Category: News Update

Catalog of Collectibles: hobbyDB adds Marklin Cars, Trains, and More


hobbyDB of Boulder, Colorado has the ambitious mission of cataloging all collectibles in their Wikipedia-style catalog and search engine.  Particularly interesting to Marklin collectors is the Marklin brand page which already has a nice overview of the company and the various categories where collectibles have been added.  hobbyDB knows that collectors often like to get very detailed about describing their prized

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October Update: Hello Marklin Collectors!


Hello Marklin Collectors! It’s been a while since our last update so we wanted to catch you up on the Marklin world. Recently we featured some Marklin highlights from auctions presented by Bertoia Auctions and NETTE Auctions. We also presented some wonderful photos of the Hans-Peter Porsche Traumwerk antique toy collection and expansive layout. This update we are also sharing

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Canada’s Supertrain Show Draws over 10,000 Railroad Enthusiasts


Featuring over 60,000 square feet of Operating Model Railroad Layouts, Displays, Lionel, Lego Trains, Thomas and Friends, Garden Railroads, Photo Exhibits, Merchandise for Sale, Live Demos and Clinics, Supertrain is Canada’s largest model train show! Supertrain 2013 took place April 20 & 21, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. CBC news reported on the trainshow and quoted the show’s chair Rob Badmington: “I

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Brighton Toy and Model Museum: Treasure Trove of Toys


The Brighton Toy and Model Museum is a treasure trove of toys and models that extends over four thousand square feet of floorspace, through four of the Early Victorian arches supporting Brighton Railway Station’s forecourt. Founded in 1991, it has over ten thousand toys and models in its catalogue, including priceless model train collections and many period antique toys. Its

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