My Top Ten Posts

My Top-10: Model Racing Transporter Trucks – Part One

My Top-10: Model Racing Transporter Trucks – Part One

I love trucks! I grew up around trucks of every shape and size and trucks have been a part of my life as far back as I can remember. I even drove trucks for my father’s business for a few years until I started what eventually became my career. That love and affinity for trucks […]

My Top 10 European police car models in 1/64 scale

My Top 10 European police car models in 1/64 scale
Written by
FritsM

Christian asked me if I could do a top 10 police car models… “Of course” I thought…, but it wasn’t easy, and actually I had to set some boundaries to choose from as otherwise it would just be impossible. So, to begin with I decided to focus on 3 inch diecast and European cars (both […]

Ted’s Top-12 Collectibles from “Button Power: 125 Years of Saying It With Buttons”

Ted’s Top-12 Collectibles from “Button Power: 125 Years of Saying It With Buttons”
Written by
Ted Hake

I have been a pinback button collector and dealer for 63 of my 80 years. I love the color and design of the best ones and I see each button as a survivor representing a moment in the life of America. Buttons led me to create America’s first and most diversified collectibles auction in 1967; […]

My Top-10: Classic Center in Australia’s Favorite Mercedes-Benz Model Cars

My Top-10: Classic Center in Australia’s Favorite Mercedes-Benz Model Cars

Dev Kuruppu is an expert model car collector with a particular eye for Mercedes-Benz Miniatures. The founder of the Classic Center in Australia, today Dev shares 10 of his favorite Mercedes-Benz models from more than two decades of collecting. Over to you, Dev! I acquired my first Mercedes-Benz, a W123 200, in 2000 and became […]

My Top-10: Designer Art Horror Figures from the Ukraine’s CocoonToy Brand

My Top-10: Designer Art Horror Figures from the Ukraine’s CocoonToy Brand
Written by
Ivan Grodzensky

CocoonToy brand is us, a family of Ukrainian artists. My wife, Anna, started this project four years ago. At some point she decided to give up her profession as an Internet designer and do what she liked – creating fantasy creatures and making their sculptures. At that moment I was engaged in manufacturing. I had […]

My Top-10: Professional Hot Wheels Customizer Karli-Martin Sanger

My Top-10: Professional Hot Wheels Customizer Karli-Martin Sanger

Karli-Martin Sanger is a German professional customizer of Hot Wheels and other model cars and is known for his award-winning designs via his brand Kraut Customs. Today he shares 10 of his favorite builds from his career. And now you’ll find a lot of his customs as an Official hobbyDB Archive! Over to you, Karli! […]

My Top-10: Super7 Figures From Action Figure Designer Mondo

My Top-10: Super7 Figures From Action Figure Designer Mondo
Written by
Mondo

Armando “Mondo” Roque has a keen eye when it comes to the worlds of sci-fi, the supernatural and lots more.  A self-professed serial doodler, Mondo approaches his action figures projects and beyond with a child-like wonder. Which you can see in the fine detail of his work with brands such as Super7 and Fugglers. His […]

Top-10 Automobilia and Model Vehicle Dioramas and Signature Pieces

Top-10 Automobilia and Model Vehicle Dioramas and Signature Pieces
Written by
Old Irish
Jerry Liudahl

I have been collecting miniature cars for almost seven decades, literally all my life. Starting out with Dinky Toys and later Corgi, I developed a love for miniature cars and trucks which has carried over to this day. Over the years, I have amassed and sold a couple of collections, but have retained many of […]

My Top-10: The Best Funko Pop! Prototypes

My Top-10: The Best Funko Pop! Prototypes
Written by
John Krajnovich

I started my Funko collection years ago when one of my coworkers got me one for a present and the rest was history. I’m a big baseball card and sports memorabilia collector so this just fit. Soon I had almost every Funko Mini there was before moving on to Pints, which I completed. Then it […]

10 Vintage Models from the Morris Museum’s Guinness Collection of Mechanical Music & Automata

10 Vintage Models from the Morris Museum’s Guinness Collection of Mechanical Music & Automata

Jere Ryder has been Conservator for the Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata at the Morris Museum, since it became the beneficiary of that collection in 2003, a year after Guinness’ passing. Situated in Morristown, New Jersey, the collection comprises over 750 objects, making it one of the largest of its […]

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