Superfast Listing (MAN Numbers)

The listing below is compiled by ourselves and with massive help from renowned collector David Tilley and on the subject of MAN numbers he writes: Matchbox used to make their models from MB1 to MB75, and when a new tooling was created an older tooling was deleted from the basic range. In the mid-late 1970s with the launch of twin packs, they found they started re-using a few older tools.
To avoid confusion at the factory these were assigned a “manufacturing number” (known as MAN#) that started with either a 7 or an 8 before their old number (for example an older “replaced from basic range” MB59 Mercury Park Lane became MB859 Mercury Park Lane for use in twin packs).
However, in 1981, it was decided to split the basic range between the USA market and the rest of the world (known as ROW).  It was too much to mark down dual numbers for various models that were slotted into different places in both ranges, so the official manufacturing number process began.
They started off with the 1981 basic range as it appeared in the ROW markets and then everything else was added on top of that.
We actually started off after MB075 with 3 almost cancelled models they were working on to replace some older models that were created in Japan, but they only eventually saw the light of day in 1983 as MB076, MB077 and MB078 (Lesney England prepros exist for these, but when they eventually saw production they were made in Macau), then a number of re-tools and exclusives for the USA market for 1981 from MB079 up to MB093, and then every new casting from 1982 onwards saw a new number added to the list.

Many models have seen alterations to the castings over the years, 72and as such receive a new number if the older casting is still available. Sometimes an older casting is completely over-ridden with the new casting update (old tooling deleted from potential production for various reasons often due to breakage or manufacturing issues) and as such will just over-ride the MAN# too.
The original twin pack models from the 1970s were kept in the MAN# list, although due to a mistake a few were assigned with new models in addition (known as MBxxxb).  A few times 2 versions of the same model also sport the same MAN# (civilian and police variant usually) and again were referred to as MBxxxb for the second variant.  In 2016 Matchbox passed the MB1000 mark.

There are now so many castings that the list is split into groups of 500 :

MAN Numbers : MB001 – MB500 (This Page)
MAN Numbers : MB501 – MB999
MAN Numbers : MB1000 – MB1500

