The Tomica Limited Vintage June Release is now available at Japan Booster

Heads up time!  Tomica Limited Vintage has release the June 2018 assortment, and the models are now available at the Japan Booster ebay store: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster This is a great batch, but then again what TLV release isn't?  Honda heads will love the S600 and S800, and Skyline nerds will gobble … Continue reading The Tomica Limited Vintage June Release is now available at Japan Booster

Do you know your Japanese cars? Take the TLV Quiz!

JDM YO! We use the term a lot in the little car world, mostly erroneously.  But there is no doubt the diecast world has taught us a lot about Japanese cars, new and old.  But how much do you really know?  I've learned along the way, but still use very helpful references like Japanese Nostalgic … Continue reading Do you know your Japanese cars? Take the TLV Quiz!

The time is now: New Tomicarama, Sept/Oct Tomica Limited Vintage (RX-7) Release is now available for preorder at Japan Booster

Don't read what I am writing.  Just follow the link to japanbooster.com and go order your Tomicarama. Pre-orders at Japan Booster Or read this is you aren't sure.  Tomica Limited Vintage is releasing its first Tomicarma in years, a used car lot diorama that I use as a backdrop for my YouTube videos.  I get … Continue reading The time is now: New Tomicarama, Sept/Oct Tomica Limited Vintage (RX-7) Release is now available for preorder at Japan Booster

Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V

#lamleydaily #tlvweek - May 16, 2018 Model: Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V Where to get it: Japan Booster lists them often. Another surprising choice from TLV a couple of years ago, and a model that I love to show collectors who are new to the brand.  TLV does surprise.  Being used … Continue reading Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V

Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo ’83 Nissan Skyline 2000RS Turbo (R30)

#lamleydaily #tlvweek - May 15th, 2018 Model: Tomica Limited Vintage Nissan Skyline 2000RS Turbo Where to get it: Japan Booster lists them often. Yes, I am doing my second TLV Skyline in as many days.  Oh well.  But my point of showing these models is to help those of you who don't collect TLV understand … Continue reading Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo ’83 Nissan Skyline 2000RS Turbo (R30)

Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Nissan Skyline R33 Autech GT-R

#lamleydaily #tlvweek - May 14, 2018 Model: Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Nissan Skyline GT-R Autech Where to get it: TLV at Japan Booster ebay store or preorder the new colors at japanbooster.com. It is TLV Week.  I will dedicate an entire week's worth of Lamley Daily posts to Tomica Limited Vintage, plus some additional posts … Continue reading Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Nissan Skyline R33 Autech GT-R

TLV Week: Tomica Limited Vintage’s obsession with 1/64 scale

Welcome to TLV Week! With Tomica Limited Vintage unveiling the Mazda RX-7, which is coming in September, I get the feeling that many collectors will be jumping into the TLV pool for the first time.  So, in preparation, I am dedicating this week to TLV features.  I will still do other features from other brands, … Continue reading TLV Week: Tomica Limited Vintage’s obsession with 1/64 scale

TLV Week here at Lamley begins with the May release available at Japan Booster

Tomica Limited Vintage Week begins today, and it starts with the brand new May Release. I will be featuring some of my favorite TLV castings this week, and I have some videos planned as well.  It will end next weekend with features on the May release, which is on its way from Japan Booster now. … Continue reading TLV Week here at Lamley begins with the May release available at Japan Booster

Saturday Showcase: The Alfa Romeo Junior/GTA Coupes in 1/64, plus the strange history of the Matchbox Giulia Sprint GTA

Going Alfa Romeo today.  The 105/115 Series Coupes are as pretty as any car ever, and there are some fantastic replicas in 1/64.  So for today's Saturday Showcase, I am looking at mine, from Hot Wheels to Kyosho to Tomica Limited Vintage to Matchbox. And speaking of Matchbox, the Giulia Sprint has a crazy, and … Continue reading Saturday Showcase: The Alfa Romeo Junior/GTA Coupes in 1/64, plus the strange history of the Matchbox Giulia Sprint GTA

Tomica Limited Vintage unveils its next collectors gateway drug, the Mazda FD3S RX-7. (Maybe its time for a TLV Week.)

Tomica Limited Vintage this week dropped the news that became the talk of the 1/64 world: They were applying their obsession for realism, detail, and scale to the FD3S RX-7, and the results are stunning. The two above will hit in September, with a third, in red, hitting in October.  And they will undoubtedly be … Continue reading Tomica Limited Vintage unveils its next collectors gateway drug, the Mazda FD3S RX-7. (Maybe its time for a TLV Week.)