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Classic Christmas Toys of the Past and Their Present Day Equivalents

Classic Christmas Toys of the Past and Their Present Day Equivalents

Now that the gifts are unboxed and wrapping paper has been tossed out, we’re curious to see what was under your tree this year. Christmas gifts have come a long way. So we decided to take a look at some of the favorite gifts from Christmases long ago and offer up some fun comparisons to […]

K.I.T.T. and Knight Rider Collectibles Turn 40 Years Old!

K.I.T.T. and Knight Rider Collectibles Turn 40 Years Old!

It was 40 years ago today (Sept. 26) when America first gathered around their televisions to allow Knight Rider to roll into their living rooms. Four seasons and 90 episodes later and the sentient 1982 Pontiac Trans Am known as K.I.T.T. is now one of the most recognizable TV cars of all time. And Knight […]

Planet Diecast’s Charity Dinner with Marcel R Van Cleemput

Planet Diecast’s Charity Dinner with Marcel R Van Cleemput
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Musings by Joschik

As part of a fundraising drive for the Helen and Douglas House children’s charity Tony Brandon, Christian Braun and I met Marcel for dinner last Saturday. Apologies from Andrew Adamides (Editor’s Note: that is Baskingshark here on the site), Chris Aston (of Aston Auctions), Hugo Marsh (formerly Christie’s and now SAS) and Tom Hickwell who after paying up […]

Knockoffs and Copies are Surprisingly Common (And Collectible)

Knockoffs and Copies are Surprisingly Common (And Collectible)

A while back we took a look at how certain model cars featured unusual discrepancies that were also found on earlier models of that car by different companies.  In these cases, even if the maker of the newer model was authorized to create a model of that particular vehicle, they incorrectly based some of their decisions […]

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