Coke is it! Not only has Coca-Cola been quenching people’s thirsts since its inception in 1892, but it’s iconic red logo is recognizable world wide. And in turn, has led to countless collectibles. Which we’re attempting to document on hobbyDB. So we thought we’d take a look at some of the most valuable among them. […]
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 […]
Few logos in the history of automotive industry advertising are as recognizable as the orange and blue of Union 76. Union 76 got their start in 1932 as a new extension of Union Oil Company of California (later Unocal). Its gas stations dominated the California coast for three decades from its El Segundo headquarters before […]
We’re throwing open the garage doors for our latest Top 10 list, a look at the most valuable Fast & Furious collectibles! But which from more than 450 items found on hobbyDB from brands such as Hot Wheels, GreenLight and Funko are worth the most? We decided to take a look! Remember, estimated values tend […]
It’s time to play the music! It’s time to light the lights! It’s time to meet the Top-20 Most Valuable Muppets on hobbyDB tonight! Who doesn’t love Jim Henson’s The Muppets? From Animal to Yolanda the Rat and all the funny fuzziness between, The Muppets have spawned an entire industry of collectibles from classic plush […]
Few vehicle brands have had a more of an impact on the world of performance, style and power than that of Porsche. The same can be said for Porsche collectibles. Since its inception in 1931 at the hands of Ferdinand Porsche, the German company is among the kings of the auto industry along with some […]
Tomica has been a driving force in the world of diecast for more than half a century. Despite turning 50 years old in 2020, Tomica isn’t letting up on the gas, including its long-awaited return to North American retailers. You’ll find more than 7,850 Tomica models listed in the hobbyDB database. And much of that […]
After a long absence from the U.S. and Canadian market, Japanese diecast giant Tomica is coming back. An initial wave of 6 models recently started showing up at Walmart stores, followed soon by half a dozen more. Tomica has been in the diecast business since the early 1970s, and are the biggest brand in Japan […]
Tomica started as a brand of scale models of Japanese cars for the Japanese market. But in the early 1970s, the brand expanded worldwide, and soon, Tomica 1/64 cars represented many European and North American models. Here’s a brief history of their production and expansion during the decade. By the way, Tomica designed their cars […]
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