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Miniatures

Fischer Art Collection

In 2002 Mattel released a collection of models all carrying the artwork of Micheal Fischer a famous German artist.  There were just 40 sets of 12 vehicles in total making this quite a rare release and can now command high prices if they are to come to market.
Each model had the Matchbox 50 years logo tampo printed on the base of the model.

Matchbox Fischer Art CollectionEach collection of the 40 sets were only ever released in Germany and where individually numbered and signed on the base and came with the following letter:

Matchbox Fischer Art CollectionTranslated into English this letter reads :

– Certificate –

With this certificate you receive one of 40 exulsively designed sets consisting of Mercedes-Benz ML 430, BMW X5, VW Transporter, Mercedes Benz A-Class, Porsche 911 Turbo, Mercedes-Benz S500, 3 Series BMW Coupe, Mercedes-Benz CLK Cabrio, VW Kafer, Porsche Boxster, BMW Z8, 3 Series BMW and 3 Series BMW Cabrio.

There are a total of 480 model cars (40 sets of 12 pieces) of the series ”Stars of Germany”, which the pop-art, Leipzig artist Michael Fisher-Art designed and hand signed in favour of a charity auction.


Mercedes-Benz ML 430
BMW X5
MB405 : VW Transporter Matchbox MB405-15 : Volkswagen Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-15 : Volkswagen Delivery Van
Mercedes Benz A-Class
Porsche 911 Turbo
Mercedes-Benz S500
3 Series BMW Coupe
Mercedes-Benz CLK Cabrio
MB363 : VW Beetle MB363-05 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle Matchbox MB363-05 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle
Porsche Boxster
BMW Z8
3 Series BMW Cabrio
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Special Collections

Superfast – NEW

In 2004 the ”Superfast” brand was revived as a premium range of vehicles.  Each of the yearly ranges is listed below.

 

2004 – Superfast

Released in 2004, each model was limited to just 10,000 or 15,000 models dependent upon variation; it was marked on the front of the packaging as to which was which variation.

No. Description <click to enlarge> <click to enlarge> 
01 MB557 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C (Drivers Windscreen Only)
02 MB663 : Ford F-150 SVT Lightning Pick Up Matchbox MB663-01 : Ford F-150 SVT Lightning Pick Up Matchbox MB663-01 : Ford F-150 SVT Lightning Pick Up
03 MB501 1956 Cadillac Eldorado
04 MB546 Chevrolet Avalanche
05 MB616 : 1970 Plymouth Barracuda MB616-01 : 1970 Plymouth Cuda Matchbox MB616-01 : 1970 Plymouth Cuda
06 MB609 Ford Mustang GT Concept
07 MB629 1969 Chevrolet Camaro (Open Headlights)
08 MB342 : 1965 Ford Mustang Matchbox MB342-07 : ´65 Ford Mustang GT Matchbox MB342-07 : ´65 Ford Mustang GT
09 MB610 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle
10 MB580 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible
11 MB567 Cadillac Escalade
12 MB579 : Mini Cooper S Matchbox MB579-05 : Mini Cooper S Matchbox Matchbox MB579-05 : Mini Cooper S
13 MB327 : Ford Coupe 1933 Hot Rod Matchbox MB508-14 : 33 Ford Coupe Matchbox MB327-14 : 33 Ford Coupe
14 MB539 BMW X5 (Closed Doors)
15 MB363 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle MB363-25 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle Matchbox MB363-25 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle
16 MB587 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C (Full Size Windscreen)
17 MB390 1967 Volkswagen Split Screen Transporter
18 MB289 1970 Pontiac GTO
19 MB336 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28
20 MB544 Porsche 911 Turbo
21 MB550 Chevrolet SSR
22 MB438 Concept 1 Beetle Cabriolet
23 MB585 Pontiac Vibe GT-R
24 MB630 Chevrolet Corvette C6
25 MB500 : 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood MB500-04 : 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood Matchbox MB500-04 : 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood
26 MB300 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick Up (Plastic Base) Matchbox MB300-23 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up Matchbox MB300-23 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up
27 MB558 Dodge Dart Phoenix
28 MB322 1970 Boss Mustang
29 MB328 : 1970 Chevrolet El Camino MB328-21 : 1970 Chevrolet El Camino Matchbox Superfast 35th Anniversary
30 MB366 1999 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible
31 MB552 Volkswagen Microbus Concept
32 MB645 Lincoln Navigator
33 MB517 Dodge Viper GTS-R
34 MB611 Nissan Z
35 MB595 TVR Tuscan S
36 MB423 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
37 MB321 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop
38 MB362 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
39 MB637 1968 Mercury Cougar (with Bonnet Scoop)
40 MB302 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS-396
41 MB634 : Ford GT Matchbox MB634-01 : Ford GT Matchbox MB634-01 : Ford GT
42 MB440 Lotus Elise
43 MB526 : Hummer H2 SUV Concept MB526-03 : Hummer H2 SUV Concept Matchbox MB526-03 : Hummer H2 SUV Concept
44 MB632 Honda Element
45 MB516 Chrysler Panel Cruiser
46 MB515 Chevrolet Corvette 2000 Convertible
47 MB368 1999 Mustang Convertible
48 MB287 Volkswagen Beetle Concept 1
49 MB358 Chevrolet Bel Air 1955 Hardtop
50 MB559 1957 Lincoln Premiere
51 MB521 Ford Falcon
52 MB298 1968 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet
53 MB505 Willys Jeep
54 MB405 : Volkswagen Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-20 : Volkswagen Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-20 : Volkswagen Delivery Van
55 MB608 1969 Chevrolet Camaro (Closed Headlights)
56 MB356 Porsche Boxster
57 MB369 Jeep Wrangler
58 MB280 Plymouth Prowler
59 MB532 BMW Z8
60 MB434 Mercedes Benz S500
61 MB320 Chevrolet Bel Air 1957 Convertible
62 MB636 1968 Mercury Cougar (without Bonnet Scoop)
63 MB463 Ford Focus
64 MB471 Jeep Grand Cherokee (no Raft)
65 MB260 Dodge Viper RT/10
66 MB277 Mustang Cobra
67 MB400 Mercedes Benz CLK Convertible
68 MB361 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Hardtop
69 MB332 Jaguar XK8 Convertible 
70 MB335 Porsche 911 GT1
71 MB451 BMW 3 Series Coupe
72 MB232 Lamborghini Diablo
73 MB149 Mercedes Benz G Wagon
74 MB324 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe
75 MB326 1997 Ford F-150 Pickup

