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3 Pack : 2008 #01

 

MB713 : 1965 Austin Mini Van Matchbox MB713 : Austin Mini Van

 

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Austin

 

Matchbox MB713 : Austin Mini Van
Mini Van (1965)

 

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Candy Series

In 2019 a new group of uniquely coloured vehicles were released as the ”Candy Series”; each model featured the livery of a famous candy brand.

2019

MB713 : Austin Mini Van Baby Ruth MB713-30 : 1965 Austin Mini Van MB713-30 : 1965 Austin Mini Van
MB1130 : ’47 Chevy AD 3100 Butterfinger Matchbox MB1130-03 : 1947 Chevy AD 3100 Matchbox MB1130-03 : 1947 Chevy AD 3100
MB999 : Chow Mobile Rainbow Nerds Matchbox MB999-05 : Food Truck Matchbox MB999-05 : Food Truck package
MB405 : VW Delivery Van SweeTarts Matchbox MB405-28 : Volkswagen Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-28 : Volkswagen Delivery Van
MB924 : ’14 Chevy Silverado 1500 Laffy Taffy Matchbox MB924-06 : ´14 Chevy Silverado 1500 Matchbox MB924-06 : ´14 Chevy Silverado 1500
MB873 : International Armored Car 100 Grand Matchbox MB873 : International Armored Car Matchbox MB873 : International Armored Car - Candy Series

 

2020

MB741 : Volkswagen Caddy Tootsie Roll Pop Matchbox MB741-13 : 2006 Volkswagen Caddy Matchbox MB741-13 : 2006 Volkswagen Caddy
MB995 : Ford GT40 Sugar Daddy Matchbox MB995-04 : Ford GT
MB982 : ’02 Humvee H2 SUV Concept Tootsie Roll Matchbox MB982-05 : Hummer H2 SUV Concept Matchbox MB982-05 : Hummer H2 SUV Concept
MB999 : Chow Mobile Charms Matchbox MB999-06 : Food Truck Matchbox MB999-06 : Food Truck
MB713 : Austin Mini Van Junior Mints MB713-31 : 1965 Austin Mini Van MB713-31 : 1965 Austin Mini Van
MB723 : Volkswagen Beetle 4×4 DOTS Matchbox MB723-18 : Volkswagen Beetle 4x4 Matchbox MB723-18 : Volkswagen Beetle 4x4
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9 Pack : 2019 #03

 

MB1071 : Honda Ridgeline Matchbox MB1071 : Honda Ridgeline
MB1083 : 1963 Austin Healey MB1083-01 : 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mk2
MB831 : ATV 6×6 MB831-03 : ATV 6x6
MB1041 : 1962 Nissan Junior MB1041-02 : 1962 Nissan Junior

 

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MB765 : 1969 Austin Mini Cooper 1275S

First Released : 2009
Scale : 1/51

01 02 03
MB765-01 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S ©David Tilley MB765-02 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S MB765-03 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S ©JTL46
Released: 2009
Body: Red
Chassis: Chrome
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Black
Tampo: Black Roof
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2009
Body: Blackish Green
Chassis: Chrome
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Black
Tampo: 50, MCCH 7th Gathering
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2009
Body: British Racing Green
Chassis: Chrome
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Black
Tampo: White Roof
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
1-100 #02 7th Gathering Exclusive 1-100 #02
04 05 06
MB765-04 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S MB765-05 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S MB765-06 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S ©JTL46
Released: 2010
Body: Black
Chassis: Zamac Plated Metal
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Yellow)
Interior: Maroon
Tampo: Lyons Bros Racing
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2010
Body: White
Chassis: Chrome
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Red
Tampo: Black Roof
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2010
Body: Blue
Chassis: Chrome
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Grey
Tampo: White Roof & Checker Pattern
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Lesney Edition 1-75 #19 1-75 #19
07 08 09
MB765-07 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S MB765-08 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S MB765-09 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S
Released: 2011
Body: Blue
Chassis: Chrome
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Grey
Tampo: Dual White Bonnet Stripes
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2013
Body: Metallic Gold
Chassis: Chrome
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Gold)
Interior: Black
Tampo: Union Jack
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2013
Body: Red
Chassis: Chrome
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Black
Tampo: Mini
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
1-100 #19 60th Anniversary 1-120 #12
10 11 12
MB765-10 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S MB765-11 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S MB765-12 : 1969 Austin Mini Cooper 1275S
Released: 2013
Body: Black
Chassis: Grey
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Red
Tampo: 60th
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2017
Body: Lime Green
Chassis: Grey
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Black
Tampo: Black Bonnet
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2019
Body: Yellow
Chassis: Grey
Windows: Blue/Green
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Black/Yellow)
Interior: Black
Tampo: City Center Taxi
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
10 Pack 1-125 #117 1-120 #96
13 14
MB765-13 : 1969 Austin Mini Cooper 1275S Matchbox MB765 : 1969 Austin Mini Cooper 1275S
Released: 2019
Body: Red
Chassis: Grey
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Black
Tampo: 12 Days
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
Released: 2020
Body: Lime Green
Chassis: Grey
Windows: Smoke
Wheels: Ringed Disc (Chrome)
Interior: Black
Tampo: Black Bonnet & SLW 287R (License plate)
Baseplate: ©2008 Mattel, Inc Thailand
5 Pack : Happy Holidays 1-100 #30 Mr Bean special package

