Matchbox Series Nos. 1-75Edit

The standard Matchbox models were illustrated in the 1969 Matchbox Collector's Catalogue International Edition (Second Edition) under the name Matchbox Series Nos. 1-75.

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
1-E Mercedes Truck 1968 Mercedes-Benz Removable orange canopy Turquoise & orange Mercedes-Benz Truck (1967-69)
2-D Mercedes Trailer 1968 Mercedes-Benz Removable orange canopy Turquoise & orange Mercedes Trailer (1967-69 RW)
3-C Mercedes Ambulance 1968 Mercedes-Benz Opening Rear Door

Removable Stretcher


white strecher

6803 Mercedes-Benz Binz Ambulance
4-D Stake Truck 1967 Dodge Yellow with green stakes DSC 3299
5-A Lotus Europa 1969 Lotus Opening doors and "new" Superfast Wheels Metallic blue 6905 Lotus Europa Bl R
6-D Ford Pick-up 1968 Ford Removable top Red & white Ford Pickup Regular
7-C Refuse Truck 1966 Ford opening rubbish box Orange with gray collector 6607 Refuse Truck
8-E Mustang Fastback 1966 Ford steerable front wheels White DSC 3306
9-D Boat & Trailer 1966 Bertram Removable boat Blue and white boat with blue trailer Boat and Trailer (9B)
10-D Pipe Truck 1966 Leyland removable pipes Red with grey pipes 6610 Pipe Truck
11-D Scaffolding Truck 1969 Mercedes-Benz Removable scaffolding Gray with yellow scaffolding Scaffolding Truck (No 11, Regular Wheels)
12-C Land Rover Safari 1965 Land Rover Blue with light brown luggage Land Rover Safari - Blue (No.12)
13-D Dodge Wreck Truck 1965 Dodge Green and yellow Dodge Wreck Truck (No 13)
14-D Iso Grifo 1968 Iso Opening doors Metallic blue 6814 Iso Grifo
15-D Volkswagen 1500 Saloon 1968 Volkswagen Cream DSC 3317
16-D Case Tractor 1969 Case Removable yellow roof Red and yellow Case Tractor (16-D)
17-E Horse Box 1969 AEC Opening ramp with two removable white horses Red & green 6917 Horse Box L
18-E Field Car 1969 International Yellow & brown Field green
19-D Lotus Racing Car 1966 Lotus Green Lotus (No 19)
20-A Lamborghini Marzal 1969 Lamborghini "New" Superfast Wheels Metallic red E107 1
21-D Foden Concrete Truck 1968 Foden rotating mixing drum Yellow with red chassis 6821 Foden Concrete Truck
22-C Pontiac Grand Prix Sports Coupe 1964 Pontiac Red 22c (6)
23-D Trailer Caravan 1965 N/A Pink & white 6523 Trailer Caravan
24-C Rolls Royce Silver Shadow 1967 Rolls-Royce Opening trunk/boot Metallic red 6724 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
25-D Ford Cortina 1968 Ford Opening doors Bronze Ford Cortina (No. 25, brown)
26-C G.M.C. Tipper Truck 1968 GMC bed dumps, tailgate pivots, cab pivots forward Red with grey dumper 6826 GMC Tipper Truck
27-D Mercedes 230 SL 1966 Mercedes-Benz Opening doors White Mercedes 230 SL (No. 27)
28-D Mack Dump Truck 1968 Mack Red Mack Dump Truck (1968-69)
29-C Fire Pumper Truck 1966 American Maxim Motors Red & white Fire Pumper Truck (No. 29)
30-C 8 Wheel Crane 1965 Faun Boom rotates Green with orange boom 8-Wheel Crane
31-C Lincoln Continental 1964 Lincoln Opening trunk Turquoise Lincoln Continental (Green)
32-C Leyland Petrol Tanker 1968 Leyland Green with white tank Green & white Leyland Petrol Tanker (No 32, regular wheels)
33-C Lamborghini Miura 1969 Lamborghini Opening doors Yellow Yellow Miura
34-D Volkswagen Camper 1969 Volkswagen Side Doors Open Grey 6834Volkswagen Camper
35-B Snow Trac 1964 Aktiv Fischer rubber tracks

(usually broken/petrified by now)

Red 6435 Snow Trac
36-C Opel Diplomat 1966 Opel Opening hood Gold 6636 Opel Diplomat
37-C Dodge Cattle Truck 1966 Dodge Two removable cattle

