Solido – New 1:18 scale announcements for 2019

In a week of not particularly exciting news, came something truly exciting from Solido – details of their new releases for later in 2019 in 1:18 scale. An oh boy, is there some good new models coming from the French manufacturer. So, lets cut to the chase and tell you what to expect… 1:18 Restocks… Read more

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Oxford Diecast – 2019 New Announcements. Part 2.

As we regularly do, this week we’ve had details of Oxford’s new announcements for the latter part of 2019, and as always theres a mixture of new castings and a number of very welcome new additions to the diecast model world. So without further ado, here’s what we expect to see from Oxford Diecast for… Read more

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Nuremberg Toy Fair News 2019

Its that time of the year again, yep, Nuremberg Toy Fair where traditionally the diecast world tells us of its plans for the year ahead. And with thanks to our various suppliers, manufacturers and correspondents, and whilst really good new stuff seems a little thin on the ground, here’s a list of some of our… Read more

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2018 Rewind – LobsterDiecast’s Review Of The Year

And here we are at the end of another year. And as is customary, we give a backwards, parting glance over our shoulder at the year almost gone before we gaze with dizzying (and possibly misplaced) optimism at the year ahead. So what do we make of 2018 then? Well, it was in pretty much… Read more

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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours and Posting Dates

Over the Christmas & New Year holidays we are as always continually open online so if you feel like doing a bit of diecast shopping on Christmas day then be our guest! If you need to contact us over the Christmas period or would rather order by telephone, then please note our office opening hours… Read more

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Norev – New Announcements 2019

Long time followers of LobsterDiecast will know we’re big fans of Norev’s models – the 1:18s are always absolutely superb whilst the 1:43s (and smaller 1:64 and 1:87 scale models too) offer an impressive quality and detail together with very realistic and sensible pricing. So with that in mind, you’ll understand what we’re always pleased… Read more

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Show Report – NEC Classic Motor Show 2018

Held over the weekend of Remembrance Sunday, our final show was perhaps fortunately given the somewhat lively weather outside, held at the NEC in Birmingham. It was, of course, the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery (which must also be the longest show title we’ve come across too) and more commonly referred to in… Read more

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Oxford Diecast – 2019 New Announcements

However you might want to look at it, 2019 brings with it some uncertainty. So in an uncertain and unpredictable world its nice to know that, as ever, we can rely on Oxford Diecast to bring some superb new diecast models! As always the new announcements for early 2019 includes new variants and colours on… Read more

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Coming Soon – BMW Dealer Models

For all those of you who like a modern BMW model, we’ve got something you’ll really like on the way! Made by quality manufacturers including Kyosho, Norev, Paragon and Minichamps, these models were originally produced and only available through the BMW dealer network. And as you’d expect of anything bought from a dealers showroom, they… Read more

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Show Reports – Peugeot Festival

Those of you who follow us on our various social media might have noticed there are some in our office with a bit of a thing for French cars. So when we were invited to attend Peugeot Festival, held at Prescott Hillclimb in Gloucestershire, we didn’t need more than a nanosecond or two to confirm… Read more

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Peugeot Festival 2018

Oxford Diecast – New Announcements

An Oxford Diecast new announcement day is always a good day! And today we’ve received details of Oxford’s new releases for late 2018 and early 2019. And as always theres some new variants of existing castings plus some exciting – and probably very popular – new releases. You can see whats coming below and for… Read more

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Show Reports – VW Expo, Stonor Park

After a short (some might say too short…) break we headed off down to the very picturesque Stonor Park in Oxfordshire, venue for the ever popular VW Expo show run by the Association of British Volkswagen Clubs. This year – and most years at Stonor actually – the weather was fantastic. Someone had booked sunshine… Read more

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Stonor Park VW Expo 2018
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