Lamley Model of the Day: Matchbox Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren in black…

Ah, the good old days...It seems like just yesterday (because it practically was) that the first place I would go when entering the diecast aisle was the Matchbox pegs.  They still always get a visit, but that is after perusing the Hot Wheels section first.  It doesn't mean Hot Wheels has passed Matchbox for me, …

Lamley Model of the Day: Matchbox Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren in black…

Ah, the good old days...It seems like just yesterday (because it practically was) that the first place I would go when entering the diecast aisle was the Matchbox pegs.  They still always get a visit, but that is after perusing the Hot Wheels section first.  It doesn't mean Hot Wheels has passed Matchbox for me, …

DLMer’s view of the new Matchbox Batmobile and rest of 2012 batch H…

As promised, proper pics of the new Matchbox Batch H models found today at Walmart:Crop Master (recolor)Tractor Dodge Ram SRT10Porsche 911 GT3Austin FX London TaxiLotus EvoraLand Rover Defender 110BatmobileAs I said before, this is a much better batch than the last one.  The highlights for me are the Porsche in blue with great side graphics (too …

DLMer’s view of the new Matchbox Batmobile and rest of 2012 batch H…

As promised, proper pics of the new Matchbox Batch H models found today at Walmart:Crop Master (recolor)Tractor Dodge Ram SRT10Porsche 911 GT3Austin FX London TaxiLotus EvoraLand Rover Defender 110BatmobileAs I said before, this is a much better batch than the last one.  The highlights for me are the Porsche in blue with great side graphics (too …

Matchbox variation alert: Jungle Adventure 5-pack Land Rover 90 with small utility rims…

Hooray for our first Matchbox variation alert!  It has been awhile.I came across the latest batch of 5-packs in the US yesterday, and while I was there, I noticed the Land Rover 90 looked different.  I could not remember if the wheels on it were correct, so I referenced my photobucket on my trusty iphone, and …

Matchbox variation alert: Jungle Adventure 5-pack Land Rover 90 with small utility rims…

Hooray for our first Matchbox variation alert!  It has been awhile.I came across the latest batch of 5-packs in the US yesterday, and while I was there, I noticed the Land Rover 90 looked different.  I could not remember if the wheels on it were correct, so I referenced my photobucket on my trusty iphone, and …

Matchbox Ambassador Update Part 2: Some Q/A feedback from Mattel

Also just released by Shabbir:Dear All,Mattel has provided feedback to some of the questions that were submitted to them earlier. These questions are related to the miniature line. Hope to have more answers soon.As usual, feel free to distribute these to your club members, fellow collectors, post them on various sites; more the better. However, …

Matchbox Ambassador Update Part 2: Some Q/A feedback from Mattel

Also just released by Shabbir:Dear All,Mattel has provided feedback to some of the questions that were submitted to them earlier. These questions are related to the miniature line. Hope to have more answers soon.As usual, feel free to distribute these to your club members, fellow collectors, post them on various sites; more the better. However, …

Matchbox Ambassador Update Part 1: Official 2012 Real Working Rigs Listing

Just released from Matchbox Ambassador Shabbir Malik:Dear All,Mattel has provided information regarding the 2012 Real Working Rigs Line.As usual, please feel free to pass this list to your club members, fellow collectors, post it on various web sites; the more the better. However, please make sure to provide all credit to Mattel for sharing this information with …

Matchbox Ambassador Update Part 1: Official 2012 Real Working Rigs Listing

Just released from Matchbox Ambassador Shabbir Malik:Dear All,Mattel has provided information regarding the 2012 Real Working Rigs Line.As usual, please feel free to pass this list to your club members, fellow collectors, post it on various web sites; the more the better. However, please make sure to provide all credit to Mattel for sharing this information with …

Matchbox Ambassador Update: New Set of Pictures from the 2012 Line

About once every 1-2 months, Mattel will release Matchbox sneak peaks by way of the Matchbox Ambassador.  The Ambassador is chosen by Mattel and serves as a liaison between the Matchbox team and collectors.  They appoint a new Ambassador every year in July at the Matchbox Gathering in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  It is a great …

Matchbox Ambassador Update: New Set of Pictures from the 2012 Line

About once every 1-2 months, Mattel will release Matchbox sneak peaks by way of the Matchbox Ambassador.  The Ambassador is chosen by Mattel and serves as a liaison between the Matchbox team and collectors.  They appoint a new Ambassador every year in July at the Matchbox Gathering in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  It is a great …