Matchbox

Matchbox Monday has a sweet tooth

It’s that time of week again. Time for a look at the latest in the Matchbox licensed vehicles game. Last year they came up with a set of 6 models in what Matchbox call the Candy set, although many of just call it the Sweets set. They were sold in smaller chains of stores and […]

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Tarmac Works

Lamley Daily : Tarmac Works Lamborghini Aventador SV

Model: Tarmac Works Lamborghini Aventador SV Release: Tarmac Works Global64 Where to get it: Tarmac Works website, or even eBay. Why it is in the collection : I love collecting Tarmac Works. I am not so fan of Global64 line, I prefer the Hobbt64 full premium line, but I try at least one tooling of […]

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Lamley Daily

Lamley Daily: Joy Toy Bedford TK

Model: Joy Toy Bedford TK Release: part of a play set from the 1970s Where to get it: search through the Joy Toy listings on eBay. Why I am featuring it: I’m on holiday at the moment, currently in Athens, Greece so naturally I have been searching for scale souvenirs. I had heard about Joy […]

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1/64, Inno64

Inno64 at it’s best : Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III

(Inno64 on eBay) What better for a third Inno64 article than focusing on a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III. Let’s be clear since the beginning : it is stunning. The Lancer Evo III (1995-1996) has had quite a short career. Hopefully it did not stop Inno models to replicate it. Frankly, I like JDM and all […]

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Greenlight

Has there really already been 10 releases of Club Vee-Dub?

(Greenlight Vee-Dub on ebay) I seriously cannot believe that we are already on series 10 of Club Vee-Dub. I was really excited for the first VW series to come out (2015). I remember being worried about finding them because the only place to find them in my area was the sadly now closed Toys “R” […]

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Lamley Daily: Siku Audi 100 SL

Model: Audi 100 SL, casting V 308 Release/Line: Siku, made in Germany, unsure of year Where to get it: eBay is your best bet, even eBay International Why it is in my collection: Vintage. Audi. This was one of my first Siku castings and the quality impressed me. The lines are crisp and the details […]

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Lamley Daily: Double GLM Mercedes-Benz Unimog U5000

Model: Double GLM Unimog U5000 Where you can buy: There are quite a few on ebay You metal lovers are gonna like this. Full-metal body plus rubber tires. The size of these things is enormous, and the weight is good too. And if you put these two together…you’ll have your own Panzerkampfwagen Mercedes-Benz: Hope you […]

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Bargain Alert: BMW M Car Collection

Ok, this really is a PSA. This set is/was sold at BMW dealerships. But, as of the moment that I am writing this, there are a few on eBay and they are a great price. These cars are extremely well done for how inexpensive they are making the set a great value. Especially if you […]

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Tarmac Works

Tarmac Works hops the pond. The ponies are coming.

The folks at Tarmac Works send over these two images, and yeah, I definitely wanted to share. There are times I don’t need to say much, so consider these teases. Both models are in development, and more info will be coming soon. But here are a couple of 3D renderings and some package art. Rad.

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1/64, M2 Machines

Lamley Daily : M2 Machines Datsun 510 Auto Meets

Model: 1970 Datsun 510 Release: M2 Machines Auto Meets (7000 pieces worldwide) Where to get it: Hobby dealers, eBay, got mine on ModelCarWorld. Why it is in the collection : loved it when I saw it listed. Did not really plan to get it, but it is my first 510 3-doors from M2 Machines (well, […]

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The Toy Cars that Jack Built – Road Champs

February 9, 2020 – by Doug Breithaupt Who of us has not fantasized about owning a die-cast toy car company? A few friends who have had the opportunity to work for such a company might advise, “be careful what you wish for” but most of us would still jump at the chance. If you read […]

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1/64, Matchbox

Matchbox Monday – Moving Parts past, present & future

Today for Matchbox Monday I bring you the latest batch of Moving parts, with great thanks as always to Wheel Collectors. But first, a quick history. Moving parts returned to the Matchbox brand in a general form for the more run of the mill vehicles (in a sense) in 2019 after fading out finally in […]

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Inno64

INNO64’s Mercedes AMG DTM 190E EVO II is a Must Have

This might be the coolest INNO64 release to date. At least it is for me. The moment I saw it arrived at SURPLUSgoodies I had to have it. First of all, I am not usually excited about  Mercedes models. However, the 190E Evo II is one of the best looking cars to come out of […]

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Inno64

A story about white rims

Today I want you to travel a little more deeper into my collection, and I want to make a more transversal article, less focused on a particular car or manufacturer. More on a subject. Today we are going to talk about white rims. Why white rims ? Because I love it (at least on diecast), […]

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1/64, Hot Wheels

Lamley Daily: Hot Wheels V8 Bomber Monster Truck

Model: V8 Bomber Monster Truck Release/line: 2020 Hot Wheels Monster Truck, Monster Truck Live Where to get it: Several on ebay, or almost any major retailer where Hot Wheels are sold. I picked this particular one up at Wal-Mart. Why it is in my collection: Simply, I love monster trucks. I’ve collected monster trucks since […]

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