Diecast with a message – Matchbox 1962 Mercedes 220 SE, Ewy Rosqvist

When Matchbox announced they were partnering with Mercedes Benz to make a replica of her legendary Mercedes 220 SE, I was immediately excited, and not just for the diecast.

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Hard Body by Tootsietoy – toy cars with full features

July 5, 2020 – by Doug Breithaupt When someone mentions Tootsietoy, most of us picture simple one-piece toy cars with basic wheels. In a previous story, I reviewed these basic cars beginning with the first small-scale die-cast car made by Tootsietoy in 1911. With the introduction of the Hard Body brand name in the late […]

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Vive La France! The gallic world of Norev’s 1/64 line up.

(Norev 1/64 on ebay) I’ve been keen to get the ball rolling with this article for a while as I firmly believe Norev haven’t had anywhere near the coverage they are due for their small scale catalogue. Already well established with their larger scale models, they have managed to bring some unique subjects to the […]

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