Sean Taylor of M2 Machines Has Every Collector’s Dream Job!

Over the past dozen years, the premium small scale diecast market has seen some stiff competition. M2 Machines, one of those companies, has filled a niche with realistic castings of older cars in both stock and custom variants. M2’s V.P. of Product Development, Sean Taylor, has been with them since their beginning in 2007. “I […]

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Meet hobbyDB’s Newest Backers! Part 1: The Industry Insiders!

We’re thrilled to have so many new shareholders from so many different walks of life! Some are site super-users, others are people who have worked in the collectibles industry for years and love what we’re doing for collectors! Today we’re featuring some of the latter; a few industry stakeholders who believe in the hobbyDB mission […]

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Hey! We’re swapping engines soon, here’s what it means for you.

Last week we announced our first-ever crowdfunding campaign. We already have gained 80 new shareholders and are still growing! Throughout the campaign, two of the most important questions we’ve received are  What do I get out of this? How is hobbyDB connected to TTP and what does this mean for the future TTP.  Here’s the […]

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Insuring Your Passion!

What does collectibles insurance cover? Whether you’re collecting as an investment or as a hobby or passion project, purchasing collectibles insurance guarantees your precious items will be protected. Damages beyond wear-and-tear If your collection can be seen, it can be touched. When your collection is insured, you can enjoy your valuable items without worrying about […]

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The Toy Peddler is part of the hobbyDB family, but what is hobbyDB?

Built by collectors, for collectors, discover the ultimate home for collectors and fans worldwide. Here at The Toy Peddler, we have been getting some questions about how The Toy Peddler fits into the hobbyDB family. We thought it would be good to start by sharing some of the vision and mission of what hobbyDB has […]

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A Diecast Exhibition Destroyed

  On Friday, 28 June 2019, in the Czech city of Týniště nad Orlicí, a short earthquake destroyed one-third of the exhibition of the local Museum of Metal Models with the collections of the famous collector Eduard Pařízek. https://www.modeldepo.cz/zemetreseni-znicilo-tretinu-expo…/… One of the walls was at a critical point of the seismic impact, causing four display […]

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