 

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Special Collections

Stars of Cars

In 2004 a new range titled the ”Stars of Cars” was created and released throughout Europe. With the success of the ”Stars of Germany” range this allowed a wider variety in the models available for the series.

Matchbox 2004 Stars of Cars Matchbox 2007 Stars of Cars

 

The series ran in 2004 , 2005 , 2006 & 2007

 

2004

Model <click to enlarge>
01 Lotus Elise
02 Ferrari 360 Spider
03 Ferrari F50
04 BMW X5
05 BMW 328i
06 Mercedes-Benz E420
07 VW Microbus
08 VW Concept  Cabrio
09 Mercedes-Benz CLK Cabrio
10 VW Concept 1

 

2005

Model <click to enlarge>
01 Dennis Sabre
02 Mercedes-Benz E430
03 BMW 3 Series
04 MB662 : City Bus Matchbox MB662-04 : City Bus Matchbox MB662-03 : City Bus
05 Mercedes-Benz S500
06 VW Transporter
07 Land Rover Defender 90
08 Porsche 911 Turbo
09 Opel Speedster
10 MB579 : Mini Cooper S Matchbox MB579-12 : Mini Cooper S
11 Smart Fortwo Cabrio
12 Mercedes-Benz ML430

 

2006

Model <click to enlarge>
01 MB476 Mercedes Benz E430 Estate
02 MB596 BMW X5 Police Car
03 MB363 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle MB363-33 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle
04 MB671 Ford GT
05 MB674 Volvo XC90
06 MB683 Mercedes Benz CLS 500
07 MB438 Concept 1 Beetle Cabriolet
08 MB673 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG
09 MB678 Trash King
10 MB423 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
11 MB688 1961 Jaguar E-Type Coupe
12 MB675 Porsche Cayenne S

 

2007

Model <click to enlarge>
01 MB149 : Mercedes Benz G Wagon
02 MB390 : Volkswagen Split Screen Transporter
03 MB538 : BMW Z3
04 MB634 : Ford GT Matchbox MB634-06 : Ford GT
05 MB683 : Mercedes Benz CLS 500
06 MB684 : Volkswagen Golf Gti
07 MB691 : Range Rover Sport
08 MB692 : Jaguar XK Coupe
09 MB693 : Ford Transit
10 MB695 : MBX Tanker MB695-02 : MBX Tanker
11 MB696 : Audi RS6 Avant MB696-03 Audi RS6 Avant © John Lambert
12 MB698 : Flame Tamer

 

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Miniatures

Premiere Collection

1989 saw the release of a highly detailed collectable range of cars based on some of the current miniature series.  These models had more detailed tampo along with more realistic rubber tyres.

