MB058 : Faun Dump Truck

First Released : 1977
Scale : 1/140

This casting is possibly one of the widest used and longest serving castings in the entire Matchbox range, starting life as a Lesney casting in 1977 and still in use over 40 years later.
The casting is used not only as a dump truck but also in other guises such as the MB840 : Water Hauler or the MB140 : Faun Mobile Crane

Issue <click to enlarge> Year Released Body Chassis Dump Wheels Tampo Baseplate Released
01 MB058-01 : Faun Dump Truck 1977 Yellow Black Plastic Yellow Maltese Cross - Chrome Lesney England 1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

Construction Set

02 MB058-02 : Faun Dump Truck 1979 Yellow Black Plastic Red Maltese Cross - Chrome Lesney England 1979
03   1979 Orange/Yellow Black Plastic Orange/Yellow Maltese Cross - Chrome Lesney England 1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

04 MB058-04 : Faun Dump Truck 1982 Yellow Black Plastic Yellow Maltese Cross - Chrome Cat logo & ‘C’ Lesney England 1982
05 MB058-05 : Faun Dump Truck 1982 Yellow Black Plastic Yellow Maltese Cross - Chrome C Lesney England 1982
06 MB058-06 : Faun Dump Truck 1982 Yellow Black Plastic Yellow Maltese Cross - Chrome Cat logo Lesney England 1982

After its run of a few years, the ‘Faun’ name badge was removed from the front of the casting before its next outing as MB209

Casting Change : Removal of ‘Faun’ name
MB058 : Faun Dump Truck MB209 : Faun Dump Truck
MB058 MB209

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