1903 was the year that the American toy industry came together for its first Toy Fair. Looking back from 2016, it seems like a quaint time with clumsy looking cars, boxy trolley cars and hats…lots and lots of hats. In actuality, it was not such a quaint time. The world was in the midst of great […]
We’ve spent the week scouring sites like Amazon, Entertainment Earth and, especially, the hobbyDB Marketplace, for items we’d love to add to our collections. What we found were great deals on all of our favorite franchises such as Funko and Lego, FiGPiN, Hot Wheels and lots more! What kind of items does your collection need? […]
Hot Wheels legend Larry Wood is gassing up and heading to Southern California with a new and exclusive diecast model! The renowned designer will debut his LWood Design brand with a pair of original diecast models at the 37th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention, held Oct. 4-8 at the LAX Marriott. Those in attendance […]
One of the best parts of having a collection is when the time comes to show it off to all of your friends. We created the hobbyDB Showcase so that you would always have a fun and easy way to share and display all of the collectibles that you care so passionately about. But what […]
Mr. CK Yeung is the former Vice Chairman of Blue Box International Limited. He is a member of the Hong Kong Toys Advisory Committee, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and former Vice President of the Hong Kong Toys Council. Mr. Yeung is a Hong Kong Toys Advisory Committee member and the Hong Kong Trade […]
It started in 1903 with less than 10 companies in New York and after two years COVID break Toy Fair is back from September 30 to October 3. Now there are 1,000s of companies presenting or walking the floor! And it is a joy to walk the Halls! Noticed that Toy Fair lasted for more […]
Timpo Toys was an English toy company created in 1938 as Toy Importers Company or TIMPO, for short, by Salomon Gawrylovotz, a German who emigrated to Great Britain. The company manufactured various toys out of wood, bakelite and composition until the end of the Second World War. Following WWII, Timpo started to make its own […]
New York Comic Con 2023 is right around the corner, but Funko couldn’t wait to get in on the excitement, announcing this year’s NYCC exclusives! Funko will celebrate Heavy Metal Halloween from Oct. 13-16 New York City’s Jacob Javitt’s Center. The celebration includes close to 40 new NYCC and shared exclusives from Funko’s Pop! and […]
If you’re anything like us, you love sitting back and scrolling for hours through pages and pages of collectibles, toys and whatever else catches your fancy on websites such as Amazon, Entertainment Earth and beyond. Check out below. We pulled some of our favorite items from a week of scrolling. Where do you like to […]
With more than two decades of collecting under his belt, hobbyDB member chadwill is beginning to run out of space for it all! For this hobbyDB member of six years, it was love at first sight with the confluence of Funko and the television series “Supernatural.” Today, chadwill takes us on a tour of his […]
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