Hey everybody I was curious of where your collections started so i thought i would start a thread sooooooo go wild i guess.:biggrin:
Don´t get grey hair over that yet. You are younger then I am and there are quite a few members older then me on here :yes:Man, I look at some of you kids that got started on Winner's Circle, that makes me feel old. When I was a kid, they didn't even have Racing Champions yet! I was like 12 when they started showing up.
You only got me by a year. And at the rate my job is going, I may catch you.....Don´t get grey hair over that yet. You are younger then I am and there are quite a few members older then me on here :yes:
I started with Matchbox and Hotwheels back in 1980. That "Collection" had it´s own display shelf, and even though my kid brother started eating the wheels of of the cars I managed to grow the ever shrinking collection up to 42 cars that were still in one piece. At the rate those wheels disappeared though it took me a few years to get there. I had cars from the Oldsmobile Aero prototype through the ranks of European economobiles up to Corvettes. I still own a 3rd gen Camaro that I bought when I was 6 or 7.
When I grew older I started collecting :18 diecast, and I had a few nice ones there as well. The best ones, and most expensive ones were DTM and Formula 1 diecast from Paul´s Model Art and Minichamps.
Eventually I gave up mst of the collection because moving to different countries was easier without the added luggage.
I started collecting again last summer with the 2007 American Heroes RCCA elite cars and now I´m pretty much hooked. I keep finding cool new or old diecast that I would like to add