I’ve been asked to pick my favorite Lamley photo. It’s this one.

Sorry for the lack of the photos the last month.  I know there has been a heavy dose of videos lately, and hopefully you find a few here and there interesting. My travel schedule has been hectic, and I just haven't had the time I need in my office at home.  That means when I … Continue reading I’ve been asked to pick my favorite Lamley photo. It’s this one.

The Skylines, Corollas, Lancias, and Silvia of the TLV December batch have arrived…

Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan BoosterYou know how I babble on occasionally with the "if can only collect one model of ________ brand, this is the model you want" scenario?  It's a Lamley staple.  Hyperbole at its finest.This totally applies though.  From here until the day this blog heads into the great blogosphere in the … Continue reading The Skylines, Corollas, Lancias, and Silvia of the TLV December batch have arrived…

Never owned a Tomica Limited Vintage before? Start with the Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette…

Find the TLV Silvia Super Silhouette at Japan BoosterIt is time.Really it is time.  I am sure you have debated buying a Tomica Limited Vintage in the past.  There is no argument, Tomica Limted Vintage produces the best quality diecast in 1:64, and it isn't close.  No model comes close to the look, feel, and … Continue reading Never owned a Tomica Limited Vintage before? Start with the Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette…

The Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette is out, and boy is it neato…

TLV Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette at Japan BoosterJust got the word from Japan Booster that my most anticipated TLV of 2016 has arrived. My guess is that the Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette is a the top of many want lists since it was announced late last year.  With three DR30 Skylines and three Bluebirds already … Continue reading The Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette is out, and boy is it neato…

Sit down for this one: Tomica Limited Vintage has unveiled the Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette…

I don't have a favorite model in my collection.  I have several candidates for favorite, but not one specific favorite.  In fact, if you are a longtime reader of Lamley, you know that my favorites encompass about 98% of the diecast world.  If you had a nickel for every time I have called a model … Continue reading Sit down for this one: Tomica Limited Vintage has unveiled the Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette…

Cool is Cool is Cool, Part 1: The Tomica Limited Vintage Neo DR30 Nissan Skyline Super Silhouettes…

(Reposted from September 10, 2014)Recently, as reported by Japanese Nostalgic Car, Hachimaru Hero, a Japanese Magazine dedicated to cars of the 80's, asked it readers to select the 20 best Japanese cars of the 1980's.  We have enjoyed reviewing what the readers chose.This survey is interesting for a lot of reasons, but for the sake … Continue reading Cool is Cool is Cool, Part 1: The Tomica Limited Vintage Neo DR30 Nissan Skyline Super Silhouettes…

The bosozoku stylings of the Aoshima Grand Champion 1:64 Series…

You may have noticed a heavy presence of "non-Mattel" brands on Lamley lately.  There has been a fair share of Greenlight and Tomica Limited Vintage to say the least. There are two reasons for this.  First, there has been little action from Hot Wheels and Matchbox in the last couple of weeks.  That is to … Continue reading The bosozoku stylings of the Aoshima Grand Champion 1:64 Series…

From the Lamley Tomica Limited Vintage Collection: 1983 Autobacs Bluebird Super Silhouette…

Another from our "From the Lamley Collection", this time a selection from what is one my favorite TLV series, the Super Silhouettes.I have already sung the praises of the DR30 Skylines, and I think I have shown the Coca-Cola Bluebirds, but now the Autobacs gets its day.  It looks lovely in its early 80's orange … Continue reading From the Lamley Tomica Limited Vintage Collection: 1983 Autobacs Bluebird Super Silhouette…

Bring on the Skylines: Opening another parcel of Tomica Limited Vintage from Japan Booster…

The obsession continues...About the time the last package from Japan Booster arrived, carrying the TLV IDx Nismo, we had already ordered another.  While at first glance you might think that Tomica Limited Vintage occupies a very small corner of the diecast world, that is not the case.  We have obviously seen them branch out to … Continue reading Bring on the Skylines: Opening another parcel of Tomica Limited Vintage from Japan Booster…