CGC Trading Cards Certifies Limited-Edition Larry Wood Hot Wheels Cards

CGC Trading Cards Certifies Limited-Edition Larry Wood Hot Wheels Cards

hobbyDB recently asked CGC Trading Cards to certify our exclusive Hot Wheels collection from Larry Wood and the results are certifiably awesome. Certified Pristine 10, to be exact. “The Ones That Got Away” is a 10-card set dedicated to the never-before-seen art of renowned Hot Wheels designer Larry Wood. And you can only find it […]

Top-10 Most Valuable Collectible Starbucks Mugs and More

Top-10 Most Valuable Collectible Starbucks Mugs and More

Why drink from a waxy, polyethylene coffee cup when you can sip in style? Sip and then collect. If you’re looking to collect Starbucks coffee mugs, then hobbyDB is the perfect place to start. We’ve begun documenting every Starbucks mug from more than 25 different series (and counting), including from collections such as Art Deco, […]

Exploring 60 Years of Alfa Romeo History at Italy’s Museo Fratelli Cozzi

Exploring 60 Years of Alfa Romeo History at Italy’s Museo Fratelli Cozzi

Our ongoing global pursuit of exquisite collections and museums returns us to Italy and an Alfa Romeo lover’s dream with the Museo Fratelli Cozzi. Located in the Milan Province of Legnano, Italy, the Museo Fratelli Cozzi is the culmination of Pietro Cozzi’s love for the fabled Italian automobile…and lots more. The museum tells the Alfa […]

Bonjour! Eiffel Tower Collectibles From Lego to the Hard Rock Café and Beyond

Bonjour! Eiffel Tower Collectibles From Lego to the Hard Rock Café and Beyond

Bonjour! Few structures throughout the world are as iconic as The Eiffel Tower. Constructed in 1889 “la dame de fer” has kept watch over the city of lights from the shores of Paris’ Champ de Mars. It’s inspired everything from love to art and, even, collectibles. So when it comes to the Eiffel Tower we […]

hobbyDB App: Most-Scanned Funko Pop! Figures in May

hobbyDB App: Most-Scanned Funko Pop! Figures in May

We love a good shared exclusive! And so, too, do the users of the hobbyDB App. Shared and retail exclusives were quite Pop!ular in May by collectors using the App’s barcode scanning technology to add items to their collections, perform quick, in-store research and lots more. What was the No. 1 most-scanned item last month? […]

Top-10 Most Valuable Indiana Jones Collectibles From Funko, Legos and More

Top-10 Most Valuable Indiana Jones Collectibles From Funko, Legos and More

We’re on an adventure in the search of lost treasure…aka…Indiana Jones collectibles. hobbyDB is home to more than 340 items dedicated to the Indiana Jones franchise, ranging from video games to vinyl art figures and lots more. So we decided to take a look at the most valuable among them. The ones worth risking getting […]

Last Day of the Month #LDOM: Funko, Lego, Hasbro and More Now on hobbyDB in May!

Last Day of the Month #LDOM: Funko, Lego, Hasbro and More Now on hobbyDB in May!

What a month for the hobbyDB database!! As the waning hours of May tick off the clock, we’re approaching 10,000 items added to the database this month with 9,700 collectibles (9,703 to be exact) from brands such as Lego, Funko and so much more. That includes more than 1,680 Pokémon cards! Peruse the latest additions […]

Funko vs. Hasbro: The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Funko vs. Hasbro: The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Now that the Guardians of the Galaxy have completed their three-part MCU journey, we’ve decided to pit them up against one another…in collectibles form! When it comes to the collectible figures from “The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” we’re taking a look at Funko’s series versus Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Series (Build-A-Figure – Cosmo the Spacedog) […]

Down the Rabbit Hole with Hand-Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures

Down the Rabbit Hole with Hand-Carved Alice in Wonderland Figures
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Global Toy News

Working at The Strong Museum sometimes involves surprises—of the good kind. That was the case when I received an inquiry about the potential donation of a set of hand-carved Alice in Wonderland figures. “Please tell me more,” I responded. What I discovered proved to be a fascinating story of a creative individual who pursued play […]

Model Car Fans! Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge Coming to NBC!

Model Car Fans! Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge Coming to NBC!

Who hasn’t dreamt of owning their dream car…in Hot Wheels form? For one lucky collector / gearhead, they’ll own both. NBC rolls up the garage doors on its “Chrome Zone” with the debut of its new car makeover competition series “Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge.” We’ll let NBC explain – “Each episode will invite two passionate […]

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