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Series 1-75Edit

There were 75 models in the Series 1-75 range for 1965.

Series No. [1] Model Name [1] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [1] Photo
1 Aveling Barford Road Roller 1962 Aveling-Barford Pivoting front roller Green with red rollers 1962 1d ROAD ROLLER
2 Muir Hill Dumper 1961 Muir-Hill Tipping dump bed Red with green dumper 6102 Muir Hill Dumper R
3 Bedford Tipper 1961 Bedford Tipping dump bed Grey with red dumper 3b Bedford Tipper
4 Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar 1960 Triumph Metallic turquoise DSC 3298
5 London Bus 1960 AEC BP visco-static BP Red
6 Euclid Dump Truck 1964 Euclid Tipping dump bed Yellow 6C
7 Ford Anglia 1961 Ford Light blue Ford Anglia
8 Caterpillar D8 Tractor 1964 Caterpillar Yellow MB -08d Caterpillar Tractor
9 Merryweather Marquis Series III Fire Engine 1959 Merryweather Red Merryweather Marquis Series III Fire Engine
10 Foden 15 Ton Sugar Container 1961 Foden Blue DSC 3309
11 Jumbo Crane 1965 Taylor Boom elevates & rotates Yellow Taylor Jumbo Crane (No 11)
12 Land Rover 1959 Land Rover Green DSC 3312
13 Dodge Wreck Truck 1965 Dodge Green and yellow Dodge Wreck Truck (No 13)
14 Lomas Ambulance 1962 Bedford Opening rear doors White BedfordAmbulance
15 Tippax Refuse Collector 1963 Dennis Dump box tips and tailgate opens Blue with grey dumper 6315 Tippax Refuse Collector
16 Scammell Snow Plough 1964 Scammell Tipping dump bed

plough rotates

Grey with orange bed 6416 Scammell Snow Plough
17 Hoveringham Tipper 1963 Foden Dump bed tips & tailgate opens Red with orange dump bed Hoveringham Tipper (No 17)
18 Caterpillar D8 Bulldozer 1964 Caterpillar Rubber crawler tracks Yellow Caterpillar D8 Bulldozer (18-D)
19 Lotus Racing Car 1965 Lotus Green Lotus (No 19)
20 Chevrolet Impala Taxi 1965 Chevrolet Yellow Chevrolet Impala Taxi (No.20)
21 Commer Milk Truck 1961 Commer Light green DSC 3324
22 Pontiac Grand Prix Sports Coupe 1965 Pontiac Opening doors Red Pontiac GP Sports Coupé (No 22, red)
23 Trailer Caravan 1965 Removable roof Yellow & white Caravan-A
24 Weatherill Hydraulic Excavator 1959 Weatherill Shovel pivots Yellow 1959 24B (2)
25 Petrol Tanker 1965 Bedford BP signage

