Links

  • hobbyDB (database for model cars and other collectable toys)
  • Bickford Diecast Research Center (information about model car manufacturers from all over the world)
  • Gamas43 (Spanish website providing lots of information about historic manufacturers of 1/43rd scale model cars)
  • Planet Diecast (blogs and forums about all kinds of diecast models)
  • MCDB - Modelcarsdatabase (Database of 1/43rd scale collectible models by manufacturers such as Minichamps, Schuco, Spark, Ixo, and Autoart)
  • History of 1/43 Scale (directory of 1/43rd scale handbuilt models)
  • Autos-minis.com (French model car database, in cooperation with Tacot)
  • Diecast Plus (a database with information about obsolete models from Dinky Toys, Corgi, Matchbox and other manufacturers)
  • Toymart (British website for collectors of obsolete diecast model cars, with online shop, price guide and event diary)
  • Tales of Toy Cars (archive of an online magazine from 1998 to 2006 with articles about 1/64th scale diecast models)
  • History Toy - Historisches Spielzeug (German database for antique toys, including a directory of old brand logos)
  • The Old Toy Guide (detailed descriptions of obsolete models made by Corgi, Dinky and Matchbox)
  • ToysNZ (from New Zealand, articles about model cars and manufacturer histories)
  • Fabulous Tin Toys (information about manufacturers of tin toys and diecast models, links to current online auctions)
  • 87thScale.info (web portal for collectors of 1/87th scale models)
  • 1zu87.com (thousands of 1/87th scale models in a picture gallery, online shop, message board, news and links)
  • N-scale vehicles (listings of model cars in 1/160th scale)
  • Werbetruck Online-Katalog (large database of German 1/87th scale promotional truck models)
  • Vrachtwagenmodelbouw (Dutch website about model trucks in 1/24th and 1/25th scale)
  • Farm Model Database (large database of tractor models and other agricultural vehicles in various scales)
  • Blech und Guss (website of a Swiss model railroader providing some information about selected manufacturers of model cars and model buses)
  • aa43 modelcars (Switzerland, wide range of current ranges, especially competition models)
  • All Swiss Models (Switzerland, models of Swiss buses and trucks)
  • Automodelli (Switzerland, specialized in handbuilt resin models)
  • Autopioneer (Germany, exclusive handbuilt models)
  • Büchi Modelle Bern (Switzerland, well-known shop specialized in model cars in various scales)
  • Campione (Switzerland, 1/18th and 1/43rd scale models, mainly of sports and racing cars)
  • Car-Issimo (Switzerland, wide range of 1/43rd scale models by various manufacturers)
  • Car.tima (Germany, current models by Spark, Minichamps and other manufacturers, including some exclusive models)
  • Christian Frey Modellautos (Switzerland, truck and racing car models, restorations, conversions)
  • CK-Modelcars (Germany, big online shop selling model cars and accessories)
  • Collector Online (Switzerland, wide range of model cars in 1/18th and 1/43rd scale and other collectibles)
  • Colognemodelcars (Germany, online shop offering a wide range of current models in 1/18th and 1/43rd scale)
  • Espero-Modelcars (Switzerland, current models in 1/18th, 1/24th, 1/43rd, and 1/64th scale; the owner's name is the same as mine, but we are not related)
  • FRIHO Lenk (Switzerland, models related to Switzerland, manufacturer of SMM models)
  • FPM (Germany, handbuilt models)
  • GMTS (Germany, construction models and trucks)
  • Goodies Old Toys (Germany, obsolete tin plate, diecast and plastic model cars)
  • Hansecars (Germany, model cars made by BBR, CMC, Exoto, Looksmart, Schuco and other manufacturers)
  • Harveys-Matchbox (Germany, obsolete Matchbox models)
  • Hobby Shop Hässig (Switzerland, RC cars, plastic kits and a wide range of scale models for collectors)
  • Hobby Shop Ritter (Switzerland, RC cars, plastic kits and scale models for collectors)
  • Horbra (Germany, handbuilt models)
  • Matchbox & More (Germany, obsolete models by Matchbox, Dinky, Corgi and Hot Wheels, as well as replacement parts)
