Series 1-75[edit | edit source]

Series No. [1] Model Name [1] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [1] Photo
1 Aveling Barford Road Roller 1962 Aveling-Barford Front roller pivots Green with red rollers 1962 1D (2).jpg
2 Muir Hill Dumper 1962 Muir-Hill tipping dump bed Red with green dumper 6102 Muir Hill Dumper R.JPG
3 Bedford Tipper 1961 Bedford pivoting bed Grey with red bed 3B.jpg
4 Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar 1960 Triumph Metallic turquoise DSC 3298.jpg
5 London Bus 1961 AEC Red 5C.jpg
6 Euclid Dump Truck 1954 Euclid Dump tray tips Yellow 6B.jpg
7 Ford Anglia 1961 Ford Light blue Ford Anglia.JPG
8 Caterpillar Tractor 1961 Caterpillar Yellow 8C.jpg
9 Merryweather Marquis Fire Engine 1959 Merryweather Red DSC 3307.jpg
10 Sugar Container Truck 1961 Foden Blue DSC 3309.jpg
11 Petrol Tanker 1958 ERF Red 11B.jpg
12 Land Rover 1959 Land Rover Olive green DSC 3312.jpg
13 Thames Trader Wreck Truck 1961 Thames Red Thames wrecker 13c.jpg
14 Bedford Ambulance 1962 Bedford Rear doors open White BedfordAmbulance.jpg
15 Rotinoff Super Atlantic Tractor 1959 Rotinoff Orange 15b.jpg
16 Super Atlantic Trailer 1957 Orange 16b.jpg
17 Austin Metropolitan Taxi 1960 Austin Dark red 17c 1.jpg
18 Caterpillar Bulldozer 1961 Caterpillar Yellow 18C CAT BULLDOZER.jpg
19 Aston Martin DBR 5 1961 Aston Martin Green 19C ASTON MARTIN.jpg
20 ERF 68G Truck 1959 ERF Blue 20b 1.jpg
21 Commer Milk Truck 1961 Commer Light green DSC 3324.jpg
22 1958 Vauxhall Cresta 1958 Vauxhall Bronze & blue Vauxhall cresta.jpg
23 Bluebird Dauphine Trailer 1960 Bluebird Door opens Brown DSC 3328.jpg
24 Weatherill Hydraulic Excavator 1959 Weatherill Shovel & arms elevate Yellow 24B WEATHERHILL EXCAVATOR.jpg
25 Volkswagen 1200 Sedan 1960 Volkswagen Engine cover opens Metallic light blue DSC 3332.jpg
26 Foden Concrete Truck 1961 Foden Mixing drum rotates Orange 6226 Foden Cement Mixer 2nd.JPG
27 Cadillac Sixty Special 1960 Cadillac Metallic pink with cream top DSC 3336.jpg
28 Thames Compressor Truck 1959 Thames Yellow 28b thames compressor truck.jpg
29 Austin A55 Cambridge 1961 Austin Dark green & light green DSC 3341.jpg
30 Magirus-Deutz Crane Truck 1961 Magiruz Deutz Boom rotates Grey with orange boom 30B.jpg
31 Ford Station Wagon 1960 Ford Metallic turquoise with cream roof Ford Station Wagon (1959).JPG
32 E Type Jaguar 1962 Jaguar Metallic red 32b jaguar xke.jpg
33 Ford Zodiac Mk II Sedan 1956 Ford Silver and orange 1957 33A V.jpg
34 Volkswagen Camper 1962 Volkswagen Doors open Light green 34b volkswagen camper.jpg
35 Marshall Horse Box 1956 ERF Loading ramp drops down Red and tan DSC 3355.jpg
36 Lambretta TV 176 1961 Lambretta Light green 36B LAMBRETTA SCOOTER.jpg
37 Karrier Bantam 2 Ton 1960 Karrier Yellow DSC 3359.jpg
38 Karrier Refuse Collector 1957 Karrier Gray DSC 3361.jpg
39 Pontiac Convertible 1962 Pontiac Purple Pontiac Convertible.jpg
40 Leyland Royal Tiger Coach 1961 Leyland Blueish-rrey 6140 Leyland Royal Tiger CoachR.JPG
41 D Type Jaguar 1960 Jaguar Dark green DSC 3368.jpg
42 Bedford Evening News Van 1957 Bedford Yellow DSC 3370.jpg
43 Aveling-Barford Tractor Shovel 1962 Aveling-Barford Shovel and arms elevate Yellow Averling-Barford Tractor Shovel (43-B).JPG
44 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 1958 Rolls Royce Light blue DSC 3374.jpg
45 Vauxhall Victor 1958 Vauxhall Yellow DSC 3377.jpg
46 Pickfords Removal Van 1960 Guy Rear door slides up Blue BedfordRemovals.jpg
47 1 Ton Trojan Van 1958 Trojan Red DSC 3383.jpg
48 Sports Boat & Trailer 1961 Red & cream boat with blue trailer 48B Sports Boat.jpg
49 M3 Personnel Carrier 1958 Olive green 49a.jpg
50 Commer Pick-Up Mk VIII 1958 Commer Red with white top 50a.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 Red Aston Martin.jpg
54 Saracen Personnel Carrier 1958 Alvis Turret rotates Olive green 54.jpg
55 D.U.K.W 1958 Olive green 55a.jpg
56 London Trolleybus 1958 Red Blacktrolleybus.jpg
57 Chevrolet Impala 1961 Chevrolet Two-tone blue 57b chevrolet impala.jpg
58 Drott Excavator 1962 Drott Shovel and arms elevate Red 58B DROTT EXCAVATOR.jpg
59 Ford Thames Van 1958 Thames Green DSC 3403.jpg
60 Morris J2 Pickup 1958 Morris Blue DSC 3405.jpg
61 Ferret Scout Car 1959 Olive green 61a.jpg
62 General Service Lorry 1959 AEC Olive green 62a.jpg
63 Ford 3 Ton 4x4 Service Ambulance 1959 Commer Olive green 63a.jpg
64 Scammell Breakdown Truck 1959 Scammell Olive green Break Down Truck 64a.jpg
65 Jaguar 3.4 Litre 1962 Jaguar opening hood Dark red 65b jaguar 3-4 litre saloon.jpg
66 Harley Davidson & Sidecar 1962 Harley Davidson Bronze 66B HARLEY DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE.jpg
67 Saladin Armoured Car 6x6 1959 Alvis Turret rotates Olive green 67a.jpg
68 Austin Mk 2 Radio Truck 1959 Austin Olive green 68a.jpg
69 Commer 30 CWT Van 1959 Commer Side door slides open Dark red DSC 3424.jpg
70 Ford Thames Estate Car 1959 Thames Light blue and yellow DSC 3425.jpg
71 Austin 200 Gallon Water Truck 1959 Austin Olive green 71a.jpg
72 Fordson Major Tractor 1959 Fordson Blue 72a.jpg
73 Ferrari F1 Racing Car 1962 Ferrari Red 73b ferrari f1 racing car.jpg
74 Mobile Refreshment Canteen 1959 Side window opens Silver DSC 3432.jpg
75 Ford Thunderbird 1960 Ford White and orange DSC 3434.jpg