Front Cab tips forward

Yellow, white & green Petrol Tanker (No 25)
26 Foden Concrete Truck 1961 Foden Mixing drum rotates Orange 6226 Foden Cement Mixer 2nd
27 Cadillac Sixty Special 1960 Cadillac Metallic pink with white top DSC 3336
28 Mark 10 Jaguar 1964 Jaguar Bonnet/hood opens Metallic brown 28c mark 10 jaguar
29 Austin A55 Cambridge 1961 Austin Light green & dark green Austin A55 Cambridge (4461) Lesney L1190073
30 Magirus-Deutz Crane Truck 1961 Magirus-Deutz Boom rotates Grey & orange 30B
31 Lincoln Continental 1964 Lincoln Opening trunk Blue 6631 Lincoln Continental
32 E Type Jaguar 1962 Jaguar Metallic red JaguarEType-MatchboxLesney
33 Ford Zephyr 6 MkIII 1963 Ford Blue 33b ford zephyr 6 mkiii
34 Volkswagen Caravette 1962 Volkswagen Opening side doors Light green 34b volkswagen camper
35 Snow-Trac 1964 Aktiv Fischer Rubber Crawler tracks Red 35b snow trac tractor
36 Lambretta TV 176 1961 Lambretta Light green 36B LAMBRETTA SCOOTER
37 Karrier Bantam 2 Ton 1960 Karrier Yellow DSC 3359
38 Vauxhall Victor Estate Car 1963 Vauxhall Opening tailgate Yellow 6338 Vauxhall Victor Estate Car
39 Pontiac Convertible 1962 Pontiac Yellow 39b pontiac convertible
40 Leyland Royal Tiger Coach 1961 Leyland Grey DSC 3366
41 Ford GT 1965 Ford White Ford GT - 5506ff
42 Studebaker Lark Wagonaire 1965 Studebaker Roof panel opens, Removable hunter & dog Turquoise L1200390
43 Aveling-Barford Tractor Shovel 1962 Aveling-Barford Shovel pivots Yellow Averling-Barford Tractor Shovel (43-B)
44 Rolls Royce Phantom V 1964 Rolls-Royce Opening trunk/boot Metallic tan 44b rolls royce phantom v
45 Ford Corsair with Boat 1965 Ford Removable boat and roof rack Yellow with green boat Ford Corsair with Boat
46 Pickfords Removal Van 1960 Guy Rear door opens Green DSC 3381
47 Commer Ice Cream Canteen 1963 Commer Blue 47b commer ice cream canteen
48 Sports Boat and Trailer 1961 Removeable boat. Outboard motor pivots. Red & cream boat with blue trailer 48B Sports Boat
49 M3 Personnel Carrier 1958 GMC Olive green 49a
50 John Deere Tractor 1964 John Deere Green 50b john deere tractor
51 John Deere Trailer 1964 John Deere Removeable barrels Green with yellow barrels 51b john deere trailer
52 Maserati 4CLT/1948 1958 Maserati Yellow DSC 3391
53 Mercedes-Benz 220 SE 1963 Mercedes-Benz Opening doors Red Mercedes 220 SE
54 Saracen Personnel Carrier 1958 Alvis Green 54
55 Ford Fairlane Police Car 1963 Ford Metallic blue 55b ford fairlane police car
56 London Trolleybus 1965 AEC Red Blacktrolleybus
57 Chevrolet Impala 1961 Chevrolet Metallic blue 57b chevrolet impala
58 Drott Excavator 1962 International Shovel pivots Red 58B DROTT EXCAVATOR
59 Ford Fairlane Fire Chief's Car 1963 Ford Red 59B FORD FAIRLANE FIRE CHIEF CAR
60 Morris J2 Pickup 1958 Morris Blue DSC 3405
61 Ferret Scout Car 1959 Daimler Olive green 61a
62 TV Service Van 1963 Commer Opening rear door & removeable television sets Cream 62b tv service van
63 Foamite Crash Tender 1964 Alvis Removable ladder & hose Red Complete Airport Crash Tender
64 Scammell Breakdown Truck 1959 Scammell Olive green Break Down Truck 64a
65 Jaguar 3.4 Litre 1962 Jaguar Opening hood Dark red 6265 Jaguar 3.4 litre
66 Harley Davidson & Sidecar 1962 Harley-Davidson Bronze 66B HARLEY DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE
67 Saladin Armoured Car 6x6 1959 Alvis Rotating turret Olive green 67a
68 Austin Mk 2 Radio Truck 1959 Austin Green 68a
69 Tractor Shovel 1965 Hatra Pivoting shovel Orange Hatra Orange
70 Thames Estate Car 1959 Thames Teal & yellow DSC 3425
71 Jeep Gladiator 1964 Jeep Opening doors Red Jeep Galdiator (No.71)
72 Fordson Major Tractor 1959 Fordson Blue 72a
73 Ferrari F1 Racing Car 1962 Ferrari Red 73b ferrari f1 racing car
74 Mobile Refreshment Canteen 1959 Opening side panel Silver DSC 3432
75 Ferrari Berlinetta 1965 Ferrari Green 6575 Ferrari Berlinetta

Accessory PacksEdit

There is one Accessory Pack item illustrated in the 1965 Matchbox Collector's Catalogue - International Edition.[2]

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] Photo
A-1 B.P. Garage Pumps and Forecourt Sign 1963 BP White, green & yellow BP Pumps

King SizeEdit

There are fifteen King Size models illustrated in the 1965 Matchbox Collector's Catalogue - International Edition.[2]

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] Photo
K-1 Hoveringham Tipper 1964 Foden Dump Bed Tips Red & orange Hoveringham Tipper (1964-69)
K-2 KW-Dart Dump Truck 1964 KW-Dart Dump Bed Tips Yellow KW-Dart Dump Truck (1964-68)
K-3 Hatra Tractor Shovel 1965 Hatra Movable Shovel Orange & grey Hatra
K-4 McCormick International Tractor 1961 International Red K4 1960 INTERNATIONAL TRACTOR
K-5 Foden Dump Truck 1961 Foden Dump Bed Tips Yellow K5 FODEN TIPPER
K-6 Allis-Chalmers Motor Scraper 1961 Allis-Chalmers Orange K6 ALLIS-CHALMERS SCRAPER
K-7 Curtiss-Wright Rear Dumper 1961 Curtiss-Wright Yellow K7 Curtiss-Wright Rear Dumper
K-8

