Vintage Model Trains

But, to a collector, these models are not the same as the “real dinky cars”. They are not as heavy and robust as the early Maccano models. But at least the dinky toy named carries on and you can still collect a series of models with this name. For the serious collector they are a […]

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Diecast Collectibles – Why These Little Cars Are Such Big Hits

Meccano produced a limited edition set of military vehicles for the South African Defense force in the 1950s. The set included a van, a dispatch rider, a covered wagon, an ambulance and a motor truck that were all painted military green. And many of the models created for South Africa into the 1960s were very […]

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RC Cars – Toys For The Big Boys

As for the toy haulers, Heartland has two choices – Cyclone and the Road Warrior. The garage area in both models is a high-tech zone with features like recessed beavertail storage bins to maximize storage space. Cyclone even has convertible electric beds/seating and a removable table, along with a diamond plated tool box. Do be […]

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Model Trains For Serious Collectors

If you’re interested in collecting dinky toys follow along as we give you some background information to help you know what you’re looking for. Meccano first began to create die cast models in 1931 by issuing a series of railway model cars along with other accessories like passengers, track workers and station workers among others. […]

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