I have no idea whether there is a letter code assigned to this case, but I do know this is the fourth Moving Parts mix of the year. And it is good to know, because there has been an onslaught of new opening parts stuff from Matchbox this year. Moving Parts is the basic line, … Continue reading Unboxing: Matchbox 2019 Moving Parts Mix 4
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
Matchbox Moving Parts are here. Hobby dealers have them, and that means Wheel Collectors. And that means you can grab a set. Matchbox Moving Parts at Wheel Collectors Three models in this first mix, with the Grand Prix and VW 1600 both new castings, and the Nissan Xterra an updated old casting. Same awesome card … Continue reading The brand-new Matchbox Moving Parts are here and available at Wheel Collectors!
Didn't think I would skip the pics, did you? The new Matchbox Moving Parts models - basic and premium - deserve a lot of attention, and I am going give them just that. There are so many models I like, but I think these two brand models are a good place to start: Let's go … Continue reading A look at the brand new Matchbox Honda S2000 and its Vtec engine.
I've said it is going to be an exciting year for Matchbox in 2019. Not that 2018 lacked excitement, but all the moving parts lines have been moved to 2019. And that is exciting. We have seen the Basic Moving Parts Preview already, so now we go premium. The Matchbox Team sent over the first … Continue reading Preview: Matchbox 2019 Superfast 50th Anniversary Premium with Moving Parts Mix A
The internal working title for the new Matchbox Moving Parts series was "Basic Plus". That's appropriate. Since starting the project to bring opening doors, hoods, and tailgates back into Matchbox, the Design Team always pictured two lines. One premium - which is happening as well - and one a step up from the standard Matchbox … Continue reading Matchbox continues its new card art theme with 2019 Basic Moving Parts
A year-and-a-half in the making, and the day is finally here. Matchbox Moving Parts are here. First announced at the Matchbox Gathering in 2017, it took a bit longer to develop them, but they are here. Basic Moving Parts will be first, followed by a premium line in early 2019. Basic Moving Parts will share … Continue reading Matchbox Moving Parts are finally coming. Here is a look at the first release.