcome to the Lamley Awards!! This is the latest I have ever done this, and if I listed the reasons why you would die of boredom.  But we are here, finally, and it is time to vote.  There will be several Lamley Award Polls this year: Best Hot Wheels Licensed New Model Most Disappointing Hot …

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 …

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 …

2016 Lamley Awards: What was the MOST DISAPPOINTING Hot Wheels Licensed New Model of 2016?

(PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU VOTE.)You have voted on what you thought was the Best Hot Wheels New Model of 2016, so now it is what I consider the toughest poll I do for the Lamley Awards.What was the MOST DISAPPOINTING Licensed New Model of 2016?I don't go with "Worst" for this poll.  I think picking …