Didn't think I would skip the pics, did you? The new Matchbox Moving Parts models - basic and premium - deserve a lot of attention, and I am going give them just that. There are so many models I like, but I think these two brand models are a good place to start: Let's go … Continue reading A look at the brand new Matchbox Honda S2000 and its Vtec engine.
I've said it is going to be an exciting year for Matchbox in 2019. Not that 2018 lacked excitement, but all the moving parts lines have been moved to 2019. And that is exciting. We have seen the Basic Moving Parts Preview already, so now we go premium. The Matchbox Team sent over the first … Continue reading Preview: Matchbox 2019 Superfast 50th Anniversary Premium with Moving Parts Mix A
It appears that this year's Matchbox Sapphire Gems were a hit. A special subset of four models mixed into the basic range throughout the year. Not necessarily chase models, but hard to fine nonetheless. Well Matchbox is running with something similar in 2019. 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of Superfast, and Matchbox is celebrating, with … Continue reading Did you see that Matchbox announced the Superfast 50th Anniversary Target Exclusives?
#lamleydaily - March 16th, 2018 Model: Matchbox Range Rover Sport Line: 2006 Superfast Where to get it: It pops up occasionally on ebay Why it's in the collection: I don't have all the Matchbox Range Rover Sports, but I have most. This is one of my favorites of the bunch, mainly because of the color. … Continue reading Lamley Daily: Matchbox Superfast Range Rover Sport
#lamleydaily - August 19, 2017 Model: Matchbox Ferrari 456 GT Line: 2005 Superfast Where to get it: Matchbox Ferrari 456 GT on ebay Why it's in the collection: A Matchbox Ferrari - especially a Matchbox Ferrari produced this century - is a rare sight. Obviously, with the model license not at Mattel it will be … Continue reading Lamley Daily: 2004 Matchbox Superfast Ferrari 456 GT
#lamleydaily - July 11, 2017 Model: Matchbox 4x4 Chevy Van Line: 2006 Superfast Where to get it: 2006 Matchbox Superfast 4x4 Chevy Van on eBay Why it's in the collection: The 4x4 Chevy Van has been around for a very long time. Matchbox revamped it for the 2006 Superfast line before converting the tool into a … Continue reading The Lamley Daily: 2006 Matchbox Superfast 4×4 Chevy Van
In case you missed the intro to the new #lamleydaily feature, click here. #lamleydaily - June 27, 2017 Model: Matchbox Honda Civic Type R Line: 2009 Superfast 40th Anniversary Where to get it: Matchbox Honda Civic Type R on eBay Why it's in the collection: Well I could say it is because this is one … Continue reading The Lamley Daily: 2009 Matchbox Superfast Honda Civic Type R
One of the highlights of Hot Wheels Batch J is the next color of the 2017 Ford GT. Blue was a stellar debut, especially when complimented by a Super Treasure Hunt, but the second color is even better.Grey with a black stripe and black rims is a standard look for the Ford GT, and it … Continue reading The latest Hot Wheels Ford GT is an (unofficial) homage to one of my favorite Matchbox models.
Our ongoing series showcasing the best of Matchbox from 2005 to 2011 will usually focus on castings that made their debut during that era. But not always.There was a lot of magic happening at the time, and with lines like Superfast, some existing models took on new lives. There is no better example than the … Continue reading The Last Golden Age of Matchbox: 2005/2006 Superfast Nissan Xterra…
It is hard to know why we have been on such a Matchbox kick lately. Sometimes it just happens. It may have started with the Matchbox Tesla Model S. When we first saw photos of it, we were reminded of how great Matchbox was just a few years ago. The Tesla looks just about as … Continue reading The Next Great Diecast Collectible: Matchbox "New" Superfast…