Variation Alert!: 2012 Hot Wheels “Flight `03″

Nov 19, 2011 No Comments

2012 Hot Wheels Flight `03 Notice the stripes on these are different – the roof has yellow, orange & white; on one, the side stripes are correct and match. On the others, the yellow is gold. The orange stripe is a different color on some, too. I think the ones that match with yellow in [...]

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Greenlight Announces Two New 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Decos

Nov 17, 2011 No Comments

GreenLight has recently announced the release of two new paint schemes on their 1968 Ford Mustang fastback tooling. The first car features a classic black paint job that accents the clean, aggressive lines on the iconic Ford; the second draws on the popularity of the race inspired Mustangs, with a “Jimbo’s Pure Oil ‘Go Go [...]

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Making a Marque: New from MiniMarque of England

Nov 17, 2011 No Comments

Get those shelves ready: MiniMarque’s Limited Edition 1955 Cadillac Eldorado will be available within the next 30-45 days. It will debut in 4 factory colors – Pacific Coral, Mist Green, Dresden Blue Poly and Deep Cherry Poly. It gets better: you can choose top-up or top-down versions, for a total of eight various exterior trims to choose from.  Like your [...]

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Beautiful Bricklin

Nov 14, 2011 1 Comment

Beautiful Bricklin Automodello 1974-1976 SV-1                        1:43 scale | Closed door $95; Open door $195 Malcolm Bricklin’s SV1 (Safety Vehicle One) was intended to be exceptionally safe, but its good handling qualities, gull-wing doors, and AMC V-8 engine drew the attention of the sports car world. Although Car and Driver said, “Corvette enjoys only a [...]

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Kmart Hot Wheels Event 11.5.11

Nov 13, 2011 No Comments

The November 5th Kmart Hot Wheels event went well as usual here in Central New York. We’re quite lucky to have a good group of collectors who really appreciate the opportunity to participate and of course enjoy getting together with the other local collectors. Our lovely host Agnes is always so pleasant and makes the [...]

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100 Pieces and Counting – A Behind the Scenes Look

Nov 10, 2011 1 Comment

Sean Taylor of M2 Machines shared two very cool exploded views of the pieces used to build their models with us today. One is their 1:24 1957 Chevy, and the other their 1:24 1966 Shelby – and with his permission, we bring both of these behind the scenes images to you. Have you ever wondered [...]

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Highway 61 at SEMA

Nov 10, 2011 No Comments

With more than 2 million square feet of exhibit space, and more than 1500 vendors, it becomes difficult to make one’s way through the entire SEMA show. But that doesn’t stop one from trying. Every year is a must; you never know what goodies you’ll find.  We knew that our friends at Luxury Diecast would [...]

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Rising Phoenix: Automodello’s 1:43 Fitch Phoenix

Nov 10, 2011 No Comments

Automodello   1966 Fitch Phoenix 1:43 scale | $195 Over the past few years of reviewing limited edition diecasts from Automodello, nothing surprises us. The premium maker consistently comes up with cars that could have been forgotten. But, these were beautiful machines that are worthy of staying alive. The latest scale honorary is the Fitch Phoenix. [...]

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BBR Ferrari SA Aperta

Nov 09, 2011 No Comments

Every now and then comes along that must have item;  something that just stands out from the crowd, glistening in a catalog, or on a website, saying “take me home”. This time around,  that item is BBR’s 1:43  Ferrari SA Aperta.  The resin-bodied models are intricately crafted, beautifully finished off, and come mounted to a [...]

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DREAM MACHINE

Nov 09, 2011 1 Comment

Automodello Griffith 600 1:43 scale | $195 It was to be the new beginning for Griffith, but, ironically, the Series 600 marked the end of the car once called the Cobra alternative. The 600 was created to be the Griffith that brought the company to a new level of sports car sophistication. Touting a handsome [...]

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