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Apr13

THE CHICAGO TOY SHOW- Sunday, April 22, 2012

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THE CHICAGO TOY SHOW-  Sunday, April 22, 2012

The Chicago Toy Show steamrolls into the 39th year with SIX buildings packed with a huge selection of toys and dolls in excellent condition from the 1800’s to the present day.  

Apr04

Morphy’s May 11-12 auction of toys, trains, dolls and famous airplane collection could be a high flier

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Morphy’s May 11-12 auction of toys, trains, dolls and famous airplane collection could be a high flier

DENVER, Pa. – A remarkable cross-category collection of vintage toy airplanes, three outstanding train collections and more than 400 lots of dolls and accessories will join a widely varied array of other fine toys to form the core of Morphy’s May 11-12 auction. 

Apr03

Bertoia’s May 12 auction features Dick Claus Nautical Toy & Boat collection, Part I

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Bertoia’s May 12 auction features Dick Claus Nautical Toy & Boat collection, Part I

VINELAND, N.J. – If all the nautical toys in the world were lined up in a single fleet, their captain would surely be Dick Claus, whose magnificent 30-year collection of antique boats is being offered in two parts this year by Bertoia Auctions of Vineland, New Jersey. Part I of the Claus collection, a 220-lot array of ships and related toys, will be auctioned on Saturday, May 12. Part II will be sold in November.

Mar26

Bamfords Auctioneers Will Be Standing At Donington Park Toy Fair

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Bamfords Auctioneers Will Be Standing At Donington Park Toy Fair
Bamfords Auctioneers & Valuers will be standing at Barry Potters Donington Park Toy Fair on Sunday 1st April 2012We will be promoting our next Toy & Juvenalia Sale which is to be held at The D...
Mar22

GREENLIGHT in 433 Pep Boy Stores Nationwide

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GREENLIGHT in 433 Pep Boy Stores Nationwide

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Indianapolis, IN (March 2012) 
Pep Boys – Check! As of  March 2012, you can now add Pep Boys to the list of GreenLight 1:64 mass retailers including the likes of Toys 'R' Us,  Hobby Lobby and more.

Mar21

Three New Models for Mid-Year from OttOmobile

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Three New Models for Mid-Year from OttOmobile

OttOmobile have announced three more 2012 releases in their 1/18 range. The Ford Escort RS and Renault 16TX will appear in June, followed by the E30 BMW M3 Cabriolet in July. 

Mar18

Bamfords Auctioneers Toy & Juvenalia Sale 22nd June 2012

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Bamfords Auctioneers Toy & Juvenalia Sale 22nd June 2012
Bamfords have announced that they are currently cataloguing and accepting entries for their next Toy & Juvenalia Sale. This will be held in Derby on the 22nd June 2012. The sale will include over 500 lots of Toys, Die-cast M...
Mar15

2012 IndyCar Season – New Technology, Classic 1:64 Authenticity

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 2012 IndyCar Season – New Technology, Classic 1:64 Authenticity

Dallara has a big surprise for IndyCar this 2012 racing season

Indianapolis, IN (March 2012) New Technology is unavoidable in this day and age. People of the world are more connected than ever and our lives are simplifying at an exponential pace. Don't think sports haven't seen benefits of new technology. I’m pretty sure you're aware of the new technology changes that are coming this year to the 2012 IndyCar race season. 

Mar13

GreenLight Waves the Green Flag for 2012 with Road Racers Series 2

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 GreenLight Waves the Green Flag for 2012 with Road Racers Series 2

There's nothing like starting the year off burning rubber

Indianapolis, IN (March, 2012) GreenLight is proud and excited to offer our second series of Road Racers. Following on the success of Road Racers Series 1, Series 2 has just as much to offer the racing enthusiast as it does the die-cast connoisseur. 

Mar09

ROUND 2 MODELS - A Blast From The Past Lovingly Restored!

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ROUND 2 MODELS - A Blast From The Past Lovingly Restored!

The Klingon Empire was a formidable adversary to the Federation during Star Trek: The Original Series, and TV viewers got their first glimpse of their warships in 1968.

Mar09

GL Muscle Ups the Horsepower for Series 4

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GL Muscle Ups the Horsepower for Series 4

"If everything seems under control, your not going fast enough." - Mario Andretti

Indianapolis, IN (March, 2012) GL Muscle is hitting the gym early this year, packing on some serious muscle as its 4th release fast approaches. This line-up is jam-packed full of horsepower featuring cars that ruled the streets then and now!

Feb21

Member of the Month January 12

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Our This time round, we're going down under for Member of the Month again. It's Dinkydi.

Dinkydi has been a huge asset to the site, being very active in all our diecast forums, as well as contributing data on Hallmark for ToyPedia in the form of lists and images (I couldn't find a big enough image of your Cadillac avatar to use here, Dinkydi, so I used one of your pics of a Hallmark Corvette instead!)

He's also a member of both the Dinky and Corgi groups and has recently been one of a number of you who've helped out with feedback on the site. So a big thank-you to Dinkydi for being such a great member of the community!

Feb04

Nuremberg Toy Fair 2012 - New from Corgi: Three Inch Toy Range!

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Nuremberg Toy Fair 2012 - New from Corgi: Three Inch Toy Range!
Here's something very new from Corgi - a three-inch (that's 1/64 scale-ish) range of toys! Of course everybody remembers Corgi Juniors, but they've been history for quite some time and Corgi has ...
Feb03

Nuremberg 2012: GreenLight 1/18 Mustang II Cobra, 1/43 & More

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Nuremberg 2012: GreenLight 1/18 Mustang II Cobra, 1/43 & More
As well as bringing new models to their traditional 1/64 scale series, GreenLight are gunning for bigger scale and international markets, with new 1/18 and 1/43 models. In 1/18, we'll be seeing this c...
Feb02

Nuremberg 2012: New Abrex Skodas in 1/18

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Nuremberg 2012: New Abrex Skodas in 1/18
Abrex, famed for their smaller scale Skoda models are bringing out more in 1/18 - this year we'll see the following high detail, large-size models:Skoda Felicia RoadsterSkoda 110R CoupePre-War Skodas ...