Keep checking off the list. First it was the Tomicarama, then the Nissan Atlas Hauler, and now the Hino 5-car Transporter. Tomica Limited Vintage is throwing collectors a bone, and you'd be smart to take advantage. Prices on many of the most sought-after TLV have skyrocketed, and the Hino 5-car Transporter is one of them. … Continue reading Tomica Limited Vintage is giving new collectors another chance at their hardest-to-acquire releases. Don’t miss on the Hino 5-car Transporter.
The next RX-7 from TLV is here. The October release from Tomica Limited Vintage is out and available to purchase at Japan Booster: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster This is the third RX-7 release of five planned, and each is a must have. And the same can be said for the lesser known Toyota … Continue reading The red Mazda RX-7 and the rest of the Tomica Limited Vintage October Release is now available at Japan Booster
If I could, I would show you a pic of my desk, but right now I can't. But know it is full of Hot Wheels Convention and Car Culture models and upcoming 2019 Matchbox. And everything that is sitting here is definitely exciting. Both brands are on a roll, and collecting them has been a … Continue reading The Masters of Scale, Part 1: Tomica Limited Vintage ɛ̃fini RX-7 TYPE R
I reserve the questionable language for truly significant events. So... Holy shit Tomica Limited Vintage is doing Ferrari! As reported by Dengeki Hobby Web, Tomica Limited Vintage has a display at the All Japan Model Hobby Show, and there they are unveiling early prototypes of several upcoming Ferraris. From an F40 with opening parts to … Continue reading Is it true Tomica Limited Vintage is taking on Ferrari? You bet it is.
A post on the Lamley Group Facebook Group (affectionately known as the Group Group or LGG) reminded me that I took photos of the TLV and Kyosho 787B's back when TLV released their first. So I am going to post them here. I originally had the #55 replica by Kyosho, but that is now sitting … Continue reading A Tale of Two: Tomica Limited Vintage & Kyosho Mazda 787B’s
I do get a lot of stuff each week. Some store finds, some mail finds, some blog-related content items. Lots of stuff. But it isn't every week I get wall-display items. Those are the models that I like so much they make it to the wall. The wall in this case is one of my … Continue reading Placing the latest wall-display-worthy acquisitions
The epic Tomica Limited Vintage September Release arrived this week from Japan Booster, and it doesn't disappoint. At all. I have been hyped for the RX-7, and honestly it is even better than I thought. Don't know how, but it is. Have a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a28qcRt79ng Some pre-Lamley Studio pics:
Tomica Limited Vintage loves the 1-2 Punch: Release an amazing batch of models one day, getting us nerds into a frenzy, and then cold-cock us from the other side with the announcement of a future release. Then we all recover. Or try to. My September release is on its way from Japan Booster, full of … Continue reading Tomica Limited Vintage continues its bid to take every penny from our pockets with the announcement of the January 2019 Release
No long-winded blabbering in this post. Just get to Japan Booster ASAP: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster If you don't know I am providing this link so quickly, just now what I am linking to is selling fast. The Tomica Limited Vintage September Release is here, and available now at Japan Booster. That means … Continue reading The new RX-7, the first Tomicarama in ages, a 787B, and two Skylines make up a legendary Tomica Limited Vintage release, and they are available now.
Is there such a thing as overkill in the 1/64 world? Probably. Some might argue the JDM craze we have seen hit almost every brand is overkill. Not even close. Maybe some ELEMENTS of the JDM craze, but in general Japanese cars are just filling the gaps that have always been there. Earlier this century, … Continue reading There has been a TON of Nissan GT-R released in 1/64. None of them can top Ignition Model’s offering.