Hot Wheels Super Cool Steering Rigs

  From the Desk of Willy Washington. Willy is a longtime Hot Wheels collector and historian. Today he shares some history and details on the little-known early 1980s Steering Rigs series from Hot Wheels. When I was a kid, I remember my sister buying me the first six Hot Wheels Steering Rigs before she went into the […]

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Takanobu Ochiai’s Collection is a Trip Back into Early Diecast History

Hideaki Tanaka is an enthusiastic model car collector and manages the Mini Auto Club of Japan (MACJ).  In a series of blog posts he will tell us more about models made in Japan, the Club and its members.  Read them all here.   Takanobu Ochiai One of our members, Takanobu Ochiai, had one of the […]

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HobbyDB hits it’s 200,000th model car added to the database!

hobbyDB hits the bit 200K mark with the the 1960 Facel Vega HK500 made by Pathfinder Model thanks to the current migration of the Brooklin Models Official Archive and many others! THE hobbyDB blog for more information!     CONGRATULATIONS TO HOBBYDB!   Look for more and more in 2022!     […]

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Real Estate Veteran and HW Collector Bruce Pascal joins hobbyDB as lead investor in its second Crowdfunding Round

As our second crowdfunding initiative kicks off, we’re excited to welcome Bruce Pascal as the round’s lead investor. With more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Pascal is best known in the business community as a real estate veteran who has handled some of the most complex and largest lease transactions in the […]

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For collectors, by collectors like you. Now is your chance to own a piece of The Toy Peddler

You, our members, are the heart of The Toy Peddler. Without you, TTP would not nearly be the site it is today. Many of you have been a part of TTP since the beginning. For more than 20 years, The Toy Peddler has served as the ultimate place to buy and sell Diecast. With inexpensive […]

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How to Create an exciting Showcase for your collection with HobbyDB!

How to Create an exciting Showcase for your collection with HobbyDB.   In this tutorial video, we show you how to create your very own fun and exciting SHOWCASE to display your collection. In this how-to video, you will see several fantastic examples of what other collectors have made, and then we will show you […]

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