On Documenting Collectibles Posts

Getting Hot Wheels Listings Right – Part 1

Getting Hot Wheels Listings Right – Part 1

Hot Wheels is believed to be the most collected diecast brand, ever. It is also most likely the best-researched one. And the one that for sure has the most variations – card differences, stickers, decals, interior colors and many other details make Hot Wheels such an exciting area!  It also created pages and pages of […]

Why Subjects could be your new friend (and how they can become even more awesome!)

Why Subjects could be your new friend (and how they can become even more awesome!)

Musings by Joschik

Generally, folks use the Database Items search to find that Boba Fett San Diego Comic-Con Special or literature about the 1972 Ford F100 Pick-up, but have you tried Subjects? There are already 90,000 pages dedicated to movie characters, racing drivers and designers as well as Brands, Series, Cities, Movies and and and. When searching for […]

Informed Buyer and Informed Seller…

Informed Buyer and Informed Seller…

Sometimes that study of Economics pays dividends…   Some of the premises to establish a solid value (for hobbyDB, our Estimated Value) are the following  – Many buyers and sellers Standardized products Independent buyers and sellers Well-informed buyers and sellers   As our plan to improve the quality of our Estimated Values some of the […]

Introducing the hobbyDB App Roadmap

Introducing the hobbyDB App Roadmap

Our vision is to combine the best that an App can do with a very user-friendly mobile website.  That way we get all the benefits without having to support duplicated code base.  That sounds good but what does it mean for you? An App has the advantage to be on your mobile phone’s home screen […]

How to best pass on your Collection to the Next Generation

How to best pass on your Collection to the Next Generation

Jeff Veres

I am using hobbyDB to catalog and organize my collection so it can be passed down to my heirs. I have seen a lot of collectors pass away and watched in horror their collections sold off for pennies on the dollar.  Always almost due to the fact that their heirs could not catalog it, and […]