Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Speed Graphics 5-pack Toyota Supra with PR5 wheels…

Lamley Reader Muhammad Fadlul Fikri had himself an interesting find. While perusing the pegs at his local Toys R Us in Malaysia, he came across this Hot Wheels Speed Graphics 5-pack.  All looked the same except for the Toyota Supra:Look closely and you will see it.  The Toyota Supra on the left has Y5 wheels, while … Continue reading Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Speed Graphics 5-pack Toyota Supra with PR5 wheels…

Variation Alert: Matchbox Mazda 2 with disk hubs…

Matchbox continues to hint that collectors should keep their eyes open for subtle changes on models, as well as running changes. Well, it looks like the Matchbox Team has announced another running change: #samesamebutdifferent on this #mazda2 Monday #mb752A photo posted by @matchboxworld on Aug 15, 2016 at 5:17pm PDT//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsThe Mazda 2 is part of … Continue reading Variation Alert: Matchbox Mazda 2 with disk hubs…

My daughter has a summer job, and that means you can get some killer models from the Lamley Collection…

Lamley Collection Sale on eBay...If you follow Lamley on Instagram or Facebook, you have probably noticed that I put a few models up for sale on eBay yesterday. Right now it is 13 listings, but none of them are slouches.  My "First 46" Hot Wheels RLC BRE 510 #44 signed by John Morton is there. … Continue reading My daughter has a summer job, and that means you can get some killer models from the Lamley Collection…

Organization Day: I don’t open everything…

...but I open most things.As the Lamley Organization Day continues.  I had to go deep into the rarely touched part of the collection to put some things away.  That means...gasp...the carded collection.The carded collection isn't an easy access part of my collection.  It sits in two shallow bins hidden away.  The carded models aren't as … Continue reading Organization Day: I don’t open everything…

Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Zamac Morris Mini with MC5 wheels…

Here is a very interesting variation to look out for.We got the heads up on this variation from Lamley Reader Edward Gilstrap (@hotwheels61 on Instagram), who obviously found it at Walmart:#hotwheels #morrismini #hwartcars #hotwheelsvariation #zamac #hotwheelserror #hotwheelsofficial #thelamleygroup #error #variation #hotwheelscollectors #hotwheelscollectionA photo posted by Edward C Gilstrap (@hotwheels61) on May 14, 2016 at 2:25pm … Continue reading Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Zamac Morris Mini with MC5 wheels…

Variation Alert: 2016 Hot Wheels Porsche 993 Super Treasure Hunt with mainline wheels…

Or is it Porsche 993 Mainline with Super TH body?Whatever it is, we have another mainline/Super TH mixup.  We saw this a couple of times last year, with the Mitsu Evo and Mustang Fastback Supers, and it has happened again.  Super bodies on mainline models.  Or mainline wheels on Super Treasure Hunts.I guess we can … Continue reading Variation Alert: 2016 Hot Wheels Porsche 993 Super Treasure Hunt with mainline wheels…

Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Cadillac Elmiraj with grey interior…

We don't report all variations, but we do like to report significant finds, especially those that are hard to explain.The last couple of weeks we started hearing about Cadillac Elmiraj models found with grey interior, instead of the standard tan interior.  The first inclination was that maybe folks were finding models with the brown slightly … Continue reading Variation Alert: Hot Wheels Cadillac Elmiraj with grey interior…

Some long lost Hot Wheels variations from the old days: Anyone lucky enough to have these?

I was going through some old pics the other day, and came across some photos I took back in 2007 of my Hot Wheels variation collection at the time.  Crazy to think I used to have these.I sold them all when we moved, and have lost track as to where they went.  Hopefully there are … Continue reading Some long lost Hot Wheels variations from the old days: Anyone lucky enough to have these?

How wheel variations can occur, and some of our faves from the Lamley collection…

It has been a bit too long since we pulled out the wheel variation collection. It makes sense that every once in awhile the carded variations emerge from their secret bin and see the light of day.  Mainly for me to remember what I have, and to add a couple more to the collection.It isn't … Continue reading How wheel variations can occur, and some of our faves from the Lamley collection…

Variation Alert, Wagon Wednesday Edition: 2014 Hot Wheels Datsun 510 Wagon with 5sp wheels…

Anything Datsun Wagon gets the masses humming, so here is another.HWC member and variation collector DannyUSCG posted this find on HWC last week:For those few of you who don't know what you are looking at, turn your attention to the Datsun Wagon at the top of the pack.  That is the first time we have … Continue reading Variation Alert, Wagon Wednesday Edition: 2014 Hot Wheels Datsun 510 Wagon with 5sp wheels…