Debra and George Barris take a look at some of the more popular diecast cars in Mike Gray's Shop.
Cox Models, a former division of Estes Industries of Penrose, Colorado, was a multimillion-dollar hobby company, is one of the hobby industry's oldest companies and is noted for its production of miniature model internal-combustion engines.
This company, originally named The L. M. Cox Manufacturing Co, Inc., was founded in 1945 by the machinist Roy Cox in Placentia, California. Cox grew up in and around his father's bicycle shop, and he developed an interest in mechanical devices. Cox's first products were wooden pop guns, produced in his home garage. Cox chose wood for his basic material, since metal was scarce during WW II.
When metals became readily available in the United States in 1947, Cox turned his attention to new products, beginning with a diecast metal car. This...
Your First Car: The History of Matchbox Toys O’Dell had originally rented space in Lesney’s shop, but eventually joined the company as a ... 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 ... [...]
Model Car Collecting: Collector scale 1:18 French brands Norev and Solido are older brands that mainly focused on 1:43 scale in the past, but now make great 1:18 scale diecast cars in the $40 to $80 range ... be found in online stores or collector shops. Their Entertainment series has amazing ... [...]
DiecastBase Model Car Aircraft Shop DiecastBase is a scale model store offering wide range of die-cast and resin models from 1/18 and 1/43 model cars, 1/48 1/72 1/144 1/200 1/400 1/500 model aircrafts both commercial airliners and military aircraft ... Hogan Wings, IXO, Spark, TSM, Premium ... [...]
DiecastBase Model Car Aircraft Shop DiecastBase is a scale model store offering wide range of die-cast and resin models from 1/18 and 1/43 model cars, 1/48 1/72 1/144 1/200 1/400 1/500 model aircrafts both commercial airliners and military aircraft, 1/48 and 1/72 model tanks & vehicles and ... [...]
GMP 1972 Oldsmobile 442 W30 1/18 Radiant Green - Diecast Hobby USA - Diecast Cars & Accessories This Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package Diecast Model Car is Orange and features working steering, suspension, wheels and also opening bonnet with engine, boot, doors. It is made by AUTOart and is 1:18 scale (approx. 24cm / 9.4in long). ... Lexus LFA ... [...]
Perhaps you took a look at the 2021 Jaguar F-Type and loved its updated look, but the $62,750 base price proved steep. Or maybe you learned that the F-Type is 176.0 inches long, 75.7 inches wide and 51.6 inches tall and thought, that is 64 times too big for the space I have right now. Either way, you’re in luck. Jaguar once again teamed up with Hot Wheels to produce 1/64th scale 2021 F-Type and it will cost way less than the full-size model. © Robin Warner Read on to learn about...
First came the cars, and now the clothes.Kith and BMW came together to rebuild the 1989 E30 M3, the late Eighties model that Ronnie Fieg recalls as his grandfather’s prized possession, and the Kith founder teased the red ride on social media. To further commemorate the tie-up, Kith and BMW are launching a 94-piece collection inspired by the 1989 E30 M3, including apparel, accessories and outerwear.The collection marks as Kith’s largest collection to date with staples such as graphic T-shirts...
From castles to carriages to cars, shopDisney.com and Disney store is the one-stop holiday shop for Disney fans and gifting this Holiday seasonToday, shopDisney.com|Disney store revealed its 2020 Top 15 Holiday Toys list. This marks the third year the retailer is sharing a list of holiday must-haves for Disney fans, families and gift-givers alike. As families spend more time at home and parents need to get creative, toys play a more important role than ever. This year’s top 15 items include...