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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Oxford Diecast 2018 new releases

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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Motoring Podcast Rear View

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 - VW Expo, Stonor Park

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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VW Polo All Types 2017

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

It’s Almost Show Season!

In less than four weeks our show season for 2017 kicks itself into gear and we’re taking LobsterDiecast on the road to a selection of car shows around the country. You might notice a couple of changes with a couple of new shows for us whilst we bid farewell to a couple of others. But… Read more

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Show Reports - Motors By The Moat, Leeds Castle

Cult Scale Models – New Arrivals for 2017

It’s that time of year again, Nuremberg Toy Fair time actually, when the many and varied manufacturers of model cars tell us of their plans for the coming year. First up is one of the more recent additions to the LobsterDiecast stable – Cult Scale Models. The Cult Scale Models releases we have seen over… Read more

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Cult Scale Models - New Arrivals for 2017

Oxford Diecast – Feb – June 2017 New Announcements

We’ve now got details of Oxford’s scheduled new releases covering the period February – June 2017 and as ever there’s some great new announcements and we’d expect them to prove as popular as the rest of the range. We’ve already seen the first of the 1:76 Leyland Sherpa and this release brings us more of… Read more

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Oxford Diecast - Feb - June 2017 New Announcements

Corgi – 2017 January – June Releases

A week or two before Christmas we had details of Q1 2017 releases. Now we’ve got details of all the Vanguards releases for the first half of 2017 and so, and in no particular order, we can bring them to you here! Leyland Princess 2200 HL in Sandglow Austin Mini Clubman in Reynard Ford Escort… Read more

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Corgi - 2017 January - June Releases

2016 Rewind – LobsterDiecast’s Review Of The Year

In the distant future, when people who write history books write about 2016 they will probably have plenty of material to work with. But at LobsterDiecast we won’t concern ourselves too much with that and will restrict our review of 2016 to what’s happened in the world of LobsterDiecast and the diecast world in general…. Read more

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2016 Rewind - LobsterDiecast's Review Of The Year
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