Lamborghini Countach

Countach. An Italian exclamation of astonishment! The hottest supercar of the 1980s.  Designed, like the Miura it replaced, by Marcello Gandini. In the eighties posters of the Countach would adorn the walls of any teen petrolhead. Jay Leno used one as an everyday vehicle in the eighties. It produced a whopping 455 hp, the first…

Monthly Acquisitions May 2017

This has been a really crazy month for the collection. I found a new store of secondhand toys in the basement of a house near the central station, where I picked up 15 models, mostly Matchbox for 3 lari a piece. I was like Ali Baba in the cave of the 40 thieves. I’ll present…

Travels with Beetle

When I go on an excursion or trip, I like to take a model car with me, as there may be some interesting photo opportunities. On Sunday, I went on an excursion to Dashbashi Canyon (details of the trip: An Excursion to Dashbashi Canyon), in my pocket I took this Matchbox VW Beetle 4 x…