A small toy shop chain from Queensland, Australia that is all but forgotten – “Toy & Novelty” had three locations in the mid 1980s. Here’s
Most vintage Tamiya fans will be familiar with the early promotional clips they made for each car, that were often aired on TV sets in
The Nikko Black Fox was a popular 2WD off-roader, and one of the first of it’s kind to mimic the larger, kit buggies in ready-to-run form.
In the 1980s, Uncle Pete’s Toys was the toy shop that every kid who lived around Sydney wanted to visit. While a few smaller Uncle
In hobby-grade R/C, 1985 was the year when four-wheel-drive buggies hit the mainstream. Tamiya was quick to the market with the phenomenal Hotshot.