Across America 50th Birthday Series

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Matchbox a special ”Birthday” collection of 50 vehicles was released, each car came with a small plastic license plate to represent each of the 50 states of America.

There were an additional 4 vehicles exclusive models for 4 countries and another 4 models released world wide.

Number Card Number Description License Plate/State <click to enlarge>
1 NE97552 Volkswagen Concept 1 Delaware  
2 NE97526 ’97 Chevy Tahoe Pennsylvania  
3 NE97542 Ikarus Coach New Jersey  
4 S97543 VW Delivery Van Georgia  
5 NE97503 Mercedes-Benz ML 430 Connecticut  
6 NE97525 1962 VW Beetle Massachusetts  
7 NE97506 Crabing Boat Maryland  
8 S97509 Golf Cart South Carolina  
9 NE97524 1993 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Police New Hampshire  
10 S97508 Chevrolet Impala Police Virginia  
11 NE97502 King Tow New York  
12 S97507 Snorkel Fire Truck North Carolina  
13 NE97504 Land Rover Freelander Rhode Island  
14 NE97501 Land Rover Discovery Vermont  
15 S97511 Pony Trailer Kentucky  
16 S97528 Nissan Xterra Tennessee  
17 NE97505 Ford Crown Victoria Ohio  
18 S97544 White Water Raft Boat Louisiana  
19 C97512 ’97 Corvette Indiana  
20 S97510 Extending Ladder Fire Truck Mississippi  
21   International Pumper Illinois  
22 S97554 Airport Fire Pumper Alabama  
23 NE97551 ’56 Ford Pick-Up Maine  
24 C97532 TV News Truck Missouri  
25 S97529 Mack Auxiliary Power Truck Arkansas  
26 C96871 1921 Ford Model T Michigan  
27 S97527 1969 Camaro SS-396 Florida  
28 C97535 Dodge Dakota Texas  
29 C97533 MB-Trac 1600 Turbo Iowa  
30 C97515 Peterbilt Tanker Wisconsin  
31 W97519 1955 Chevy Bel Air Convertible California  
32 C97516 Ford F-Series w/Raft Minnesota  
33 W97520 Dennis Sabre Oregon  
34 C97545 Weather Radar Truck Kansas  
35 S97553 Jeep Grand Cherokee West Virginia  
36 W97539 International Armored Car Nevada  
37 C97546 Ford Dump/Utility Truck Nebraska  
38 W97517 Snowmobile Colorado  
39 C97536 Highway Maintenance Truck North Dakota  
40 C97550 1998 Jeep Wrangler South Dakota  
41 W97538 Ford Bronco II Montana  
42   Ambulance Washington  
43 W97556 Chevy Suburban Idaho  
44 W97537 Truck Camper Wyoming  
45 W97514 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Utah  
46 C97534 Cattle Truck Oklahoma  
47 W97518 Ford Expedition Police New Mexico  
48 W97555 Isuzu Rodeo Arizona  
49 W97522 Snow Doctor Alaska  
50 W97523 Jeep Wrangler 4×4 Hawaii  

 

Country

Number Description License Plate/Country <click to enlarge>
51 Mercedes-Benz ML 430 Canada  
52 Land Rover Ninety Mexico  
53 Concept 1 Beetle Convertible Puerto Rico  
54 1957 Ford Thunderbird USA  

Exclusive

Number  

 
Description <click to enlarge> 

 
1 Fire Saver  
2 London Taxi  
3 Model A Ford Van  
4 1962 VW Beetle