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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. [1] Model Name [1] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features [1] Color [1] Photo
1 Mercedes Truck 1968 Mercedes-Benz Removable orange canopy Turquoise & orange Mercedes-Benz Truck (1967-69)
2 Mercedes Trailer 1968 Mercedes-Benz Removable orange canopy Turquoise & orange Mercedes Trailer (1967-69 RW)
3 Mercedes Ambulance 1968 Mercedes-Benz Opening Rear Door
Removable Stretcher
White
white stretcher
6803 Mercedes-Benz Binz Ambulance
4 Stake Truck 1967 Dodge Yellow with green stakes DSC 3299
5 Lotus Europa 1969 Lotus Opening doors
Superfast Wheels
Metallic blue 6905 Lotus Europa Bl R
6 Ford Pick-up 1968 Ford Removable top Red & white Ford Pickup Regular
7 Refuse Truck 1966 Ford opening rubbish box Orange with gray collector 6607 Refuse Truck
8 Mustang Fastback 1966 Ford steerable front wheels White DSC 3306
8 Mustang Fastback 1966 Ford steerable front wheels Red
9 Boat & Trailer 1966 Bertram Removable boat Blue and white boat with blue trailer Boat and Trailer (9B)
10 Pipe Truck 1966 Leyland removable pipes Red with grey pipes 6610 Pipe Truck
11 Scaffolding Truck 1969 Mercedes-Benz Removable scaffolding.
Regular wheels or Superfast Wheels
Gray with yellow scaffolding Scaffolding Truck (No 11, Regular Wheels)
7011 Scaffolding Truck
12 Land Rover Safari 1965 Land Rover Blue with light brown luggage Land Rover Safari - Blue (No.12)
13 Dodge Wreck Truck 1965 Dodge Green and yellow Dodge Wreck Truck (No 13)
14 Iso Grifo 1968 Iso Opening doors
Superfast Wheels
Metallic blue 7014 Iso Grifo
15 Volkswagen 1500 Saloon 1968 Volkswagen Superfast Wheels Cream 1500 Saloon
16 Case Tractor 1969 Case Removable yellow roof Red and yellow Case Tractor (16-D)
17 Horse Box 1969 AEC Opening ramp with two removable white horses Red & green 6917 Horse Box L
18 Field Car 1969 International Yellow & brown Field green
19 Lotus Racing Car 1966 Lotus Orange MatchBox 1969 19D LotusRacingCar orange
20 Lamborghini Marzal 1969 Lamborghini Superfast Wheels Metallic red E107 1
21 Foden Concrete Truck 1968 Foden rotating mixing drum Yellow with red chassis 6821 Foden Concrete Truck
22 Pontiac Grand Prix Sports Coupe 1964 Pontiac Red 22c (6)
23 Trailer Caravan 1965 N/A Pink & white 6523 Trailer Caravan
24 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow 1967 Rolls-Royce Opening trunk/boot Metallic red 6724 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
25 Ford Cortina 1968 Ford Opening doors Bronze Ford Cortina (No. 25, brown)
26 G.M.C. Tipper Truck 1968 GMC bed dumps, tailgate pivots, cab pivots forward Red with grey dumper 6826 GMC Tipper Truck
27 Mercedes 230 SL 1966 Mercedes-Benz Opening doors White Mercedes 230 SL (No. 27)
28 Mack Dump Truck 1968 Mack Red Mack Dump Truck (1968-69)
29 Fire Pumper Truck 1966 Generic Red & white Fire Pumper Truck (No. 29)
30 8 Wheel Crane 1965 Faun Boom rotates Green with orange boom 8-Wheel Crane
31 Lincoln Continental 1964 Lincoln Opening trunk Turquoise Lincoln Continental (Green)
32 Leyland Petrol Tanker 1968 Leyland Green with white tank Green & white Leyland Petrol Tanker (No 32, regular wheels)
33 Lamborghini Miura 1969 Lamborghini Opening doors Yellow Yellow Miura
33 Lamborghini Miura 1969 Lamborghini Opening doors
Superfast Wheels
Gold Lamborghini Miura (No 33)
34 Volkswagen Camper 1969 Volkswagen Side Doors Open Grey 6834Volkswagen Camper
35 Merryweather Fire Engine 1969 Merryweather Superfast Wheels Red 7035 Merryweather Fire Engine
36 Opel Diplomat 1966 Opel Opening hood Gold 6636 Opel Diplomat
37 Dodge Cattle Truck 1966 Dodge Two removable cattle

