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Hot Wheel Legend Larry Wood’s LW Design to Debut with Pair of Exclusive Hall of Flame Bone Shakers!

Hot Wheel Legend Larry Wood’s LW Design to Debut with Pair of Exclusive Hall of Flame Bone Shakers!

Hot Wheels legend Larry Wood is gassing up and heading to Southern California with a new and exclusive diecast model! The renowned designer will debut his LWood Design brand with a pair of original diecast models at the 37th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention, held Oct. 4-8 at the LAX Marriott.   Those in attendance […]

Why I’m Getting to Know the New TTP

Why I’m Getting to Know the New TTP

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I have done toy shows in the Denver area since 1992. I had a part in a small toy store, Toybox Treasures for a while and was on TTP since the mid-2000s, so I know a lot of collectors. Most of them were also on TTP and while new ones have joined a lot of […]

Takanobu Ochiai’s Collection is a Trip Back into Early Diecast History

Takanobu Ochiai’s Collection is a Trip Back into Early Diecast History

Hideaki Tanaka is an enthusiastic model car collector and manages the Mini Auto Club of Japan (MACJ).  In a series of blog posts he will tell us more about models made in Japan, the Club and its members.  Read them all here.   Takanobu Ochiai One of our members, Takanobu Ochiai, had one of the […]

Castheads Magazine to Take the Wheel of the Model Car Hall of Fame

Castheads Magazine to Take the Wheel of the Model Car Hall of Fame

From Carroll Shelby to Larry Wood and all pioneers between, the Model Car Hall of Fame has gathered together enthusiasts from across the scale vehicle world to celebrate all the best in the hobby (by now around 250 individuals, brands and models). Ever since taking over management in 2017, the hobbyDB team has loved every […]

Real Estate Veteran and HW Collector Bruce Pascal Joins hobbyDB as Lead Investor in its Second Crowdfunding Round

Real Estate Veteran and HW Collector Bruce Pascal Joins hobbyDB as Lead Investor in its Second Crowdfunding Round

As our second crowdfunding initiative kicks off, we’re excited to welcome Bruce Pascal as the round’s lead investor. With more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Pascal is best known in the business community as a real estate veteran who has handled some of the most complex and largest lease transactions in the […]