MB001 Dodge Challenger
MB002 S2 Buccaneer Jet
MB003 Porsche 930 Turbo
MB004 57 Chevy
MB005 Jeep 4X4 MB02-B , MB38-C ,
MB006 Mercedes Benz 350SL Convertible
MB007 Volkswagen Golf
MB008 Rover SD1 3500
MB009 Ford Escort RS 2000
MB010 Gran Fury Police Car
MB011 Car Transporter
MB012 Citroen CX
MB013 GMC Snorkel Fire Engine
MB014 Leyland Articulated Tanker
MB015 Lansing Bagnall Fork Lift Truck
MB016 Pontiac Trans Am
MB017 The Londoner
MB018 Hondarora Motorcycle
MB019 Peterbilt Cement Truck
MB020 Range Rover Police Patrol
MB021 Renault 5TL
MB022 Blaze Buster Fire Engine
MB023 Atlas Dump Truck
MB024 Diesel Shunter
MB025 Audi Quattro
MB026 Volvo Cable Truck
MB027 Swing Wing Jet
MB028 Formula 5000 MB36-C
MB029 Tractor Shovel
MB030 Leyland Articulated Truck
MB031 Caravan
MB032 Atlas Excavator
MB033 Honda 750 Police Motorcycle
MB034 Chevrolet Pro Stocker MB34-C
MB035 Volvo Zoo Truck
MB036 Refuse Truck
MB037 Talbot Matra Rancho
MB038 1930 Ford Model ‘A’ Van MB73-C
MB039 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
MB040 Bedford Horse Box
MB041 Chevrolet Ambulance
MB042 1957 Ford Thunderbird
MB043 0-4-0 Steam Loco
MB044 Railway Passenger Coach
MB045 Kenworth Aerodyne Cabover
MB046 Ford Tractor
MB047 Jaguar SS100
MB048 Sambron Fork Lift Truck
MB049 Crane Truck
MB050 Harley Davidson Sportster
MB051 Pontiac Firebird SE
MB052 BMW M1 (with Spoiler) MB52-C
MB053 Ford Flareside Pick-Up
MB054 NASA Tracking Vehicle MB54-D
MB055 Ford Cortina Mk IV
MB056 Mercedes Benz 450SEL
MB057 Carmichael Commando
MB058 Faun Dump Truck MB209 & MB710
MB059 Porsche 928
MB060 Holden Pick Up
MB061 Peterbilt Wreck Truck
MB062 Chevrolet Corvette
MB063 4X4 Open Back Truck MB38-C
MB064 Caterpillar Bulldozer
MB065 Airport Coach
MB066 Super Boss
MB066 Super Boss
MB067 Datsun 260Z
MB068 Chevrolet Van MB102
MB069 Armoured Truck
MB070 Ferrari 308 GTB
MB071 Dodge Cattle Truck MB04-A
MB072 Dodge Delivery Truck
MB073 Model A Ford
MB074 Fiat 131 Abarth
MB075 Helicopter
MB076 Mazda RX7 (Rear spoiler)
MB077 Datsun 280ZX 2+2
MB078 Toyota Supra
MB079 De Tomaso Pantera MB08-C
MB080 Monteverdi Rallye Royale MB03-B
MB081 Volkswagen Hi-Ho Silver MB31-B & RN06
MB082 Cosmic Blues MB26-B & RN07
MB083 Maserati Sun Burner MB32-B
MB084 Kenworth Bandag Bandit Duplicate of MB066
MB085 Volkswagen Beetle Streaker MB43-B & MB46-D
MB086 Red Rider MB48-B & RN03
MB087 Midnight Magic MB53-B
MB088 Maxi Taxi MB67-B
MB089 Orange Peel MB70-B & RN05
MB090 Dodge Challenger
MB091 Mazda RX7
MB092 Toyota Celica
MB093 Datsun 280ZX
MB094 1962 Chevrolet Corvette
MB095 Jeep 4×4 MB005
MB096 Peterbilt Quarry Truck
MB097 Chevrolet Corvette T-Top MB062
MB098 4×4 Mini Pick-Up MB50-A & MB57-C
MB099 Volkswagen Romping Rabbit MB007
MB100 Peterbilt Tanker
MB101 Pontiac Trans Am T Top MB016
MB102 Chevrolet Van 4×4 MB068
MB103 Kenworth Aerodyne Conventional Cab
MB104 Piston Popper MB10-B
MB105 Boss Mustang MB44-B
MB106 Peterbilt Conventional Sleeper Cab
MB107 4×4 Mini Pickup MB50-A , MB57-C , MB098
MB108 Willys 1933 Street Rod
MB109 Helicopter Retooled Skybuster model
MB110 Fire Pumper MB29-A
MB111 Snorkel Fire Engine
MB112 Mercury Park Lane Police MB55-A
MB113 Police Launch MB52-B
MB114 Mercury Park Lane Fire Chief MB859
MB115 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car MB062
MB116 Mazda RX7 IMSA MB076
MB117 AMX Javelin Pro-Stocker MB09-B
MB118 Porsche 935
MB119 Volkswagen Sand Digger
MB120 Ford Sierra XR4i
MB121 Ruff Trek MB060
MB122 IMSA Mustang MB105
MB123 1983/84 Corvette
MB124 Citroen 15CV
MB125 Mercedes Benz Unimog (with Plow)
MB126 Flame Out MB086
MB127 Dodge Daytona
MB128 Dodge Caravan
MB129 Chevrolet Blazer Modified ex-Kenner casting

