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About marcboz

Marc Bosworth is an artist who teaches printmaking and works as an art director. He lives in a 100-year-old bungalow in Wichita with his lovely wife and their young ninja son.

Hot Wheels 1998 Jiffy Lube ’65 Impala

This is another one of those cars I’ve had on my want list for awhile. About the same time I was on eBay to buy my Marcus Forklift, I decided to grab a Hot Wheels Jiffy Lube Special Edition ’65 … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels 2000 Virtual Collection CAT Forklift

My name is Marc, but my wife and other friends sometimes call me Marcus. So I figured this might be as close as I will ever come to having a Hot Wheels car named after me. I’ve come across the … Continue reading

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3-Dollar Box

On a warm September day, I was cruising the neighborhood on my bike when I came across a garage sale. I started looking through a box of cars and right away found some interesting items. Rather than stand in the … Continue reading

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Playart Kubelwagen

This nice, late 70s Playart Kubelwagen from my childhood was in the box of military toys that included my M*A*S*H playsets. At one time I had a fairly large WWII diorama in my bedroom and I’m pretty sure this Kubelwagen … Continue reading

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2017 Hot Wheels Target Red ’68 Chevy Nova

When I saw a preview of the Target exclusive Red Edition series awhile back, I thought it was a genius idea. The series includes castings like the much-loved ’55 Chevy Bel Air Gasser, the ’64 Lincoln Continental, and the ’77 … Continue reading

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2017 M2 Machines Weiand 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS

The M2 Machines 2017 Auto-Drivers Release 43 includes a nice selection of models all decked-out in your favorite automotive performance brand liveries. It includes a Holley 1950 Studebaker 2R Truck and a 1970 Dodge Super Bee bearing the Hooker Headers … Continue reading

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Shinsei Gulf-Mirage

Shinsei is somewhat of a mystery to me, as I’ll explain below (at some length). This Gulf-Mirage is the first Shinsei that I’ve added to my collection. I found it at an estate sale along with a Matchbox Speed Kings … Continue reading

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Estate Sale Matchbox Speed Kings Range Rover

I found this nice Matchbox King Size, along with another larger (than 1:64) scale model, at an estate sale back in July. They were marked $4 each, but it was half-price day, so I got both for $4. Matchbox King … Continue reading

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2016 Johnny Lightning Muscle Cars USA 1967 Nova and 1968 Impala

Back in July, I showed a ’68 Impala from the┬áJohnny Lightning 2017 Musclecars U.S.A.┬áseries. Just a few days later, I found these 2016 Musclecars U.S.A. models at Walmart. I find it interesting that in 2016 the series included a collector’s … Continue reading

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1979 Zylmex M*A*S*H Playsets

I rediscovered a box of military toys from my childhood a few years ago. At the time, I was really excited to have found three super-clean, old Matchbox models. Recently, I was reminded by an online post of the series … Continue reading

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