Opening rear gate

Yellow with gray cattle box

White Cattle

Cattle Truck
38-C Honda Motorcycle & Trailer 1967 Honda Turquoise Honda on yellow trailer Honda Motorcycle Trailer A
39-C Ford Tractor 1967 Ford Blue & yellow 6739 Ford Tractor
40-C Hay Trailer 1967 N/A Blue & yellow Hay Trailer 1967
41-C Ford GT 1965 Ford White Ford GT - 5506ff
42-C Iron Fairy Crane 1969 Iron Fairy Pivoting boom Red & yellow Iron Fairy Crane
43-C Pony Trailer 1968 N/A Removable ponies Yellow with white horses 6843 Pony Trailer
44-C Refrigerator Truck 1967 GMC Opening Rear door Red with turquoise box 6744 GMC Refrigerator Truck
45-B Ford Corsair with Boat 1965 Ford Removable boat and roof rack Yellow with green boat Ford Corsair with Boat
46-C Mercedes 300 SE 1968 Mercedes-Benz Opening doors & trunk/boot Blue Mercedes 300 SE
47-C DAF Tipper Container Truck 1968 DAF Box tips

Cover comes off

Silver with yellow box 6947 DAF Tipper Container Truck
48-C Dodge Dumper Truck 1966 Dodge Dump bed tips Red 6648 Dodge Dumper Truck
49-B Unimog 1967 Mercedes-Benz Blue & red Unimog 49-B
50 Kennel Truck 1969 Ford Green Kennel Truck (No. 50)
51-C 8-Wheel Tipper 1969 AEC Bed dumps and tailgate pivots Orange with gray dump bed 8 Wheel Tipper (No. 51)
52-B BRM Racing Car 1965 BRM Blue B.R.M (No.52)
53-C Ford Zodiac Mk. IV 1968 Ford Opening Hood Metallic light blue Ford Zodiac Mk. IV
54-B S & S Cadillac Ambulance 1965 Cadillac White S & S Cadillac Ambulance - 2437df
55-D Mercury (Park Lane Police Car) 1968 Mercury Steering Front Wheels White Mercury Park Lane Police Car
56-C BMC 1800 Pininfarina 1969 BMC Opening doors and "new" Superfast Wheels Metallic gold 7056 BMC 1800 Pininfarina
57-C Land Rover Fire Truck 1966 Land Rover Red Land Rover Fire Truck (No. 11)
58-C DAF Girder Truck 1968 DAF Removable red girders White with red load DAF Girder Truck (1968-69 RW)
59-C Ford Galaxie (Fire Chief Car) 1966 Ford Red Ford Galaxie Fire Chief car MB59
60-B Site Hut Truck 1966 Leyland Removable green and yellow site hut Blue with yellow & green hut 6660 Site Hut Truck
61-B Alvis Stalwart 1966 Alvis Removable Cover White & yellow Alvis Stalwart No 61
62-C Mercury Cougar 1968 Mercury Opening doors Metallic light green 6862 Mercury Cougar
63-C Dodge Crane Truck 1968 Dodge Pivoting crane boom Yellow Dodge Crane Truck (RW 1968-69)
64-B MG 1100 1966 MG Green 6664 MG 1100
65-C Claas Combine Harvester 1967 Claas Rotating blades Red with yellow blades Claas Combine Harvester (No 65)
66-C Greyhound Coach 1967 GMC Grey 6666 Greyhound Coach
67-B Volkswagen 1600 TL 1967 Volkswagen Opening doors Red 6767 Volkswagen 1600
68-B Mercedes Coach 1965 Mercedes-Benz Orange and white 6568 Mercedes Coach
69-B Tractor Shovel 1965 Hatra Shovel rotates Yellow 6769 Tractor Shovel
70-B Grit-Spreading Truck 1966 Ford Bottom grit hatch opens Red with yellow bed Grit-spreading Truck No.70
71-C Ford Heavy Wreck Truck 1968 Ford Red & white MATCHBOX-LESNEY -71 FORD HEAVY WRECK TRUCK 1968 ENGLAND (2)
72-B Jeep CJ5 1966 Jeep Yellow 6672 Standard Jeep 2
73-C Mercury Commuter 1968 Mercury Metallic light green 6873 Mercury Commuter
74-B Daimler Bus 1966 Daimler Red Red daimler
75-B Ferrari Berlinetta 1965 Ferrari Green 6575 Ferrari Berlinetta

