Matchbox drops another sneak peak of later 2019/2020 models. One has a very cool purpose.

Man, these Matchbox & Hot Wheels Dream Team accounts are fun to follow. Both formed to A) combat the unauthorized sneaks, B) interact with you and me, they have become exactly that. Matchbox dropped another round of sneaks today: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxsQBsip_ZK/?igshid=1tuke16uebikn Two new castings and a RWR. The Dodge will clearly take the most attention, and … Continue reading Matchbox drops another sneak peak of later 2019/2020 models. One has a very cool purpose.

Preview: 2019 Matchbox Moving Parts Mix 3

How quickly have we gotten used to Matchbox sporting the opening parts again? Seems like a natural fit does it not? Mix 3 has hit in Australia, and will hit elsewhere soon, and this mix is certainly the biggest and most diverse. We have seen a mixture of throwback models and new castings, and this … Continue reading Preview: 2019 Matchbox Moving Parts Mix 3

Opening the two latest Matchbox 9-packs, checking out the Coronet Police, and walking through the BMW 1M

The BMW 1M is a Matchbox all-timer for me. I love the casting, love the car, and its first release represents a special time for me as Matchbox Ambassador. I own a prepro that I won at auction at the Gathering, and it remains one of my prized possessions in my collection. So it was … Continue reading Opening the two latest Matchbox 9-packs, checking out the Coronet Police, and walking through the BMW 1M

The History of the Hot Wheels & Matchbox Z cars, by Doug Breithaupt of Tales of Toy Cars

Let me introduce you to Doug Breithaupt. I have known of Doug since my early days of collecting, when I was a frequent visitor to MCCH, the Matchbox forum to visit at the time. Doug not only shared his vast knowledge on Matchbox there, but on all kinds of diecast, from popular brands like Hot … Continue reading The History of the Hot Wheels & Matchbox Z cars, by Doug Breithaupt of Tales of Toy Cars

The BMW 1M returns in the latest batch of Matchbox 9-packs

I got a text early this morning from my friend Ace telling me to check out one of his local Walmarts if I had the chance. I was going to be in that are today so I went and looked. I am glad I did. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhGP9w8_faM Two new 9-packs, both of interest. The first I … Continue reading The BMW 1M returns in the latest batch of Matchbox 9-packs

Lamley Daily: Matchbox ’75 Chevy Caprice

Model: Matchbox '75 Chevy Caprice Line: Matchbox 2019 Mainline Where to get it: Hobby dealers and hitting stores. How many of these will stay intact? Probably not many. At least of this first version. Customizers are salivating for it. I have heard it over and over again since Matchbox announced this one last July. "I'm … Continue reading Lamley Daily: Matchbox ’75 Chevy Caprice

Case Report: Matchbox 2019 M Case (Mix 5)

I have wondered what the most anticipated new Matchbox model would be this year. I thought possibly the Mercedes Wagon I featured earlier today, but it might be the Caprice. It hits in the M (Mix 5) Case, and my guess is it will be gobbled up quickly. If you want to know what else … Continue reading Case Report: Matchbox 2019 M Case (Mix 5)

Lamley Daily: 2019 Matchbox ’80 Mercedes-Benz W123 Wagon

Model: Matchbox '80 Mercedes-Benz W123 Wagon Line: 2019 Matchbox Mainline It's been awhile since I've dropped a photo preview on the Lamley Blog. Consider this a Valentine's Day gift I guess. Love certainly is in the air because I am way into this model. Matchbox has done a model they seem meant to do - … Continue reading Lamley Daily: 2019 Matchbox ’80 Mercedes-Benz W123 Wagon