Official Archive Posts

The Essence Of The Car – And All in 1:43 Scale

The Essence Of The Car – And All in 1:43 Scale
Written by
David Roots

The Essence Of The Car started out more or less by accident. In 1994, I began work on creating the powertrain for a special four-wheel-drive supercar for a private collector. As the project progressed, it seemed sensible to gather together scale models of other supercars, by chance, all to the scale of 1/43. As time […]

Brooklin Models and hobbyDB Introduce Brooklin Digital Garage

Brooklin Models and hobbyDB Introduce Brooklin Digital Garage

hobbyDB is sitting shotgun alongside Brooklin Models in a partnership aimed at creating the ultimate resource for fans and collectors of the renowned white metal models. We call it the Brooklin Digital Garage, a tool that allows you to personalize your own collection by perusing every Brooklin Model created in the company’s 40-year history, including […]

5 Reasons why you should not buy Models of Old Cars

5 Reasons why you should not buy Models of Old Cars
Written by
Volodymyr Sorokolat

What car models do you collect? The ones you saw as a child, owned or dream of owning? Whatever your answer is, as a model maker and experienced collector, I must warn you: playing with these adult toys can be unpredictable and even dangerous, especially when it comes to models of the cars from the […]

Introducing the hobbyDB and Brooklin Models Digital Garage

Introducing the hobbyDB and Brooklin Models Digital Garage

Brooklin Models is teaming up with hobbyDB in a joint effort to create the ultimate online collecting experience for its fans – the ability to create their own digital Garage. What’s in the Digital Garage The jointly created database will live on Brooklin Models’ website and feature all Brooklin Models ever made since the company’s […]

Black Sands Entertainment the latest to join the hobbyDB Archives!

Black Sands Entertainment the latest to join the hobbyDB Archives!

We’re excited to welcome our newest Official Archive – Black Sands Entertainment! Co-founded by husband and wife duo Manuel and Geiszel Godoy, the Black Sands Entertainment team is taking Hollywood by storm by staying true to the African American story. “For the last 35 years, Hollywood has invested in 135 films about ancient civilizations. Of […]

Introducing Devil’s Due Comics: The FIRST Comic Publisher to Join the hobbyDB Archives

Introducing Devil’s Due Comics: The FIRST Comic Publisher to Join the hobbyDB Archives

We’re super excited to announce that Devil’s Due Comics is the FIRST Comic Book publisher to bring their massive creativity and pioneering outlook to the hobbyDB Database. Devil’s Due is a North American based comic book publisher and pop culture content creator. With hundreds of comic books carrying the Devil’s Due brand name since its […]

Introducing the New Mego Database Powered by hobbyDB

Introducing the New Mego Database Powered by hobbyDB

Mego Corp is the newest Toy Company to reveal its all-new product database, powered by hobbyDB. While they are best remembered for their wide line of popular figures from movies and TV, the company’s history goes back much further. The Mego Database will include all of that history and more. Mego was founded in 1954 […]

Elva is Newest/Oldest Official Archive on hobbyDB

Elva is Newest/Oldest Official Archive on hobbyDB

Elva, a British Sports and Racing Car manufacturer, is the latest Official Archive to appear on hobbyDB.  This Archive is a little different, though, as the company’s last car was produced almost fifty years ago. But the Elva name lives on under the tutelage of Roger Dunbar (a.k.a.. ElvaRacingRoger), who is currently reviving the name […]

GT Spirit Is Latest Company To Add Official Archives To hobbyDB

GT Spirit Is Latest Company To Add Official Archives To hobbyDB

The number of diecast companies hosting their Official Archives on hobbyDB keeps growing with the latest addition. GT Spirit is the newest model company to host on hobbyDB. A relative newcomer to the diecast business (They started in 2009), they are a small company that thinks big. Big as in, they currently only make models […]

Unusual, Unique, Even Nonexistent… The AutoCult Official Archive Has Them All

Unusual, Unique, Even Nonexistent… The AutoCult Official Archive Has Them All

AutoCult is the latest diecast company to host their Official Archive on hobbyDB. If you’re not familiar with them, that’s okay… you’re probably just as unfamiliar with the cars they model. But once you see what AutoCult does, you’ll be hooked. Most model car companies play it relatively safe when they decide what automobiles to […]

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