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Speedy souvenirs: Mercury Speedy Porsche Carrera and Ferrari 250LM

If you’ve read my previous posts you’ll know I like to travel and when I do go abroad I try to bring home diecast each time. The more obscure the better, and these cars are one of my favourite finds.

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Lamley Daily: Hot Wheels Zender Fact 4

Model: Hot Wheels Zender Fact 4 Release: Hot Wheels Mainline (models in this feature 1991 & 1996) eBay link: Hot Wheels Zender Fact 4 Why I am featuring it: This was one of those Hot Wheels castings that passed me by during my early days of collecting, but I’m glad I stumbled on these as […]

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Lamley Daily: Mira SEAT 1200 Sport

Model: Mira SEAT 1200 Sport Release: Mira toys, 1980s eBay link: if you don’t find this 1200 you may find something else that takes your fancy! Why I am featuring it: This was one of my diecast treasures discovered when I visited a flea market in Barcelona, so for me it has memories attached. I […]

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Holidays with Grell

Today I’m going to be returning for a post on one of my favourite diecast lines: the promotional toys made for German marketing company Grell. I wrote an in depth look at the offerings available last month, and proving that every day is a school day I have since learned that the manufacturer Grell used […]

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Lamley Daily: Rozkvet Mini Model Skoda 120

Model: Rozkvet Mini Model Skoda 120 Release: one of 2 vehicles made by Rozkvet back in the 1980s, the other being a Skoda 136 Favorit. Where to get it: keep an eye on eBay listings, these don’t come up often. Why I am featuring it: I found it in a toy shop in Prague. I’m […]

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Lamley Daily: Joy Toy Bedford TK

Model: Joy Toy Bedford TK Release: part of a play set from the 1970s Where to get it: search through the Joy Toy listings on eBay. Why I am featuring it: I’m on holiday at the moment, currently in Athens, Greece so naturally I have been searching for scale souvenirs. I had heard about Joy […]

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From Russia with love – Autogrand and Welly’s Russian Series

(Autogrand on ebay) This post, like my earlier write up on the fantastic line up from Grell, will introduce you to another series of interesting diecasts from the former Eastern Bloc. This time we’re visiting Russia with Autogrand Russian Series and the sister line from Welly of the same name. This Autogrand series is one […]

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