Expensive premiums……

I was not at all happy that seller Ami Ami on ebay point blank refuses to lower the value of any shipment out of Japan declaring it merchandise as opposed to a “gift”. I truly believe there is an underwritten code that for collectors, the value of such items is declared so as to get…

Tomica

How to enhance your brand

As we know, Jason Horowitz is pretty smug at El Segundo. Not only is he enhancing his CV with the HW brand, but there is an abundance of funding as well to produce playsets, etc. Stark contrast to what Matchbox can muster. However, for years and consistently, Tomica has been producing a steady stream of…

More superb Nissans for June

Oh Lordy! I mused recently that there are some excellent castings coming out from Tomytec in 1/43 which I simply have to add to the Garage. AND Tomytec have done it again by tempting me with these beauties: the Gloria and Cedric Gran Turismo SV. TBH, there is very little difference between the two, BUT…