diecast plus is moving

9 December 2014

Diecast plus is moving from our old address at diecast.plus.com to this new domain at diecastplus.info.

Mike Richardson passed away

19 April 2013 - from Jose Heraud a contributor to the site

I understand that Mike Richardson, author and eminent toy collector and appraiser, has passed away today in Poitiers, France where he was hospitalized ten days ago due to a stroke.

Esso tankers

June 2012

Added a feature page on Dinky Esso tankers by John Morris.

Updated Matchbox pages

30 October 2011

Today has seen the completion of a full review and update of the Matchbox pages. Particular thanks go to Eugene Irniger who has provided many corrections and a wealth of new images.

Diecasttweet Twitter account

22 June 2011

Use twitter to find out when there is new and updated content on the site

New tab to show Popular pages

17 April 2011

Added a new tab to show the most popular pages on the site.

Small images now in two columns

13 March 2011

Changed the layout of the model pages to show two columns of images on the left rather than one. The brief outages of the database over the last couple of weeks where as a result of a failed UPS. This has now been replaced.