Cool is Cool is Cool: Hot Wheels ’83 Chevy Silverado, Part 1 – 2014 Super Treasure Hunt…

Sometimes you are a little late to the game on a model.The prices on ebay indicate that there were A LOT of people late to the game on the Datsun 510, and thankfully we weren't one of them.  The black 5-spoke version we acquired back then would be near impossible to get now.  If we … Continue reading Cool is Cool is Cool: Hot Wheels ’83 Chevy Silverado, Part 1 – 2014 Super Treasure Hunt…

Just Released: High(er) res images of upcoming Hot Wheels, includingthe Porsche 934, BMW E36, and Datsun 510…

Mattel gave collectors a little surprise on the HWC homepage yesterday, releasing a PDF version of the sneak peek slide show presented at the Hot Wheels Nationals Convention earlier this month.We were able to get still shots of the presentation when it happened, some of which we shared here.  Of course the announcement of the … Continue reading Just Released: High(er) res images of upcoming Hot Wheels, includingthe Porsche 934, BMW E36, and Datsun 510…

First Look: Hot Wheels Then & Now Nissan Skyline H/T 2000GT-X…

Should we just get out of the way how great a casting this is?Because it is.  A fun argument among nerd collectors would be what is Jun Imai's best casting, and while the Kenmeri would be our answer, the Hakosuka is certainly in the conversation.But duh, we all know how great a casting it is. … Continue reading First Look: Hot Wheels Then & Now Nissan Skyline H/T 2000GT-X…

April 28 Matchbox Ambassador Report, by Nigel Cooper…

Ambassador Report 36INTRODUCTIONI have not been too well this week and so please forgive any errors in this report.MATCHBOX ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONSWith the news that the MB903 Land Rover LR4 was being delayed until next year, and the MB862 Dodge A100 Pickup taking its place this year, can we get an update on the MB896 … Continue reading April 28 Matchbox Ambassador Report, by Nigel Cooper…

First Look: Matchbox Boone County Sheriff Dodge Charger Pursuit…

This is a treat for us.  We are getting a nice early look at a fantastic upcoming Matchbox.Within the next two months, Matchbox will release the 2014 basic line version of the Dodge Charger Pursuit, which debuted last year.  Many collectors have lamented the lack of real licensed liveries on Matchbox emergency vehicles, we at … Continue reading First Look: Matchbox Boone County Sheriff Dodge Charger Pursuit…

Lamley Case Report: Opening the Hot Wheels 2014 K Case (plus a special offer on K cases for Lamley readers)…

This is something new for our readers at Lamley, and we would surely appreciate your feedback.Thanks to our friends at Grana Toys, we were able to acquire and open a sealed K case, and as we did, we took photographs of everything we pulled.  Many of you have asked us to do case reports, but … Continue reading Lamley Case Report: Opening the Hot Wheels 2014 K Case (plus a special offer on K cases for Lamley readers)…

As is the Custom: Our faves for the week ending April 26, 2014…

We have a busy week full of posts, so let's start the week with everyone's favorite feature.Remember, if you are interested in submitting your work, we prefer emailed pics to lamleygroup@gmail.com, but you can also post them to our Facebook page, or on Instagram with the hashtag #lamleycustoms.Enjoy...@towiilopez - Instagram@den2don - Instagram@lawsonjr83 - Instagram@eastmoe@nic_bali - … Continue reading As is the Custom: Our faves for the week ending April 26, 2014…

First Look: Hot Wheels Zamac ’69 Camaro Walmart Mail-In Exclusive…

I had a good day at the mailbox yesterday.Four packages.  Three containing '83 Silverados I have been after (more on that next week), and one containing two Zamac '69 Camaros, courtesy of Walmart.The Hot Wheels Rewards site is, in theory, a fabulous idea.  And for the most part, it has worked like a charm.  If … Continue reading First Look: Hot Wheels Zamac ’69 Camaro Walmart Mail-In Exclusive…

Special Lamley Offer: $30 off Hot Wheels Batch J sealed cases at Grana Toys…

UPDATE!!  The worldwide J cases sold out quickly this morning.  Due to popular demand the link will take you now to US J cases, where a $20 discount is being offered.  Thanks...We wanted to pop in and pass along a special offer from our friends over at Grana Toys.We have used their ebay store in … Continue reading Special Lamley Offer: $30 off Hot Wheels Batch J sealed cases at Grana Toys…