The range continued for some years although in 1996 the series received  a slight name change from the original World Class Series to the Premiere Collection World Class Series. Series I – 1989

Series I – (1989)
01 Porsche 928 (Dark Silver)
02 Ferrari 300 GTB (Red)
03 Mercedes 500 SEC (White)
04 Lamborghini Countach (Yellow)
05 Ferrari Testarossa (Red)
06 Porsche 959 (Silver)
07 Porsche 944 Turbo (Black)
08 1987 Corvette (Blue)
Series II (1990)
09 BMW M1 (Yellow)
10 Jaguar XK120 (White)
11 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud (Gold)
12 Cadillac Allante (Dark Silver)
13 T-Bird Turbo Coupe (Silver)
14 Lincoln Town Car MB197-02 Lincoln Town Car
15 Corvette Grand Sport (Burgundy)
16 Ferrari F40 (Red)
Series III (1991)
17 1962 Corvette (Turquoise)
18 Ferrari Testarossa (White)
19 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (Black)
20 Nissan 300ZX (White)
21 Chevrolet Corvette (Orange)
22 Lamborghini Countach (Red)
23 57 Chevy (Burgundy)
24 Racing Porsche 935 (Yellow)
Series IV (1992)
25 Lamborghini Diablo (Red)
26 Mercedes 500SL Convertible (Silver)
27 1975 Corvette (Blue)
28 Nissan 300ZX (Burgundy)
29 Porsche 935 (White)
30 Ferrari F40 (Yellow)
Series V (1993)
31 Jaguar XJ220 (Purple)
32 Lamborghini Diablo (Black)
33 Cadillac Allante (Burgundy)
34 Jaguar XJ6 (Blue)
35 Corvette Roadster (White)
36 BMW 850i (Silver)
Series VI (1994/1995)
37 Aston Martin DB7 (Dark Silver)
38 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (White)
39 Corvette Sting Ray (Purple)
40 Dodge Viper RT-10 (Red)
41 Mazda RX-7 (Black)
42 Mustang Mach III (Red)

 

1996 saw the series name officially change to Premiere Collection – World Class and the series numbers were started again only this time using Western Arabic (English Language) numbers instead of the roman numeral that had previously been used to indicate the series numbers.

Series 1 – World Class
43 Mazda RX-7 (Red)
44 Dodge Viper RT10 (Yellow)
45 Mitsubishi 3000GT Spyder (Red)
46 Toyota Supra (White)
47 Audi Avus (Chrome)
48 Plymouth Prowler (Purple)
Series 2 – World Class
49 Ford Thunderbird (Gold)
50 Lamborghini Diablo (Purple)
51 Mercedes 600SEL (Black)
52 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (BLack)
53 Corvette Stingray (Blue)
54 Mustang Cobra (Red)
Series 3 – World Class
Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Series - 3 Blister
55 1957 Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-10 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird
56 1962 Corvette (Burgundy)
57 Corvette Grand Sport (Blue)
58 1957 Chevy (Black)
59 Jaguar XK120 (Green)
60 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge (Silver)
Series 4 – World Class
61 Mazda RX-7 (Yellow)
62 Dodge Viper RT10 (Red)
63 Mitsubishi 3000GT Spyder (Green)
64 Toyota Supra (Silver)
65 Audi Avus (White)
66 Plymouth Prowler (Silver)
Series 5 – World Class
67 Ford Thunderbird (Black)
68 Lamborghini Diablo (Silver)
69 Mercedes 600SEL (Blue)
70 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 (Red)
71 Corvette Sting Ray III (Yellow)
72 Mustang Cobra (White)
Series 6 – World Class Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Series - 6 Blister Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Series - 6 Blister
73 1957 Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-10 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird
74 1962 Corvette (Gold)
75 Corvette Grand Sport (Blue)
76 57 Chevy (Black)
77 Jaguar XK120 (Red)
78 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge (White)
Series 7 – Fire
79 Ambulance
80 Snorkel Fire Engine
81 Fire Engine
82 Jeep Cherokee MB574-07 Jeep Cherokee
83 Mack Auxiliary Power Truck
84 Airport Fire Truck
Series 8 – State Police
85 Ford LTD (Virginia State Police)
86 Ford LTD (Florida Highway Patrol)
87 Ford LTD (New Jersey State Police)
88 Camaro Z-28 (New York State Police)
89 Camaro Z-28 (California Highway Patrol)
90 Camaro Z-28 (Texas Highway Patrol)
Series 9 – Nostalgia
62 Corvette
Ford Probe
Dodge Challenger
Firebird Racer
57 Chevy
Corvette T-Top
Series 10 – Exotics
Lamborghini Countach
Ferrari F-40
Mercedes 500SL
Jaguar XJ220
Aston Martin DB-7
Ferrari Testarossa
Series 11 – Hot Rod Collection
Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - 11 Blister
MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-15 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird
57 Chevy
Corvette Grand Sport
Pontiac GTO
62 Corvette
Dodge Challenger
Series 12 – Convertibles
 
