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Scale Model Supplies Vintage Plastic Duncan Batmobile

Whenever I travel, I try to seek out any hobby stores that might carry die-cast cars. This usually means dragging my family to some out-of-the-way location and making them wait patiently while I inspect displays of cars. But on our … Continue reading

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The Spammobile

This is another one of those items I found at the consignment store that doesn’t really fit in my collection. But who could resist The¬†Spammobile? When I got it, it was in a little clear plastic baggie, so the only … Continue reading

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2016 Racing Champions Mint 1960 Chevy Impala

Thomas E. Lowe is a busy man. In additon to owning Auto World and recently resurrecting the Johnny Lightning brand, his company, Round2, has also brought back Racing Champions diecast collectibles. While I understand new castings are in the works, … Continue reading

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2016 Muscle Mania ’64 Chevy Impala

There is a new variation of the Hot Wheels ’64 Chevy Impala in the 2016 Muscle Mania 5-pack. Normally when I get one of these multi-packs, I open it up and take out the car that I’m after. But I … Continue reading

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1980 Greyhound MC-8

The Hot Wheels Greyhound MC-8 was only produced in 3 variations which are different only in their country of origin. The two 1980 releases were made in Hong Kong and Malaysia, the 1983 version is the somewhat more valuable Mexican-made … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Selvedge Yard:
The amazing story of Bill Thomas’ Race Cars badass (pre-Charger) Chevy II / Nova Fastback, bought by CKC Racing Team back in 1964 for $2500! Supposedly it has survived and resides somewhere in PA…

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1983 Mirada Stocker

I picked up this Hot Wheels Mirada Stocker on eBay. First released in 1981, the model has been produced in about 8 versions, most of them color variations using the same tampo as this shiny toy¬†from 1983. The metallic gold … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels ’68 Chevy Nova

When this Hot Wheels casting came out in 2004 the floodgates opened for me as a collector. I had grown up around several of the third generation Novas – 4 of my older brothers drove them at various times. The … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Graphics by Dan Janssen This morning I stumbled on this fun portfolio of Hot Wheels graphics by Dan Janssen. Click on the link and enjoy.

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Paddy Wagon, Beach Buggy, and Half of a London Bus

I got a nice package in the mail last month for my birthday. I’m the youngest of 10 siblings and the package was from the brother closest to me in age, 3 years older. When we were kids, most of … Continue reading

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