And just like that, Matchbox Best of World Release B is now available.

Preview it one day, it arrives the next. Wheel Collectors has the brand new Matchbox Best of World Release B: Matchbox Best of World at Wheel Collectors I have no idea when these are hitting retail stores, but it is nice to have at hobby stores.  Time to grab what you want. Matchbox Best of … Continue reading And just like that, Matchbox Best of World Release B is now available.

Some Golden Age models return with 2017 Matchbox Best of World Release B

(UPDATE: The set just arrived at Wheel Collectors) Call this a stepping stone. Next year appears to be the time that Matchbox steps into a more appropriate premium realm.  There will still be the $1 basics, but with new lines featuring opening parts, and with the introduction of two new Real Rider-type wheels, Matchbox seems … Continue reading Some Golden Age models return with 2017 Matchbox Best of World Release B

A complete look at the Matchbox Lamborghini Miura with its designer, Ryu Asada…

Matchbox Lamborghini Miura P400S on eBay...It has been very cool to see the response to the upcoming Matchbox Best of the World Assortment.  I wondered if Hot Wheels Real Riders on a Matchbox model would cause a riot, but it hasn't.  It seems most of you are happy to see them, with some of you … Continue reading A complete look at the Matchbox Lamborghini Miura with its designer, Ryu Asada…

Lamley Exclusive: 2017 Matchbox Best of the World Assortment A…

So Matchbox went there.Europe you ask?  Well, yes.  The first assortment of 2017 (there will be two) is all Euro, and almost all German.  But they went somewhere else as well.  The off-road tread of the Matchbox two-part wheels in last year's Best of assortment was the most common complaint, so the "nothing is off … Continue reading Lamley Exclusive: 2017 Matchbox Best of the World Assortment A…

The response to the Matchbox Best of the World has been good. Will we see it again in 2017?

There has been a lot of frustrating things about Matchbox the last few years.  One of the most annoying is how short-lived each premium series they do seems to be.Just look at the list.  After the 1-75 New Superfast lines in 2004 to 2007, we got a 20-car Superfast line, which lasted one year.  After … Continue reading The response to the Matchbox Best of the World has been good. Will we see it again in 2017?

The Matchbox Best of World ’93 Foxbody Mustang LX SSP is…uh, well…Foxy…

You know that feeling when you approach the pegs and see them overflowing?  You get there and rummage through, thinking that one model you have been looking for is bound to be there.  But the more you search, it starts to become abundantly clear that someone got there before you and found what you were … Continue reading The Matchbox Best of World ’93 Foxbody Mustang LX SSP is…uh, well…Foxy…

First Look: The 2016 Matchbox Best of the World set packaged…

I promised pics, and here they are.But remember there is no need for me to promise pics.  The pics will always come.  Photographing models is the reason I started Lamley, and that will always be my favorite thing to do.  The Lamley YouTube Channel is a new addition to what I do.There will definitely be … Continue reading First Look: The 2016 Matchbox Best of the World set packaged…

Lamley Preview: Matchbox Best of the World Dodge A100 Pickup…

Just a few more Matchbox Best of the World previews to go.  We have already shown the Land Rover Defender 110, Austin Mini Van, Lamborghini LM002, Cadillac Sedan Deville, and BMW 1M.  To come is the '75 Mack, '93 Mustang, Routemaster Bus, and BMW Motorcycle.  Today is one that is bound to be popular, the … Continue reading Lamley Preview: Matchbox Best of the World Dodge A100 Pickup…