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 […]
Tax Information for Sellers
Selling on hobbyDB, PPG and The Toy Peddler works like on a Classified website, you pay for the listing and then there are no further charges from us — the buyer pays you directly. Because we do not receive payment on behalf of our Sellers, we do not issue 1099-Ks or any other tax […]
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 […]
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! […]
Castheads Magazine to Take the Wheel of the Model Car Hall of Fame
From Carroll Shelby to Larry Wood and all pioneers between, the Model Car Hall of Fame has gathered together enthusiasts from across the scale vehicle world to celebrate all the best in the hobby (by now around 250 individuals, brands and models). Ever since taking over management in 2017, the hobbyDB team has loved every […]
The Toy Peddler 2021–the same, but better!
Ever since The Toy Peddler and hobbyDB became part of the same family a few years ago, we knew that eventually we would have to decide which marketplace “version” would be the best for everyone – hobbyDB or TTP. Well, the great news after tons of discussion with both the TTP community and those at […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 17, 2020- Last Chance to Own a Piece of TTP – Now a Better Deal
To our Toy Peddler Community, We want to thank you for your trust in The Toy Peddler and hobbyDB and what we are working to achieve. On behalf of our entire team, we are wishing you all safety and wellness, especially during these uncertain times. Rest assured that we are committed to keeping TTP running […]
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 […]