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Thursday, March 23, 2017

The 30th Anniversary Tomica Cars and Case Set II






I've forgotten how awesome this set looked complete.

Still have a few of the items here in loose but mint condition.


Sharing a few Choro-Qs aka Penny Racers

















These small models are also favorites in the collector community.

Despite their diminutive size, the old, discontinued ones can cost a pretty penny nowadays. (pun intended)

These cute little toys are based on the illustrations of Yasuhiro Nakamura and the name Choro is actually an abbreviation of "cute" in Japanese.


Sunday, March 19, 2017

Tomica Coca Cola Antique Collection revisited - for sharing only









 
Way back in 2000, Tomica released the Coca Cola Antique Collection. It was composed of a total of 4 vehicles, packed in individuals boxes.

Much later, they would be releasing a gift set with the same vehicles.

Great items if you can find them.

The last time I had these toys in stock was over a decade ago.








Wednesday, March 8, 2017

New Tomicas for release May 2017 to August 2017







The 829 Japan website  just shared incoming Tomicas that are due for release between May to August 2017.

Here are the models for release, including a trio of Tomica Premium models.

Visit their website to get the full details


INCOMING REGULAR TOMICAS

Most (but not all) new releases come into 2 colors. one is a limited edition color, This would be the one with a longer description under the name.

For instance, in the Subaru BRZ below, the limited edition is the yellow one.

One caveat though, sometimes, the regular model exceeds the value of the limited edition. On my part, I simply buy both to be sure since I normally buy at least 3 (ideally 5) of each model so that my own model is free when I sell them in the future :-)

















INCOMING TOMICA PREMIUM





Monday, February 13, 2017

1st Generation Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R (KPGC10) Red 1/18 Diecast Model Car by Autoart

1st Generation Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R KPGC10 Red 1/18 Diecast Model Car by Autoart


The Toywizard is an affiliate of Diecast Models Wholesale
This rare and hard to find Autoart Nissan Skyline in 1/18 scale is available for sale
Click the photo above to order direct from Diecast Models Wholesale


The PGC10 is the 1st member of the line that would later on be called Godzilla. The KPGC10, like the current R35, was a giant among lesser automobiles and would quickly establish Nissan as a force to reckon with in both street legal sports cars and racing.

This Autoart model is quite hard to find nowadays and is a must have for collectors of Japanese supercars.