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Antiques, Collectibles, & Memorabilia – Do You Know the Difference?

The world of antiques can be confusing. What’s the difference between an antique and collectible? Aren’t collectibles and memorabilia really the same thing? In this month’s column, I’ll de-mystify these terms, so that you’ll be appropriately armed for your next antique adventure. Antique Basically, an antique is something old that has value because of aesthetic […]

Hot Wheels Guide for Newbie Collectors

Hot Wheels Guide for Newbie Collectors When it comes to toy cars and collectibles, there is no other greater name than Hot Wheels. As a matter of fact, the brand is an American icon and a legend in the entire toy industry. This classic die cast toy is widely considered as the most popular and […]

Matchbox Cars & Hot Wheels As Collectibles

Matchbox cars and Hot Wheels cars flourished as popular toys for decades, and continue to do so. However, in recent years, these die-cast cars have also spurred on a new realm of collecting. Toy collecting has been around for some time and those individuals naturally started to collect toy cars as well. However, there have […]

Get Collectibles And Gifts For Less

Being able to get all the collectibles and gifts you want for a lower price is exciting. You can stretch the money you have to buy items for your home further. You can get more value when you buy a gift for someone special. They will enjoy the gift and you can smile knowing you […]

How Can I Display My Antique Diecast Model Cars at Home?

Collections are a great pastime; however, if you’ve been at it for awhile, you’ll start to realize that you lose the space in your home to boxes and boxes of antique collectibles. If you’ve found that you have no space for your collection it may be time to find a nice way to display it […]

Buying Nascar Diecast Cars in Bulk

If you’re hoping to collect a “full set” of Nascar diecast cars, you’re probably expecting it to cost you somewhere in the area of an arm and a leg, and probably take you somewhere around the rest of your life to complete the collection. Well, that could be what happens, unless you want to be […]

Car Lovers: Find Diecast Models of All Your Favorites

Die-cast toys are created using a popular industrial production method. Molten metal is forced into mold cavities, which are then turned into die castings. Most castings use non-ferrous metals like lead, pewter, copper, magnesium, zinc, aluminum, and tin. The method is prized for its accuracy and quality, specifically with regard to small parts. Though it […]

Getting Started With Antiques and Collectibles

Collecting antiques is an incredibly hobby no matter what the person is. First off, let’s decide what exactly an antique is. Someone might say well an antique is anything that is old. Well that is not entirely true. An antique is defined as anything over a hundred years old. That is what makes these so […]

Hot Wheels Collecting Tips

Collecting Hot Wheels cars is an easy and fairly inexpensive hobby. Here are some collecting tips to get you on your way with this ever growing hobby of die-cast cars. * Keep abreast of upcoming special collector days at your neighborhood K-Mart or Wal-Mart stores in your area. * Search the online auctions or collector’s […]

Vintage Hot Wheels Series – The Sweet Sixteen

Are you thinking of starting a vintage Hot Wheels collection? The bad news is that you will not find this as easy as collecting more recent models. As a matter of fact, if you’re looking to complete your own Sweet Sixteen collection, you should gear up for some work. Those models will not fall into […]