King SizeEdit

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
K-1 Hoveringham Tipper Truck 1964 Foden Operational bed and tailgate Red with orange dump bed Hoveringham Tipper (1964-69)
K-2 Scammell Heavy Wreck Truck 1969 Scammel Operational boom and hooks White with red boom Scammell Heavy Wreck Truck (King Size)
K-3 Hatra Tractor Shovel 1965 Hatra Articulated center and operational shovel Orange Matchbox no-k3-hatra shovel-4
K-4 Leyland Tipper 1969 Leyland Operational bed and tailgate Red with silver dump bed Leyland Tipper (1969)
K-5 Racing Car Transporter 1967 Not Specified Opening door and rising car ramp Green Racing Car Transporter (K-5)
K-6 Mercedes Benz Ambulance 1967 Mercedes Benz Opening doors and tailgate, w/removable stretcher White Mercedes Benz Ambulance (1967 K-6)
K-7 Refuse Truck 1967 SD Operational dump box Red with gray dump box Refuse Truck (K-7)
K-8 Guy Warrior Car Transporter 1967 Guy Motors Car ramp and upper deck raises and lowers Yellow Guy Warrior Car Transporter (Yellow)
K-9 Claas Combine Harvester 1967 Claas Rotating blades and movable chute Green with red blades Claas Combine Harvester (K-9)
K-10 Pipe Truck 1967 Scammell Removable trailer, w/six interlocking pipes Yellow Pipe Truck (1967-70 King Size)
K-11 DAF Car Transporter 1969 DAF Blue  & gold Daf Car Transporter (King Size)
K-12 Scammell Crane Truck 1969 Scammell Operational boom Yellow Scammell Mobile Crane (1969-70)
K-13 ReadyMix Concrete Truck 1963 ERF Mixing drum spins with wheels Orange Ready-mix Concrete Truck (1967-70)
K-14 Taylor Jumbo Crane 1964 Taylor Operational boom Yellow Taylor Jumbo Crane (K-14 Yellow)
K-15 Merryweather Fire Engine 1964 Merryweather Operational ladder Red Merryweather Fire Engine (1964-70 K-15)
K-16 Dodge Tractor with Twin Tippers 1966 Dodge Dumping beds, w/removable trailer Green with yellow dump beds Dodge Tractor with Twin Tippers (K16)
K-17 Lowloader with Bulldozer 1967 Ford + Case Removable trailer and bulldozer Green truck and trailer with yellow and red bulldozer Low Loader with Bulldozer (1967-70 K-17)
K-18 Articulated Horse Box 1967 Dodge opening ramps with four removable white horses Red truck with tan trailer Articulated Horse Van (1967-69)
K-19 Scammell Tipper Truck 1967 Scammell Dumping bed Red truck with yellow dump bed Scammell Tipper Truck (1967-70)
K-20 Tractor Transporter 1968 Removable trailer and tractors Red truck and trailer, three blue tractors Tractor Transporter (1967-70)
K-21 Mercury Cougar 1969 Mercury Opening doors Gold Mercury Cougar (K-21)
K-22 Dodge Charger 1969 Dodge Opening doors Blue Dodge Superking
K-23 Mercury Police Car 1969 Mercury Opening doors White Mercury Police Car (K-23)
K-24 Lamborghini Miura 1969 Lamborghini Opening rear hatch Pinkish-red Lamborghini Miura (1969-70 K-24)

Models of YesteryearEdit

Series No. Model Name First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color Photo
Y-1 1911 Model T Ford 1966 Ford Red 1911 Ford Model T (Y-1)
Y-2 1911 Renault 1963 Renault Green Renault 2 seater
Y-3 1910 Benz Limousine 1966 Opel Light green Benz Limo Light Green
Y-4 1909 Opel Coupe 1967 Opel White Models of Yesteryear Opel
Y-5 1907 Peugeot 1969 Peugeot Yellow 1907 Peugeot
Y-6 1913 Cadillac 1967 Cadillac


1913 Cadillac
Y-7 1912 Rolls-Royce 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Matchbox-Models-Of-Yesteryear-Y7-3-1912-Rolls-Royce
Y-8 1914 Stutz 1969 Stutz Metalflake red 1914 Stutz
Y-9 1912 Simplex 1968 Sheffield Simplex Green 1912 Simplex (Y-9)
Y-10 1906 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 1969 Rolls-Royce Light green 1906 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost (Y-6)
Y-11 Packard Landaulet 1912 1964 Packard Red Packard Landaulet
Y-12 1909 Thomas Flyabout 1967 Thomas Blue Thomas Flyabout
Y-13 1911 Daimler 1966 Daimler Yellow 1911 Daimler
Y-14 1911 Maxwell Roadster 1965 Maxwell Turquoise Maxwell Roadster
Y-15 1930 Packard Victoria [1] 1969 Packard Tan, black & brown DSC05570
Y-16 1904 Spyker 1961 Spyker Light yellow Spyker


  1. Kevin McGimpsey & Stewart Orr, Collecting Matchbox Diecast Toys - The First Forty Years, First Edition, 1989, page 192

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