Just wanted to throw a video on here of the most popular sizes of diecast cars. I get a lot of questions about scale and size. Maybe this can help out a little!
How to build your scale model car collection Autocar India [...]
Diecast car collectors fuel their passion Times of India [...]
Or as much as $13,000 Top Speed [...]
There's Now A Cheaper Way To Own A Bentley Continental GT CarBuzz [...]
Model car collecting: an introduction to 1:64 scale Autoblog [...]
AUTOart is a Hong Kong-based diecast model car line sold by AA Collection Ltd. The company was formerly owned by Gateway Global Ltd. which was based in Costa Mesa, California.
AUTOart was established in 1998 (AUTOart website). Other lines of diecast vehicles made by Gateway are Gate and UT Models, originally a German company with diecast cars made in China and associated with Paul's Model Art which produces Minichamps. AUTOart makes Die-cast model cars, slot racing cars, and diecast motorcycles. Radio controlled cars are planned for the future. AEROart is another division producing aircraft models.
AUTOart has produced more than 45 different car marques in 9 different scales, though 1:18 seems to be the most popular. All models are of high precision quality, but are on the...
via Anderson Independent-Mail]
Motor Mouth: A car collection that’s all about the small stuff From tiny Matchbox cars to models of Greyhound buses nearly a foot long, King has amassed an impressive collection of diecast model cars ranging from ... new cars they had," Mitchell said. Nearly every scale model in King's collection is beautifully ... [...]
via Huddersfield Examiner]
Historical items worth thousands of pounds and other items stolen from Hepworth home Initially police revealed that a collection of 277 antique medals had been stolen but now the owners have returned the full scale of the burglary ... digital camera and 15 model cars described as turn of the century diecast metal. Anyone who can help ... [...]
Your First Car: The History of Matchbox Toys It led Lesney to focus almost solely on scale models from that point forward ... By the 1960s, Matchbox was the largest brand of toy diecast cars on the planet, churning out a million of the tiny cars per week. Most of the cars it produced in those ... [...]
Model Car Collecting: Collector scale 1:18 18 scale diecast cars in the $40 to $80 range. French-based brand Ottomobile and GT Spirit make resin cars that are amazing, but somewhat pricey with prices starting above $80. There are some competitors for Maisto nowadays. Jada Toys, Welly, and Mattel's ... [...]
via Visayan Daily Star]
Auto show opens today Static display of scale vintage car collection by Joe Que; Pinoy Diecast Collector; Speedzone mini 4WD Racing; hourly raffle; promo; freebies and a lot more, the press release said. The exhibit also features “Best in Show” Competitions in the stock and ... [...]
Back in 1968, when Hot Wheels launched "The Original 16", the collection managed to distill the American car culture of the era into 1:64 scale model form. Meanwhile, these tiny machines have evolved into a culture of their own, even though the principle behind it all has remained unchanged: finding brilliant excuses for adults to play with toy cars. So, why not invite the Internet to the party? Obviously, the specialist has already taken advantage of what the world wide web has to offer by...
A standout racer in his own right, Oscar Koveleski was inducted into the SCAA Hall of Fame in 2015.Koveleski is probably best known through his Auto World car and airplane models and diecast business.The racer actively promoted SCAA events in his home state of Pennsylvania at Pocono Raceway.SCAA Hall of Famer Oscar Koveleski of Clarks Summit, Pa., died on Monday at the age of 88.A racer from the 1950s and 1960s whose life's passion became model cars and airplanes, Koveleski is likely best...
One of the biggest new animated movies in recent memory happens to be from one of Pixar’s biggest movie franchises: Cars. Lightning McQueen and friends returned for Cars 3, an all-new tale in the talking car saga which will follow McQueen as he’s challenged by an all-new wave of faster cars.Of course, with a brand new Disney movie came a new line of toys from some of the biggest names in the toy biz for your kids to play with, and there are already numerous Cars 3 toys...