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Renowned Collector Bruce Pascal’s Top-10 Choice Hot Wheels Items

Renowned Collector Bruce Pascal’s Top-10 Choice Hot Wheels Items
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When it comes to collecting Hot Wheels, renowned collector Bruce Pascal has seen it all over the decades. Today Bruce shares with us 10 vintage and rarely-before-seen Hot Wheels collectibles. Click on the images to view the item on hobbyDB! Over to you, Bruce!   Japanese Hot Wheels in 1978 If you wanted to buy […]

Bruce Pascal on Early Hot Wheels Prototypes

Bruce Pascal talks about early Mattel Hot Wheels Prototypes. As kids, a lot of us had a dedicated play room for our toys. But it’s a rare thing to see a grown man who still has a room dedicated to his Hot Wheels. Then again, if you had Bruce Pascal’s collection, you’d probably devote a […]

World’s Most Expensive Hot Wheels Gets Its Own NFT Equivalent!

World’s Most Expensive Hot Wheels Gets Its Own NFT Equivalent!

Following the lead of Mattel taking Hot Wheels to the NFT art world, Bruce Pascal has decided to give his most prized possession, the 1968 Pink VW Rear-Loader Beach Bomb, an NFT equivalent. Tony & Carmen Matthews, the team behind SuperFly Autos & Diecast Heroes, will be launching the Pink Beach Bomb NFT on behalf […]

Hot Wheels at the Concours at Pasadera 2021

Hot Wheels at the Concours at Pasadera 2021

August 6th Concours at Pasadera to feature HOT WHEELS!     This year’s event includes inspired collections of Hot Wheels by Mattel. Aficionados of all ages can exhibit, with five classes available to present their collection. Your collection of Hot Wheels isn’t just taking over a room in your house — it’s an investment portfolio. […]

Sweet Sixteen: The Original Hot Wheels Cars of 1968

Sweet Sixteen: The Original Hot Wheels Cars of 1968

“Sweet Sixteen: The Original Hot Wheels Cars of 1968” Revisit the launch of Hot Wheels Redline cars, as collector Gary Nabors walks the viewer though each of the sixteen models. All the original cars were based upon real cars of the time – some were hot rod versions of cars being produced by the big […]

Rare Hot Wheels Pink Beach Bomb Keeps the VW Bus Story Alive

Rare Hot Wheels Pink Beach Bomb Keeps the VW Bus Story Alive

Hot Wheels is putting out 42 VW models this year, but none of them is ever going to be worth $150,000. This one is.   If you’ve spent more time than normal looking at the things in your house this year, imagine what it’d be like if you had the rarest Hot Wheels model of […]

The Ultimate Hot Wheels Collection

The Ultimate Hot Wheels Collection

Hot Wheels came out in 1968 when Bruce was just 7 years old. He was hooked then as a child, and the love affair with Hot Wheels started over again in 1999 when his mother gave him a cigar box with his childhood cars. Within 6 months of that day, he jumped at the chance […]

Owner of $1.5 Million Worth of Hot Wheels Reveals the Rarest Models That Could Fetch Thousands

Owner of $1.5 Million Worth of Hot Wheels Reveals the Rarest Models That Could Fetch Thousands

This man’s Hot Wheels collection is worth a staggering $1.5 million They first hit toy stores in 1968 and were an instant hit, bringing smiles to kids faces across the globe. But these days, Hot Wheels cars mean big business and big bucks with collectors spending thousands on some models. Meet Bruce Pascal, who first […]

The Collectors Who Spend Thousands on Rare Hot Wheels

The Collectors Who Spend Thousands on Rare Hot Wheels

Every year, Mattel sells nearly $1B worth of new toy cars to kids. But on the secondary market, adult collectors and dealers reign supreme. By day, Bruce Pascal is a successful commercial real estate executive who brokers multimillion-dollar deals in the nation’s capital. By night, he buys $5k Hot Wheels cars on eBay. The 59 […]

How Chevy Invented Hot Wheels

How Chevy Invented Hot Wheels

The history of Hot Wheels is inextricably linked to Chevrolet, as deep-pocketed super collectors like Bruce Pascal can tell you. Hot Wheels® might be the best-selling toy brand of all time, with a total production of more than 6 billion cars since the brand’s founding in 1968. That doesn’t just amount to 16.5 tiny cars […]

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