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Every year we visit numerous trade shows to see what delights manufacturers have in store for collectors. Keep up to date with our website news stories, indepth magazine articles, e-newsletters and entertaining videos!

We also take regular trips down memory lane with some nostalgic features on models produced pre and post war. From Corgi to Dinky, Spot-On to Matchbox and everything besides, we bring you accurate and well researched articles that will keep you fascinated with the hobby. And we know many of you buy and sell your models at auction so our monthly price guides and auction news will keep you up to date with the value of your collections on the secondhand markets.

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Latest Articles

Richard Acton's Weymouth Toy, Train & Collectables Toy Fair

David Boxall heads to the new toy and train fair, organised by Richard Acton.

Mattel Earthshakers Price Guide

Eric Bryan continues his look at the short lived Earthshakers series from Mattel with a round-up of online ...

Dinky Racing Cars from the 1950s to the '70s

David Boxall considers the changes and developments made between the 1950s and 1970s, with examples from each ...

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Batman fans are in for a treat with this new Batmobile from Hot Wheels. ...

Edward Gilder 1/50 scale Scania R Topline with livestock trailer by WSI exclusively for Maguires Models, RRP £148.00

Another superb limited edition release from WSI, produced exclusively for Maguires Models. ...

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