 

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Best of Matchbox

2016 again saw another premium range of vehicles, with new wheels, better and more tampo than the regular series and issued on a blister with a box

2016 – Series A

MB713 : 1965 Austin Mini Van MB713-28 : 1965 Austin Mini Van Matchbox MB713-28 : 1965 Austin Mini Van
66 Dodge A100 Pick Up Matchbox MB862-05 : MB862 : ´66 Dodge A100 Pickup Matchbox MB862-05 : MB862 : ´66 Dodge A100 Pickup
69 Cadillac Sedan DeVille
75 Mack CF Pumper
MB969 : ’93 Ford Mustang LX SSP Matchbox MB969-03 : 1993 Ford Mustang Police car Matchbox MB969-03 : 1993 Ford Mustang Police car
BMW 1M
BMW R1200 GS
MB956 : Lamborghini LM002 Matchbox MB956-02 : Lamborghini LM002 Matchbox MB956-02 : Lamborghini LM002
MB838-A : Land Rover Defender 110 Matchbox MB838-A : Land Rover Defender 110 Matchbox MB838-A : Land Rover Defender 110
Routemaster Bus

Best of Matchbox blister

2017 – Series B

Number Model <click to enlarge>
01 MB729 : Porsche 911 GT3 Matchbox MB729 : Porsche 911 GT3
02 MB683 : Mercedes-Benz CLS500 Best of Matchbox
03 MB691 : Range Rover Sport
04 MB734 : Volkswagen T2 Bus
05 MB811 : Lamborghini Miura P400 S Matchbox MB811 : Lamborghini Miura P400S
06 MB966 : BMW M5 Police MB966-04 : BMW M5 Police
07 MB680 : Dodge Magnum Police
08 MB727 : ´06 Bentley Continental GT MB727-11 : Bentley Continental GT
09 MB715 : ´66 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA
10 MB785 : Porsche 914/6 Matchbox MB785 : ’71 Porsche 914
11 MB129 : ´89 Chevy Blazer 4×4 MB129-40 : 4x4 Chevrolet Blazer
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10 Pack : 2007 #02 – New Tooling

MB685 : Dune Buggy  
MB714 Lexus GS 430  
MB711 Volvo C-30  
MB706 Lotus Exige  
MB708 Delivery Truck  
MB704 : Power Lift MB704-01 : Power Lift
MB713 : 1965 Austin Mini Van MB713-02 : 1965 Austin Mini Van
MB729 : Porsche 911 GT3 Matchbox MB729 : Porsche 911 GT3
MB731 : Baja Bandit MB731-01 : Baja Bandit ©speters999
MB715 : 1967 Alfa Romeo GTV Giulia  

 

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60th Anniversary Models

To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Matchbox in 2013 a range of models were released with superior quality and in a blister pack with box similar to those in the ”Best of” ranges.

 

USA Packaging ROW Packaging
Matchbox 60th Anniversary package Matchbox MB837 : Ford F-350 Super Duty Superlift

 

 

Model
01 MB812 : ’68 Mustang GT/CS Matchbox MB812-07 : ´68 Ford Mustang GT CS
02 MB808 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Police
03 MB737 Quarry King
04 MB694 Routemaster Bus
05 MB823 Jeep Wrangler Superlift
06 MB885 Renault Master Ambulance
07 MB688 ’61 Jaguar E-Type Coupe
08 MB860 Ford Explorer Interceptor MB860-03 : Ford Explorer Interceptor
09 MB765 : Austin Mini Cooper S MB765-08 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S
10 MB882 MBX ATC
11 MB867 : Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia Matchbox MB867-02 : Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia
12 MB823 Aston Martin DBS Volante
13 MB838-A : Land Rover Defender 110 Matchbox MB838-A : Land Rover Defender 110
14 MB886 : Ground Grinder MB886-02 : Ground Grinder
15 MB864 ’76 International Scout 4×4 MB864-02 : 1976 International Scout 4x4
16 MB734 Volkswagen T2 Bus
17 MB667 Austin FX4 Taxi
18 MB363 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle MB363-42 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle ©David Tilley
19 MB839 : Urban Tow Truck Matchbox MB839-03 : Urban Tow Truck
20 MB844 BMW R1200 RT-P Police Motorcycle
21 MB837 : Superlift Ford F-350 Super Duty Matchbox MB837 : Ford F-350 Super Duty Superlift
22 MB729 2007 Porsche 911 GT3 Matchbox MB729 : Porsche 911 GT3
23 MB881 Blaze Blitzer
24 MB834 Crop Master MB834-03 : Crop Master
Limited Chase Model MB694 Routemaster Bus

 

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Superfast – 2008

Matchbox Superfast 2008 Matchbox Superfast 2008

 