BMW Z3
Dodge Viper RT/10
Mercedes 500SL
Mitsubishi Spyder
Corvette Stingray III
Mustang Mach III
Series 13 – Retro 70’s Collection
  Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class Series 13 Packaging
MB068 : Chevy Van Matchbox MB068-48 : Chevy Van
Dodge Dragster
Big Banger
Dragon Wheels
Pi-eyed Piper
Tanzara
Series 14 – Modern Musle
 
Ram Air Firebird
Viper GTS
Viper RT/10
Mustang Cobra
Camaro Z-28
Plymouth Prowler
Series 15 – High Speed
 
87 Corvette Convertible
Ferrari 456 GT
Nissan 300ZX
Mercedes GTC
BMW 850i
Ferrari F-50
Series 16 – Drop Tops
 
Plymouth Prowler
Mitsubishi Spyder
Mercedes 500SL
Corvette Stingray III
Mustang Cobra
BMW Z3
Series 17- Classic Muscle Collection
MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-17 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - 17 Blister
MB300 : 1956 Ford F-150 Pick Up Matchbox MB300-07 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up Matchbox MB300-07 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up
69 Camaro SS396
Pontiac GTO
Dodge Challenger
Mustang Conra Jet
Series 18 – State Police II
Kansas
Nevada
Utah
Minnesota
Montana
South Dakota
Series 19 – Super Cars
Lamborghini Diablo
Porsche 944
BMW 5 Series
Jaguar XJ220
Ferrari Testarossa
Ferrari F-40
Series 20 – Street Machines Collection
MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-18 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox Premiere Collection - World Class - 20 Blister
MB300 : 1956 Ford F-150 Pick Up Matchbox MB300-08 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up Matchbox MB300-08 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up
Corvette Grand Sport
Pontiac GTO
69 Camaro SS396
Mustang Cobra Jet
Series 21 – Fire II
Seaside Fire Co
Laurel Springs Fire Rescue
Park Ridge Fire Dept.
Ford Ambulance
Eagle Point Fire Rescue
Newfield Airport Fire Rescue

 

 

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Special Collections

Laser Wheels

 

Watch the laser wheel discs flash brilliant, different colours as they reflect the light, on these extra fast miniatures. They’re light years in front!

Number Description <click to enlarge>
LW-1 Police Car
LW-2 1982 Firebird
LW-3 Porsche 928
LW-4 Daytona Turbo Z
LW-5 AMG Mercedes
LW6 Porsche 935
LW-7 Sierra XR4
LW-8 1962 Corvette
LW-9 Datsun 280ZX Turbo
LW-10 Turbo Corvette
LW-11 Ferrari 308 GTB
LW-12 Chevy Stock Car
LW-13 1984 Corvette
LW-14 BMW Cabriolet 323i
LW-15 Escort Cabriolet XR3i
LW-16 Sauber Group C Racer
LW-17 Lamborghini Countach LP500S
LW-18 Firebird Racer
LW-19 Fiero Racer
LW-20 Nissan 300ZX Turbo
LW-21 Camaro IROC-Z
LW-22 Toyota MR2
LW-23 Ferrari Testarossa
LW-24 Quasar
LW-25 Buick Le Sabre
LW-26 Cadillac Allante
LW-27 Saab 9000
LW-28 Rover Sterling
LW-29 T-Bird Coupe
LW-30 Volvo 480ES

 

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Special Collections

Euro Editions

 

2008

Model <click to enlarge>
01 MB742 : Trash King MB742-06 : Garbage King
02 MB728 : Mercedes-Benz Unimog U300 MB728-04 : Mercedes-Benz Unimog U300 © jtl46
03 MB704 : Power Lift MB704-08 : Power Lift
04 MB695 : MBX Tanker MB695-15 : MBX Tanker
05 MB588 Dennis Sabre
06 MB693 Ford Transit
07 MB703 : Torque King MB703-07 : Tractor
08 MB737 Quarry King
09 MB707 Ground Breaker MB707-06 : Ground Breaker
10 MB702 DAF XF95 Space Cab
11 MB708 Delivery Truck
12 MB439 BMW 328i Police Car

 

 

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Coca Cola Series

Starting in 1998 there were several sub-series of vehicles all utilising the Coca-Cola brand as a theme.  Some of these were released under the banner of Matchbox Collectibles in a premiere fashion whilst others were in a specially coloured window box and were more like the mainline series.

