Monthly Archives: August 2016

Flea Market Matchbox Finds

These nice late 1970s Matchbox models were part of my recent banner day at the Village Flea Market. At 25 cents apiece, I was happy to take each of these home with me – especially with all of the plastic … Continue reading

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Ertl Diecast

When I think of Ertl Diecast, I think of farm equipment, which is what the company was making way back when I first became aware of them. During┬áthe 2000s, I picked up several of their nicely detailed Novas and Impalas … Continue reading

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1980 Peterbilt Cement Mixer and 1977 Paramedic

Here are the two blackwall-era Hot Wheels that I found in my recent score at the Village Flea Market. They were sitting on a table with a bunch of old, loose Matchbox cars for 25 cents apiece. This Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Zee Toys

According to globaldiecastdirect.com,┬áZee Toys (also called Zylmex) was based in Long Beach, California, during the 1970s and 1980s. Apparently, they produced toys under various brand names such as Dynawheels, Victory Circle, Rough Riders, Windracers, Mini Macks and others. Most of … Continue reading

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Maisto Design Elite Transport Silverado and Nova

I’ve been a fan of Elite Transport from Maisto and I was glad to see they are carrying this category into their Maisto Design line. I always buy one if I find it with a Nova or Impala, so I … Continue reading

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