Accessory Packs[edit | edit source]

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] Photo
A-1 Esso Petrol Pumps 1956 Red & white Esso Petrol Pumps (A-1).jpg
A-2 Matchbox Car Transporter 1957 Bedford Blue Matchbox Car Transporter (A-2).jpg
A-3 Metal Lock-Up Garage 1958 Yellow, red & green Lock Up Garage (1958 N-3).jpg
A-4 Road Signs 1960 Set of eight Black, white & red Signs.jpg
A-5 Double Fronted Store 1961 Green, cream & red Store.jpg

King Size[edit | edit source]

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] Photo
K-1 Weatherhill Hydraulic Shovel 1960 Weatherill Shovel & arms elevate Yellow K1 1960 WEATHERHILL SHOVEL.jpg
K-2 Muir-Hill Dumper 1960 Muir-Hill Dump tray tips Red Muir-Hill Dumper (1960-63 K-2).jpg
K-3 Caterpillar Bulldozer 1960 Caterpillar Yellow Caterpillar Bulldozer (K-3).jpg
K-4 McCormick International Tractor 1960 International Red K4 1960 INTERNATIONAL TRACTOR.jpg
K-5 Foden Dumper Truck 1961 Foden Dump tray tips Yellow K5 FODEN TIPPER.jpg
K-6 Allis-Chalmers Motor Scraper 1961 Allis-Chalmers Scaper bucket can be lowered Orange Allis-Chalmers Motor Scraper (K-6, silver wheels).JPG
K-7 Curtiss-Wright Rear Dumper 1961 Curtiss-Wright Dump tray tips Yellow K7 Curtiss-Wright Rear Dumper.jpg
K-8 Prime Mover & Caterpillar Tractor 1962 Scammell & Caterpillar Orange and Yellow SCAMMEL TRANSPORTER CATERPILLAR (K-8).jpg
K-9 Aveling Barford Road Roller 1962 Averling-Barford Front roller pivots Green K-9A ROAD ROLLER 1962.jpg