Mighty Mule

MB130 Sauber Group C Racer
MB131 Jeep 4X4 Modified ex-Kenner casting

Gravel Grinder

MB132 Mustang GT Modified ex-Kenner casting

King Cobra

MB133 Sand Racer Modified ex-Kenner casting

Dirt Digger

MB134 Oshkosh Fire Engine
MB135 Mercedes Benz 500SEC
MB136 Nissan Cedric Not Issued
MB137 F1 Racer
MB138 Jaguar XK120
MB139 Volvo Tilt Truck
MB140 Faun Mobile Crane MB058
MB141 Jaguar XJ6 (Metal Base)
MB142 Peugeot 205 Turbo 16
MB143 Command Vehicle MB054
MB144 Datsun 280ZX Police MB077
MB145 Rocket Transporter
MB146 Airplane Transporter
MB147 Scania T142 Cab
MB148 Volvo Container Truck
MB149 Mercedes Benz G Wagon
MB150 Chevrolet Breakdown Van MB068
MB151 BMW 328i Cabriolet
MB152 Volkswagen Golf GTi
MB153 Mission Helicopter
MB154 Lamborghini Countach
MB155 Pontiac Firebird Racer
MB156 Ford Escort Cabriolet
MB157 School Bus
MB158 Pontiac Fiero
MB159 Honda ATC
MB160 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud
MB161 Renault 11
MB162 Vauxhall Astra GTE
MB163 Toyota MR2
MB164 Camaro Z-28
MB165 Ford Transit Van
MB166 Ford Supervan
MB167 Nissan 300ZX Turbo
MB168 Jeep Cherokee (No Roof Light) MB574
MB169 Peugeot Quasar
MB170 Ikarus Coach
MB171 Volvo 760
MB172 Ferrari Testarossa
MB173 Porsche 959
MB174 Carbodies FX4R Taxi
MB175 Ford RS200
MB176 Skoda 130LR
MB177 Rolls Royce Silver Spirit
MB178 Ford Cargo Skip Truck
MB179 Vauxhall Astra Police Car MB162
MB180 Land Rover Defender 90 MB721
MB181 Mercedes Benz 300E
MB182 Volkswagen Transporter Ambulance
MB183 DAF 3300 Space Cab
MB184 Ford LTD Police Car
MB185 Buick Le Sabre Stock Car
MB186 Dodge Dakota
MB187 Ford Bronco
MB188 GMC Wrecker Truck
MB189 Cadillac Allante
MB190 Saab 9000 Turbo
MB191 Porsche 944 Turbo
MB192 Rover 800 Saloon
MB193 Mercury Sable Wagon
MB194 Modified Racer
MB195 Volvo 480ES
MB196 Ford Thunderbird Coupe
MB197 Lincoln Town Car
MB198 Ford Courier Van
MB199 Ford Courier Combi
MB200 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
MB201 Vauxhall Cavalier GSi 2000
MB202 Mack CH600 Aerodyne
MB203 Grand Prix Racing Car
MB204 1987 Corvette MB123
MB205 TV News Truck
MB206 BMW 5 Series
MB207 Ferrari F40
MB208 Sprint Racer
MB209 Faun Dump Truck (Metal Dump) MB058
MB210 Oldsmobile Aerotech
MB211 Ford Utility Truck
MB212 Ford Thunderbird Stock Car
MB213 1921 Ford Model T Van (Plastic Base)
MB214 Ford Aeromax Cab
MB215 Chevrolet Sedan 1939 Delivery
MB216 Pontiac Grand Prix Stock Car
MB217 D.I.R.T. Modified
MB218 Mercedes MB-Trac 1600 Turbo
MB219 Nissan 300ZX
MB220 Mercedes Benz 500SL Convertible
MB221 Chevrolet Lumina Stock Car
MB222 Highway Maintenance Vehicle
MB223 Dodge Zoo Truck MB072
MB224 Chevrolet Lumina Stock Car MB185
MB225 Alfa Romeo SZ
MB226 Nissan Prairie
MB227 Sunburner
MB228 Grand Prix Racing Car – Indy 500 Racer MB203
MB229 Mack Auxiliary Power Truck
MB230 Isuzu Amigo
MB231 Jaguar XJ6 Police Car MB141
MB232 Lamborghini Diablo
MB233 Airport Fire Truck
MB234 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL
MB235 Ford LTD Taxi MB184
MB236 Ford Tractor MB046
MB237 Tractor Shovel MB029
MB238 Pontiac Grand Prix Stock Car
MB239 Jaguar XJ220
MB240 BMW 850i
MB241 Toyota MR2 Not Issued
