Do you like to collect diecast models? If you have a hobby of collecting diecast, it can be a good thing. Car enthusiasts usually prefer to collect it to get the model they like. The advantage that you will get when collecting it that you can get a car model that you like compared to you buying an actual car with a large size and of course it also requires a high financial cost. Hobbies for collecting diecast have been popular since the 1960s. Many collectors like to appreciate models as a result of art. If you are a car lover, you can start by collecting it first.
Getting Started for Collecting a Diecast Car
If you are the first diecast fan, you can start to collect it with the model you like or want. You can choose that model based on friends, manufacturers, up to the year of manufacture. The first thing you do when you collect it to get your it according to what you want and like. However, you also need to consider the budget you have before you are interested in buying it.
if you did’t know what manufacturers you want to collect, you can start with the easy one, you can try with hot wheels, why how wheels because this is common and easy to get on your local store
Scale and Size of Diecast Cars
It has a scale and size that varies depending on the brand and the choice you decide. It has several sizes such as 1/8 to have a size along 1/64. The greater the number generated, the smaller the diecast car.
There are even car manufacturers that produce cars with a size of 1/144 or 1/4 scale. But some manufacturers produce cars with a size of 1/64 or the scale is the smallest car size, if you are the new one on collecting diecast, size 1/64 is good for starer
Besides, there are the most common sizes in making with sizes 1/43 and 1/32. The biggest scale is 1/18 scale. The size scale determines the size you choose.
Factors Affecting the Diecast Model
Several factors affect diecast models. The first is the size. Size is important when you want to know about the value of a diecast. If you want it is visible when displayed, you can choose a large size. Right above. Second is availability. If it is limited, that means your choice is very meaningful. It might just be that the model you need is still hard to find. The trend also influences the model factor in diecast. Market conditions can cause it to have various variations. Besides, the condition of the it also affects things that cause the diecast model factor.
Diecast Brand to collect
So many deicast manufacture out there you can collect, like we already mention before, you can start with hot wheels by Mattel, and then you can try Green light, Tomica, M2 Machine (this is one of my Favorite Diecast Brand) Ino32, and many more.
All of them have different specification, and all of them have so many series that you can collect, for some advise, better you just collect on one brand and series for starter, because diecast will be always come out with new model every year
This below is 55 Chevy Bel Air Gaser from Hot Wheels Brand, this item is one most wanted on Hot Wheels World