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Happy Sunday!

Today’s Sunday, and I have a DIY thats gonna kick this week off right! I recently found this shop on etsy that sells these little pick-me-up matchboxes called, “The Instant Comfort Pocket Box.” and instantly I fell in love! 482 more words

Monthly Acquisitions: August 2016

After the excesses of July, August was far more restrained with only 5 models added to my collection.

Three of the models were made in the USSR: A beige… 205 more words


Matchbox 1970

1970 was a dramatic year for Lesney it is when the Matchbox range became Superfast. Mattel had introduced Hot Wheels in 1968, a range of three inch cars with track, that with their special patented mag wheels on piano wire, could go much faster than cars with the regular wheels like… 358 more words


Flea Market Matchbox Finds

These nice late 1970s Matchbox models were part of my recent banner day at the Village Flea Market. At 25 cents apiece, I was happy to take each of these home with me – especially with all of the plastic parts intact and functioning properly. 119 more words


Maisto Car

In the garage sale haul was one Yellow car. It was a Maisto car. My boys have a few and I had seen some before but thought they were like cheap knock off cars. 55 more words

Zee or Zylmex

This post was inspired by another blogpost: Zee Toys by Marcboz.

Over the past 6 years of collecting, I have come across many diecast brands, which were unknown to me as a kid. 221 more words


Garage Sale haul update

So I finally got a chance to go through the box of cars I scored at the garage sale. There was a total of 70 cars in the box. 40 more words