Monthly Acquistions March 2016

Quite a mix of vehicles this month. March was yet another month where my nominative budget of 100 lari ($43) was brushed aside. The biggest single purchase was the Matchbox “Classic Rides” 5 Pack (34.95 lari in Goodwill) which holds not a single unwanted model, a rarity for a five pack. The Soviet made model…

Surprise Eggs….

On visiting Pepela, I asked the assistant if there were any new diecasts since my last visit. She showed me some Welly Eggs. The egg just indicated it was a Welly product and there would be a 1:60 diecast metal product with plastic parts inside.  Also there was a warning “CHOKING HAZARD: Not suitable for…

Matchbox 5 Pack “Classic Rides”

I have written before about 5 packs before ( Matchbox 5 pack ). I have been known to buy a five pack just for one car, like the City Works (2014) five pack for the Austin Mini Van, or the Exotics (2014) for the Lamborghini Miura. The Classic Rides 5 pack didn’t have a single…

One Lari Cars

In Drybridge Market in Tbilisi, I find many interesting models at a variety of prices. Karo has lovely models but often the asking price for a model can be 50 lari, 70 lari or even 100 lari. My nominative collecting budget for the month is 100 lari. So, when I see a stall with cars…