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Ambulance
Debut Series 1-75
Produced 2005-2010 (original), 2018-Present (retool)
Number MB679
Scale Unlisted
MB-37 Ambulance

  • This article concerns the 2005 ambulance casting. You may be looking for a different ambulance casting.

Vehicle HistoryEdit

The Matchbox Ambulance (2005) is a generic realistic casting based on a real North American ambulance. Though much more realistic than Matchbox's previous ambulance casting (Ambulance (2000)), it is not based on any individual prototype. It made its debut for the 2005 mainline under the 1-75 series for the MBX Metal subline in White with Ambulance, Red and Yellow stripes, 679 tampos. The casting has a number of MB679 and was originally in production for 2005 to 2010 when it was discontinued. It returned in 2018 after a 8 year hiatus, albeit retooled for easier assembly. The former back of the ambulance in metal has turned to plastic while the retaining the metal cab and has been updated with a copyright year of 2018. The casting still retains the original number of MB679 and has been in production ever since.

VersionsEdit

The Ambulance has come out in the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB66 2005 1-75: MBX Metal White Ambulance, Red and Yellow stripes, 679 Silver / Plastic Clear N/A 7SpokeSawblade H1849 Thailand Ambulance (2005)
MB37 2006 1-75: MBX Metal Pearl Metalflake White Seguridad Ambulance Department of Health Services, 679 Gray / Plastic Clear Black 7SpokeSawblade K2600 Thailand MB-37 Ambulance
MB53 2007 1-75: MBX Metal White Ambulance, Serving your community Gray / Plastic Smoke Black M007 - 6909bf K9482 Thailand MB-53 Ambulance
N/A 2007 5-Pack: Fire Red Blue stripes, COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT, PARAMEDIC Gray / Plastic Smoke None 7SpokeSawblade K9614 Thailand Two wheel types 2005 Ambulance (2007 5Pack)
M007 - 6909bf
N/A 2008 10-Pack White Ambulance, Orange stripes Silver / Plastic Smoke N/A M007 - 6909bf Thailand Ambulance2005whiteandorange
N/A 2008 5-Pack: Fire Red AMBULANCE FIRE DEPT. UNIT 679 Gray / Plastic Smoke None M007 - 6909bf M0141 Thailand Amb
N/A 2009 10-Pack White Orange, Blue, Black and Red with "Volunteer EMS", "Unit 679" and "Ambulance" on sides Gray / Plastic Smoke N/A M007 - 6909bf P3001 Thailand MBX Ambulance
N/A 2010 5-Pack: Blaze Busters Antifreeze Neon Yellow FIRE DEPARTMENT AMBULANCE Gray / Plastic Smoke N/A M007 - 6909bf R0599 Thailand Replaced by Hazard Squad Image Not Available
Modified Model
MB60 2018 1-125: MBX Rescue 9/30 Red AMBULANCE, White panel Gray / Plastic Smoke None Wheel Red FHH20 FHK03 Thailand Base code(s): L09, L10 Ambulance (2018 Red Modified)

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