A quick video I did on the Lamley Extras YouTube Channel last night at the Matchbox Gathering. There is no way to show all that goes on at the Gathering, but here are a couple of highlights. The first is a quick livestream I did before the Mattel Presentation at last night's dinner. Event organizer … Continue reading More from the Matchbox Gathering: A meeting of the Ambassador Buses, Charity Auction items, and more.
I think it is safe to say this lineup of 2020 New Models is loaded. Abe & the Matchbox Team dropped several hammers during the Sneaks Presentation at the Gathering last night, and it was pretty awesome to see. I live-streamed the presentation, which is below, and took some quick footage of the display cases … Continue reading Bugatti Divo, Alfa Giulia, C8 Corvette & More. Check out the 2020 Matchbox New Model Lineup.
No time to type, with the preview coming, so here is the video: https://youtu.be/i3YxvY06dAw
The Matchbox Gathering of Friends in Albuquerque is humming along, and as usual you can be a part tonight. The Matchbox Team will be previewing 2020 New Models, upcoming lineups, announcing the Custom Contest winners, and much more, and it will stream live on the Lamley YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/aVgiDGDaY4Y I have it scheduled to start … Continue reading The Matchbox 2020 New Model & Line Preview is tonight from the Matchbox Gathering Convention. It will stream LIVE on the Lamley YouTube Channel.
I have spent the last week juggling two family reunions. You can come up with your own conclusion on how that is going, but you may have noticed the lack of videos the last few days. I'm a bit tired. But I have a reprieve coming. I get to nerd out at the Matchbox Gathering … Continue reading The Matchbox Gathering of Friends Convention is this weekend. Prepare for a 2020 Matchbox onslaught.
This year's Matchbox Gathering of Friends Charity Auction was certainly a memorable one. Some incredible lots, and some epic bidding battles. I did film one that I will post later. One of the highlights came AFTER the auction. Joe Fenski - who attendees of the HW Convention will know - won the Mattel-donated "Mystery Box". … Continue reading Opening the “Matchbox Mystery Box” at the Gathering of Friends Convention
In case you missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-_3inTd6i8
Here they are. Attendees at the 2018 Matchbox Gathering of Friends were just given their Dinner Model (with some getting the early registrant variation), and soon after Jim Gallegos unveiled the Dealer Model. Jim was kind enough to allow me to photograph the models beforehand, so you are getting a look along with everyone here. … Continue reading Just Unveiled: Matchbox Gathering Datsun 510 Dealer Model & Ford Skyjacker Superduty F-350 Dinner Model
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.
This is always a blast. The Matchbox Gathering of Friends is now one week away. I am getting my Matchbox geek on in preparation, and I will be full-fledged into it by next week. One of the events I look forward to most is the charity auction held on Saturday night after the Mattel presentation. … Continue reading Here are the Mattel-donated charity auction items for next week’s Matchbox Gathering of Friends. Which prototypes should I pursue?