Tag Archives: Die-Cast
Lada 2121? Niva heard of it!
There’s not a lot more obscure than Russian civilian vehicles, at least in the West! One thing that might be more obscure are Russian/Soviet die cast replicas of those same vehicles. That having been said, the Lada model 2121 is suprisingly well-known, even in the West, albeit under the name “Niva”. A tough, somewhat ugly […]
Whole Lada Lovin’!
Who says size matters? Well, when you’re talking about die cast replicas made in the USSR, good things come in small packages! One of the weirdest (and cutely-ugliest) die cast cars I’ve seen to date is the Made in USSR 1/43 Vaz 2101 Taxi. This car is more widely known as the Lada 12oo, a […]
Hot Wheels, Cold Case!
Sometimes the simplest questions are the hardest to answer. In this case, the question is “Which Hot Wheels is this?” Given the depth of HotWheels collectors’ knowledge, and with the power of the internet, solving this query should have been a 1-hour-at-max undertaking. However, it has proven to be amazingly difficult! There’s no reference to […]
Dinkys in the Army!
Okay, before this goes too far south, I’m talking about Military Dinky Toys! I have set up a new section for my small (but awesome!) collection of military Dinky toys, on the Cool Stuff page. Take a look, as I’ll be updating it with pictures of the models that I have. If you’re a diecast fan, […]