THE TOLEDO COLLECTORS TOY FAIR was held earlier this month in Sylvania, Ohio. Today we look at the new models that were shown on the Round 2 stand.
Mat Irvine: The Round 2 stand was manned by one of the product developers, John Greczula. The Toledo Toy Fair is primarily a showcase for model cars, so appropriately enough, most of the R2 models on display were from the AMT and MPC brands.
Reboxed AMT 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T (below) as seen in the cult movie Vanishing Point.
John Greczula (below, standing far left) talks with Dave Vann.
Four Toledo Fair visitors (below, left to right) Luc Janssens, Dean Milano, Mat Irvine, and Ken Krawiec.
About the show
The Toledo Collectors Toy Fair came out of the Toledo Model Car Show, an event that ran for many years in Toledo, Ohio. It's now held in the nearby town of Sylvania, though is still referred to, somewhat confusingly, as the 'Toledo show'.
It is smaller than previous times, and this year the accompanying show, the NNL for that region, was held not only on the same day, but in the same hall. Though both shows were technically separate, so much so that as you entered the hall itself, one of the indoor sports halls in the whole Exhibition Center, you needed to turn left for the NNL and right for the show!
The NNL will be dealt with in future reports, including an explanation of what 'NNL' stands for…