Curators Posts

News from John and the Brooklin Collectors Club

News from John and the Brooklin Collectors Club

I’ve had a lot of folks asking me what I’ll be doing since the last club I was involved with announced my “term was up.” That statement was a surprise to many, myself, as one of the founders, included. So, now It’s time to move on. I remain passionate about the hobby and all the […]

Pin Master, Owner and Friend Lena was Called Home

Pin Master, Owner and Friend Lena was Called Home

We sadly heard today that Pin Master for Austin and San Antonio, Lena Boutelle, passed away earlier this week. She joined us when the Hard Rock Café transferred the database to us and was always willing to help out. Later she became a shareholder and you could always call on her help (and on some […]

Why as a Collector I Invested in hobbyDB

Why as a Collector I Invested in hobbyDB

kuvakas

I’m not a financial expert or even really an investor. I’m a pastor from Central Virginia who has been car crazy since birth and collects 1/43 scale model cars. So, the world of high finance, stock offerings, annual reports and proxy voting is unfamiliar ground for me. Still, I was intrigued by a new crowdfunding […]

Collector, Investor, Officer, Evangelist, Youtube Star, Networker Par Excellence and just an all-around awfully nice guy

Collector, Investor, Officer, Evangelist, Youtube Star, Networker Par Excellence and just an all-around awfully nice guy

Musings By Joschik

hobbyDB Superstar Karl Schnelle AKA Stroget introduced me a while ago to fellow collector John Kuvakas and since then we spoke a lot and, boy, did I enjoy every one of those calls!  So when he did his second video on how to use hobbyDB I felt I just have to pay tribute to all […]

Märklin and Paul Deardorff coming to hobbyDB

Märklin and Paul Deardorff coming to hobbyDB

Musings by Joschik

We’ve made it our mission to partner with collectors from all around the world.  Today, we feel very privileged to introduce a long-time supporter, who will work with hobbyDB to add a considerable amount of information to the database. Ten years ago and before the start of hobbyDB, Paul and I began a dialog about […]