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #01 (1998)
Model A Ford
VW Concept
Mack CH-600
MB300 : 1956 Ford Pickup Matchbox MB300-11 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up Matchbox MB300-11 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up
MB328 : 1970 Chevrolet El Camino MB328-06 : 1970 Chevrolet El Camino MB328-06 : 1970 Chevrolet El Camino
97 Ford F-150
Matchbox MB300-11 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #02 (1999)
Jaguar XK120 37978 ROW
BMW Z3 37979 ROW
Ford Transit Van 37980 ROW
1955 Chevy Bel Air 37981 USA
MB363 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle MB363-02 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle MB363-02 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle package 37982 USA & ROW
1921 Model T Ford 37983 USA & ROW
MB327 : ’33 Ford Coupe Matchbox MB327-06 : 33 Ford Coupe Matchbox MB327-06 : 33 Ford Coupe package 37984 USA
1957 Corvette 37985 USA & ROW
1968 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 37986 USA

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #03 (2000)
1969 Camaro SS 96547
Jeep Wrangler 96548
1967 VW Transporter 96549
Blimp 96550
Sea Plane 96551
Hydroplane 96552

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #04 (2000)
Chevy Transporter Bus 92469
98 Chevy Camaro SS Convertible 92470
Ford Box Truck 92471
Ford Expedition 92472
99 Ford Mustang Coupe 92473
1997 Chevrolet Corvette 92486

 

Coca-Cola Avon Twin Pack Collection (2000)
1 1955 Chevy Bel Air
Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible
2 1956 Ford Pick-Up  Matchbox MB300-17 : 1956 Ford F-100 Pick-Up Matchbox 2000 Coca Cola Avon Twin Pack
Ford Expedition
3 1968 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet
1999 Ford Mustang Coupe

Coca-Cola German Series #01 (2001)

Model <click to enlarge> Box Code <click to enlarge>
CC-01 Alfa Romeo 155 92354
CC-02 Chevy Tahoe 92355
CC-03 Opel Calibra 92356
CC-04 Chevy Van 4×4 Matchbox MB102-31 : 4x4 Chevy VanMatchbox MB102-33 : 4x4 Chevy Van 92357 Matchbox MB102-31 : 4x4 Chevy Van
CC-05 BMW 850i 92358
CC-06 Ford Transit 92359
CC-07 MGF 1.8i 92362
CC-08 Concept 1 Beetle Convertible 92363
CC-09 1999 Mustang Convertible 92365
CC-10 1955 Chevy Convertible 92366

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #05 (2001)

 Model <click to enlarge> Box Code
’70 Pontiac GTO 92821
Pontiac Firebird Ram Air 92822
Chevrolet Corvette 92823
71 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 92824
68 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 92825
Ford Mustang Cobra 92826

 

Avon Promotional Sets (2001)

 Pack Contents <click to enlarge>
Coke 50s  ´55 Chevy Bel Air & Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible Matchbox Coke Collection - Avon Exclusives 1950s
Coke 60s ´56 Ford Pick-Up & Ford Expedition Matchbox Coke Collection - Avon Exclusives 1960s
Coke 70s ´68 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet & ’99 Ford Mustang Coupe Matchbox Coke Collection - Avon Exclusives 1970s

 

Calendar Girl Rigs (2001)

 Calendar <click to enlarge>
Jan/Feb 1947
Mar/Apr 1947
May/Jun 1947
Jul/Aug 1947
Sep/Oct 1947
Nov/Dec 1947

 

Coca-Cola German Series #02 (2002)

Model
Chevy Tahoe
1997 MGF
Concept 1 Beetle Convertible
1999 Ford Mustang
Scania T-142
London Taxi
Ford Transit
Ford Falcon
Ford Falcon Forte
Ford Delivery Van

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #06 (2002)

Model <click to enlarge> <click to enlarge> Model No.
MB405 : VW Transporter Matchbox MB405-10 : Volkswagen Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-10 : Volkswagen Delivery Van 96956
VW Beetle Concept Convertible 96957
Ford Explorer Sport Trac 96958
Mazda RX-7 96959
Audi TT 96962
Jeep Wrangler

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #07 (2002)

Model Model No.
BMW Z3 97363
VW Concept 1 Beetle Convertible 97364
Dodge Viper RT10 97365
Audi TT Roadster 97367
MGF 1.8i 97368
99 Ford Mustang Convertible 97369

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #08 (2003)

Model <click to enlarge> <click to enlarge> Model No.
MB068 : Chevy Van Matchbox MB068-51 : Chevy Van Matchbox MB068-51 : Chevy Van 91582
Ford Focus 91583
FJ Holden Panel Van 91584
Mercedes-Benz ML430 91585
Chrysler Panel Cruiser 91579
Jeep Grand Cherokee 91581

 

Premiere Coca-Cola series #09 (2003)

Model <click to enlarge> <click to enlarge> Model No.
70 Pontiac GTO
71 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28
1961 Dodge Dart Phoenix 91588
Mercedes-Benz A Class 91589
1967 VW Transporter 91592
1960 MGA 91594

 

Diorama Series (2003)

Model <click to enlarge> <click to enlarge>
Ford Box Truck
MB405 : VW Transporter Matchbox MB405-16 : Volkswagen Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-16 : Volkswagen Delivery Van
1938 Dodge Airflow Van

