Special Purchase Bargains – New Arrivals Due Soon

Special Purchase Bargains is (as we’re sure you probably know…) the term by which we know our partwork release models. Whats a partwork release you ask? Well, a partwork series normally feature a series of models with a common theme be it types of car, cars from a certain age or county, commercial vehicles or… Read more

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Show Reports – VW Festival 2017

We’ve said it before (several times in fact) but it’s still worth repeating. Of the many and varied shows on the Volkswagen show calendar, VW Festival at Harewood House is, in our humble opinion at least, the best. Over the last ten years we’ve been trading there the show has grown and grown. But unlike… Read more

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VW Festival 2017 Show Report

Cult Scale Models – Delivery Update

This week we’ve had three new releases from Cult Scale Models arrive in store; ┬áMini Clubman Estate, Singer Porsche 911 and Rolls Royce Silver Shadow. At present we have limited availability on these three superb new models but as always with Cult releases, they are very popular so don’t leave it too long!   We’ve… Read more

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C’est Bastille Day! So here’s a few of our French favourites…

If you know anything about LobsterDiecast, you’ll know that within certain corners of our office lives a deep love of the products of the French motor industry. And so, what with it being Bastille Day in France and all, we thought we’d have a bit of a look at some of our favourite French motors…. Read more

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Show Reports – BMC & Leyland Show, British Motor Museum

A year or so back, the excellent Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon closed its doors in order that it could enter some chrysalis like state, finally emerging as the British Motor Museum after a comprehensive rebuilding and expansion and as much as we loved the old Heritage Centre Museum, the new British Motor Museum is… Read more

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Corgi New Announcements – July – December 2017

This morning we are pleased to be able to bring you details of Corgi’s new announcements and release schedule for the latter half of 2017 (so thats July – December then). And despite the parent company Hornby’s well publicised difficulties over the last few years, Corgi is still a big deal in the UK diecast… Read more

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Corgi New Announcements - July - December 2017

Oxford Diecast – Late 2017 & Early 2018 new announcements

Earlier this week we received details of Oxford Diecast’s plans for new releases for the period September 2017 right the way up until March 2018. And as ever, there’s some really good stuff coming out! As you’d expect there’s some new varieties of some old favourites as well as some new castings that should prove… Read more

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Ever wondered why we do what we do?

We like a good podcast here at LobsterDiecast Towers. And as we like cars, we’re big fans of Motoring Podcast – a weekly motoring news show with the latest news and events from the motoring universe. Alongside the excellent weekly news show runs a sister show, Rear View. Each week Rear View talks to people… Read more

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Show Reports – VW Expo, Stonor Park

After missing 2016’s show at Stonor Park (we all need holidays y’know!) we were back in Oxfordshire for 2017 for what we think is the 35th anniversary of VW Expo, held in the grounds of Stonor Park. And after missing a year, it would be interesting to see what was, and indeed wasn’t new. And… Read more

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Show Reports – All Types VW, North Wales.

Change they say, is constant. Everything changes over time and regardless of whether you like it or not, it happens all the same. You could say that change was evident at All Types last weekend too. In the nine years that we’ve been trading at the show we’ve seen it evolve from a relatively small… Read more

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Show Reports – Motors By The Moat, Leeds Castle. Kent

Leeds Castle, former home of rotund monarch with a fondness for relieving his wives of the requirement to own hats, Henry VIII is they say “The Loveliest Castle in the World” And you know what, we thing they’re pretty much spot on. The castle and grounds really are lovely but if you fill the grounds… Read more

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Show Reports – Stanford Hall VW 2017

And so, seemingly only moments after 2016’s show season ended we were back at it all again for our first show of 2017 – Stanford Hall VW organised by Leicestershire & Warwickshire VW OC. Now in it’s 42nd year the show seemingly carries on growing and going from strength to strength to the point that… Read more

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Show Reports - Stanford Hall VW 2017
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