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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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