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Get to Know – Former Hot Wheels Designer Bob Rosas

Get to Know – Former Hot Wheels Designer Bob Rosas

As car fans, we explicitly know what drives our fandom. But what about those who help fuel that fanaticism? What are their favorite castings, real-life cars and more? We decided to find out via our Q&A series where we ask icons and veterans from the world of model cars about the automobiles that helped shape […]

Top-10 Most Valuable Gulf Oil Collectibles on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most Valuable Gulf Oil Collectibles on hobbyDB

When it comes to iconic logos in the world of motorsports and automobilia, few are as recognizable worldwide as Gulf Oil. The same can be said for collectibles. But which ones are as good as striking oil? We take a look. Remember, estimated values tend to fluctuate, especially as we add more and more items […]

From Germany to Australia, the History of the 1960 Goggomobil

From Germany to Australia, the History of the 1960 Goggomobil

From 1959–1961 Bill Buckle of Sydney famously imported the Goggomobil from Germany into Australia and in 1960 using the base of the successful Goggomobil Dart sedan, produced the Carryall delivery van completely in house from his own unique design. The concept was to produce a utilitarian van that would have a cheap purchase price, was […]

Why as a Collector I Invested in hobbyDB

Why as a Collector I Invested in hobbyDB
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kuvakas

I’m not a financial expert or even really an investor. I’m a pastor from Central Virginia who has been car crazy since birth and collects 1/43 scale model cars. So, the world of high finance, stock offerings, annual reports and proxy voting is unfamiliar ground for me. Still, I was intrigued by a new crowdfunding […]

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