Announcements

Corgi Celebrates 65 Years of Diecast And Looks Ahead

If it feels like the Corgi brand of diecast vehicles has been around forever, well, it has. This year Corgi celebrates its 65th anniversary with a loving look back at its roots and a detailed look at its future. The beloved diecast company finds itself in a transition, as Darrell Burge, who was the brand […]

Massive Mercedes-Benz Diecast Display Coming to India Dealership

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Get your passports ready if you’re a fan of Mercedes-Benz, especially in miniature. Landmark Cars in Ahmedabad, India will be hosting a huge display of diecast Mercedes-Benz models for one weekend in December. The gathering of rare, mostly high-end M-B models will be on display only December 11-12, 2021 at the popular car dealership.  Over 500 […]

Owner of VDM Models Offers Reasons to NOT Buy His Models

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We all love diecast collecting for a variety of reasons, and everyone has their own personal tastes. Vladimir Sorokolat, the owner of the relatively new model car company VDM, makes precisely detailed miniatures of really old, really obscure cars. And he recently suggested why you might want to avoid dipping your toes into this area […]

Matchbox Museum Makes Magnificent Memories

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Of all the British diecast brands such as Corgi and Dinky, Matchbox is the one that had the biggest cultural impact in the United States. Dealing mostly in smaller 1/64 scale instead of 1/43 scale, the cars were cheaper to buy and not as valuable (at the time) to bury in the sandbox.  Despite their […]

The 2020 Event was the Isolation Island Concours d’ Elegance

Very much a 2020 and COVID-19 invention, this was an online concours d’elegance event started at the end of March of 2020 by friends Chairman Andy Reid and Vice-Chairman Dirk de Jager.  Nine months and 8 more events later they just announced the Annual Winners.  Check out the Award Ceremony, a roughly 30-minute video here. […]