A few weeks ago, I attended an immensely enjoyable event, Cavallino Classic. Held in Palm Beach, FL at the Breakers Hotel golf course and grounds, this is the annual gathering of all things Ferrari sponsored by Cavallino Magazine, one of the older US-based Ferrari enthusiast publications. I was there over 2 days, Friday and […]Read more "Cavallino, The Woodstock for Auto Enthusiasts"
Today, Bandai is primarily known for producing action figures and a variety of other similar plastic toys, now using Chinese contract factory labor. But this is not where they started. It was founded by a man named Naoharu Yamashina, son of a rice merchant. He fought like so many Japanese in WWII, losing an eye […]Read more "Vintage Tin, “Eternal Things” from Japan’s House of Bandai"