Opening rear gate

Yellow with gray cattle box

White Cattle

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

Cover comes off

Silver with yellow box 6947 DAF Tipper Container Truck
48 Dodge Dumper Truck 1966 Dodge Dump bed tips Red 6648 Dodge Dumper Truck
49 Unimog 1967 Mercedes-Benz Blue & red Unimog 49-B
50 Kennel Truck 1969 Ford 4 removable dogs Green Kennel Truck (No. 50)
51 8-Wheel Tipper 1969 AEC Bed dumps and tailgate pivots Orange with gray dump bed 8 Wheel Tipper (No. 51)
51 8-Wheel Tipper 1969 AEC Bed dumps and tailgate pivots Yellow with gray dump bed 6951 8 Wheel Tipper
52 BRM Racing Car 1965 BRM Blue B.R.M (No.52)
53 Ford Zodiac Mk. IV 1968 Ford Opening Hood Metallic light blue Ford Zodiac Mk. IV
54 S & S Cadillac Ambulance 1965 Cadillac White S & S Cadillac Ambulance - 2437df
55 Mercury (Park Lane Police Car) 1968 Mercury Steering Front Wheels White Mercury Park Lane Police Car
56 BMC 1800 Pininfarina 1969 BMC Opening doors
Superfast Wheels
Metallic gold 7056 BMC 1800 Pininfarina
57 Land Rover Fire Truck 1966 Land Rover Red Land Rover Fire Truck (No. 11)
58 DAF Girder Truck 1968 DAF Removable red girders White with red load DAF Girder Truck (1968-69 RW)
59 Ford Galaxie (Fire Chief Car) 1966 Ford Red Ford Galaxie Fire Chief car MB59
60 Site Hut Truck 1966 Leyland Removable green and yellow site hut Blue with yellow & green hut 6660 Site Hut Truck
61 Alvis Stalwart 1966 Alvis Removable Cover White & yellow Alvis Stalwart No 61
62 Mercury Cougar 1968 Mercury Opening doors Metallic light green 6862 Mercury Cougar
63 Dodge Crane Truck 1968 Dodge Pivoting crane boom Yellow Dodge Crane Truck (RW 1968-69)
64 MG 1100 1966 MG Green 6664 MG 1100
65 Claas Combine Harvester 1967 Claas Rotating blades Red with yellow blades Claas Combine Harvester (No 65)
66 Greyhound Coach 1967 GMC Grey Greyhound Coach (4254) Lesney L1180225
67 Volkswagen 1600 TL 1967 Volkswagen Opening doors Red 6767 Volkswagen 1600
67 Volkswagen 1600 TL 1967 Volkswagen Opening doors
(Regular Wheels)
Purple MatchBox 1969 67 TL purple
67 Volkswagen 1600 TL 1967 Volkswagen Opening doors
Superfast Wheels
Red Volkswagen 1600 TL (1969 Red SF)
68 Mercedes Coach 1965 Mercedes-Benz Orange and white 6568 Mercedes Coach
69 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Coupe 1969 Rolls-Royce Superfast Wheels Blue Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Coupe (1970)
70 Grit-Spreading Truck 1966 Ford Bottom grit hatch opens Red with yellow bed Grit-spreading Truck No.70
71 Ford Heavy Wreck Truck 1968 Ford Red & white MATCHBOX-LESNEY -71 FORD HEAVY WRECK TRUCK 1968 ENGLAND (2)
72 Jeep CJ5 1966 Jeep Yellow 6672 Standard Jeep 2
73 Mercury Commuter 1968 Mercury Metallic light green 6873 Mercury Commuter
74 Daimler Bus 1966 Daimler Red Red daimler
75 Ferrari Berlinetta 1965 Ferrari Green 6575 Ferrari Berlinetta

King SizeEdit

Series No. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] 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, green)
K-10 Pipe Truck 1967 Scammell Removable trailer, w/six interlocking pipes Yellow Pipe Truck (1967-70 King Size)
K-11 DAF Car Transporter [3] 1969 DAF Blue  & gold [3] 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. [2] Model Name [2] First Year Released Brand Notes / Features Color [2] 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

Yellow-gold

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 [4] 1969 Packard Tan, black & brown DSC05570
Y-16 1904 Spyker 1961 Spyker Light yellow Spyker

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 www.mbxforum.com, MB75 Yearly Standard Range of Regular Models = 1969 Retrieved 10 February 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Matchbox Collectors' Catalogue International Edition 1969 Second Edition
  3. 3.0 3.1 www.vintagebritishdiecasts.co.uk Retrieved 5 April 2020
  4. Kevin McGimpsey & Stewart Orr, Collecting Matchbox Diecast Toys - The First Forty Years, First Edition, 1989, page 192

External linksEdit

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