01 MB727 : 2004 Bentley Continental GT Coupe MB727-06 : Bentley Continental GT MB727-05 : Bentley Continental GT
02 MB729 Porsche 911 GT3
03 MB708 Delivery Truck
04 MB720-A : 1972 Bronco 4×4 Matchbox MB720-A-06 : 1972 Ford Bronco 4x4
05 MB711-A Volvo C-30
06 MB697 : Land Rover Defender 110 Matchbox MB697 : Land Rover Defender 110
07 MB712-A : Desert Thunder V16 Matchbox MB712-A-20 : Desert Thunder V16
08 MB713 : 1965 Austin Mini Van MB713-13 : 1965 Austin Mini Van MB713-12 : 1965 Austin Mini Van
09 MB700 Cadillac Hearse
10 MB696 Audi RS6 Avant MB696-10 Audi RS6 Avant © John Lambert MB696-09 Audi RS6 Avant © John Lambert
11 MB731 Baja Bandit MB731-06 : Baja Bandit © jtl46
12 MB138 Jaguar XK120
13 MB726  : Audi R8 Matchbox MB726-03 : Audi R8
14 MB728 Mercedes-Benz Unimog U300 MB728-06 : Mercedes-Benz Unimog U300 © Modog
15 MB706 Lotus Exige
16 MB705-A : Honda Ridgeline Matchbox MB705-A : Honda Ridgeline
17 MB714 Lexus GS 430
18 MB715 Alfa Romeo GTV Guila
19 MB358 Chevrolet Bel Air 1955 Hardtop
20 MB693 Ford Transit (2006)

 

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International Gathering of Friends

 

The International Gathering of Friends is held annually in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Beginning in 2003 and now sponsored by Mattel, Inc. the owners of the Matchbox brand the event has some exclusive models made each year. You can see what goes on at these events by viewing the 17th Annual Matchbox Gathering Agenda

Year Model <click to enlarge>
2003 MB405 :  VW Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-C2-24 : Volkswagen Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-C2-23 : Volkswagen Delivery Van
2004    
2005    
2006 MB689 : 2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police MB689-02 : 2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police
2007 MB713 : 1965 Austin Mini Van MB713-03 : 1965 Austin Mini Van
2008    
2009 MB765 : 1969 Austin Mini Cooper 1275S MB765-02 : Austin Mini Cooper 1275S
MB761 : 1972 Lotus Europa Special MB761-02 : 1972 Lotus Europa Special
MB755 : Pierce Dash Fire Engine Dinner Model – 1 of 125 Matchbox MB755-05 : Pierce Dash Fire Engine
MB755 : Pierce Dash Fire Engine Dinner Model – 1 of 75 Matchbox MB755-06 : Pierce Dash Fire Engine
2010 MB736 : 1975 Chevrolet Stepside MB736-09 : 1975 Chevrolet Stepside MB736-08 : 1975 Chevrolet Stepside
2010 MB785 : ’71 Porsche 914 Matchbox MB785 : ’71 Porsche 914
2011 MB741 : 2006 Volkswagen Caddy MB741-c2-03 : 2006 Volkswagen Caddy MB741-c2-02 : 2006 Volkswagen Caddy MB741-c2-01 : 2006 Volkswagen Caddy
MB812 : ’68 Ford Mustang GT CS Dinner Model (First 75) Matchbox MB812-02 : ´68 Ford Mustang GT CS
MB812 : ’68 Ford Mustang GT CS Dinner Model Matchbox MB812-03 : ´68 Ford Mustang GT CS
2012 MB843 : Seagrave Fire Engine MB843-02 : Seagrave Fire Engine
2013    
2014 MB933 : Dodge Charger Pursuit MB933-02 : Dodge Charger Pursuit
2015    
2016 MB862 : ’66 Dodge A100 Pickup (Dealer Model) Matchbox MB862-06 : MB862 : ´66 Dodge A100 Pickup
MB1012 : 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata Matchbox MB1012 : 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata Matchbox MB1012 : 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2017 MB702-A : 1972 Ford Bronco 4×4 Matchbox MB720-A-22 : 1972 Ford Bronco 4x4
MB1013 : VW Transporter Crew Cab Matchbox MB1013 : VW Transporter Crew Cab Matchbox MB1013 : VW Transporter Crew Cab
MB1022 : 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GTX Matchbox MB1022-03 : 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GTX
Matchbox MB1022-04 : 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GTX
2018 MB1023 : 1970 Datsun 510 Rally MB1023-04 : ´70 Datsun 510 Rally
MB1027 : 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty MB1027-02 : 2017 Ford f-350 Superduty
2019 MB1089 : GMC Scenic Cruiser (Dealer Model) MB1089-03 : GMC Scenicruiser
MB1169 : 1980 Mercedes-Benz W 123 Wagon  Dinner Model (First 75) Matchbox MB1169-03 : 1980 Mercedes-Benz W 123 Wagon
MB1169 : 1980 Mercedes-Benz W 123 Wagon  Dinner Model Matchbox MB1169-02 : 1980 Mercedes-Benz W 123 Wagon