Matchbox Series (Nos 1 to 60)[edit | edit source]

Series No. [1] Model Name [1] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [1] Photo
1 [2] Road Roller [2] 1958 Aveling-Barford Green with red rollers [2] 1958 1C ROAD ROLLER . (2).jpg
2 Dumper 1957 Muir-Hill Green with red dump tray Dumper (2-B).jpg
3 Cement Mixer 1953 Light blue with red wheels 1953 3A CEMENT MIXER.jpg
4 Massey Harris Tractor 1957 Massey-Harris Red Massey-Harris Tractor (4-B).JPG
5 London Bus 1957 AEC Red DSC 3300.jpg
6 Euclid Dump Truck 1954 Euclid Orange & grey Euclid Dump Truck (6-A).JPG
7 Horse Drawn Milk Float 1954

Orange with brown horse

DSC 3303.jpg
8 Caterpillar Tractor 1958 Caterpillar Yellow 8b.jpg
9 Dennis Fire Engine 1958 Dennis Red Dennis Fire Engine (9-B).JPG
10 Mechanical Horse and Trailer 1958 Scammell Red with tan trailer Scammell Mechanical Horse and Trailer (10-B).jpg
11 Road Tanker 1958 ERF Red 11b 2.jpg
12 Land Rover 1955 Land Rover Green DSC 3311.jpg
13 Wreck Truck 1958 Bedford Tan & red Wreck Truck (13-B).JPG
14 Daimler Ambulance 1958 Daimler Cream 14b 2.jpg
15 Prime Mover 1956 Diamond T Orange 15A.jpg
16 Atlantic Trailer 1956 Tan 16a...jpg
17 [2] Bedford Removals Van [2] 1958 Bedford Green [2] 17B 1.jpg
18 Caterpillar Bulldozer 1958 Caterpillar Yellow Cat. Bulldozer 18b.jpg
19 MGA Sports Car 1958 MG Cream DSC 3321.jpg
20 Heavy Lorry 1956 ERF Red 20a...jpg
21 Bedford Duple Luxury Coach 1958 Bedford Green Bedford Duple Luxury Coach (21-B).JPG
22 1958 Vauxhall Cresta 1958 Vauxhall Pink 22B VAUXHALL CRESTA.jpg
23 Berkeley Cavalier Caravan 1957 Berkeley Green 23B.jpg
24 Weatherill Hydraulic Excavator 1956 Weatherill Orange 24a...jpg
25 Dunlop Van 1956 Bedford Blue DSC 3331.jpg
26 ERF Cement Mixer 1956 ERF Orange DSC 3334.jpg
27 Bedford Low Loader 1958 Bedford Green with tan trailer Bedford Low Loader (27-B).JPG
28 [3] Bedford Compressor Truck [3] 1956 Bedford Yellow [3] 28a.jpg
29 Bedford Milk Delivery Van 1956 Bedford Tan DSC 3340.jpg
30 Ford Perfect 1956 Ford Gray-brown DSC 3342.jpg
31 American Ford Station Wagon 1957 Ford Yellow $ 35.jpg
32 Jaguar XK140 1957 Jaguar Cream DSC 3346.jpg
33 Ford Zodiac Mk II Sedan 1957 Ford Green 1957 33A FORD ZODIAC MKII SEDAN.jpg
34 Volkswagen Microvan 1957 Volkswagen Blue DSC 3351.jpg
35 Marshall Horse Box 1956 ERF Red and tan DSC 3355.jpg
36 Austin A50 1956 Austin Light blue DSC 3357.jpg
37 Karrier Bantam 2 Ton 1957 Karrier Orange CocaCola 37a.jpg
38 Karrier Refuse Collector 1957 Karrier Gray DSC 3361.jpg
39 Ford Zodiac Convertible 1957 Ford Pink 39a.jpg
40 Bedford 7 Ton Tipper 1957 Bedford Red with tan dump bed 40a.jpg
41 D Type Jaguar 1957 Jaguar Dark green 41 a.jpg
42 Bedford Evening News Van 1957 Bedford Yellow DSC 3370.jpg
43 Hillman Minx 1958 Hillman Green
44 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 1958 Rolls Royce Light blue DSC 3374.jpg
45 Vauxhall Victor 1958 Vauxhall Yellow or red DSC 3377.jpg
46 Morris Minor 1000 1958 Morris Dark green DSC 3380.jpg
47 1 Ton Trojan Van 1958 Trojan Red DSC 3383.jpg
48 Meteor Sportsman Mk II 1958 Meteor Blue and tan boat with black trailer 48a.jpg
49 M3 Personnel Carrier 1958 M3 Olive green 49a.jpg
50 Commer Pick-Up Mk VIII 1958 Commer Brown Commer Pick-Up Mk VIII (No. 50).JPG
51 Albion Chieftain 1958 Albion Yellow 51.jpg
52 Maserati 4CLT Racer 1958 Maserati Red 615-2009.jpg
53 Aston Martin 1958 Aston Martin Metallic green DSC 3393.jpg
54 Saracen Personnel Carrier 1958 Alvis Olive green 54.jpg
55 D.U.K.W 1958 GMC Olive green 55a.jpg
56 London Trolleybus 1958 AEC Red Graytrolleybus.jpg
57 Wolseley 1500 1958 Wolseley Green DSC 3400.jpg
58 BEA Coach 1958 AEC Blue 58.jpg
59 Ford Thames Van 1958 Thames Green DSC 3403.jpg
60 Morris J2 Pickup 1958 Morris Blue DSC 3405.jpg

