When it comes to collecting, few genres are more steeped in history than doll collecting. Jackie Fulmer has spent a lifetime collecting and documenting the history of dolls, through books, websites and lots more. We’re grateful to announce that Jackie, a new hobbyDB Shareholder, has agreed to share some of her expertise as the latest […]
We’re thrilled to announce our next exclusive hobbyDB Digital Collectible and we think you’ll find it quite photogenic. Our latest artistic collaboration brings us into the world of Toy Photography and a stylish new collection from photographer Jared Middleton, better known as Sirdork. The series entitled the “Sirdork Collection” features 21 photo illustrations depicting Star […]
Hutt! Hutt! Hike! Before video games and the likes of John Madden and Tecmo Bowl captured the fervor of young football fans everywhere, there was that familiar buzz. Chris LeMay has spent his life getting to know everything there is about the unmistakable rattle that comes with the classic Electric Football Game. Chris is the […]
Since 1998 Hideaki is the director of the Nostalgic Toy Cars Museum. He is also a co-founder and Secretary of the Mini Auto Club of Japan (MACJ). He has always been more than willing to engage in dialog with other model car collectors around the globe. He already wrote a number of blog posts about […]
It’s 2022 and we’re super excited about what lies ahead for hobbyDB and our family of brands, including Pop Price Guide and The Toy Peddler. But before we look ahead, we want to take a glance back at the year that was 2021 for hobbyDB. From welcoming new partners, investors, and friends, to new features, […]
Gianluigi Cappi is a collector with a multitude of interests. None of them, however, are closer to his heart than his impressive collection of Brooklin Models. How vast is his Brooklin knowledge? Just ask Brooklin Models’ management team, who purchased one of Gianluigi’s early books to learn more about the history of their brand! Or […]
We’ve made it our mission to partner with collectors from all around the world. Today, we feel very privileged to introduce a long-time supporter, who will work with hobbyDB to add a considerable amount of information to the database. Ten years ago and before the start of hobbyDB, Paul and I began a dialog about […]
For Alex Procyk, collecting tinplate models has been a lifetime of toying with reality in the best possible way. A collector, author and tinplate connoisseur, we’re excited to introduce Alex as the latest expert to join the hobbyDB community and Advisory Council. Alex has been collecting tinplate models for more than 50 years, amassing quite […]
When it comes to Timpo Toys, Alfred Plath considers it a little more than just collecting. It’s more like time traveling. Alfred has spent close to six decades “traveling through time” to learn everything he can about an item, from production sites and processes to its history and relationship with its country of origin. And […]
The hobbyDB and collectible community lost a beloved member earlier this year with the passing of Botho G. Wagner. Botho, 85, was an avid collector with a notable collection of tin toys that included rarities from Bing and Marklin. He authored several books on collectibles and toys. Find them on hobbyDB with subjects covering tin […]
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