Joschik Posts

The People I Work With…

The People I Work With…

Joschik

Saw this today on Facebook  –     and yes, that was hobbyDB… and yes, we hired him!  It made me reflect on the amazing, gregarious, dedicated and fun team I have been working with – regardless of whether they were interns or my co-founder Alex.  Same for our Squad Members, many (too many to […]

Hearing from a friend after a very long time

Hearing from a friend after a very long time

Joschik

I checked in with a friend that I had not seen or heard from for a long time and I got this…   Ha ha, no photo of the wife (new wife) or maybe possible children, nothing about the career or the latest in politics.  2 photos and it seems he is happy (and I […]

Documenting Collectible History at Various Levels

Documenting Collectible History at Various Levels

hobbyDB has pages with descriptions for Brands, Makers and Series of collectibles.  We also have descriptions on the page of individual Database Items.  And now we finished working on descriptions for Variant and Subvariant Groups. Here is an example of a Variant Group description for the 1/43 Corgi Toys Porsche Targa 911S  –   This […]

The Longest Hot Wheels Track Ever

The Longest Hot Wheels Track Ever

Musings by Joschik

Here at the hobbyDB team we like toys and have good memories of having run Hot Wheels tracks as children.   And who want to have the longest track?  Here is the author at his first attempt 50 years ago (with what looks like some Tootsie Toys… not really suitable for a long track – still […]

Own One of the Original Nuremberg Toy Fair Furrington Bears!

Own One of the Original Nuremberg Toy Fair Furrington Bears!

At 60 x 60 x 60 inches large this one was too good to pass up on, everybody posed with it… They made only three of these and now one is offered for auction for charity on LinkedIn. How cool is that!  More info on owning it and helping Children in Needs is here.