Prime Mover and Transporter with Caterpillar Crawler Tractor

1962 Scammell, unknown & Caterpillar Orange, orange & yellow K8
K-9 Aveling Barford Road Roller 1962 Averling-Barford Green & red 1962 K-9A ROAD ROLLER
K-10 Aveling-Barford Tractor Shovel 1963 Aveling-Bardford Turquoise Matchbox-K-10-Aveling-Barford-Tractor-Shovel
K-11 Fordson Tractor & Whitlock Trailer 1963 Fordson & unknown Trailer Bed Tips Blue & white Fordson Tractor & Whitlock Trailer (1963-69)
K-12 Foden Breakdown Tractor 1963 Foden Green & yellow Foden Breakdown Tractor (K-12)
K-13 Ready-mix Concrete Truck 1963 ERF Concrete mixing drum rotates Orange Ready-mix Concrete Truck (1963-66K-13)
K-14 Taylor Jumbo Crane 1964 Taylor Movable hook and boom Yellow Taylor Jumbo Crane (K-14 Yellow)
K-15 Merryweather Fire Engine 1964 Merryweather Movable Ladder Red & grey Merryweather Fire Engine (1964-70 K-15)

Major PacksEdit

There are ten Major Packs illustrated in the 1965 Matchbox Collector's Catalogue - International Edition.[2]

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] Photo
M-1 B.P. Autotanker 1961 Leyland Yellow, white & green BP Autotanker FRONT
M-2 Bedford Tractor & York Freightmaster Trailer 1961 Bedford Opening rear doors Red & grey Bedford Tractor & York Freightmaster Trailer
M-3 10-Wheel Transporter with Centurion Tank 1959 Thornycroft & Centurion Tank turret rotates Green 10-Wheel Transporter with Centurion Tank
M-4 Fruehauf Hopper 1965 GMC + Fruehauf Red & grey Fruehauf Hopper (M4)
M-5 Massey Ferguson Combine Harvester 1959 Massey Ferguson Red & yellow Harvester M5
M-6 Racing Car Transporter 1965 Generic Green Racing Car Transporter (Green)
M-7 Dodge Tractor with Fruehauf Tippers 1965 Dodge Model not issued as Major Pack [3] Green & yellow Dodge Fruehauf
M-8 Guy Warrior Car Transporter 1964 Guy Blue & orange Guy Warrior Car Transporter (K8)
M-9 Inter-State Double-Freighter 1962 Hendrickson Rear doors open on trailers Blue & grey Inter-State Double-Freighter (M-9)
M-10 Dinkum Dumper 1962 Whitlock Dump tray tips Yellow Dinkum Dumper M-10

Models of YesteryearEdit

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features [2] Color [2] Photo
Y-1 1911 Ford Model T 1964 Ford Red 1911 Ford Model T (Y-1)
Y-2 1911 Renault 1963 Renault Green Renault 2 seater
Y-3 1907 London E Class Tramcar 1956 NEWS OF THE WORLD Red & white ETypeTram
Y-4 Shand-Mason Horse-Drawn Fire Engine 1960 Shand-Mason Red with black horses Horse-DrawnFireEngine
Y-5 1929 4½ Litre Bentley 1962 Bentley lever on side moves slightly Green LeMans
Y-6 1926 Type 35 Bugatti 1961 Bugatti Blue 1926 Type 35 Bugatti
Y-7 1913 Mercer Raceabout 1961 Mercer Mauve 1913 Mercer Raceabout
Y-8 1914 Sunbeam 1962 Sunbeam front handlebars rotate Silver 1914 Sunbeam
Y-9 Fowler Showman's Engine 1958 Fowler Red with white roof and yellow wheels Fowler
Y-10 1928 Mercedes Benz 36/220 1963 Mercedes-Benz White Mercedes Benz 36 220
Y-11 Packard Landaulet 1912 1964 Packard Red Packard Landaulet
Y-12 1899 London Horse-Bus 1959 Red Horsebus
Y-13 American Loco 4-4-0 1959 Alco
(American Locomotive Company)
Red and 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
Y-16 1904 Spyker 1962 Spyker Yellow Spyker

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 www.mbxforum.com, MB75 Yearly Standard Range of Regular Models = 1965 Retrieved 19 January 2020
  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 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 1965 Matchbox Collector's Catalogue - International Edition
  3. Kevin McGimpsey & Stewart Orr, Collecting Matchbox Diecast Toys - The First Forty Years, First Edition, 1989, page 155

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