In the last decades, the toy industry has been changing very fast in the way we used to know it, and there are many factors which are contributing to it. Licensing has been playing an important role, bringing an avalanche of series from several brands, offering endless possibilities to the different customer segments. Besides, toys […]
Lego dominates the toy aisle. The toy industry’s Big 3, Lego, Hasbro, and Mattel, are starting to look like the Big 1. That domination is the subject of an excellent article by Wall Street Journal writer, Trefor Moss, entitled “How Lego Beat Barbie and Monopoly.” He puts it this way: Less than a decade ago, […]
Painting miniature models has gained popularity in recent years with games like Dungeons and Dragons becoming more mainstream. It involves painting figurines, ranging from fantasy creatures and characters to historical soldiers and vehicles. It’s incredibly relaxing and the remainder of this blog will provide a low stress and approachable methodology for getting started painting miniatures. […]
Here on hobbyDB we have slowly been building up the number of Breyer model horses on the database. You may have seen these plastic horses (and other animals) appearing, some even having eye watering values, and wondered where they’ve all come from. Well let me share! Breyer Animal Creations, owned by Reeves International, is an […]
Christian asked and here they are, my 20 most favored postcards showing Porsche 356s in daily life. They are rather scarce despite the saying ‘where’s a Volkswagen there’s a Porsche, I must have some 400 of them and most happily there are thousands left to discover! Every morning I’m searching on the net to find […]
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