Mercedes-Benz Container Truck
Debut Series Superfast 1-75
Produced 1978-1981
Number MB042
7642 Mercedes Container Truck.JPG

Introduced in 1977 as #42.

1977 Issue #42: 3"; Features an unpainted metal chassis, front bumper and front grille, no interior, blue plastic windows, a gloss red metal cab and rear chassis, a beige plastic rear container with a red plastic roof, red plastic opening doors in the rear, and 'SEA/LAND' labels on the sides, and six chrome Superfast 5-arch tyres.

Versions[edit | edit source]

This model of a Mercedes-Benz Container Truck has been issued in the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color/ Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel/ Type Toy Number(s) Country Notes / Variations Photo
MB42 1977 Matchbox 1-75 Red SEA LAND Black/ Metal Blue None 65px-M004f.jpg England MERCEDES CONTAINER TRUCK on base of truck. Mercedes-Benz Container Truck (SeaLand).jpg
MB42 1977 Matchbox 1-75 Yellow DEUTSCHE BUNDESPOST Black/ Metal Blue None 65px-M004f.jpg England Germany only MB Container Truck Yellow.jpg
MB42 1978 Matchbox 75 Red N.Y.K. Unpainted/ Metal Blue None 65px-M004f.jpg England 7642 Mercedes Container Truck.JPG
PS-4 1979 Playset Red Red, yellow and orange stripes stickers Unpainted (Black)/ Metal Blue None 65px-M004f.jpg England "P.S.4 SKIP" Mercedes Container Truck (1979 PS4 Skip).jpg
MB42 1981 Matchbox 1-75 Red MATCHBOX Unpainted/ Metal Blue None 65px-M004f.jpg England Mercedes Container Truck (MATCHBOX).jpg
MB42 1981 Matchbox 1-75 Series Metallic Green MAYFLOWER Blue None 65px-M004f.jpg England Mercedes-Benz Container Truck (1981).jpg

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