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TycoCollectors is the ultimate reference for 80s, 90s, and 00s Toys

We focus specifically on Tyco Toys / Tyco Industries (USA), Taiyo Toys Co. Ltd (Japan), as well as associated brand such as Metro RC, Dickie Toys, all spanning some of the most memorable radio control cars, slot cars, HO scale trains, and general kids toys of the last several decades.

There are currently over 400 products documented here covering US, UK, Japanese and European brands, each with history, reviews, photos, valuation, and where to buy them now. For any specific requests, please contact me.

The site itself is entirely built and maintained by one collector in Australia in my spare time as a resource for the collectors community, with the goal of both documenting these pieces of history, and hopefully one day inspiring current toy companies (e.g. Mattel and Nikko) to revisit some of these classic designs and to do them justice with just the right amount of modern technology.

Want to know more about Tyco?

Check out The Golden Age of Tyco RC, and with such a big following it only makes sense that I began to catalog and document those products too. Oh, and they’re pretty awesome too!!

Do you have a story to tell?

I’d love to hear from people who work or have worked in the industry and would like to chat about your favorite memories or new opportunities, maybe you have some artifacts collecting dust in the attic, or simply wish to pass on some information that helps us better understand and appreciate any of the topics we’ve discussed on this site. Feel free to contact me via our form or