Getting Started at hobbyDB

New to hobbyDB? Here’s our quick start guide! Finding collectible items is easy on our site. Just go to the search window at the top of any page and punch in a few words! You can now browse our huge database of collectibles. You can do a lot more than just look… Start by logging […]

Motorcycles Roar Into hobbyDB Database

As our online catalog of everything collectible continues to expand, we have added a section for motorcycles… real, full-size 1:1 scale bikes, that is. This includes choppers, sport bikes, scooters, cruisers, and everything in between. Having a comprehensive listing of motorbikes will benefit collectors of model motorcycles as well, as you will now be able […]

hobbyDB joins Time Warp Comics for Free Comic Book Day

The best things in life are free, and that includes comic books! In Boulder, Time Warp Comics shop saw a line go down the block and around the corner… and that was an hour before they even opened. Costumed kids, authentic Imperial Storm Troopers, and the 1989 Batmobile (yes, the real Batmobile) were there to […]

The net’s hottest new Hot Wheels Catalog…

As part of our grand plan to catalog everything, the hobbyDB gang have decided that a good thing to start with would be Hot Wheels. (We don’t believe in starting small…). That’s every Hot Wheels ever made in every variation, of course. And we’re not just talking about the Mainline, or just the cars. We […]

Free Shipping on ACME Trading Company models at hobbyDB!

To celebrate hobbyDB’s new marketplace for buying and selling diecast and other collectibles, the folks at ACME Trading Company are making a fantastic offer… The first five 1:18 scale ACME diecast car models sold at hobbyDB will come with FREE SHIPPING…ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! They have several of their super-detailed models up for sale right […]

hobbyDB Marketplace Makes First Sale!

This unassuming little diecast car is very important to hobbyDB… It’s a Playart VW Golf GTI, and it is the very first item sold on our new marketplace. The sales system is up and running, and we are tirelessly tweaking it to make it easier to use for the buyer and seller. To get started […]

Big Fun, Miniature Diecast at the 15th Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals

Our good friend and  diecast collector Chris Parker attended the 15th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals from March 25-29 in Lexington, Kentucky. While some models were hard to find, good times were aplenty. Here are some highlights from Chris. Special edition Hot Wheels cars were available to attendees. Note the special white letter tires exclusive […]

Boyd Coddington Online Museum Adds the Smoothster

We’ve added another famous custom creation to the hobbyDB Boyd Coddington online catalog. This week, it’s the Smoothster 1937 Ford Cabriolet. The Smoothster’s flawlessly clean lines and absolute banishment of clutter extends into the engine compartment, where the yellow-and-chrome fuel-injected Corvette mill looks as if it were on a platform in an art gallery. Our […]

hobbyDB to document Liska, Tanahara (and every other Legendary Automotive Artist)

What do automotive illustrator Hans Liska and customizer Luis Tanahara have in common (besides creating amazing art involving automobiles)? Both designers are started to be archived here at hobbyDB: Hans Liska (1907-83) was an Austrian-born painter whose oeuvre spanned themes from WW II to ads for Mercedes-Benz to flamenco to cities and landscapes. He worked as […]

Boyd Coddington Custom Car Online Museum now open on hobbyDB 

Our online catalog of collectibles is now the official online home of the Boyd Coddington Custom Car Museum. We are working directly with Boyd Coddington Jr. to create a comprehensive showing of his vehicles as well as the models and other collectibles based on them. We’ll add to the collection every couple of weeks, so […]