Infinite Scrolling Arrives on hobbyDB Marketplace

Thanks to our latest upgrade, your hobbyDB Marketplace searches can now go on and on and on forever. Our never-ending quest to improve the hobbyDB collecting experience brings “Infinite Scrolling” to our Marketplace. What is Infinite Scrolling? This feature allows you to seamlessly scroll through hobbyDB without having to click a continue button to advance […]

From Germany to Australia, the History of the 1960 Goggomobil

From Germany to Australia, the History of the 1960 Goggomobil

From 1959–1961 Bill Buckle of Sydney famously imported the Goggomobil from Germany into Australia and in 1960 using the base of the successful Goggomobil Dart sedan, produced the Carryall delivery van completely in house from his own unique design. The concept was to produce a utilitarian van that would have a cheap purchase price, was […]

ICYMI – News from the Collectibles World You Might Have Missed

ICYMI – News from the Collectibles World You Might Have Missed

We like to keep you up-to-date on some of the news from the collectibles industry that you might have missed. Roman, Busted Friends. Romans. Collectors. Lend me your ears. You never know what you’ll find while shopping at your local thrift store. Could be a rare Hot Wheels Redline. Could be a centuries-old Roman statue. […]

Funko vs. Hasbro: Doctor Strange Collectibles

Funko vs. Hasbro: Doctor Strange Collectibles

In the MCU, Doctor Strange is the master of the multiverse. The same goes for Stephen Strange’s alter ego when it comes to the collectibles multiverse. Specifically, Funko and Hasbro. But which reigns supreme? We decided to pit Funko and Hasbro against one another, Doctor Strange style. Who wins? Tell us below and make sure […]

hobbyDB App – Most-Scanned Funko Pop! Figures in April

hobbyDB App – Most-Scanned Funko Pop! Figures in April

April was another busy month for the hobbyDB App with lots of new Funko Pop! figures from all of our favorite franchises, such as Marvel and Star Wars. Marvel’s Blue Metallic Make-A-Wish Pops with Purpose were among the most items scanned by users of the hobbyDB App in April, but were they popular enough to […]

New Feature Alert! Search by Autographs and Other Subvariants

New Feature Alert! Search by Autographs and Other Subvariants

  With tens of thousands of items to peruse on the hobbyDB database, we’re always looking for ways to make navigating your favorite brands and franchises easier. Among those collectibles is more than 4,200 autographed items. Searching hobbyDB for signed collectibles and other Subvariants had proved to be a bit cumbersome at times because it’s […]

Exciting New Price Points Arriving on hobbyDB, including…Mercari!

Exciting New Price Points Arriving on hobbyDB, including…Mercari!

We’re always looking for ways to improve estimated values on hobbyDB and recently added eBay Best Offers, 7 Bucks a Pop Prices and Pristine Auction Results. So we’re thrilled to announce some exciting news when it comes to Price Points. Big Ticket Task Force We do our best when it comes to documenting price points […]

Rare Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Funko Pop! Sells for Record $100K

Rare Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Funko Pop! Sells for Record $100K

When it comes to collecting Funko Pop! figures, owning a Golden Ticket is something straight from a world of imagination. That dream just became a reality for hobbyDB shareholder and contributor GrailMonster, who just purchased one of Funko’s holiest of grails. And he does so in record-setting fashion with (what we believe) is the most […]

Funko’s Journey Through Willy Wonka’s World of Imagination

Funko’s Journey Through Willy Wonka’s World of Imagination
Written by
Fjavirserr

Most people bear Tim Burton’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (2005) in mind, when we think about Willy Wonka. However, the work of the British author, Roald Dahl, had its very first contact with the big screen in 1971, with the movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” In this charming and likable film adaptation, […]

hobbyDB Crowdfunding Draws to a Close – Thank You

hobbyDB Crowdfunding Draws to a Close – Thank You

We’ve concluded our recent round of Crowdfunding and would personally like to say thank you to the investors, collectors and fans who placed their faith in hobbyDB. All told, we welcomed more than 1,190 investors to hobbyDB, ranging from fellow collectors such as yourself to industry icons, including legendary designer Larry “Mr. Hot Wheels” Wood […]

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