By David G. Firestone How I have gone as long as I have without delving into the subject of die casts? I really don’t know, but for this week’s column, we are going to discuss it. Racing as a sport is half man, half machine. When it comes to collectibles, they both get virtually equal […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Die Casts-Celebrating the Machines
By David G. Firestone On the first anniversary of the founding of The Driver Suit Blog I felt it appropriate to analyze the first two NASCAR driver suits I ever bought. I started in the driver suit hobby in March of 2010, with a Bill Sedgwick Die Hard driver suit from the Craftsman Truck Series […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Two Birthdays in January…
By David G. Firestone Something that I find interesting are what are known as “salesman samples.” Salesman Samples are items that are used by representatives of companies to show buyers a sample of what it is they are buying. These can be anything from championship rings, swatch catalogs, or in this case, a case of […]Read More Vintage Item Spotlight-1980’s Unocal 76 Salesman Sample
By David G. Firestone Chicago hit -15 on Monday, and due to the fact I work outside, I was in the middle of it. The temperature was much more hospitable in Daytona Beach where Preseason Thunder took place at Daytona Motor Speedway. Thursday’s testing session was rained out, but Friday’s session took place. The two […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Daytona Preseason Thunder 2014 News and Notes
By David G. FirestoneHope you all had a great holiday season, whatever you celebrate. I turned 32 on Thursday, and am celebrating the first year of the The Driver Suit Blog. Ok, enough sappy stuff, on to this week’s column.We’ve discussed photo-matching before, but here is something regarding photo matching that many people don’t know […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-“Press Kit” Does NOT Mean Ironing a Uniform!
By David G. Firestone One of the reasons I love this hobby is how many unusual things get sold and bought in it. I’ve seen things over the years that are stunning, and I have had the opportunity to buy and sell some of them myself. Autographs are something that might not seem as unusual, […]Read More Vintage Item Spotlight-The Pen is Mightier Than The Sword
The first NASCAR box break of 2014, I open 4 boxes of 1994 Finish Line Gold, and the results speak for themselves!Read More DGF2099 Productions-Vintage Box Break-1994 Finish Line Gold-4 Boxes