  • Me-Mod (Switzerland, 1/43rd scale models, lots of rareties)
  • Mini Auto (Germany, wide range of current models, mainly in 1/43rd and 1/87th scale)
  • MiniaturModellMarkt (Germany, current model cars)
  • Model-Box (Switzerland, more than 10'000 model cars in all current scales)
  • Model-Car.de (Germany, specialized in handbuilt models)
  • Model Car World (Germany, one of the biggest model car online shops, owner of Neo, BoS, WhiteBox and other brands)
  • Modell-Auto-Shop Roschitz (Austria, current models, many sports and racing cars)
  • Modell-Car Zenker (Germany, models in 1/87th scale)
  • Modell-Paradies (Germany, handbuilt and high end diecast models and kits)
  • Modellauto18.de (Germany, specialized in 1/18th scale model cars)
  • Modellautos Budig (Germany, well-established shop in Berlin, many handbuilt and extraordinary models in 1/43rd scale)
  • Modellautos Dresden (Germany, many models in 1/64th scale, but also in other scales)
  • Modellbusmarkt Oberammergau (Germany, specialized in model buses)
  • Modellissimo (Germany, big online shop for model cars)
  • Modellisto (Austria, high-end finished models and kits, rare Hot Wheels models)
  • Modellparadies (Germany, specialist for model cars and model railways with shops in Cologne and Frankfurt am Main)
  • Modelltoys-Austria (Austria, wide range of 1/43rd and 1/18th scale model cars for collectors)
  • MoYShop (Germany, Matchbox models of all series and eras)
  • MR's Modellautos (Germany, current models in all common scales from 1/12th to 1/87th)
  • Nostalgiemodelle aus Blech (Germany, nostalgic handmade tin models)
  • Omnibus-Modell-Shop Rhein-Ruhr (Germany, model buses, literature and accessories)
  • Polizeimodelle-Shop (Germany, 1/87th scale models of police vehicles)
  • PowerTrac Models (Switzerland, models of agricultural vehicles)
  • Pro Team 43 (Switzerland, car and airplane models, wide range of 1/43rd scale handbuilt models)
  • Raceland (Germany, models of motor sport vehicles)
  • Ravensberger Handelskontor (Germany, detailed model cars from current manufacturers)
  • Revival Germany (Germany, former importer of Revival diecast kits from Italy with a big stock, also offering ready-made models)
  • Sattler-Collecting Shop (Germany, wide range of current model cars in various scales)
  • Saurer Modellbau (Switzerland, Saurer models and other Swiss trucks and buses, mostly in 1/87th scale)
  • Smallcar Boutique (Switzerland, specialized in models of racing cars driven by Swiss pilots)
  • Spielwarenfachgeschäft Werst (Germany, ready-made models for collectors, kits and radio-controlled cars)
  • Such & Find (Germany, shop in Stuttgart specialized in obsolete toys, model cars, books and other collectibles)
  • Toycar-Shop (Germany, specialized in obsolete Siku models)
  • Toyman (Switzerland, Gerhard Wiedmer is a specialist for Dinky Toys and other obsolete diecast models)
  • TpI Modellauto-Paradies (Switzerland, current model cars, mostly in 1/43rd and 1/18th scale)
  • Volvoshop (Switzerland, specialist for Volvo model cars in all scales)
  • Abbey Models (UK, specialists in diecast obsoletes by Corgi, Dinky Toys and Matchbox)
  • Agrimodels (Belgium, agriculture and construction models)
  • allcarmodels.com (Greece, diecast and resin models in various scales)
  • Alpimodel (Italy, new model cars made by various manufacturers)
  • American Excellence (USA, American branch of Model Car World with store brands such as Neo, BoS, WhiteBox, and others)
  • Apason (USA, models by Hongwell Cararama, Schuco, Siku, Eligor and other manufacturers)
  • Aquilone (Italy, diecast and handbuilt models, slot cars, figurines and magazines)
  • Auto Jaune Paris (France, obsolete models from the 1950s to 1970s, also from less known manufacturers)
  • Autohobbi (Russia, wide range of model cars by Russian and international manufacturers)
  • Autominiature 54 (France, wide range of model cars being currently produced)
  • Automodels (Finland, wide range of current model cars)
