Own Your Grails with new Mythic Markets and hobbyDB Partnership

Own Your Grails with new Mythic Markets and hobbyDB Partnership

hobbyDB is proud to announce another new collaboration, this time with our good friends at Mythic Markets! We’ll let them explain further… We’ve teamed with hobbyDB in the quest to democratize access to rare collectibles and investment opportunities. Nearly half a million people use hobbyDB to catalog their collections, so we’re excited to support their […]

hobbyDB teams with Legion M to Create World’s Largest Fan-Owned Entertainment Archive

hobbyDB teams with Legion M to Create World’s Largest Fan-Owned Entertainment Archive

hobbyDB is proud to announce our new collaboration with our good friends at Legion M! We’ll let them explain further… Legion M and hobbyDB partner to create the world’s largest fan-owned entertainment archive! Few things express a fans true identity like a shelf of collectibles.  From Funko Pop exclusives to commissioned art, we as fans […]

hobbyDB CEO Christian Braun Discusses with Global Toy News the Benefits of hobbyDB’s Metrics

hobbyDB CEO Christian Braun Discusses with Global Toy News the Benefits of hobbyDB’s Metrics

With shrinking margins and rising manufacturing costs, collectible brands can sometimes be at a disadvantage when it comes to accessing actionable data and valuable consumer insights – particularly when it comes to secondary markets. hobbyDB CEO Christian Braun recently shared his thoughts with Global Toy News on how brands can use hobbyDB as a window […]

Join 760 Collectors in Owning a Piece of hobbyDB

Join 760 Collectors in Owning a Piece of hobbyDB

We’re excited to report that we’ve officially zoomed past our second crowdfunding milestone of $50,000 raised! In less than three weeks, more than 90 new collectors have joined hobbyDB as owners. Many of these folks are also volunteers who lend their time and expertise to help improve hobbyDB each and every day. As promised, we […]

Welcoming Clctin users to hobbyDB!

Welcoming Clctin users to hobbyDB!

Clctin was started in 2013 and allowed its users to share and show off their collections with other collectors. Unfortunately, as we’ve seen with many other collector sites, Clctin will now be closing.  Nimrod Bar-Zeav, its founder and CEO explains “I am sad that this capital of my life is closing and enjoyed working with […]

The New Manufacturer ID

The New Manufacturer ID

With newer collectibles we often have had the issue that there was more than one reference number.  Besides the reference number that collectors know, like and often make a central part of their collecting there is also a number that brands used to track their stock and retailers use to reorder.  For example, all Mattel […]

Happy Thanksgiving, from the hobbyDB Team

Happy Thanksgiving, from the hobbyDB Team

All too often, it feels as if Thanksgiving is merely a speed bump between Halloween and the holiday season. In 2020, however, it could be argued that Thanksgiving is needed now more than ever. We here at hobbyDB are grateful for a cornucopia full of things this Thanksgiving. We’re thankful for family, friends and loved […]

Changes coming to the hobbyDB Search Experience

Changes coming to the hobbyDB Search Experience

As some of you may have noticed, we recently started to experience some performance issues, making the site harder to access. To help get things back to normal, we’ve accelerated some of our planned changes. The first of which is a change to what you see on the Database Item search page –   The […]

New to hobbyDB: Curators Wanted for Heroclix, Herocross and Metal Earth

New to hobbyDB: Curators Wanted for Heroclix, Herocross and Metal Earth

It was another big week at hobbyDB with hundreds of new items added to the database…which now boasts more than 506,000 collectibles. That’s a wealth of items from lines such as Hot Wheels, Funko and Hard Rock Café pins and more. So much more. With an ever-expanding database, we’re always on the lookout for curators […]

Project SWORD Blasts Off as hobbyDB’s Latest Partner

Project SWORD Blasts Off as hobbyDB’s Latest Partner

We have a favorite saying around here that describes hobbyDB as being “built for collectors, by collectors.” But what does that mean, exactly? Creating hobbyDB as both a community and a reliable resource begins with forging new relationships and partner opportunities with collectors, experts and enthusiasts from all walks down the (proverbial) collectible aisle. These […]