Indonesia Diecast Expo 2019 For all who like toys

The Indonesia Diecast Expo 2019 or IDE 2019 has been held on 26th and 27th October 2019. It was the sixth Indonesia Diecast Expo held in ICE BSD City, Tangerang. This exhibition became a great opportunity for all diecast, lovers to gather and get the latest information about the diecast industry and its development and also to compete with each other. And again AToyZ go to this event to see the crowd in there

About Indonesia Diecast Expo

Since 2014, this exhibition becomes the largest diecast exhibition in Southeast Asia. The main purpose of the Indonesia diecast exhibition is to introduce and share the latest information, such as the development of the diecast industry, new diecast brands, and diecast innovations. Moreover, it also asks people to love and take care of their toys and also not underestimate them.

Interesting Things in Indonesia Diecast Expo

Indonesia Diecast Expo serves different things each year. It covers several annual programs. Those programs keep this toy exhibition interesting to visit every year. Check the list below is the most interesting thing you can enjoy while visiting Indonesia Diecast Expo

Swap Meet

This is a program designed for all diecast lovers whether collectors, communities, customizers, and also sellers. In this program, you can bring your diecast collection, buy some new versions or brands, collectible items barter. It is a great opportunity to create a new channel and find out new interesting things in the diecast world.

Collectors and Communities Show-Off

Collectors and communities are welcome to visit this exhibition. Not only come and see this cool collectible item but also participate in the show-off program. In this program, you can bring your best or most favorite diecasts and introduce them to the visitors of the exhibition. You will be amazed because there are a lot of unique and amazing collections you might not know before. Seeing the collection will make you love more with this car miniature.

Customizers Show-Off

IDE 2019 was also an opportunity for customizers to show their creativity and works to the other diecast lovers. The program started in 2018 and it is the second year for the customizers to show their best custom diecasts. Indeed, the works are incredible and it makes the collectible item industry develops significantly. The customizers often create something fresher in this industry.

Indonesia Diecast Expo 2019 Boneshaker custom
Custom Boneshaker Collection

Auction and Charity

The exhibition is not only for fun but also to earn money to help others. It is one of the most interesting programs in the Indonesia Diecast Expo because collectors have a chance to get new or even rare car miniatures on the auction program. Then, visitors can also spend their money on a charity program.

Real Vehicle

You might only see the car in a diecast version. Just imagine if you see the real version of that miniature. This is also an interesting program because you can compare the diecast version and the real version and see how cool those cars are.  

New Programs in IDE 2019

Besides serving the annual programs above, Indonesia Diecast Exhibition 2019 also offers some new programs. Just like the tagline, this exhibition is for all ages whether children, adults, or even elder people as long as they love toys, collectible items, and diecasts. You can bring your favorite including your children comfortably because there is a playground where they can play around.

This expo also has several prestigious competitions. Let say, there is a diecast custom competition for customizers. Collectors can bring their fastest diecast and join the race competition. Nowadays, there is also a Vlog competition where vloggers can create a creative, eye-catching, and interesting video about Indonesia Diecast Expo. Visitors can also create photos and send them to the photo competition. Another interesting program is Miss IDE.

This program is to give appreciation to the ushers or SPGS. Miss IDE is not only to find a beautiful representation but also a representation who has a good personality and knowledge about diecast.

The purpose of the programs is to spread and promote car miniature and collectible items, especially diecast to the people in Indonesia and the world.

Special Guest at Indonesian Diecast Expo

The special part was when diecast lovers can meet Brendon Vetuskey. Brendon Vetuskey is the designer of Hot Wheels. There was a workshop with Vetuskey where visitors can ask anything about the way he designs a variety of cool car miniatures for Hot Wheels. Vetuskey has been work for Hot Wheels since 2007 in Track and Play Sets. He is also a designer of Monster Truck and Red Line Club diecasts.

The lucky visitors joined a special dinner with Brendon Vetuskey and get a souvenir. The souvenir was ’55 Bel Air Gasser CODE 3. This diecast is a limited edition in which it is only 100 pieces in the world.

Brendon Vetuskey was not the only special guest in this exhibition but also Christian Coujin and Jun Imai. Jun Imai is the designer of Datsun Bluebird 510 from Hot Wheels, and Christian Coujin is the owner of the Porsche RWB Museum. Coujin also brought his original car which taken from one of his Hot Wheels diecast designs. Even, there was also Sandiaga Uno. He is one of the most popular politicians and entrepreneurs. He gave his appreciation to the expo as well as the activities and the industry.

There were some small events held in several cities such as Malang, Surabaya, Makassar, and Bali Before the main event. The small event was also held in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. You have to buy a ticket to enter the event. The ticket cost for Indonesia Diecast Expo 2019 was fifty thousand rupiahs.

