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Aug19

Code 3 Collectibles will cease production after 2011

Categories // News, Diecast Vehicles, Other, Cars

Code 3 Collectibles will cease production after 2011

Matrix Holdings Limited announces that 2011 will be the last year of production of Code 3 Collectible die-cast vehicles. The company, Code 3 Collectibles will continue to operate its online business in an effort to sell all remaining inventory until further notice.

Aug17

Greenlight's 1:18 Retro Volkswagens represent 60’s Surfer Style without the Sand

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Greenlight's 1:18 Retro Volkswagens represent 60’s Surfer Style without the Sand

Indianapolis, IN (August 16, 2011) GreenLight has put a retro spin on two iconic automobiles of surfer hippie folklore; the 1967 Volkswagen Beetle and 1962 Volkswagen Bus.  Both have been released with throw-back body paint schemes for the 1:18 Special Edition, reflective of a totally tubular tale of transportation.

Aug15

Thomas Gunn September Releases

Categories // News, Figures & Toy Soldiers, Metal Figures

Thomas Gunn September Releases

Septembers releases will be ready in approx 2 weeks to be shipped from UK although a small amount are ready for customers who cannot wait. If you are one of those, feel free to drop me an email and buy your fix now!

Aug10

GreenLight releases a summer themed 1:64 Motor World Series 6

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GreenLight releases a summer themed 1:64 Motor World Series 6

Indianapolis, IN (August 9, 2011) 1:64 Motor World Series 6 is pure fun in the sun, just in time for the heat of the Summer!  With the brightly decorated body paint schemes and an economical price point this series is a stepping stone into the wonderful world of collectible die cast and a fun complement to the avid die cast enthusiasts collection.

Aug09

New Vintage Glory of Steam release by Corgi!

Categories // News, Diecast Vehicles, Other, Trains, Cars

New Vintage Glory of Steam release by Corgi!

Showman William Wilson of Peckham, London purchased No.3938 new in 1922 and travelled with Rodes Switchback until the mid 1930s. Sold to Walls of Petersfield, 'Quo Vadis' retired in 1955, until purchased by Edward Hire of Shaftesbury for engine restoration.

Aug08

Lego Minifigures up for a ride to Jupiter

Categories // News, Figures & Toy Soldiers, Construction, Lego, Plastic Figures

Lego Minifigures up for a ride to Jupiter

BILLUND, Denmark – Three LEGO® Minifigures leave earth on the Juno deep-space probe today on a five-year mission to Jupiter to broaden awareness of the importance of planetary research.

Aug08

BBRC49A Ferrari SA available at BBR Models

Categories // News, Diecast Vehicles, Cars

BBRC49A Ferrari SA available at BBR Models

Ferrari has produced this car in limited edition of only 80 pcs, the same 80 years old that is Pininfarina.A tribute to Sergio and Andrea Pininfarina.We show you the model painted with the press version color at the Auto Show in Paris: a beautiful Rosso Fuoco.

Aug03

Heresy Miniatures: A New Valkyrie, and Spyglass/Eolith too!

Categories // News, Figures & Toy Soldiers, Metal Figures, Warhammer-like Figures, Plastic Figures

Heresy Miniatures: A New Valkyrie, and Spyglass/Eolith too!

To go with the spanking new shoping cart implemented recently, Heresy Miniatures is pleased to announce some new things for you to buy as well!
Firstly, there's a new Valkyrie from Shane Hoyle. She's a lovely figure, single piece metal casting, with a delightful head on a spike to accompany her too...

Aug02

Summer fun ahead at Morphy’s Aug. 12-13 auction of toys, banks and comic books

Categories // News, Other, Tin Toys

Summer fun ahead at Morphy’s Aug. 12-13 auction of toys, banks and comic books

DENVER, Pa. – Mickey Mouse, a formidable legion of comic book Superheroes, and a classic 1950s Lavender Robot will all be on board when Morphy Auctions presents an Aug. 12-13 auction of antique and vintage toys, banks, marbles and comics. More than 1,100 lots will be offered in the mid-summer sale, which will be held in Morphy’s plush new gallery on the Adamstown antique strip, one hour northwest of Philadelphia.

Aug02

Hot Toys Classic Predator Collectible is Up for Pre-order Now!

Categories // News, Action Figures, Comic Book & TV Heroes

Hot Toys Classic Predator Collectible is Up for Pre-order Now!

The Brand new Hot Toys Action figure is now available for pre-order on Sideshow Collectibles website. The Figure comes with an exclusive feature if pre-ordered with Sideshow: A Predator Skull!

Jul27

Rare 1914 Albert Marque bisque doll a $168,000 thriller at Frasher’s July 9 auction

Categories // News, Dolls, Other, Art Dolls

Rare 1914 Albert Marque bisque doll a $168,000 thriller at Frasher’s July 9 auction

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sculpted by the renowned French artist Albert Marque (1872-1939), an extremely rare 1914 portrait doll originally commissioned for the Paris boutique Margaine-Lacroix sold to rousing applause for $168,000 (inclusive of 12% buyer’s premium) at Frasher’s July 9 auction. The buyer, who beat out four phone bidders and additional on-site bidders at the KCI-Expo Center in Kansas City, was new to Frasher’s client roster.

Jul26

Hot Wheels Inventor & Mattel Co-Founder Elliot Handler Dies

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Hot Wheels Inventor & Mattel Co-Founder Elliot Handler Dies

Elliot Handler, who founded Mattel in 1945, died last Thursday at the age of 93.

Jul26

BBR Models New Superfast Ferrari 410

Categories // News, Diecast Vehicles

BBR Models New Superfast Ferrari 410

The 410 Super America was an exclusive, high-performance Ferrari. Only 37 cars were built in series I, II, and III between 1955 and 1959.

Jul21

LDR8SPYA - Audi R8 Spyder E-tron Available Soon

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LDR8SPYA - Audi R8 Spyder E-tron Available Soon

We are pleased to announce our new colour of LSR8SPYA – Audi R8 Spyder E-tron.
This model will be available soon in the following colour:

Jul21

Carrera Limited Edition Model, Digital 124 Maserati 4CL 1500

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Carrera Limited Edition Model, Digital 124 Maserati 4CL 1500

As we do every year, at the middle of 2011 we unveil this year’s Carrera Limited Edition models.