There were three basic designs of wheels used on Hot Wheels cars during the Redline era from 1969 to 1977. “Bearing Wheels” : 1968 to 1970 “Capped Wheels” : 1969 to 1972 “Thru Hole” or “One Piece” : 1973 to 1977 Bearing Wheel System The bearing wheel system was the system designed for the first […]
Model car fans!! Are you an expert when it comes to Hot Wheels Redlines? Do you want to be? We’re here to improve your Redlines knowledge thanks to dozens of new articles from our diecast-loving friends and partners at The Toy Peddler. Look for those articles now by searching the hobbyDB Blog to discover some […]
HIDDEN HOT WHEELS JEWELS Gold Over Chrome OHS Custom Mustang When Hot Wheels were introduced just over 50 years ago in 1968, the immediate success was beyond what Mattel (the manufacturer) had expected. And unlike most toys, Hot Wheels are still being made decades later, and selling annually in record volume. Over 6 billion […]
Casting: Ferrari 312P Years of production: 1970 Country of origin: US and Hong Kong Casting variations: The base on the HK version has four rectangular holes in it. The body lines can be found as raised lines (outy) or indented lines (inny). Interior colors: Black is normal White is found in some preproduction pieces US […]
Are you a serious Redline collector? If so, this is the book for you. Cipsa Hot Wheels have been a fascination for a few years now, and top Cipsa collector Ted Gray has come through with a guide that cant be beat! Available on The Toy Peddler and hobbyDB! LOS AUTENICOS! New Comprehensive Guide to […]
“THE” holy grails, the Crown Jewels of the Redline era hobby, these are the infamous Original ‘68 OVER CHROMES. These cars rarely ever get offered for sale publicly, and if so, usually are traded within private Redline circles. These are by far the most sought after Redlines of all time. There are less of these known […]
When was the last time a PURPLE OLDS 442 REDLINE was available to the public? Most of these pieces are traded within the tight high-end Redline community, and rarely are seen for sale on any public sales site. The 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 (W30) The REAL Oldsmobile 442 was produced by Oldsmobile between the 1964 […]
The hobbyDB team is pleased to welcome Dan Hornberger back to our blog with his latest update on his documentary film project “Redlines to Treasure Hunts”. “Redlines to Treasure Hunts” is a full-length documentary on the history and collecting world of Hot Wheels. Dan currently has a GoFundMe to get completion costs for the film […]
hobbyDB Team: We are VERY excited about Dan Hornberger’s documentary film project “Redlines to Treasure Hunts” and are pleased to welcome him to our blog with his latest update. “Redlines to Treasure Hunts” is a full-length documentary on the history and collecting world of Hot Wheels. Dan currently has a GoFundMe to get completion costs for […]
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? […]
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