 

Walmart Exclusives (2003)

Model <click to enlarge>
Mercedes Benz S500
Chevy Bus
Ford Falcon
MGF
Mustang Cobra
Police Launch

 

Football Town (2004)

Model <click to enlarge> <click to enlarge>
MB102 : 4×4 Chevy Van Matchbox MB102-38 : 4x4 Chevy Van Matchbox MB102-38 : 4x4 Chevy Van
Ikarus Coach
MB405 : VW Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-19 : Volkswagen Delivery Van Matchbox MB405-19 : Volkswagen Delivery Van
MB522 : Humvee Matchbox MB522-07 : Hummer Matchbox MB522-07 : Hummer
Chevrolet Avalanche
Cadillac Escalade
Jeep Willys Concept
Dodge Ram SRT-10
Ford Explorer Sport Trac

 

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Special Collections

Best of British

2007 saw the release of a new collection of miniatures called the ‘Best of British’; released in selected markets this range was run over the next three years with a different choice of vehicle in 2007 , 2008 & 2009

Matchbox Best of British - 2008

 

2007 Best of British Range

Number Description <click to enlarge>
01 ’06 Lotus Elise
02 Land Rover Discovery
03 Austin FX4 London Taxi
04 Defender 90
05 2006 Jaguar XK
06 Dennis Sabre Fire Engine
07 2006 Range Rover Sport
08 BMW Mini Cooper S Matchbox MB579-16 : Mini Cooper S
09 Double Decker Bus
10 TVR Tuscan S
11 International Armored Car MB446-19 : International Armored Car
12 ’61 Jaguar E-Type

 

2008 Best of British Range

Number Description <click to enlarge>
01 Bentley Continental GT MB727-03 : Bentley Continental GT
02 ’06 Lotus Exige
03 ’06 Jaguar XK
04 Range Rover Sport
05 ’61 Jaguar E-Type
06 Ford Transit
07 Austin FX4 London Taxi
08 Land Rover Defender
09 ’65 Austin Mini Van MB713-06 : 1965 Austin Mini Van
10 Routemaster Bus
11 Dennis Sabre
12 Ford GT40 Matchbox MB634-08 : Ford GT

 

2009 Best of British Range

Number Description <click to enlarge>
01 Lotus Evora
02 Austin Mini Van MB713-18 : 1965 Austin Mini Van
03 Ford Transit
04 Bentley Continental GT MB727-07 : Bentley Continental GT
05 Range Rover Sport
06 Morgan Aeromax
07 Austin FX4 London Taxi
08 Route Master Bus
09 1961 Jaguar E-Type
10 Land Rover Defender 110
11 MB703 : Tractor MB703-09 : Tractor
12 Jaguar XK
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Around The World

Around The World was a series released in 2004 where each model came with a small passport sticker of each location.

Number Description <click to enlarge> <click to enlarge>
01 MB504 Jeep Liberty 2000
02 MB569 4×4 Buggy
03 MB605 Ford Explorer Sport Trac (Fixed Tailgate)
04 MB463 Ford Focus
05 MB400 Mercedes Benz CLK Convertible
06 MB145 Rocket Transporter
07 MB561 Smart Cabrio
08 MB577 Taxi Cab
09 MB539 BMW X5 (Closed Doors)
10 MB518 Rescue Boat
11 MB586 Billboard Truck
12 MB205 TV News Truck
13 MB575 Willys Jeep Concept
14 MB399 Chevrolet Silverado 4×4 Pickup
15 MB215 Chevrolet Sedan 1939 Delivery
16 MB213 1921 Ford Model T Van (Plastic Base)
17 MB287 Volkswagen Beetle Concept 1
18 MB524 Land Rover Discovery
19 MB427 Mercedes Benz ML430
20 MB479 Ford Panel Van  MB479-05 : Ford Panel Van Around The World Packaging
21 MB537 Limousine
22 MB525 Speedboat
23 MB595 TVR Tuscan S
24 MB324 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe
25 MB390 1967 Volkswagen Split Screen Transporter
26 MB380 Mercedes Benz A Class
27 MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-28 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird
28 MB408 DHC Otter
29 MB372 Chevrolet Transport Bus
30 MB541 Rescue Helicopter
31 MB406 Land Rover Freelander
32 MB522 : Humvee Matchbox MB522-09 : Hummer Matchbox MB522-09 : Hummer
33 MB490 Nissan Xterra (with Kayaks)
34 MB410 Submersible
35 MB442 Jeep Grand Cherokee (with Raft)
36 MB480 Arctic Track Truck
37 (Mail In Bonus) MB568 Police SUV
38 (Mail In Bonus) MB363 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle MB363-26 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle
39 (Mail In Bonus) YYM36883 1930 Ford Model ‘A’ Van
40 (Mail In Bonus) MB321 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop
41 (Mail In Bonus) MB619 Fire Freezer
42 MB516 Chrysler Panel Cruiser
43 YYM36883 1930 Ford Model ‘A’ Van
44 MB362 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
45 MB326 1997 Ford F-150 Pickup
46 MB445 Isuzu Delivery Truck
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Miniatures

