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 […]
Musings by Joschik
Visiting museums is one of my favorite pastimes and I’ve been to more than 400 of them (including personal collections that are so extensive and well-displayed that I count them as museums!) Museums play an important part in promoting collecting and I think hobbyDB can add enormous value to them as part of the collecting […]
Saw these Hot Wheels Kinder Eggs Grocery Shopping in Spain – With that promising packaging I had to get a few of them – Lots of chocolate (but not the best) – Lots of packaging – Here are the first ten toys where I had no idea of how they were […]
My good internet friend Viljar just told me about his newest project and I felt I had to share it (and book a long overdue trip to Estonia to meet him in person!). Estonia has had 3 toy companies, Norma, Salvo, and the Tartu Plastic Experimental Factory between 1960 and 1991. The exhibition will be […]
I just heard that we lost Jim – one of the most friendliest and helpful folks I ever met. Rob Graves introduced us in 2015 and since then Jim has always been there when needed. He was also one of the unluckiest folks that I know, with way too many accidents and health problems and […]
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