The Muky Story

 The Story   Many small diecast models have been made in Argentina. Brands such as Buby, Galgo, Aguti, Loden, Rapitoy, and Jet (by Gillette) have all originated within this South American country. In addition, the Muky models were produced there during the 1970s and 1980s. The history of Muky begins in the early 1970s. The […]

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The collectors who spend thousands on rare Hot Wheels

Every year, Mattel sells nearly $1B worth of new toy cars to kids. But on the secondary market, adult collectors and dealers reign supreme.     By day, Bruce Pascal is a successful commercial real estate executive who brokers multimillion-dollar deals in the nation’s capital. By night, he buys $5k Hot Wheels cars on eBay. […]

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How Chevy Invented Hot Wheels

How Chevy Invented Hot Wheels The history of Hot Wheels is inextricably linked to Chevrolet, as deep-pocketed super collectors like Bruce Pascal can tell you. Hot Wheels® might be the best-selling toy brand of all time, with a total production of more than 6 billion cars since the brand’s founding in 1968. That doesn’t just […]

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1971 Hot Wheels Mongoose and Snake Wild Wheelie Set

Hot Wheels fans were introduced to Don Prudhomme, the Snake, and Tom McEwen, the Mongoose, through funny cars.  But these two also drove dragsters. The Snake rail dragster. The Mongoose rail dragster. For 1971 Mattel put their rail dragsters on the Mongoose & Snake Wild Wheelie Set. Box art – front. Courtesy eBay. Box art […]

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Don’t let your kids watch this video!

Epic Hot Wheels track takes over Alex Laughlin’s garage   275-feet of Hot Wheels track, 15 hours of work, and 1 NHRA U.S. Nationals winning Pro Stock driver—let the fun begin.   Proving you’re never too old to build your dream Hot Wheels track, 2019 U.S. Nationals-winning Pro Stock racer, Alex Laughlin converted his home […]

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Best Hot Wheels model currently on the market

Known as the KING of castings in the Redline world, the mega rare Rose Rear Load Beach Bomb has been spotted on The Toy Peddler. A part of the Bruce Pascal Collection, the rare model is in excellent condition and includes an original patent document. It’s finally time for one lucky collector to join the […]

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