Tag Archives: Superfast

Splurging at the Antique Store

Antique stores and art galleries are two things I really enjoy. In downtown Wichita, Vertigo 232 is on the second floor of a building that also houses Shopkeepers Antique Mall. Even better, you have to enter the antique store to … Continue reading

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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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1975 Matchbox Speed Kings Javelin AMX

When I went to the Village Flea Market a few weeks back, my plan was to pick up the Zamac Chevrolet SS that I had scouted out on a previous visit. So I was pretty happy when, in addition to … Continue reading

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Matchbox 1972 AMX Javelin and Other Garage Sale Finds

For many years, my older brother, Joe, had a yard full of project cars. Among the mostly Chevys, there were two 1968 AMX Javelins. The plan was take the motor from the wrecked one and put it in the other … Continue reading

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A Forgotten Trio: Matchbox Personnel Carrier, Jeep and Field Gun

I recently rediscovered three cars from my childhood collection. They weren’t kept in my old race case, but were in a different box full of military toys that has gone unopened for several years. I think I bought these late … Continue reading

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NASA Space Shuttle Support

NASA’s recent success with the Mars Curiosity Rover landing was quite a thrill. While we’re all still cheering, I thought I’d show off some of my NASA-related items. When the Space Shuttle program was winding down, I decided I wanted … Continue reading

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Matchbox 1982 Dodge Challenger Hot Rod

Garage sale season has been a little slow for me so far this year, in part because my son’s t-ball games have cut into our usual Saturday morning garage saling. So I was glad I did manage to find something … Continue reading

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1968 Iso Grifo

I’m excited that the garage sale season is starting up again! This Iso Grifo was a nice garage sale find. It was one of those sales that my wife and son would call a “rubbish sale.” However, their definition of … Continue reading

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