Events Posts

A Roundup of ToyCon UK 2024!

A Roundup of ToyCon UK 2024!

Catxx

A review of ToyCon UK which took place in April in London, UK.

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 […]

hobbyDB’s Coolest Things We Saw at the 2024 Nuremberg Toy Fair!

hobbyDB’s Coolest Things We Saw at the 2024 Nuremberg Toy Fair!

Baskingshark

After a couple of years off starting in 2020 for obvious reasons, the world-famous Nuremberg Toy Fair returned in 2023 and has just wrapped up its 2024 outing. Long known as THE place for toy and collectible companies to debut their latest products, it’s always a visual feast for eventgoers as exhibitors tempt buyers by […]

hobbyDB Local Directory: Motorama Returns to Penn. with Races & Diecast

hobbyDB Local Directory: Motorama Returns to Penn. with Races & Diecast

What’s going on in the world of collectibles in your neck of the woods? The hobbyDB Local Directory is here to keep you in the know. With the Local Directory, you can find events, museums and stores in your area all tailored to your collection and interests. Thanks in part to our handy search filters. […]

Our Very Own Viljar Organizes an Exhibition on Estonian Model Cars

Our Very Own Viljar Organizes an Exhibition on Estonian Model Cars

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 […]