Matchbox Series

Starting in 1953 the Matchbox Series was the basis of what would become a worldwide phenomenon and make Lesney; the manufacturers of Matchbox; to at one time be the largest vehicle manufacturer in the world.

Each year had its own range of miniature vehicles which can be viewed in these yearly lists :

1953 1954
1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

After 1969 the range was released as ”Matchbox Superfast” in response to the introduction of ”Hot Wheels” cars