by Karl Schnelle
The Editorial Offices of MAR Online received word from hobbyDB that they have surpassed 200,000 entries in their database. They have been up and running for 18 months only and have tens of 1000s of toy and model car entries. Their 200,000th was a Minichamps’ James Bond Ford Mustang Mach 1.
If you’re not familiar with hobbyDB, it’s a website that is assembling a database of anything collectible… toy cars, model cars, model kits, automotive brochures and manuals… You name it… Go there and search for your favorite toy car company or model car range! If they don’t have it, you can enter it yourself.
1/18 1967 Shelby GT500 diecast by Auto World
What makes the site even more unique is how all the listings are inter-related in every possible way. For example, you can view all items which were made by a particular manufacturer, have a particular branding or are related to a particular person easily and quickly on one page. If you looked up “AMC Gremlin” or “Lindberg Models”, either search would lead you to the Mini-Lindy Gremlin kit from the early 1970’s.
1/43 1929 Golden Arrow Land Speed Record Car by Western Models
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