(FOX 9) – When you think of Hot Wheels and Matchbox, you might have childhood flashbacks. But an Eden Prairie man started his collection just four years ago when someone paid a debt off with diecast cars instead of cash. Now, he's sitting on an incredible collection of classic toy cars.
"I have no idea I have no idea," says Robert Solberg when asked how many cars he has. "Thousands and thousands and thousands and thousands."
There are too many to count but if they’re worth something, Robert Solberg knows it. Four years ago it wasn’t a passion that sent Robert on the road to collect Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Lessney’s and other diecast cars, it was an unpaid debt of just $200.
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