Series 1-75

Series No. [1] Model Name [1] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [1] Photo
1-C Road Roller 1958 Averling-Barford Front roller pivots Green with red rollers MB -01c Aveling Barford Road Roller
2-B Dumper 1957 Muir-Hill Dump bed tips Green with red dump bed Dumper (2-B)
3-A Cement Mixer 1953 Barrel rotates & pivots Light blue with grey wheels Cement Mixer 1
4-C Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar 1960 Triumph Metallic blue DSC 3298
5-B London Bus 1956 AEC BP visco-static BP [1] Red
6-B Euclid Dump Truck 1957 Euclid Dump bed tips Yellow 6B
7-A Horse Drawn Milk Float 1954 Orange float with brown horse DSC 3303
8-B Caterpillar Tractor 1959 Caterpillar Rubber Tracks Yellow 8b
9-C Merryweather Marquis Series III Fire Engine 1959 Merryweather Red Merryweather Marquis Series III Fire Engine
10-B Scammell Scarab Mechanical Horse and Trailer 1957 Scammell Red & brown Scammell Mechanical Horse and Trailer (10-B)
11-B Petrol Tanker 1958 ERF Red 11B ...
12-B Land Rover 1959 Land Rover Green DSC 3312
13-B Wreck Truck 1958 Bedford Tan & red Wreck Truck (13-B)
14-B Daimler Ambulance 1958 Daimler Cream with Red Cross 14B
15-B Rotinoff Super Atlantic Tractor 1959 Rotintoff Orange 15b
16-B Super Atlantic Trailer 1960 Tow bar pivots vertically Light brown
17-B Bedford Removals Van 1958 Bedford Green
18-B Caterpillar Bulldozer 1958 Caterpillar Rubber Tracks Yellow 18B 1
19-B MGA Sports Car 1958 MG Cream DSC 3321
20-B ERF 68G Truck 1959 ERF Blue 20b 1
21-B Bedford Duple Luxury Coach 1958 Bedford Green Bedford Duple Luxury Coach (21-B)
22-B 1958 Vauxhall Cresta 1958 Vauxhall Beige 1958 22B VAUXHALL CRESTA V (2)
23-C Bluebird Dauphine Trailer 1960 Bluebird Side door opens Green
24-B Weatherill Hydraulic Excavator 1959 Weatherill Shovel pivots Yellow 24B 4
25-A Dunlop Van 1956 Bedford Blue DSC 3331
26-A ERF Cement Mixer 1956 ERF Orange DSC 3334
27-C Cadillac Sixty Special 1960 Cadillac Green with cream roof 42444820 53313625 18158146
28-B Thames Trader Compressor Truck 1959 Thames Yellow 28b thames compressor truck
29-A Bedford Milk Delivery Van 1956 Bedford Tan DSC 3340
30-A Ford Perfect 1957 Ford Gray-brown DSC 3342
31-A American Ford Station Wagon 1957 Ford Yellow $ 35
32-A Jaguar XK140 1957 Jaguar Cream DSC 3346
33-A Ford Zodiac Mk II Sedan 1957 Ford Green 1957 33A FORD ZODIAC MKII SEDAN
34-A Volkswagen Microvan 1957 Volkswagen Blue DSC 3351
35-A Marshall Horse Box 1956 ERF Side ramp opens Red and tan DSC 3355
36-A Austin A50 1956 Austin Light blue DSC 3357
37-B Karrier Bantam 2 Ton 1960 Karrier Yellow DSC 3359
38-A Karrier Refuse Collector 1957 Karrier Gray DSC 3361
39-A Ford Zodiac Convertible 1957 Ford Peach 39a
40-A Bedford 7 Ton Tipper 1957 Bedford Dump bed tips Red with tan dump bed 40a
41-B D Type Jaguar 1960 Jaguar Dark green DSC 3368
42-A Bedford Evening News Van 1957 Bedford Yellow DSC 3370
43-A Hillman Minx 1958 Hillman Light blue with white roof DSC 3372
44-A Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 1958 Rolls-Royce Light blue DSC 3374
45-A Vauxhall Victor 1958 Vauxhall Yellow DSC 3377
46-A Morris Minor 1000 1958 Morris Blue S-l225
47-A 1 Ton Trojan Van 1958 Trojan Red DSC 3383
48-A Meteor Sportsman Mk II 1958 Meteor Boat is removeable Blue and tan boat with black trailer 48a
49-A M3 Personnel Carrier 1958 White Motor Company Flexible rubber tracks Olive green 49a
50-A Commer Pick-Up Mk VIII 1958 Commer Brown Commer Pick-Up Mk VIII (No. 50)
51-A Albion Chieftain 1958 Albion Yellow 51
52-A Maserati 4CLT Racer 1958 Maserati Red 615-2009
53-A Aston Martin 1958 Aston Martin Mettalic green DSC 3393
54-A Saracen Personnel Carrier 1958 Alvis Turret rotates Olive green 54
55-A D.U.K.W. 1958 GMC Olive green 55a
56-A London Trolleybus 1958 AEC Red Graytrolleybus
57-A Wolseley 1500 1958 Wolseley Green DSC 3400
58-A BEA Coach 1958 AEC Blue 58
59-A Ford Thames Van 1958 Thames Green DSC 3403
60-A Morris J2 Pickup 1958 Morris Blue DSC 3405
61-A Ferret Scout Car 1959 Daimler Olive green 61a
62-A General Service Lorry 1959 AEC Olive green 62a
63-A Ford 3 Ton 4x4 Service Ambulance 1959 Ford Olive green 63a
64-A Scammell Breakdown Truck 1959 Scammell Olive green Break Down Truck 64a
65-A Jaguar 3.4 Litre 1959 Jaguar Blue DSC 3415
66-A Citroen DS19 1959 Citroen Yellow DSC 3418
67-A Saladin Armoured Car 6x6 1959 Alvis Turret rotates Olive green 67a
68-A Austin Mk 2 Radio Truck 1959 Austin Olive green 68a
69-A Commer 30 CWT Van 1959 Commer Side door slides open Dark red DSC 3424
70-A Thames Estate Car 1959 Thames Light blue and yellow DSC 3425
71-A Austin 200 Gallon Water Truck 1959 Austin Olive green 71a
72-A Fordson Major Tractor 1959 Fordson Blue 72a
73-A 10 Ton Pressure Refueller 1959 Leyland Grey-blue 73A
74-A Mobile Refreshment Canteen 1959 Side hatch opens Silver DSC 3432
75-A Ford Thunderbird 1960 Ford White and pink DSC 3434