Accesory Packs[edit | edit source]

Series No. [3] Model Name [3] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [3] Photo
A-1 Esso Pumps and Forecourt Sign 1957 Red pumps + yellow sign Esso Pumps and Forecourt Sign, Matchbox Accessory Pack 1 (MBCat 1959).jpg
A-2 Matchbox Car Transporter 1957 Bedford Blue Matchbox Car Transporter (A-2).jpg
A-3 Metal Lock-Up Garage 1958 Maroon, yellow & green Lock Up Garage (1958 N-3).jpg

Major Packs[edit | edit source]

Series No. [3] Model Name [3] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [3] Photo
M-1 Caterpillar Earthmover 1957 Caterpillar Yellow MAJOR PACK No M1 CATERPILLAR EARTH SCRAPER - England - NM.jpg
M-2 Bedford Articulated Truck 1957 Bedford Walls Ice Cream decals Blue & cream Bedford Articulated Truck (M-2).jpg

Models of Yesteryear[edit | edit source]

Series No. [4] Model Name [4] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [4] Photo
Y-1 Allchin 7 NHP Traction Engine 1956 Allchin Green TractionEngine.jpg
Y-2 "B" Type Bus 1912-1920 1956 AEC Dewar's Red BTypeBus.jpg
Y-3 1907 London E Class Tramcar 1956 Red ETypeTram.jpg
Y-4 Sentinel Steam Waggon 1956 Sentinel Blue SteamWagon.jpg
Y-5 1929 4½ Litre Bentley 1956 Bentley Green 1929 Le Mans Bentley (Y-5).jpg
Y-6 AEC 1916-1921 1957 AEC Grey AEClorry.jpg
Y-7 4 Ton Leyland 1957 Leyland Red 4-ton.jpg
Y-8 1926 Morris Cowley Bullnose 1958 Morris Opening rumble seat Brown Bullnose.jpg
Y-9 Fowler Showman's Engine 1958 Fowler Red & White Fowler.jpg

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Yearly www.mbxforum.com, Standard Range of Regular Models = 1958 Retrieved 30 April 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Kevin McGimpsey & Stewart Orr, Collecting Matchbox Diecast Toys - The First Forty Years, First Edition, 1989, pages 64 to 70
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Matchbox Series Illustrated Range of Models (1958 catalogue)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Models of Yesteryear Illustrated Range of Models (1958 catalogue)

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