2020 : Matchbox Miniatures

There were 2 types of packaging used :

Long Card Short Card Short Card – Special
Matchbox 2020 Long Card Matchbox 2020 Short Card Matchbox 2020 Short Card - Special

 

Issue No.  Model Name Group < click to enlarge >  
01 2019 Jeep Renegade
02 MB1218 : 2019 VW Beetle Convertible MBX City Matchbox MB1218-01 : 2019 VW Beetle Convertible Matchbox - New Model
03 MBX Self Driving Bus MBX City Matchbox MB1212-01 : MBX Self Driving Bus Matchbox - New Model
04 MB1202 : 2020 Western Star Matchbox - New Model
05 MB1216 : Renault Kangoo MBX City Matchbox MB1216-01 : Renault Kangoo Matchbox - New Model
06 MB1208 : Levc TX Taxi MBX City
07 MB1198 : 1994 Chevy Caprice Classic Police MBX City Matchbox MB1198-01 : 1994 Chevy Caprice Classic Police Matchbox - New Model
08 MB1200 : Volkswagen Golf Mk 1 MBX City Matchbox MB1200-01 : Volkswagen Golf Mk 1 Matchbox - New Model
09 MB1207 : ’41 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe MBX City Matchbox MB1207-01 : '41 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe Matchbox - New Model
10 MB1217 : MBX Garbage Scout
11 MB1167 : ’11 Mini Countryman MBX City Matchbox MB1167-02 : 2011 Mini Countryman
12 MB1205 : 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia MBX City MB1205-01 : 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia Matchbox - New Model
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14 MB042 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird MBX City Matchbox MB042-44 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird
15 MB1168 : ’18 Dodge Charger MBX City Matchbox MB1168-02 : '18 Dodge Charger
16 MB327 : ’33 Ford Coupe MBX City Matchbox MB327-18 : 33 Ford Coupe
17 MB1188 : 2014 Subaru Sambar MBX City Matchbox MB1188-02 : Subaru Sambar Truck
18 MB999 : Chow Mobile MBX City Matchbox MB999-07 : Food Truck
19 MB856 : Load Lifter MBX Countryside Matchbox MB856-08 : Load Lifter
20 MB742 : Garbage King MBX City Matchbox MB742-20 : Garbage Truck
21 MB1189 : MBX Mini Swisher MBX City Matchbox MB1189-02 : MBX Mini Swisher
22 MB817 : Ford F550 Super Duty MBX City Matchbox MB817-20 : Ford F-550 Super Duty
23 MB895 : Road Raider MBX City Matchbox MB895-09 : Road Raider
24 MB1014 : 2015 Corvette Stingray MBX Highway Matchbox MB1014-05 : 2015 Corvette Stingray
25 MB1074 : MBX Flatbed King MBX City Matchbox MB1074-03 : MBX Flatbed King
26 MB843 : Seagrave Fire Engine MBX City Matchbox MB843-10 : Seagrave Fire Engine
27 MB873 : International Armoured Truck MBX City
28 MB821 : Ford Police Interceptor MBX City Matchbox MB821-17 : Ford Taurus Police Interceptor Matchbox MB821-18 : Ford Taurus Police Interceptor
29 MB726 : Audi R8 MBX City Matchbox MB726-13 : Audi R8
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31 MB896 : Range Rover Evoque MBX City Matchbox MB896-04 : 2014 Range Rover Evoque
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33 MB738 : 1974 Volkswagen Type 181 MBX Jungle Matchbox MB738-14 : 1974 Volkswagen Type 181
34 MB1003 : Freightliner M2 106 MBX City Matchbox MB1003-06 : Freightliner Business Class M2 106
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38 MB1196 : 1948 Jeep Willys MBX City
39 MB579 : 2003 Mini Cooper S MBX City Matchbox MB579-17 : Mini Cooper S
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41 MB1219 : 2019 Mazda 3 Series MBX City Matchbox - New Model
42 MB1083 : 1963 Austin Healey Roadster MBX City Matchbox MB1083-03 : 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mk2
43 MB778 : Ice Cream King MBX City
44 MB1201 : Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S MBX Highway Matchbox MB1201-01 : Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Matchbox - New Model
45 MB1209 : ’76 Honda CVCC MBX Highway Matchbox MB1209-01 : 1976 Honda CVCC Matchbox - New Model
46 MB1211 : 2018 Bugatti Divo Matchbox - New Model
47 MB1221 : 2020 Corvette C8 Matchbox - New Model