  • Automodels Indonesia (Indonesia, current diecast models, distributor of the RIMS model car range)
  • Awesome Diecast (USA, diecast and resin models in various scales, many commercial vehicles)
  • BAM - Boutique Auto Moto (France, wide range of diecast and resin models, mainly 1/43rd scale)
  • Basar Valira (Andorra, one of the biggest hobby shops in Europe)
  • Biante Enterprises (Australia, 1/18th and 1/43rd scale models for collectors)
  • Brazilian Toys (Brazil, obsolete Brazilian-made model cars by Inbrima, Kiko, REI and other manufacturers)
  • Carlo Pretaroli's Car Model (Italy, new and obsolete model cars)
  • Car Models of Braidwood (Australia, wide range of 1/18th and 1/43rd scale model cars)
  • Click Souvenirs (United Kingdom, London gift shop with diecast models of buses, taxis and minis available for worldwide delivery)
  • Dan-Toys (France, current models for collectors and exclusive re-editions of old Dinky Toys and Quiralu models)
  • Diecast Direct (USA, wide range of American model cars)
  • Diecast Gems (UK, obsolete diecast models by Corgi, Spot-On and others)
  • Dinky For Sale (UK, obsolete Dinky Toys models)
  • Dutch Wheels (Netherlands, mainly models of trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles)
  • La F1 del Modellismo (Italy, wide range of current scale model cars for collectors)
  • F & J Model Buses (USA, model buses from many different manufacturers and in various scales)
  • Foxtoys (Czech Republic, wide range of current models in 1/18th and 1/43rd scale)
  • Gasoline Alley Antiques (USA, wide range of obsolete model cars and other vintage toys and collectibles)
  • Gateway Models (Australia, wide range of Australian model cars)
  • Grand Prix Models (UK, specialized in handbuilt models, editor of "4 Small Wheels" magazine)
  • HKMT (Netherlands, current diecast and resin model cars in various scales)
  • Little Bolide (France, current model cars for collectors)
  • Little Wheels (UK, trading site for obsolete diecast models)
  • Lledoshuffle (UK, specialized in obsolete Lledo models)
  • London Models (UK, models of London buses and taxis and other souvenirs)
  • MAFMA Model Cars (France, handbuilt models from France and other countries)
  • MDK Miniatures (Belgium, current models of cars and motorcycles)
  • mDiecast (USA, model cars made in Russia as well as other current models)
  • Mimo 2 (Portugal, diecast and handbuilt models, kits, slot cars)
  • Mini-Autos.fr (France, specialized in models of French cars)
  • La Mini Miniera (Italy, specialist for 1/43rd scale model cars and dioramas)
  • Miniatureauto (France, current models of cars, trucks and motorbikes)
  • MiniWerks (USA, highly detailed handbuilt models)
  • MK Modelcarparts (Netherlands, replacement parts for obsolete models made by Corgi, Dinky Toys, Matchbox, Tekno, Spot On and other manufacturers)
  • Pininfarina StyleCollection (Italy, exclusive resin and wooden models of Pininfarina concept cars)
  • Quality Diecast Toys (UK, obsolete models by Corgi, Dinky Toys and other manufacturers)
  • Racing Models (UK, collectable model racing cars in 1/43rd scale and bigger)
  • The Red Caboose (USA, model train and car shop near Times Square in New York)
  • Rocafort (Spain, model train and car shop in Barcelona)
  • SHOPferreo (Brazil, model trains and accessories, including Brazilian model cars in 1/87th scale)
  • Skandinavisk Modeltrafik (Denmark, 1/43rd scale diecast models, including the "Nordic Collection" of Scandinavian cars)
  • Store.Diecast.ru (Russia, Russian diecast models)
  • T-Toys-Nazareth (Belgium, farming toys and construction models)
  • Tacot (France, model car specialist in Strasbourg)
  • Tiny Cars (Italy, model car shop in Milan)
  • Tiny Online Store (Hong Kong, many models made by Japanese and Chinese manufacturers)
  • Traffic (Netherlands, diecast and handbuilt models of current production)
  • Vainilla22 (Argentina, Argentinean handbuilt models, slot cars and other model cars)
  • Vieillefrance.com (France, new and obsolete model cars)
  • Virus (France, wide range of diecast and handbuilt models)