MB242 Chevrolet Camaro RS Cabriolet Not Issued
MB243 Toyota Celica GT4 Not Issued
MB244 Jaguar XJ6 (Plastic Base) MB141
MB245 1939 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery
MB246 Williams-Renault FW14B
MB247 Grand Prix Racing Car MB203
MB248 Ford F-150 Pick-Up 4×4
MB249 Chevrolet K-1500 Pick-Up 4×4 MB953
MB250 Ford Probe
MB251 Mazda RX-7
MB252 Ford Escort RS Cosworth
MB253 Bugatti EB 110 Not Issued
MB254 Chevrolet Camaro 1998 Z-28
MB254-B Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 Police
MB255 Corvette Stingray III
MB256 Hummer
MB257 Ford Mustang Mach III
MB258 Rhino Rod
MB259 Tailgator
MB260 Dodge Viper RT/10
MB261 Aston Martin DB7
MB262 Chrysler Voyager MB128
MB263 Ferrari 456GT
MB264 Dodge Stealth R/T Not Issued
MB265 Dodge Viper – Morphed Not Issued
MB266 Ford Flareside Pickup (with Load) MB053
MB267 Chevrolet Lumina Stock Car
MB268 Ford Thunderbird Stock Car
MB269 Grand Prix Pontiac Stock Car
MB270 Mitsubishi 3000 GT Spyder
MB271 Toyota Supra Turbo
MB272 Ford Mondeo Ghia
MB273 Vauxhall Frontera
MB274 Abrams Main Battle Tank
MB275 Rotwheeler
MB276 Dodge Viper GTS
MB277 Mustang Cobra
MB278 Stinger
MB279 Audi Avus Quattro
MB280 Plymouth Prowler
MB281 Ford Transit
MB282 Holden FJ Panel Van
MB283 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Stock Car
MB284 Chevrolet Super Truck
MB285 Zamboni Ice Maker
MB286 The Buster
MB287 Volkswagen Beetle Concept 1
MB288 AMG Mercedes C Class
MB289 1970 Pontiac GTO
MB290 Street Streak
MB291 Ferrari F50
MB292 Ford Falcon
MB293 1921 Ford Model T Van (Diecast Base) MB213
MB294 Holden Commodore
MB295 1997 Chevrolet Corvette
MB296 Alfa Romeo 155
MB297 BMW Z3 Roadster
MB298 1968 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet
MB299 Ford Ambulance
MB300 1956 Ford F-100 Pick Up (Plastic Base)
MB301 Opel Calibra
MB302 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS-396
MB303 Pontiac Firebird Ram Air
MB304 Ford Crown Victoria Police Car (Lo-Pro Light)
MB305 Ford GT 90 Not Issued
MB306 Chrysler Atlantic
MB307 Peterbilt Conventional Sleeper Cab MB106
MB308 Ford Aeromax Cab MB214
MB309 Kenworth Aerodyne Cabover MB045
MB310 Kenworth Aerodyne Conventional Cab (Premiere Convoy only) MB103
MB311 Mack CH600 Aerodyne MB202
MB312 Muir Hill Tractor Shovel (New Shovel design) MB029
MB313 Oshkosh Fire Engine (Adventure Pack only) MB134
MB314 Faun Mobile Crane (New Boom) MB140
MB315 Volvo Truck
MB316 Chevrolet Breakdown Van With Sling Hooks MB150
MB317 Ford Cargo Skip Truck MB178
MB318 Kenworth T2000 Cab (Premiere Convoy)
MB319 Mercedes AAV
MB320 Chevrolet Bel Air 1957 Convertible
MB321 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop
MB322 1970 Boss Mustang
MB323 Bradley M2 Fighting Vehicle
MB324 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe
MB325 Chevrolet Tahoe Police MB324
MB326 1997 Ford F-150 Pickup
MB327 ’33 Ford Coupe MB508
MB328 1970 Chevrolet El Camino MB1001
MB329 Hummer with Armaments MB256 
MB330 Mission Helicopter (with Armaments) MB153
MB331 Mercedes Benz Unimog (with Plow & Armaments) MB125
MB332 Jaguar XK8 Convertible
MB334 Mercedes Benz E Class
MB335 Porsche 911 GT1