48 MB1179 : ’16 Ford Interceptor Utility MBX City Matchbox MB1179-02 : '16 Ford Explorer Interceptor
49 MB1195 : 2015 Mercedes-Benz G Class MBX Highway Matchbox MB1195-05 : 2015 Mercedes-Benz G Class
50 MB1173 : 69 BMW 2002 MBX Highway Matchbox MB1173-03 : BMW 2002
51 MB1174 : ’35 Ford Pick-Up MBX Highway Matchbox MB1174-02 : '35 Ford Pick-Up
52 MB975 : ’15 Jaguar F-Type Coupe MBX Highway Matchbox MB975-04 : 15 Jaguar F-Type Coupe
53 MB1172 : 1975 Chevy Caprice MBX Highway Matchbox MB1172-02 : ’75 Chevy Caprice
54 MB1170 : ’18 Ford Mustang Convertible MBX Highway Matchbox MB1170-03 : '18 Ford Mustang Convertible
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56 MB1088 : 1970 Plymouth Cuda
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59 MB1203 : Polaris RZR MBX Jungle Matchbox MB1203-01 : Polaris RZR Matchbox - New Model
60 MB1210 : 2020 Jeep Gladiator Matchbox - New Model
61 1971 MGB Coupe MBX Countryside Matchbox MB1213-01 : 1971 MGB Coupe Matchbox - New Model
62 MB1206 : 95 Nissan Hardbody MBX Jungle Matchbox MB1206-01 : 1995 Nissan Hardbody
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64 MB1182 : ’19 Jeep Wrangler JL MBX Jungle Matchbox MB1182-03 : 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL
65 MB1183 : 1968 Dodge D200 MBX Jungle
66 MB1185 : 85 Porsche 911 Rally MBX Jungle Matchbox MB1185-03 : 1985 Porsche 911 Rally
67 MB738 : Volkswagen Type 181 MBX Jungle
68 MB784 : Jeep Willys MBX Jungle
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70 MB855 : Oshkosh M-ATV MBX Jungle Matchbox MB855-09 : Oshkosh M-ATV
71 MB1197 : Big Banana Car MBX Jungle Matchbox MB1197-01 : Big Banana Car Matchbox - New Model
72 MB1127 : Jeep Wrangler MBX Jungle Matchbox MB1127-01 : Jeep Wrangler
73 MB1214 : 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 MBX City
74 MB939 : International Workstar Brush Fire Truck MBX Mountain Matchbox MB939-04 : International Workstar Brush Fire Truck
75 MB1194 : 1961 Ford Ranchero MBX Mountain Matchbox MB1194-03 : 1961 Ford Falcon Ranchero Matchbox MB1194-02 : 1961 Ford Falcon Ranchero
76 MB1181 : 2016 Nissan Titan Warrior Concept MBX Mountain Matchbox MB1181-02 : Nissan Titan Warrior Concept
77 MB1177 :16 Ram Flatbed MBX Mountain Matchbox MB1177-02 2016 RAM Flatbed
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81 MB1058 : Sonora Shredder MBX Mountain Matchbox MB1058-04 : Sonora Shredder
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83 MB1190 : Nissan NV Van MBX Coastal Matchbox MB1190-02 : Nissan NV Van
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85 MB816 : 2010 Porsche Panamera MBX Highway Matchbox MB816-07 : Porsche Panamera
86 MB363 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle MBX Coastal Matchbox MB363-46 : 1962 Volkswagen Beetle
87 MB867 : Lamborghini Gallardo Police MBX City Matchbox MB867-08 : Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Police
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89 MB982 : Hummer H2 SUV Concept MBX Coastal Matchbox MB982-06 : Hummer H2 SUV Concept
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91 MB834 : Crop Master MBX Countryside Matchbox MB834-07 : Crop Master
92 MB1176 : Backhoe MBX Countryside Matchbox MB1176-02 : MBX Backhoe
93 MB1078 : 2016 Chevy Colorado Xtreme MBX Countryside Matchbox MB1078-04 : '16 Chevy Colorado Xtreme
94 MB1180 : ´59 Dodge Coronet Police Car MBX Countryside Matchbox MB1180-02 : 1959 Dodge Coronet Police
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96 MB1130 : 1947 Chevy AD 3100 MBX Countryside Matchbox MB1130-04 : 1947 Chevy AD 3100
97 MB728 : Mercedes-Benz Unimog U300 MBX Countryside Matchbox MB728-12 : Mercedes-Benz Unimog U300
98 MB1045 : Speed Trapper MBX City Matchbox MB1045-03 : Speed Trapper
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100 MB1220 : 1962 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Sedan Matchbox 2020 Short Card - Special Matchbox - New Model