Matchbox ’59 Chevrolet Brookwood Wagon, “Mr Bean” 1964 green Austin Mini Cooper, silver Mercedes SLR McLaren, finally arrive in the UK!

I have ranted, and I have raved, and I have probably annoyed and bored more people than I care to mention when it comes to Matchbox... but, it seems my ranting days are over. Just today I cancelled an order for a Matchbox five-pack which had been improperly advertised, so I technically had a good... Continue Reading →

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Car of the year 2016

It was difficult coming up with a way to end the year. It's been a bad one for most people... what with all the celebrity deaths and the political upheaval both here and across the seas, there've been complaints aplenty. For me, it's not been so bad! Especially for Jasmine's Garage, which has grown more... Continue Reading →

Little Britons: MG 1100/ADO16

Launched in 1962, the MG 1100 was for many years Britain's best selling car - but it's hard to say if the Matchbox equivelant here matched the success of BMC's delightful compact. If you're going to buy a compact car, then and now it's the same - the Europeans do it best. The Car: MG... Continue Reading →

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