Monthly Acquisitions: February 2015

After the excesses of recent months, February has been more restrained. This is partly because I’m being more discerning of what I buy and partly because most of the outlets I visit don’t have anything I really want, I’m getting better at walking away empty handed…but still sometimes I feel compelled to get something when…

Toyota 4 x 4

I have a few Toyotas (about 20) in my collection. Toyotas are renowned for their reliability and their indestructibility. Here are three of my Toyota 4 x 4s : a Tacoma (Matchbox), RAV 4 (Majorette) and 4Runner (Matchbox). The Matchbox Tacoma has a lot of detail at the back, but it has blackened out windows,…

HW40 and Fast FeLion

I don’t usually collect cars not based on real vehicles, there are some exceptions like the Bosozoku inspired Mad Manga designed by Jun Imai. I also have a few Imagination vehicles imagineered by various Hot Wheels designers, usually these were extras in three packs. This month I bought two more: HW40 and Fast FeLion. These exotic looking cars were created…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Scale.” My hobby is collected diecast scale model cars. Above, Maisto Chevrolet Corvette 1:24 Scale and some Porsches from Kinder Surprise eggs around 1:87 scale…and below with a tiny hot rod Chevy…