Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Friday Find

I popped into a Toys ‘r’ Us as my friend’s kid has a birthday this weekend. Picked up what I thought was an ideal toy for a present (kids these days are so spoilt for choice when it comes to toys), then ducked into the diecast section to take a quick peek. Wasn’t expecting much as peg-warmers are usually all over the floor in this section. But surprisingly I saw the new Heritage series and it looked as though someone had already cleaned out the Datsuns (510 and 240Z) so I was disappointed. A few of the other unpopular ones remained but then this little rabbit was hiding at the end.

This Hare Splitter costs $10AUD so it was damn expensive but I bought it anyway to see what the fuss is all about with this Series (I’m sure it’s just over the Datsuns though).

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Scale-wise, I feel like it is bigger than 1/64 but it is nicely detailed along with an opening bonnet. The weight and paint-job makes it feel like a “premium” diecast.

I had an old, beat-up Matchbox Superfast version, as in the VW Golf, so naturally had to take a photo with the pair.

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So here are some quick shots. Now, if only the Datsuns came out of hiding.

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If you squinted your left eye, turned your head 90 degrees, it almost looks like a Datsun Bluebird. There was more than one of these with wrong cards, so I imagine somewhere in the packaging process, someone or something made a boo-boo.

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