Major Packs[edit | edit source]

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] Photo
M-1 B.P. Autotanker 1962 Leyland Yellow, white & green B.P. Autotanker (1931-65).jpg
M-2 Bedford Tractor & York Freightmaster Trailer 1961 Bedford Opening rear doors Orange & silver Tire Truck.jpg
M-3 10-Wheel Transporter with Centurion Tank 1959 Thornycroft & Centurion Tank turret rotates Green 10-Wheel Transporter with Centurion Tank.JPG
M-4 Ruston-Bucyrus 1959 Ruston-Bucyrus Red & yellow Ruston Bucyrus (1959).jpg
M-5 Massey Ferguson Combine Harvester 1959 Massey Ferguson Red & yellow Harvester M5.jpg
M-6 Scammel 6x6 Tractor & Crane 200 Ton Transporter 1959 Scammell Blue & orange PickfordLowLoader.jpg
M-7 Thames Trader Jennings Cattle Truck 1960 Thames Drop down rear ramp Red & brown CattleTruckBlackWheels.jpg
M-8 Thornycroft Tractor & 2400 Gallon Trailer Tanker 1960 Guy Red & white Mobilgas Tanker.jpg
M-9 Inter-State Double-Freighter 1962 Hendrickson Rear doors open on trailers Blue & grey Inter-State Double-Freighter (M-9).JPG
M-10 Dinkum Dumper 1962 Whitlock Dump tray tips Yellow Dinkum Dumper M-10.jpg

Models of Yesteryear[edit | edit source]

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] Photo
Y-1 Allchin 7 NHP Traction Engine 1956 Allchin Green TractionEngine.jpg
Y-2 1911 AEC B Type London Bus 1956 AEC Red BTypeBus.jpg
Y-3 1907 London E Class Tramcar 1956 Red ETypeTram.jpg
Y-4 1905 Shand-Mason Horse-Drawn Fire Engine 1960 Shand-Mason Red Horse-DrawnFireEngine.jpg
Y-5 1929 4½ Litre Bentley 1962 Bentley Green LeMans.jpg
Y-6 1926 Type 35 Bugatti 1961 Bugatti Blue 1926 Type 35 Bugatti.jpg
Y-7 1913 Mercer Raceabout 1961 Mercer Mauve 1913 Mercer Raceabout.jpg
Y-8 1926 Morris Cowley Bullnose 1958 Morris Opening Rumble Seat Brown & black Bullnose.jpg
Y-9 1924 Fowler Big Lion Showman's Engine 1958 Fowler Red & white Fowler.jpg
Y-10 1908 G.P. Mercedes 1958 Mercedes Cream Grandprixmercedes.jpg
Y-11 1920 Aveling and Porter Steam Roller 1958 Aveling and Porter Green Aveling and Porter Steam Roller (Y-11).JPG
Y-12 1899 London Horse-Bus 1959 Red Horsebus.jpg
Y-13 American 4-4-0 Locomotive 1959 Green & red American 4-4-0.jpg
Y-14 Duke of Connaught 4-2-2 1959 Green & black Dukeofconnaught.jpg
Y-15 1907 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost 1960 Rolls-Royce Green Rolls Royce Silver Ghost.jpg
Y-16 1904 Spyker 1962 Spyker Yellow [3] Spyker.jpg

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 MB75 Yearly Standard Range of Regular Models = 1962, www.mbxforum.com Retrieved 13 November 2017
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 Models of Yesteryear Series, Matchbox Series International Pocket Catalogue, 1962 Edition
  3. Kevin McGimpsey & Stewart Orr, Collecting Matchbox Diecast Toys - The First Forty Years, First Edition, 1989, page 178

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