The much-anticipated Honda CR-X from from Tomica Limited Vintage is now available at Japan Booster…

TLV Honda Ballade Sports CR-X at Japan BoosterTomica Limited Vintage split up the May Batch, so collectors had to wait a couple of extra weeks for the two new versions of the Honda Ballade Sports CR-X Si to arrive.  Well, they are finally here and the look amazing.  And they are up and listed at …

The CR-X & Sunny return! The Tomica Limited Vintage May Batch is now available to order at Japan Booster…

TLV May 2016 Batch at Japan BoosterI have shown a lot of Tomica Limited Vintage on Lamley.  Actually not a fraction of what is out there, but still quite a bit.  Some of the models I have shown are definitely more popular in Japan, like the Nissan Cedric, but there are some that seem to …

Tomica Limited Vintage goes to Europe and Gran Turismo! Alfa, Audi, BMW, and Nissan 2020 Vision are now out!

Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan BoosterSanta Clause strikes again!The HUGE December Batch from Tomica Limited Vintage has been released, and Japan Booster has them all:Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan BoosterTLV Alfa Romeo at Japan BoosterAnd not only is the is batch huge, it is full of all kinds of interesting models.First off, TLV went Euro, …

The Lamley Display evolution continues: The wall displays go Hot Wheels and Matchbox-less…

I honestly didn't see that coming...When I had my three displays built and shipped by Carney Plastics, I envisioned an office wall full of my favorite Hot Wheels and Matchbox models, with a small section dedicated to a handful of realistic replicas from some Japanese diecast brands.And that is how it started.  The displays were …

Updating the Lamley Display: The Tomica Limited Vintage Takeover…

The Tomica Limited Vintage collection continues to grow, and with that it seems the display space is shrinking. As much as we love our Hot Wheels and Matchbox, there is something about a display case full of Tomica Limited Vintage.  So we condensed the Hot Wheels/Matchbox models down to one Carney display, and expanded the …

First Look: Tomica Limited Vintage BMW 325i 4-door in both black and white…

Alright, now that we are done with the Hot Wheels Datsun Wagon, we can put that to bed until its arrival in September. And let's get to a new model that you can get now.  Tomica Limited Vintage has released its batch for July, and it includes Daihatsu Midget single-seater (more on that one later …

Just Released: Tomica Limited Vintage BMW 325i 4-door in both black & white are now available at Japan Booster…

I have settled in to my hotel room here in Albuquerque for the Matchbox Gathering, ready to get my orange on.  The drive was long (9+ hours), and I have spent the last hour photographing auction prepros from Mattel and the Gathering Exclusives. (Wait until you see them.  Unveiling is Saturday night.)  It is now …

First Look: Tomica Limited Vintage Neo BMW 318i 2-door (E30) in both red and blue…

Had enough of Tomica Limited Vintage on Lamley?  We hope not.We have gotten a ton of comments from so many of you here on the blog, or by email, or Facebook, or Twitter, or Instagram, or even collector forums mentioning that you bought your first TLV when the Nissan IDx was released.  And like us, …

They keep coming: Tomica Limited Vintage Neo BMW 318i (E30) Coupe in red & blue are stocked at Japan Booster…

If the Nissan IDx Nismo wasn't enough (and it has been restocked), one day later Tomica Limited Vintage has just released a non-JDM gem, the BMW 318i in two colors, red and blue.Our friends at Japan Booster emailed us late last night to let us know they are in, and are now listed in their …

Just Unveiled: Tomica Limited Vintage Nissan IDx Concept, BMW E30 318i & 325i…

Still in Denver, still insanely busy, but this news is just WAY too good to hold back...Tomica has announced its latest models under the Limited Vintage Line, and there is a major surprise.  As far as we know, TLV is doing their first completely current models, and current they are.  So current, in fact, they …

Model of the Day: Tomica Limited Vintage Tomica Shop exclusive Toyota Land Cruiser FJ56V Police…

Yes, that title is a mouthful.To help, we will break it down:- This model is from the Tomica Limited Vintage (TLV) line.- This model is a Tomica Shop exclusive, making it...uh...well...limited.- Many of the Tomica Shop TLV's come in police livery, just like this Land Cruiser.  Lamley has five of the Tomica Shop police vehicles, …

JCCS Week: "My Favorite Models" by Ben Hsu, Editor-in-Chief, Japanese Nostalgic Car…

It is officially JCCS week, as we look forward to the upcoming Japanese Classic Car Show in Long Beach, California on September 15.  The Lamley Group will be there, and is taking the week to celebrate:The magazine and website Japanese Nostalgic Car has been a friend and supporter of the Japanese Classic Car Show, as …