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Jul13

The Planet Diecast Update!

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The Planet Diecast Update!

Welcome to the first Planet Diecast update!

Jun14

Antique Toy Month at Greene County Museum

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Antique Toy Month at Greene County Museum

June is Antique Toy Month at the Greene County Museum in Arkansas. A huge variety of old toys will be on display this month, including boats, games, stuffed animals and a 100-year-old handmade doll.

Jun11

LookSmart Announce Year of the Dragon Lamborghini Aventador J

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LookSmart Announce Year of the Dragon Lamborghini Aventador J

Looksmart have announced their latest Lamborghini - the Aventador J in Year of the Dragon Livery. 

Jun08

Smooth sailing for Dick Claus toy boat collection at Bertoia’s May 12 auction

Categories // News, Boats and Ships, Boats and Ships

Smooth sailing for Dick Claus toy boat collection at Bertoia’s May 12 auction

Marklin ‘Providence’ nears quarter-million-dollar mark in $1.8M sale.

VINELAND, N.J. –Bertoia Auctions’ May 12, 2012 sale of Part I of the Dick Claus Antique Nautical Toy and Boat collection was a first-class ride all the way. 

May30

M&M Auctions: Specialist Toy and Model Sale

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We are pleased to present our second specialist Toy, Models and Collectables aucton
of 2012.



In addition, we have commercials and some more general lots to suit both
collectors and traders.



May16

Leonardo da Vinci’s wooden construction kits: Fascinating feats of science & engineering

Categories // News, Kits

Leonardo da Vinci’s wooden construction kits: Fascinating feats of science & engineering

Revell’s new military-themed Leonardo da Vinci wooden model kits are available from August 2012.

May15

THOMAS GUNN takes Toy Soldiers to Web 2.0 with Toy Collector

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THOMAS GUNN takes Toy Soldiers to Web 2.0 with Toy Collector

Traditional toy soldier maker Thomas Gunn has been one of Toy Collector’s biggest supporters since our launch – and they’ve certainly made use of the facilities!

May11

New High-Detail Lamborghini Models from FrontiArt

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New High-Detail Lamborghini Models from FrontiArt

FrontiArt have launched two new 1/43 full-detail Lamborghini models, the Aventador LP700-4 and Jota SVR. 

May11

RSL’s July 1 Antique Toys, Train Stations, Banks & Americana auction led by revered Jirofsky, Laster collections

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RSL’s July 1 Antique Toys, Train Stations, Banks & Americana auction led by revered  Jirofsky, Laster collections

TIMONIUM, Md. – Fine European antique toys and train stations, plus a fabulous array of still and mechanical banks are at the heart of RSL’s 621-lot auction to be held July 1, 2012 at Richard Opfer’s gallery in Timonium (suburban Baltimore), Maryland. Titled “Toys, Train Stations, Banks & Americana,” the auction’s wonderfully varied selections include the John Jirofsky architectural still bank collection, the late Dr. James Laster’s collection of train stations, and other carefully chosen additional consignments

May08

Bertoia’s March 23-24 ‘Made to Be Played’ toy auction finishes at $1.3M

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Bertoia’s March 23-24 ‘Made to Be Played’ toy auction finishes at $1.3M

VINELAND, N.J. – Bertoia’s March 23-24 ‘Made to Be Played’ auction, a 1,400-lot offering highlighted by the Grover Van Dexter European tin toy collection, closed the books at an impressive $1.3 million (inclusive of 15% buyer’s premium). An extensive variety of early toys crossed the auction block. A Hubley cast-iron Popeye Patrol depicting the popular cartoon sailor on a motorcycle had been estimated at $10,000-$12,000 and rode off as top lot after hammering $19,550.

May08

Auction-room fireworks expected at Morphy’s June 22-23 auction of George Moyer collection

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Auction-room fireworks expected at Morphy’s June 22-23 auction of George Moyer collection

40-year collection includes spectacular array of vintage firecrackers, pyrotechnic rarities

Apr23

TC is Regenerating (Again)

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TC is Regenerating (Again)

An update! The next generation of TC is almost here!

Apr23

Round 2 Models - Earth's Mightiest Heroes - Blockbuster models from the silver screen to your collection

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Round 2 Models - Earth's Mightiest Heroes - Blockbuster models from the silver screen to your collection

It's HERO TIME! Round 2 has your favourite Marvel Comics heroes! Now they're movie stars too. 

Apr18

The Salem Collection of Model Locomotives- Dreweatts Auctions

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The Salem Collection of Model Locomotives- Dreweatts Auctions

Dreweatts Donnington Priory, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2JE
Wednesday 25th April 2012, 2pm


Apr18

AIRFIX NEWS: 1930 4.6 Litre Bentley (A20440) Out Now!

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AIRFIX NEWS: 1930 4.6 Litre Bentley (A20440) Out Now!

With its front mounted supercharger, the 4.5 litre Bentley became the quintessential British sports car of the 1920s and 1930s. It was shaped from the earlier 4-cylinder 3 litre, but produced substantially more power with its blown engine.