New Toy Events Calendar

We have added a Toy Events Calendar for all toy related swap meets, fairs, club meetings, or other events where old toys might be on show or for sale or swap.

We will add any events that RecoverToy will attend, hopefully well in advance of the date!

If you have an event or regular meeting that you would like to make known to the toy collecting community please send the details via our Contact page.

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We are currently experiencing Firefox web browser reporting an error with RecoverToy SSL certificate.

The RecoverToy SSL Certificate is correct and can be trusted. However, Firefox is not agreeing with the SSL Authority.

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We have logged queries with various support agencies to try and rectify the issue.

Update: This issue seems to have rectified itself. Not sure what caused it, but it is no longer happening. 

Adelaide Swap Meet next weekend

Some of this weekend has been spent preparing for the Adelaide Mega Swap Meet at the Adelaide Showgrounds on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June 2016.

RecoverToy will be there with all our reproduction tyres and lots of Dinky, Corgi and Matchbox toys for sale.

Come along and bring your old models to get new tyres fitted.

 

RecoverToy Store online after maintenance

We are performing some maintenance on the RecoverToy servers and the website and store may be off-line for some short periods this weekend starting from Friday 12th May 1500 Australian Eastern Time (3pm +10 GMT).

Updated Saturday 14th May: The server migration has been completed. There should be no further interruptions after 1630 AEST (4:30pm GMT +1000) today.

RecoverToy will be at Adelaide’s Mega Toy Fair in June 2016

RecoverToy will be at Adelaide’s Mega Toy Fair in June 2016. The toy fair is open on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of June. Opening time is 10:00.

Bring all your old diecast models that need tyres and we will fit new tyres to make that model look great.

Tyres for Matchbox Toys, Dinky Toys, Corgi Toys, Tri-ang Minic, Tri-ang Spot-On, Budgie Toys, Britains and many more. We will have our full range of tyres and tracks available.

We will be bringing some of the more common parts for Matchbox, Dinky and Corgi, but space constraints will not allow us to move everything from our store to the fair. If you have a specific part or reproduction box that you would like to get from us, please book an order now.

Our range also includes Hotwheels Redlines replacement wheels for bearing and cap style axles for models issued from 1967 until 1973.

Links:

The Mega Toy Fair Facebook page

Adelaide Showground Events page

Adelaide Showground Location page

Adelaide Showground ‘How to Get There’ page

 

 

Tonys Toys Site Link

Tonys Toys - A Collection of Toys from the 20th Century
Tonys Toys – A Collection of Toys from the 20th Century

A new link to Tonys Toys personal toy collection has been added to the menu here at RecoverToy. A lot of the parts we have and knowledge around antique die-cast toys is due to the collection that has been built up over the last 30 years or so, as well as childhood memories.

The collection includes toys from Corgi, Dinky, Matchbox, Mattel, Tri-ang, Australian Micro, Streamlux, Hong Kong Plastic from CH and TLC, Lincoln International and many others including a collection of R&L Cereal Toys.

While you have a look around the RecoverToy store and site, also hop over to Tonys Toys collection site for a stack of photos and information about antique toys from the 20th century.