Looks like I ended up with another black 1:43 model, this time a Lotus Esprit Turbo which makes this my first foray into AUTOart. A lone 1:64 model came along for the ride, perhaps to give the Lotus some company.

A collector was letting go of his collection and there were tons of quality stuff (the usual suspects), the big fish were beyond my means. I kept an eye on what received the least bids, and pulled the trigger before the listings close. The catch isn't shabby, I'm happy to have a Lotus as my first Aa.

Lamley's to blame for this, their blog has showcased a few Beads Collection 1:64 Kyosho models. Curiosity got the better of me, and Beads Collection isn't what I'll have in mind when thinking of diecast cars (lol).

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Great deals could be had when people give up a hobby and put up their collection on auction sites, good thing these cars are a shipped from within Asia; so I didn't need to spent twice the cost of what I paid for the cars. Entering this new realm is pretty exciting too.