MB336 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28
MB337 Mercedes AAV MB319
MB338 1938 Dodge Airflow Truck
MB339 1937 Mack Jr. Truck
MB340 DAF 3300 Space Cab MB183
MB341 Scania T142 Cab MB147
MB342 1965 Ford Mustang MB08-A
MB343 Caterpillar Front Shovel Modified ex-Hot
Wheels castingHW16665 Excavator
MB344 Caterpillar Dump Truck Modified ex-Hot
Wheels castingHW1171 CAT Dump Truck
MB345 Caterpillar Bulldozer Modified ex-Hot
Wheels castingHW1172 CAT
MB346 Caterpillar Wheel Loader Modified ex-Hot
Wheels castingHW1173 CAT
Wheel Loader
MB347 Caterpillar Road Roller Modified ex-Hot
Wheels castingHW3853 CAT
Road Roller
MB348 Caterpillar Scraper Modified ex-Hot
Wheels castingHW3715 CAT Earth Mover
MB349 Cat Powered Peterbilt Dumper Modified ex-Hot
Wheels castingHW9550 Peterbilt
Dump Truck – Not Issued
MB350 Caterpillar Motor Grader Modified ex-Hot
Wheels castingHW14913
Street Cleaver
MB351 Caterpillar Challenger Tractor
MB352 Caterpillar Trailer
MB353 Caterpillar Backhoe/Loader
MB354 Caterpillar Soil Compactor
MB355 Green Hornet Car Not Issued
MB356 Porsche Boxster
MB357 Dodge Copperhead Concept Car
MB358 Chevrolet Bel Air 1955 Hardtop
MB359 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible
MB360 Ford Expedition
MB361 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Hardtop
MB362 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
MB363 1962 Volkswagen Beetle
MB364 65 Pontiac GTO Hardtop Not Issued
MB365 65 Pontiac GTO Convertible Not Issued
MB366 1999 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible
MB367 1999 Ford Mustang Coupe
MB368 1999 Mustang Convertible
MB369 Jeep Wrangler
MB370 Postal Service Delivery Truck MB993
MB371 Ford Box Truck
MB372 Chevrolet Transport Bus
MB373 Watercraft With Trailer
MB374 Chevrolet Corvette 1962 MB094
MB375 Humvee MB256 
MB376 Volkswagen Beetle Concept 1 MB287
MB377 Pontiac Firebird Formula MB303
MB379 International Fire Pumper
MB380 Mercedes Benz A Class
MB381 Caterpillar Material Handler
MB382 Caterpillar Tool Carrier
MB383 Caterpillar Tractor Shovel MB382
MB384 Missile Launcher
MB385 Snack Truck
MB386 Rescue Truck
MB387 Garbage Truck
MB388 Caterpillar Peterbilt Dump Truck with Plow MB096
MB389 Volvo Container Truck Not Issued
MB390 1967 Volkswagen Split Screen Transporter
MB391 Harley Davidson Chopper
MB392 Harley Davidson Electraglide
MB393 Harley Davidson H-D FXSTS Springer Softtail
MB394 Harley Davidson H-D Knucklehead
MB395 Volvo Truck with Closed Tank Not Issued
MB396 Fire Truck
MB397 Sherman Tank
MB398 1999 Chevrolet Silverado
MB399 Chevrolet Silverado 4×4 Pickup MB981
MB400 Mercedes Benz CLK Convertible
MB401 Ford Cargo Scissors Truck MB178
MB402 Dennis Sabre Fire Engine
MB403 Caterpillar Articulated Dump Truck
MB404 Caterpillar Skidder
MB405 Volkswagen Delivery Van MB390
MB406 Land Rover Freelander
MB407 Sea Rescue Boat
MB408 DHC Otter
MB409 Hydroplane
MB410 Submersible
MB411 Ski Boat (with Skier)
MB412 Police Motorcycle
MB413 Amphibious Personnel Carrier
MB414 M 23 2.5 Ton Truck Not Issued
MB415 M3 A2 Half Track Not Issued
MB416 Rescue Chopper
MB417 Truck Camper
MB418 Snowmobile
