HOT WHEEL REDLINE HISTORY, THE CLASSIC CORD

            ADAM GRAPES Auburn-Cords-Doozie HISTORIAN     A second resin/acetate Classic Cord has also been found. This one features a fully painted body in white, a black roof and silver windshield/sidepipes/bumper details. The body details are slightly different than the raw version showing continued work on the final concept. There […]

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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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How TV Was Nearly Changed Forever By…a Hot Wheels Cartoon?

How a cartoon about Hot Wheels nearly changed TV forever in the late 1960s. TV URBAN LEGEND: A Hot Wheels cartoon got ABC in hot water with the FCC over it being viewed as simply a half hour advertisement for the toy cars. It’s sometimes hard to tell, exactly, whether TV changed the products that […]

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Bruce Pascal on Early Hot Wheels Prototypes

Bruce Pascal talks about early Mattel Hot Wheels Prototypes. As kids, a lot of us had a dedicated play room for our toys. But it’s a rare thing to see a grown man who still has a room dedicated to his Hot Wheels. Then again, if you had Bruce Pascal’s collection, you’d probably devote a […]

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TTP SPOTLIGHT MEMBER JOHN WALKER!

TTP Member John Walker –  Motoboyf3 – is the TTP Spotlight member!     John was born in 1970, and has been collecting Hot Wheels since 1997. His only childhood Redline is a battery powered Sizzler that was found while demolishing his childhood home after hurricane Harvey.     Because he was born “after” the redline […]

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The world’s most expensive Hot Wheels gets its own NFT equivalent!

Following the lead of Mattel taking Hot Wheels to the NFT art world, Bruce Pascal has decided to give his most prized possession, the 1968 Pink VW Rear-Loader Beach Bomb, an NFT equivalent. Tony & Carmen Matthews, the team behind SuperFly Autos & Diecast Heroes, will be launching the Pink Beach Bomb NFT on behalf […]

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Mattel joins the NFT frenzy with Hot Wheels digital art.

Hot Wheels fans will soon get a chance to own their favorite toy cars as NFTs. Mattel is auctioning off non-fungible tokens — unique digital assets that rely on blockchain technology that’s similar to what’s used for Bitcoin transactions — of its iconic cars on its Mattel Creations web site. The digital art features the […]

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