How to Get Information about Indonesia Diecast Expo

Although the event has finished, diecast lovers can still find the latest information about diecast and the exhibition. You can visit its official website, For more interactive information, you can follow its social media accounts. And for Instagram users, you can follow @IndonesiaDiecastExpo. And also for Facebook users, you can follow Indonesia Diecast Expo. So, if you miss the Indonesia Diecast Expo 2019 and curious about the next exhibition, just check the accounts and website and wait for the schedule. 

Indonesia Diecast Expo

Indonesia Diecast Expo this year will be held in Balai Kartini from October 28th to the following day. If the public reception last year is any indication, the 2017 exhibition will be a much bigger event. Reports say that the exhibition will be more massive; with thousands of diecast collections on display, more than one hundred diecast vendors, and approximately 60 diecast communities from all parts of the nation will be expected to take part in the festivity.

indonesia diecast expo
indonesia diecast expo

Visitors will get to see so many rare diecast collections of different brands and sizes. However, it’s worth noting that, while this news will excite many enthusiasts and collectors, the average people may be clueless as to what diecast is.

The term diecast, by its definition, refers to a collectible model or a toy produced using either zinc alloy or molten lead using the diecast method. This is unlike toys made of plastic and rubber materials, the diecast items are made of a combination of an alloy of zinc with small parts of copper and aluminum. First produced in the 20th century, Zamac use method is since done using a tooling system in which the molten metal is put into a mould under an extremely high pressure.

This is not just a toy

This complexity along with the intricate details of each of the produced diecast items undoubtedly add to its value. This is the primary reason why collectible items or diecast toys are much more expensive than its plastics counterpart.

Whereas other are simply made as toys, some diecast items are made specifically as collectible items, It may come in a model kits that you get to assemble later on, or the fixed item that is ready to use. As you will be able to witness on your own during this year’s Indonesia Diecast Expo, there is a massive array of options to choose from. Whether it be NASCAR or construction vehicles.

Many of us have already had a long list of collectibles we are going to buy. While this seemingly easy task is a non-issue for collectors, those who are only starting may be overwhelmed. See the following tips to ease your transition and also here special video from Indonesia Diecast expo 2016

Monitor industry news and prices

If you are going to build up your collections and start making purchases, the freely available diecast collectibles publication and price guides is your friend. By keeping yourself updated, you will be able to learn and track how each of your collectibles are appreciated in the industry. This way you will be able to identify the trend and read opportunities.

Always start with diecast collectibles of 1/64 scale

There are large selections of diecast cars; from as small as 1:87 scale and 1:148 scale, to as large as 1:12 scale and 1:18 scale. The best option for you to have at the early stage of building your collections is the 1:64 scale along with other miniature models. Not only easy to find, they are also easy to trade and sell. While we are at it, it’s worth noting that the Indonesia Diecast Exhibition this year will also feature a 1:1 scale diecast car – impressive, isn’t it?

Learn all about Condition Grades

Majority of collectors begin their hobby by collecting items which are widely manufactured at the time, but only serious collectors will finally make the decision to also collect vintage diecast cars. If you are considering to get some of those gorgeous vintage collectibles, you must keep an eye on the general price guideline and properly adjust their maximum bid based on the vintage item’s actual condition. Now who else is excited about Indonesia Diecast Expo?

Indonesia Diecast Expo 2017 : Muscle Power

Age doesn’t matter, Indonesia Diecast Expo 2017, with theme Muscle – Power this 4th event start 2 days on 28 October 2017 until 29 October 2017 on Balai Kartini, East Jakarta. On this event have more than hundred seller and around 60 diecast communities join here. And on the 29th of October, AToyZ participated in covering the activities yeeiyy….

Ticket entrance is  only IDR 40k a day, this event is start from 10 AM to 10 PM WIB, you can see Diecast Photo contest, Custom Diecast Competition, Diecast Racing car, Lego Competition for kids and many more, so this event is not only for collector or diecast lover or hot wheels hunter, this event is for everyone who like diecast.

Diecast Ferrari 599xx 1:64 scele number one from 100 is sold for IDR 17 Million on this event auction collection. And same person also winning auction for HW Morris Mini Cooper no 1 of 100 for IDR 32 Million.

The Muscle Power 4rd IDE 2017 also features a display of display cars consisting of two Shelby GT 500 alerts 2010 and 2017, Chevrolet Bel Air ’55, Chevrolet Camaro ’69, Ford Mustang Pony ’66 and Dodge Charger ‘ 69.

On this event AToZ got some collectable item HW Daredevils “Cruise Bruiser” Super Treasure hunt 2017 and Hot Wheels Collector Edition WONDER WOMAN INVISIBLE JET.

Cruise Bruiser super treasure hunt

For those of you who miss event indonesia diecast expo 2017, do not worry, immediately mark your calendar for next year event in indonesia diecast expo 2018

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Super Treasure Hunt surf crate
Super Treasure Hunt Surf Crate