Diecast Model Cars
Diecast model cars merge our love of the automobile with the childhood pleasure of playing with toys. Their palm-of-the-hand size, attention to detail, and relative scarcity make them a fine collectible, too. Dowst Brothers of Chicago is generally credited with producing the first diecast cars, which began not as toys but as cuff links, charms, and other decorative personal objects. Dowst was already in the diecast business in the early...