Accessory Packs

There are four "Accessory Packs" illustrated in the 1960 International second edition Matchbox collectors catalog.[2]

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
A-1 Esso Pumps and Forecourt Sign 1956 N/A "Esso" decals Red & white Esso Pumps and Forecourt Sign, Matchbox Accessory Pack 1 (MBCat 1959)
A-2 Matchbox Car Transporter 1957 Bedford Detachable articulated trailer Blue A2a6
A-3 Metal Lock-Up Garage 1958 N/A Two opening front doors Yellow & red Lock Up Garage (1958 N-3)
A-4 Road Signs 1960 N/A Set of eight Red, white & black Signs

King Size

1960 saw the introduction of the King Size series.

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
K-1 Weatherill Hydraulic Shovel 1960 Weatherill Shovel pivots Yellow K1 1960 WEATHERHILL SHOVEL
K-2 Muir-Hill Dumper 1960 Muir-Hill Dump bed tips Red Muir-Hill Dumper (1960-63 K-2)
K-3 Caterpillar Bulldozer 1960 Caterpillar Yellow IMG 1215-965x768
K-4 McCormick International Tractor 1960 International Red K4 1960 INTERNATIONAL TRACTOR

Major Packs

There are eight "Major Packs" illustrated in the 1960 International second edition Matchbox collectors catalog.[2]

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
M-1 Caterpillar Earthmover Caterpillar Yellow MAJOR PACK No M1 CATERPILLAR EARTH SCRAPER - England - NM
M-2 Bedford Articulated Truck Bedford Blue & cream Bedford Articulated Truck (M-2)
M-3 Thornycroft Antar with Shanky 80-ton Tank Transporter and Centurion Mark III Tank Thornycroft, Shanky & Centurion Green 10-Wheel Transporter with Centurion Tank
M-4 Ruston-Bucyrus Ruston-Bucyrus Red & yellow Ruston Bucyrus (1959)
M-5 Massey Ferguson Combine Harvester Massey Ferguson Red & yellow Harvester M5
M-6 Scammel 6x6 Tractor & Crane 200 Ton Transporter Scammell Blue & red PickfordLowLoader
M-7 Thames Trader Jennings Cattle Truck Thames Red & brown CattleTruckBlackWheels
M-8 Thornycroft Tractor & 2400 Gallon Trailer Tanker Thornycroft Red & white Mobilgas Tanker

Models of Yesteryear

There are fourteen "Models of Yesteryear" illustrated in the 1960 International second edition Matchbox collectors catalog.[2]

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
Y-1 Allchin 7 NHP Traction Engine 1956 Allchin Green TractionEngine
Y-2 1911 AEC B Type London Bus 1956 Red BTypeBus
Y-3 London E Class Tramcar 1956 Red ETypeTram
Y-4 Sentinel Steam Wagon 1956 Sentinel Blue SteamWagon
Y-5 1929 Le Mans Bentley 1958 Bentley Green 1929 Le Mans Bentley (Y-5)
Y-6 AEC Y Type Lorry 1957 AEC Grey AEClorry
Y-7 Leyland 4 Ton Van 1957 Leyland Red 4-ton
Y-8 1926 Morris Cowley Bullnose 1958 Morris Brown Bullnose
Y-9 Fowler Showman's Engine 1958 Fowler Red Fowler
Y-10 1908 G.P. Mercedes 1958 Mercedes Cream Grandprixmercedes
Y-11 Aveling & Porter Steam Roller 1958 Aveling & Porter Green Aveling and Porter Steam Roller (Y-11)
Y-12 1899 London Horse-Bus 1959 Red Horsebus
Y-13 American 4-4-0 Locomotive 1959 Green American 4-4-0
Y-14 Duke of Connaught 4-2-2 1959 Green Dukeofconnaught
Y-15 1907 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost 1960 Rolls-Royce Green Rolls Royce Silver Ghost


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 MB75, Yearly Standard Range of Regular Models = 1960 Retrieved 15 November 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1960 International second edition Matchbox collectors catalog

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