Here are some of my favorite Matchbox Convention exclusives from years past.

It starts today.  I am doing my annual excursion through southeastern Utah, southwestern Colorado, and northern New Mexico on my way to Albuquerque, arriving in time for the festivities to begin. I will be busy this year, streaming a few things live on the Lamley YouTube Channel (including the 2019 New Model Preview on Saturday … Continue reading Here are some of my favorite Matchbox Convention exclusives from years past.

It has the card art, and it has the looks. Will the Selections ’66 Super Nova Gasser follow the path of the Candy Striper?

No. I'm just answering the question in the title right off the bat.  The purple RLC Selections '66 Nova, which arrived at collector's homes this last week, will not garner the same secondary market prices that accompany the Candy Striper '55 Gasser these days. But who cares!?!?! This thing is BEEE-YOOOOUUU-TEEEEE-FULLLLLL!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKbUTvx0g4E Gasser hype nada. … Continue reading It has the card art, and it has the looks. Will the Selections ’66 Super Nova Gasser follow the path of the Candy Striper?

The latest from Auto World is a pretty bunch of cars.

In our 1/64 world, maybe you can call Auto World a boutique brand.  They create only a small amount of new castings each year, and their releases can be a bit infrequent.  But when you do get one in hand, you can see all the effort that goes into each model.  And if you have … Continue reading The latest from Auto World is a pretty bunch of cars.

Hot Wheels Mystery Models Series 3 has a surprising amount of gems

I like the Mystery Models.  Not necessarily because of the Mystery aspect, because that is easily solvable, but more because it just means the possibility of additional releases of castings I like. But that means there has to be castings I like.  Hot Wheels is doing something different, and most welcome, with the Mystery Models … Continue reading Hot Wheels Mystery Models Series 3 has a surprising amount of gems