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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #30 on: March 16, 2005, 01:05 AM »
Are they labled as treasure hunts? These seem interesting. Check your reveiw thread.
 
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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #31 on: March 25, 2005, 10:21 AM »
I saw this posted at RS and thought I you guys should see this auction.  :o   :o   :o   :o

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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #32 on: March 25, 2005, 02:28 PM »
:o
That price is outrageous. 
I haven't come across TH's in years.  I remember back in 1995 I was able to find three of the VW Bug and three of the '57 T-Bird.  I also have a few others from 1996 that I was lucky enough to find. 

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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #33 on: March 28, 2005, 10:55 PM »
Neat link Dale, thanks.   

I've sold most of my vintage hot wheels now, only a couple left.  They are one of the types of toys I grew up on but I just couldn't pass up that kind of money.  I can definitely see the appeal of newer hot wheels, but just can't lower myself to that association in general.  I love finding treasure hunts though.  They usually just sit in my car for months on end.  The 2005 stuff is pretty special though, a lot of really nice cars in there including the Camaro, Corvette and '34 Ford.

Kevin, they are labeled as Treasure hunts and you can see the logo on the side.  But be warned, hot wheels collectors are fairly dedicated, to put it politely.
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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #34 on: April 20, 2005, 02:42 PM »
I picked up a couple of Corgi's new 1/43 Batmobiles- they're wicked. All have some little gimmick, reminiscent of older diecast toys and the larger scale gives them some heft… rubber tires too.

http://www.corgi-usa.com/code/pop_culture_landing_page.php?cat_id=5&section=1&content_id=1
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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #35 on: March 1, 2006, 01:37 AM »
I can't dump these things. :-[

Hot Wheels has released some die-cast older cars that are a nicer quality than the usual figures.  These are sold on the orange cards as Hot Wheels Classics.  No chase cars really, though there are some variations, but I could care less about those.  I've only been buying either Camaros or Mustangs.  For series 1 I picked up most of the versions, though I am missing some colors (green for example). 

Series 2 has just begun with a 65 Mustang, Mustang Mach 1 and 1967 Camaro Convertible - the latter being my dream car.  The first runs are gold in color, the second seems to be green, at least for the 65 stang.  There's a Mach 1 in magenta as well ::)

Series 1 was a 1968 Mustang (fastback) and a
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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #36 on: April 2, 2006, 04:34 PM »
Well it sure has been interesting collecting these Product Enterprise diecasts, they keep coming out with more & whoa.  :o

So far I have:

Space 1999 Eagle Transporter & Rescue Eagle

Chrome Plated Eagle Thanks Matt.  :)

Eagle Freighter & Labratory Eagle

Skydiver & UFO Interceptor w/Saucer

SHADO Mobiles 1, 2 & Control

Stingray & Fireball XL5

Capt. Scarlet SPV

Supercar & Black & White Edition

Pre-ordered & on the way:

Studio Scale Replica 23" Space 1999 Eagle Transporter  :o  8)  ;D

Angel Interceptor, MSV & SPC

12" Lt. Gay Ellis Deluxe Talking Action Figure

Space 1999 Gift Set: Labratory Eagle w/Booster Rockets, Moon Buggy & Laser Tank

I'm still on the hunt for the 22ct gold plated Eagle, looks like I will have to plop £99.50 for this puppy.



From Irwin Allen:

Seaview w/Flyng Sub & Flying Sub

Land of the Giants Spindrift

Great diecasts, just need room for this stuff tho.  ;D
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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #37 on: July 5, 2006, 12:29 AM »
Holy Man! The PE Eagle Gift Set sure is eye candy, I just love the display box. I can't wait to get this puppy.  8)













Looks like I will have room to display all this stuff in the near future.  8)

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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #38 on: August 6, 2006, 03:12 AM »
Looks like I'll be waiting on a few things due too production difficulties. :-\

The Irwin Allen pieces (Seaview with Flying Sub, Spindrift & Flying Sub) have been pushed back until next year. Feb 2007 so they say.

The Eagle Gift Set is coming later October 2006 & the 12" Lt. Gay Ellis Deluxe Talking Action Figure is due October 16th, 2006.

The Captain Scarlet MSV, SPC & Angel Interceptor have all been cancelled and will no longer be produced.  :'(

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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #39 on: August 22, 2006, 07:18 PM »
Placed my pre-order in for both versions of the Zero-X at RoBBy, they are listed for 8970 Yen or $85.70 CDN each. Capt. Scarlet & Thunderbirds version, the difference is the MEV (Martian Exploration Vehicle). The Capt. Scarlet version has the words "Martian Exploration Vehicle" on the sides and a different grill on the front.


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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #40 on: September 21, 2006, 09:15 PM »
I just place my pre-order in for the Matsumoto Reiji Original Green Color Arcadia & the TV Animation Blue Color Arcadia from the Japanimation series Captain Harlock from RoBBy.jp. He lists them as a set & are 16,1640 yen or $143.20 US or $160.30 CDN.

 

Can't wait to add this 2 diecasts to my collection.  ;D

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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #41 on: November 10, 2006, 08:19 PM »
Both versions of my Zero-X & Arcadia's arrived today!  ;D










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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #42 on: December 28, 2006, 10:01 AM »
Mattel is releasing multiple versions (i.e. scales) of the classic television Batmobile in 2007:



I expect I'll only pick up the 1/64 scale version, but others might be tempting to replace the vintage Corgi versions I sold on ebay a couple of years back.
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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #43 on: January 4, 2007, 08:11 PM »
Yeah it sure does look cool. Nothing like rereleasing die cast & models kits of the past. Seems to be happing a lot, heck Polar Lights rereleased some good kits from back in the Aurora days. 

This beauty arrived today to go with my Gerry Anderson die cast collection.  8)



My PE Eagle Gift Set should be here hopefully by next week.  ;D

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Re: Diecast: Dinky-Matchbox-Hot Wheels
« Reply #44 on: January 6, 2007, 03:58 AM »
Never saw these before, KYOSHO James Bond 1/72 scale die casts from Japan & very limited. 15 vehicles to a set plus collectors poster cards & range from $170. to $270. US on the bay.  :-\

KYOSHO 007 JAMES BOND Diecast models complete 15pcs set

Aston Martin DB5 (Type A) - "Goldfinger" 1964.
Aston Martin DB5 (Type B) - "Goldfinger" 1964.
Toyota 2000GT - "You Only Live Twice" 1967.
Aston Martin Vantage - "The Living Daylights" 1987.
BMW 750il - "Tomorrow Never Dies" 1997.
BMW Z8 - "The World Is Not Enough" 1999.
Lotus Esprit - "The Spy Who Loved Me" 1977.
Lotus Esprit Submarine - "The Spy Who Loved Me" 1977.
Acrostar (Type A) - "Octopussy" 1983.
Acrostar (Type B) - "Octopussy" 1983.
Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (Type A) - "Die Another Day" 2002.
Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (Type B) - "Die Another Day" 2002.
Gyrocopter - "You Only Live Twice" 1967.
Moon Buggy (Non scale) - "Diamonds Are Forever" 1971.
Q Boat - "The World Is Not Enough" 1999.