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Haul from a trip to England

I recently visited England to see my dying mother. It was a difficult time and not one for much model car hunting, but I did have time on my hands at the airports I passed through and in York, my destination there are a couple of shops I did pop in briefly to see what they had. 304 more words

Hot Wheels

1975 Matchbox Speed Kings Javelin AMX

When I went to the Village Flea Market a few weeks back, my plan was to pick up the Zamac Chevrolet SS that I had scouted out on a previous visit. 109 more words


Attack Track

When I was a child in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, Matchbox made scale models superior to those of Hot Wheels. The bases of the Matchbox models I had were made of highly detailed metal while those of the Hot Wheels models were made of extremely cheap looking plastic. 83 more words

Scale Models

matchbox, 1977

the ambulance door was stuck
from the inside
little fingers had pushed it in
then he did it over again
just so I would help the little person out


Lesney Matchbox Major Pack 7

In the box of cars I acquired from RR, I found this lonely Lesney Matchbox trailer. I knew right away I had to find a mate for it, after all, how much fun is a trailer without something to tow it behind? 135 more words