More 3 pack and 5 pack dilemmas

Smart had a few multi-packs on display, the problem for me is the cars I want are scattered amongst the multi-packs and the multi-packs are expensive. A 3 pack is 23 lari ($9.43) and a 5 pack 35 lari ($14.34) ((single cars are 6.90 lari). Unlike XS Toys or Pepela, Smart doesn’t seem to have…

Lazare

Lazare is my third grandchild, the first two Ana and Elene aren’t interested in cars but Lazare is. Lazare sees my collection and gets understandably excited, I would have done at his age. I have set aside a box of cars, which I am happy for him to  play with as some of my collection…

Hot Wheels Temptation

There are a lot of tempting Hot Wheels models on the pegs at present. NotI haven’t found  all the ones I want (I haven’t seen the VW Kafer racer yet) but I have picked up a lot of my recent wants. Looking at the pegs in Smart there aren’t many models which don’t interest me…

Corgi “Golden Jacks”

Corgi had many innovations; one of the company’s cleverest innovations the Golden Jacks ‘Take-Off Wheels’ system which first appeared in March 1968. Authentically detailed die-cast take off wheels were fitted to these models and were attached to the axle by means of the ‘Golden Jacks‘ – die-cast golden metal stands, which when folded downwards both…