hobbyDB is building a database of every collectible ever made. This database can be used to research what exists (think Wikipedia), find its value (Kelley Blue Book) and document what one owns. We consider this kind of collection management as inventory with our 280,000 users already having documented $700 million of collectibles. We enable our users to sell this collectibles on partner sites… · More through what we call PopUp Marketplaces. We already run 18 PopUp Marketplaces on clubs, forums and other collector sites with GMV growing 40% MoM (over last 8 months).
February 2017—hobbyDB now the organizer of the Diecast Hall of Fame
The Diecast Hall of Fame (DHOF) is roaring into action! A staple of the diecast world, the DHOF is best known for honoring pioneers of the model vehicle… · More industry for their efforts to promote and enhance the hobby. From designers to entrepreneurs, there is no shortage of talented folks on the inductee list.
December 2016—Our largest Official Archive launch to date
We're excited to announce that top diecast makers Minichamps have partnered with us to build a one-of-a-kind archive of every model they've ever… · More made! Now only on hobbyDB you'll find detailed information on thousands of their cars dating back to the company's origins in the early 1990s.
Museums play an important part in promoting collecting and hobbyDB can add enormous value to them as part of the collecting ecosystem, by allowing easy… · More cataloging and, more importantly, showcasing and sharing their collections.
Some exciting changes have been going on in the world of collectibles. Two industry players are coming together to provide a super powered marketplace that… · More caters specifically to collectors. A well-established member of this area, scOOmer is primarily known as a place where enthusiasts, hobbyists, and collectors can meet to buy and sell.
November 2015—The most accurate Hot Wheels database joining hobbyDB
We've teamed up with South Texas Diecast founder Rob Graves to create the world's most comprehensive Hot Wheels database for fans everywhere to… · More enjoy. Check out the transition in Rob's own words on his site.
November 2015—A complete catalog of all Kidrobot products since their laun
Founded in 2002, Kidrobot is acknowledged worldwide as the premier creator and dealer of limited edition art toys, signature apparel and lifestyle… · More accessories. An innovative cross between sculpture and conceptual art, Kidrobot offers not only a powerful medium for today's international fashion designers, illustrators and graffiti artists, but also the creative canvas for emerging street trends and pop art.
September 2015—Largest database of Hot Wheels on the net
Hot Wheels (often also spelled Hotwheels) is a brand of 1:64 scale die-cast toy car introduced by American toy maker Mattel in 1968. It was the primary… · More competitor of Matchbox until 1997 when Mattel bought Tyco Toys, then-owner of Matchbox.