Highlights 2014: Part Two (July to December 2014)

July 2014 Hot Wheels Nissan Skyline 2000 H/T GT-X. I love this casting, I ended up with five of them (four with roll bar, which is the rarer version). August 2014 Corgi Ferrari 250 LM Berlinetta. It was a surprise finding this model in Tbilisi at a reasonable price (20 lari). See earlier post: A Good day at the…

Christmas Presents to Self

25th December: Happy Christmas! Here in Tbilisi, 25th December is a normal working day. Christmas is celebrated on the night of 6th/7th January with an all night vigil in church. After working in the morning, I made a detour to one of the local markets, Vagzlis Basroba, and bought myself some small Christmas presents. At the…

2014 Highlights: Part One (January to June 2014)

Looking back at over 200 cars, I’ve collected in the year, the following are the highlights from the first six months. January 2014. ’76 Chevy Chevette, Hot Wheels Flying Customs. I found this in a toy shop in Kusadasi (Turkey).  February 2014. Jaguar E Type. Corgi. Arguably the most beautiful car in the world. March 2014. Maserati…

Custom Volkswagen Beetle

This is one Yellow Hot Wheels bug which looks a lot of fun….as we hit the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, this miniature is waiting for the return of Summer to have some fun on the beach with the Dune Buggies.

Monthly Acquisitions: December 2014

Another month way over budget. Too much temptation or my collecting is becoming an addiction? I set myself a nominative budget of 100 lari ($53.88) a month, this is enough to buy 20 Hot Wheels cars (usually priced at 4 lari 90 here). I managed to get 5 days into December before my first purchase,…