Don’t burst my bubble – the Schuco BMW Isetta (and some Japanese visitors)

So as promised I'm back again with a visit to the miniature world of Schuco. And miniature is a fitting word considering the size of my subject today. Say hello to the BMW Isetta. The Isetta started life in 1953 not as a BMW, but as a product of the Italian company Iso. Revealed at …

Tomica Limited Vintage announces a second Nissan Atlas Safety Loader. It would be smart to order it now.

Just a heads up that Kyosho has announced the release of its Nissan GT-R set will be late September, and Tomica Limited Vintage has unveiled its October Release.  And they are available now for pre-order at Japan Booster: Japan Booster Pre-Order Page Both are significant releases.  Sure, we are in GT-R overload with multiple diecast …

Skyline fans, the Skyline you don’t have was just released by Tomica Limited Vintage.

The Tomica Limited Vintage July assortment is out, and its looking right at you, Skyline fans. There is a lot to be excited about in this batch, including the second Mazda Cosmo released to celebrate its 50th Anniversary, this time in police livery.  Or the lesser-known 1/43 scale TLV's, this time in the form of …

The Rotary Engine and Mazda Cosmo Sport turn 50 this year. Tomica Limited Vintage is celebrating beautifully.

Right out of the gate I am going to refer you to this article on the 50th Anniversary of the Rotary Engine and Cosmo Sport over at Japanese Nostalgic Car that dropped today.  It is a tremendous read, and will give you all you need on why this is a significant anniversary in the car …

Here is a look at what Tomica Limited Vintage previewed at the Shizuoka Hobby Show

News from Tomica Limited Vintage has definitely become a thing.  Every month, as one release is happening, TLV will announce new releases a few months in the future.  There are always surprises.  You just don't know what they will do next, and they like to throw curveballs. The curveballs were definitely there at the Shizuoka Hobby Show …

Tomica Limited Vintage unveils its Mazda 787B, several Datsun 510’s for September 2017

Tomica Limited Vintage's super strong 2017 continues.  Each month brings a new surprise, like the 2nd Gen Honda Prelude, Atlas Loader, and the iconic Mazda Cosmo Sport.  You never know what is coming next. And there is a huge surprise in the September 2017 release, which TLV recently announced.  The 1991 24 Hours of Le Mans-winning Mazda …