Matchbox Bluesmaster Series Set 8: (“Big Road Blues 1966–1972: The Tradition Continues”) MSESET8 – 6 CDs. Album reviews by Chris Parker) Disc 1: Furry Lewis in Memphis (1968) Disc 2: Little Brother Montgomery (1972) Disc 3: The Legacy of Tommy Johnson (1966–69) Disc 4: Big Road Blues (1966–71) Disc 5:Read More →

Sometimes a group name literally “walks” through the door. Formed in 1995 in Orlando, Florida, formerly Matchbox Twenty (formerly Matchbox 20), vocalist Rob Thomas, bassist Brian Yale and drummer Paul Doucette were part of a band called Tabitha’s Secret. Thinking of a name for her clothing company and the newRead More →

The fleet of 60 USCG 83ft rescued hundreds of people off the coast of Normandy on D-Day. Seen here is a sister ship of CG-16 (US Navy Museum) Posted on June 12, 2022 at 3:49 p.m. by US Coast Guard News [By PO1 Corinne L. Zilnicki, U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office]Read More →

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the expansion of its Mattel PlayBack program to now include Fisher-Price toys. Fisher-Price joins Barbie, MEGA and Matchbox brands in the toy take-back initiative, which allows families to extend the life of their Mattel toys after they’ve finished playing with them.Read More →

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 7, 2022– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the expansion of its Mattel PlayBack program to now include Fisher-Price toys. Fisher-Price joins the Barbie, MEGA and Matchbox brands in the toy take-back initiative, which allows families to extend the life of their Mattel toys after they’veRead More →

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 7, 2022– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the expansion of its Mattel PlayBack program to now include Fisher-Price toys. Fisher-Price joins the Barbie, MEGA and Matchbox brands in the toy take-back initiative, which allows families to extend the life of their Mattel toys after they’veRead More →

Small cars ! Anyone who loves cars will tell you that they paved the way for their real-life counterparts. In fact, die-cast collectors and automotive enthusiasts are still scouring the toy aisle for the latest additions. No matter your age, there’s something cool about collecting them and marveling at theRead More →

Nissan Z Proto side view | Source: Mattel/The Pop Insider Mattel is known for turning classic and modern cars into realistic models, including the 1970 Mad Maverick, the Ferrari 308 and the 2020 Tesla Roadster. Now it’s paying homage to its older Nissan Z models WITH a new Matchbox car.Read More →

Toymaker Mattel has announced an expanded range of carbon-neutral Matchbox vehicles, along with similar eco-friendly products from the Mega Bloks range, with the goal of achieving 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials in all of its products and packaging by 2030. Alongside a new recycling truck made from 80%Read More →

The Tesla Roadster MatchboxMattel’s first CarbonNeutral-certified die-cast car, made from 99% recycled materials, is now available for pre-order. Details Matchbox Tesla Roadster First unveiled in April 2021, the Matchbox Tesla Roadster is an authentic 1:64 scale die-cast replica of the next all-electric, battery-powered four-wheel-drive sports car in development by Tesla.Read More →

She discovers there the wealth of visual sources that today enrich her distinctive visual style. She encountered the work of British modernist printers, Russian avant-garde artists, and also began researching 1950s-1960s matchbox designs from the Soho Lipnik factory. Fascinated by the “warm gritty texture” of matchboxes, she set about tryingRead More →

February 23, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Voice game developer Volley has acquired voice app developer Matchbox.io, developers of the “Question of the Day” quiz game, for an unspecified price of several million dollars. Popular Alexa and Google Assistant-enabled games created by Matchbox will join “The Price is Right” and “SongRead More →

(CelebrityAccess) – Alternative rockers Matchbox 20 have announced they are postponing their North American tour to summer 2023. The band says it decided to postpone again out of an abundance of caution for members of the band’s touring crew, citing potential health risks fromRead More →

Matchbox Bluesmaster Series – Set 6 (MSESET6 – 6 CDs. Album review by Chris Parker) Disc 1: Papa Charlie Jackson 1924–29 Disc 2: Memphis Jug Band 1927–34 Disc 3: Barbecue Bob 1927–30 Disc 4: Leecan & Cooksey 1926–27 Disc 5: Roosevelt Sykes 1929–34 Disc 6: Mississippi Sheiks 1930–34 The sixthRead More →

The RX 500 has been sold 10 times by British Toymaker Matchbox In October 1970, Mazda unveiled the radically angular and streamlined RX500 concept car at the 17th Tokyo Motor Show. The start of the new decade also marked the company’s 50th anniversary and the RX500 was a bold statementRead More →

Matchbox giants! The model car collection sparks a global bidding war…and the first lot sold for a whopping £281,000 Graham Hamilton, 54, started collecting Matchbox cars seriously in his twenties He spent over £100,000 buying Matchbox toy cars between 1962 and 1982 It included a world record price of £15,600,Read More →

Added April 30, 2021 Daniel DiManna collectible , Hot Wheels , Matchbox , matchbox cars , Mattel , toy cars , toy collection No comments Matchbox cars remain one of the most collected toys in the worldPhoto: Jtnet via CC Today, Hot Wheels is practically synonymous with the idea ofRead More →

Automakers, cities and governments are all moving towards a future that reduces carbon emissions. For many, 2030 seems to be the magic number, the year when brand lines will be electrified and the ban on the sale of internal combustion engines will come into force. We can now add theRead More →

Matchbox plans to use recycled or recyclable materials in its toys and packaging by 2030. Matchbox will also increase its electric vehicle presence in the company’s lineup and include electric vehicle chargers in gas station playsets. Matchbox’s Tesla Roadster will launch in 2022. With the spotlight squarely on sustainability, moreRead More →