Collecting miniature vehicles or diecast is an activity that is favored by hobbyists. Very often this hobby can be used as a profitable source of income. However, for those of you who have just started, there are many things you need to know if you really want to pursue this.
One is a kind of collection. There are two types of diecasts, namely collection items and non-collection items. Many factors are involved in determining the type of diecast, such as special series, number of diecasts and so on.
For example Hotwheels with a scale of 1:64. They released a series of Fast and Furious from no less than 8 different cars. But of the 8 cars, there are only a few collector items, such as the Nissan GTR R34 that Bryan uses on FF2 in silver-blue stripes. In another brand, Greenlight, they make it bigger 1:43. With the same car and color, not necessarily the car belongs to the collector’s item,
By using current information technology, it should not be difficult to find knowledge about diecast. However, with the presence of the diecast community, beginners can also use it to find out.
In addition to the type, you are also confronted with the choice to open or not. The diecast in the package indeed has a higher value than the non-package. However, it returns to your decision as a collector.
The choice to open the package is usually made by collectors who do not intend to resell it. However, some consciously open themselves as a photography requirement.
To keep the packaging in good condition, there is a separate opening technique. The technique is intended with the aid of acetone, so that the package can be opened more neatly.