MB419 Snow Groomer
MB420 Chevrolet Impala Police Car
MB421 Four Wheeler
MB422 White Water Raft Boat
MB423 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
MB424 BMW 328i Saloon
MB425 Mercedes Benz Actros 1857
MB426 Mercedes Benz E430 Estate
MB427 Mercedes Benz ML430
MB428 Aero Junior
MB429 Dune Buggy
MB430 Dirt Bike
MB431 Ford Transit (Triangle Roof Light) MB281
MB432 Kenworth T2000 Cab MB318
MB433 Audi TT Coupe
MB434 Mercedes Benz S500
MB435 2000 Ford Thunderbird Concept Not Issued
MB436 Chevrolet Suburban MB477 (with Roof LIghts) & MB857(Retooled)
MB437 Ford F-100 Pick Up 1956 (Metal Base) MB300
MB438 Concept 1 Beetle Cabriolet
MB439 BMW 328i Police Car MB424
MB440 Lotus Elise
MB441 Audi TT Roadster
MB442 Jeep Grand Cherokee (with Raft)
MB443 Isuzu Flatbed Truck
MB444 Ford Panel Van MB474 & MB479
MB445 Isuzu Delivery Truck MB443
MB446 International Armored Car MB873
MB447 Pop Up Camper
MB448 Air Lift Helicopter
MB449 Golf Cart
MB450 Ford Dump Truck (with Interior)
MB451 BMW 3 Series Coupe
MB452 Lockheed Martin X-33
MB453 Ski Boat (without Skier) MB411
MB454 Volkswagen Microbus Concept Not Issued
MB455 Blimp
MB456 Pontiac Firebird SE Police MB051
MB457 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 28 Police MB164
MB458 1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 (Lo-Pro roof light) MB254-B
MB459 Ford Crown Victoria Police Car (Triangle Light) MB304
MB460 1999 Ford Mustang Police (Triang Roof Light) MB368
MB461 Caterpillar D11 Bulldozer Not Issued
MB462 Caterpillar Quarry Dump Truck
MB463 Ford Focus
MB464 Chevrolet Corvette (Vee Roof Light) MB062
MB465 Volkswagen Concept 1 Police MB287
MB466 Ford Crown Victoria Police Car (D.A.R.E) MB304 MB459
MB467 Ford LTD Sedan MB235 – Not Issued
MB468 Battering Ram (Metal Base)
MB469 Street Cleaner
MB470 GMC Bucket Truck
MB471 Jeep Grand Cherokee (no Raft) MB442
MB472 Ford Transit (Vee Roof Light) MB431
MB473 Chevrolet Corvette (Lowpro Roof Light) MB464
MB474 Ford Panel Van MB444 & MB479
MB475 Holden Commodore Police Car MB294
MB476 Mercedes Benz E430 Estate MB426
MB477 Chevrolet Suburban (Vee Roof Light) MB436 &
MB478 Dodge Cattle Truck (without Cattle) MB071 – Not Issued
MB479 Ford Panel Van (No roof light) MB444 & MB474
MB480 Arctic Track Truck
MB481 Wrecker Truck
MB482 School Bus
MB483 1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 (Vee roof light) MB254-B MB458
MB484 Tower Boat
MB485 Ford Explorer Sport Trac (Opening Tailgate)
MB486 Jeep Wrangler MB369
MB487 Airport Fire Pumper
MB488 Ladder Truck
MB489 Ford Expedition Police MB360
MB490 Nissan Xterra (with Kayaks) MB543 & MB1137
MB491 Volkswagen Beetle 4×4 (Opening Bonnet)
MB492 Road Roller Paver
MB493 Bulldozer MB601
MB494 Demolition Machine
MB495 Cement Mixer
MB496 Chevrolet Corvette Police MB464 & MB473 – Not Issued
MB497 Radar Plane
MB498 Ambulance
MB499 Ford F Series Pickup (with Interior) MB450


MAN Numbers : MB001 – MB500 (This Page)
MAN Numbers : MB501 – MB999
MAN Numbers : MB1000 – MB1500


The ‘Superfast’ lists are kindly provided & compiled with help from David Tilley

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