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Hot Wheels Elite One Dark Knight Rises “Bat”

Hot Wheels Elite One Dark Knight Rises “Bat”

  The latest film in the Batman Dark Knight trilogy was pretty dark, indeed. There were forced blood transfusions, fellows getting thrown from airplanes, and all kinds of horrific attacks on Gotham — all done at the behest of a villain who spoke through what appeared to be a re-purposed drive-in movie speaker. When he […]
Minichamps “Mullin” 1939 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante

Minichamps “Mullin” 1939 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante

Some cars are so beautiful that they can cause folks to drop on one knee and bow. There are a few such machines parked within the Peter Mullin collection in Oxnard, California, and we’d wager that there are knee marks a-plenty surrounding this particular piece — a 1939 Bugatti Type 57C “Atalante” chassis number 57801, […]

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Thank you Stephen Siller : TWH / Diecast Models Seagrave Tractor

Thank you Stephen Siller : TWH / Diecast Models Seagrave Tractor

Stephen Siller was one of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Upon receiving the call from his fire department Siller immediately threw on nearly 70 pounds of gear and ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center to help in the rescue efforts.  With no second though […]
From “The Vault”: Sword/TWH’s Classic Tuff Trucks Revisited

From “The Vault”: Sword/TWH’s Classic Tuff Trucks Revisited

To the uninitiated, the scale of one to fifty might sound like a level of reduction that could make detail and features hard to see and appreciate. Nope. To those truck and equipment collectors who know and love the scale – and boy, do they ever – well done 1:50 models offer a perfect balance […]

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TWH 1:50 Seagrave Tractor-Drawn Aerial: Aerial Act

TWH 1:50 Seagrave Tractor-Drawn Aerial: Aerial Act

Fire apparatus collectors are a serious bunch, especially when it comes to authenticity. That’s a no brainer; this is a crowd that depends heavily on things being right where they should be, in their day to day lives. The good news for smoke eaters is that TWH hasn’t missed a trick on its Seagrave Tractor-drawn […]

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NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM MINT 1941 GMC Fire Truck

NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM MINT 1941 GMC Fire Truck

It didn’t take a great deal of time to come a long way. Technology has moved the quality of life forward in big ways. A few issues ago we presented a 1960s-era fire engine from National Motor Museum Mint. Setting the “Wayback Machine” to prewar, here’s what that same firehouse would have fought blazes with in 1941—the GMC […]
TWH Manito 31000 Crane

TWH Manito 31000 Crane

Some things are larger than life. That’s the only way to describe TWH’s new 1:50-scale Manitowoc 31000, the largest-capacity crawler crane ever designed and built by Manitowoc. The model replicates the innovative design and details of the crane, including the Variable Position Counterweight. Even at scale, the size of the model is the largest ever offered. When fully assembled, the […]

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