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Mom & Pop Shopping: Out The Box in Thornton, Colorado

Mom & Pop Shopping: Out The Box in Thornton, Colorado

We’re celebrating National Mom and Pop Business Owner Day with the first in a new series designed to showcase some of our favorite local brick & mortar stores where community is just as important as the collectibles they sell. If you find yourself inside of Out The Box in Thornton, Colorado, you’re already having a […]

Colorado companies join hobbyDB to document every collectible ever made!

Colorado companies join hobbyDB to document every collectible ever made!

Colorado companies, museums and collectors are helping power Boulder-based hobbyDB to new heights! Built by collectors, for collectors, our goal is to document one billion collectibles. From Hot Wheels to Funko, and trading cards to comic books, the database currently houses more than 500,000 collectibles. And it’s growing every day. We’re able to make this […]

Fireball Tim Visits hobbyDB, Shelby American Collection, and More In Boulder

Fireball Tim Visits hobbyDB, Shelby American Collection, and More In Boulder

The folks at hobbyDB recently enjoyed a couple days hanging out with Fireball Tim Lawrence, dropping in on some automotive attractions in the Boulder Colorado area. Fireball was visiting to record video for his Fireball Malibu Vlog on his his website fireballtim.com. First, let’s clear up the confusion about his name. “Fireball” is not a […]

Auto-Archives Car of the Month — 1986 Citroën 2CV6 Spécial (The Deux Chevaux)

Citroën unveiled the 2CV— The Deux Chevaux: signifying two nominal horsepower (initially it was only 12hp)—at the 1948 Paris Salon. The 2CV, conceived and designed by Citroën Vice-President Pierre Boulanger, quickly became a bestseller, achieving his aim of providing rural French people with a motorized alternative to the horse and cart the majority were still […]

Auto-Archives Car of the Month — (Bocar) Bob Carnes’ Short Lived 50s Brand

What is a Bocar you may be thinking? Its no ordinary vehicle, its quite a speed machine. The Bocars were created and produced by BOb CARnes (do you get where he came up with the name from?) during the late 1950s and early 1960s in Lakewood, Colorado. The vehicles were available in both kit or […]

Auto-Archives Car of the Month — 1975 Porsche 911 RSR

Throughout the late 1960s and early 70s, the factory Porsche race team was extremely successful with their 908, 917, 917/10 and 917/30 models. However, these larger capacity prototypes were extremely expensive for the small Porsche factory team to build and develop, and, as a result, Porsche did not have a competitive car ready for the […]

Auto-Archives Car of the Month — 1958 Packard Hawk

The Packard Hawk was the sportiest of the four Packard-badged Studebakers produced in 1958, the final year of Packard production. In 1956, the Studebaker-Packard company was in financial trouble and the Curtiss Wright Corporation was put in charge of management. Everything was consolidated to the Studebaker plants in South Bend, Indiana. The 1957-1958 Packard models […]

Bocar – Bob Carnes’ Short Lived 50s Racing Cars Brand

Bocar – Bob Carnes’ Short Lived 50s Racing Cars Brand

Bocar… what is a Bocar you may be thinking? It’s no ordinary vehicle, it’s quite a speed machine. The Bocars were created and produced by BOb CARnes (do you get where he came up with the name from?) during the late 1950s and early 1960s in Lakewood, Colorado. The vehicles were available in both kit […]

Take a Trip to America’s Largest Comics Store, Mile High Comics

Take a Trip to America’s Largest Comics Store, Mile High Comics
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Musings by Joschik

The other day I spoke to Chuck Rozanksi, the owner of Mile High Comics about meeting up.  He suggested that I should come to the Mile High warehouse, America’s Largest Comics Store- and am I glad I did! It might not look much from the outside but it is just enormous inside and every nook and cranny […]

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