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Bugatti Divo, Alfa Giulia, C8 Corvette & More. Check out the 2020 Matchbox New Model Lineup.

I think it is safe to say this lineup of 2020 New Models is loaded. Abe & the Matchbox Team dropped several hammers during the Sneaks Presentation at the Gathering last night, and it was pretty awesome to see. I live-streamed the presentation, which is below, and took some quick footage of the display cases […]

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Preview: Matchbox Kroger-Exclusive Candy Series

Coming to a Kroger near you. That means, Ralph’s, Food4Less, Smith’s, City Market, Fry’s, and a whole lot of others. Matchbox indulged its sweet tooth and went full candy for this Kroger set, and they sent me a set to preview. A nice mix of licensed models, packaged in some cool car art. Here is […]

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Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 D Case

I said it’s rolling.  How about two Case Reports in one evening? C Case has been out a bit, but D Case is brand new.  Here is a look, as provided by Wheel Collectors.  As always, find these models in the store: Hot Wheels 2019 D Case at Wheel Collectors Enjoy:

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Case Report: Hot Wheels 2019 C Case

Ok it’s gonna roll.  And roll fast.  Wheel Collectors got BOTH the 2019 Hot Wheels C and D Cases today, plus a lot more (info coming), so let’s get to it. We start with the C Case.  It is hit at Target and some Walmarts, but here is what to expect in the case.  Find […]

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Unboxing: Matchbox 2019 B Case

Matchbox has needed to take on a classic 911.  I have said for years that the original 911/912 is a Matchbox no-brainer, but when talking to the design team I always got a little pushback.  The reason?  Porsche overkill. It’s true.  We have seen a lot of Porsches in 1/64 lately.  But unlike a few […]

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Finding MORE gems in Hot Wheels 9-packs

The nerdiest of nerdy collecting: looking for cool stuff in Hot Wheels 9-packs. It has paid off several times.  The exclusives, the occasional error, and wheel variations.  Those are what I look for, and I’ve had some pretty legendary finds.  Twice I’ve found wheel variations that were never reported found elsewhere.  I’ll have to share […]

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My Super Treasure Hunt Drought is over.

Hey it’s my blog, so I can celebrate here if I want to.  I just found my first 2018 Super Treasure Hunt in the wild.  Hooray for me. I have always argued that the best thing about Supers is finding them, randomly.  Many love the brickseek-watching, overnight-raiding, early door warming no-holds-barred pursuit of Supers, and […]

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Searching for gems in the Hot Wheels 9-packs

You hit the pegs.  Are they full?  Cards crisp?  Yes?  Then look to see what treasure might be there.  Cards soft?  All kinds of mixes represented?  Spidey cars mixed in?  Move on. Check the premium pegs.  Check the Matchbox pegs.  Auto World if they are there.  Hidden dump bin?  Shipper?  Clear?  Ok, finish with the […]

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