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Matchbox Generic Models

Over the years many original designs or generic models have been released by Matchbox this is to help reduce costs and thus improve the profits of the range.  Many designs lend themselves really well to this concept like road rollers or graders as most children will not know (or care) about branding and licensed models.  Here is a list of all those models :

Matchbox MB919 : Acre Maker
Acre Maker
Matchbox Skybusters SB-86 : Airblade Matchbox Skybusters SB-55 : Airliner Matchbox Skybusters SB-62 : Airliner
Airblade Airliner (SB-55) Airliner (SB-62)
Matchbox MB679 : Ambulance Matchbox MB1114 : Armoured Action Truck Matchbox MB510 : Armored Response Vehicle
Ambulance Armoured Action Truck Armored Response Vehicle (MB510)
Matchbox MB606 : Armored Response Vehicle Matchbox MB1191 : MBX Armored Truck Matchbox MB831 : ATV 6x6
Armored Response Vehicle (MB606) Armored Truck ATV 6×6
Matchbox MB732 : Badlander Matchbox MB731 : Baja Bandit
Badlander Baja Bandit
Matchbox MB968 : Bay Brigade Matchbox Skybusters SB-85 : Biplane Matchbox MB842 : Blizzard Buster
Bay Brigade Biplane Blizzard Buster (MB842)
Matchbox MB934 : Blizzard Buster Matchbox MB907 : Blockade Buster
Blizzard Buster (MB934) Blockade Buster
Matchbox MB493 : Bulldozer Matchbox Skybusters SB-156 : Bubble Copter Matchbox MB1084 : Camo Convoy
Bulldozer Bubble Copter Camo Convoy
Matchbox MB1259 : Cement Trailer Matchbox Working Rigs RW040 : Cement Truck
CatCar Cement Trailer Cement Truck
Matchbox MB1250 : Chow Mobile II
Chow Mobile II
Matchbox MB662 : City Bus Matchbox MB992 : City Bus Matchbox MB795 : Cliff Hanger
City Bus (MB662) City Bus (MB992) Cliff Hanger
Matchbox Real Working Rigs RW010 : MBX Crane Truck Matchbox Skybusters SB-154 : MBX Crop Duster Matchbox MB834 : Crop Master
Crane Truck Crop Duster Crop Master
Matchbox Working Rig RW027 : Crop Sprayer Matchbox MB1113 : Deep Diver Submarine Matchbox MB891 : Deep Dive
Crop Sprayer Deep Dive Submarine Deep Diver
Matchbox MB993 : Delivery Service Truck Matchbox MB712-A : Desert Thunder V16 Matchbox MB928 : Desert Thunder V16
Delivery Service Truck Desert Thunder V16 (MB712-A) Desert Thunder V16 (MB928)
Matchbox 01A – Diesel Road Roller Matchbox MB916 : Dirt Smasher Matchbox MB1010 : Dirtstroyer
Diesel Road Roller Dirt Smasher Dirtstroyer
Matchbox MB918 : Drill Digger Matchbox MB710-A : Dump Truck
Drill Digger Dump Truck (MB710-A)
Matchbox Skybusters SB-152 : Enemy Strike Jet Matchbox Working Rigs RW028 : MBX Excavator
Enemy Strike Jet Excavator
Matchbox MB813 : Express Delivery Truck Matchbox MB1243 : MBX Field Car Matchbox MB902 : Field Tripper
Express Delivery Truck Field Car II Field Tripper
Matchbox MB519 : Fire Hovercraft Matchbox MB698 : Flame Tamer
Fire Dasher Fire Hovercraft Flame Tamer (MB698)
Matchbox MB949 : Flame Tamer Matchbox Color Changer MB1065 : Flame Tamer Matchbox MB564 : Foam Fire Truck
Flame Tamer (MB949) Flame Tamer (MB1065) Foam Fire Truck
Matchbox MB889 : Food Truck Matchbox MB999 : Food Truck Matchbox MB847 : Frost Fighter
Food Truck (MB889) Food Truck (MB999) Frost Fighter
Matchbox MB904 : Garbage Gulper Matchbox MB1217 : MBX Garbage Scout Matchbox MB742 : Garbage Truck
Garbage Gulper Garbage Scout Garbage Truck
Matchbox MB1042 : Glass King Matchbox MB640 : Go Rolla
Glass King Go-Rolla
Matchbox MB707 : Ground Breaker Matchbox MB948 : Ground Breaker Matchbox MB886 : Ground Grinder
Ground Breaker (MB707) Ground Breaker (MB948) Ground Grinder
Matchbox MB1048 : Hail Cat Matchbox MB796 : Hazard Squad
Hail Cat Hazard Squad (MB796)
Matchbox MB996 : Hazard Squad Matchbox MB1099 : Hazard Squad Matchbox MB778 : Heritage Ice Cream Truck
Hazard Squad (MB996) Hazard Squad (MB1099) Heritage Ice Cream Truck
Matchbox Skybusters SB-70 : Hypersonic Jet
Hypersonic Jet
Matchbox MB783 : Jungle Crawler Matchbox MB941 : Jungle Crawler
Jungle Crawler (MB783) Jungle Crawler (MB941) Jungle Crawler (MB1061)
Matchbox MB856 : Load Lifter Matchbox MB748 : MBX 4x4 Matchbox MB1176 : MBX Backhoe
Load Lifter MBX 4×4 MBX Backhoe
Matchbox MB1215 : MBX Cycle Trailer Matchbox MB1074 : MBX Flatbed King
MBX Cycle Trailer MBX Flatbed King
Matchbox MB1150 : MBX Rig I Cabover Matchbox MB695 : MBX Tanker
MBX Rig I Cabover MBX Tanker
Matchbox MB1018 : MBXcavator Matchbox MB978 : Meter Made
MBXcavator Meter Made
Matchbox MB1249 : MBX Mini Cargo Truck Matchbox MB917 : Mini Dozer
Mini Cargo Truck Mini Dozer
Matchbox MB1189 : MBX Mini Swisher Matchbox Skybusters SB-64 : Mission Chopper Matchbox Off-Road Rescue Rig
Mini Swisher Mission Chopper Off-Road Rescue Rig
Matchbox Pirate Car Matchbox MB1175 : Poop King
Pirate Car Poop King
Matchbox MB370 : Postal Service Delivery Truck Matchbox MB988 : Power Lift Matchbox Skybuster SB148 : MBX Private Jet
Postal Service Delivery Truck Power Lift (MB988) Private Jet
Matchbox Skybuster SB-82 : Pusher Prop Matchbox MB767 : Quick Sander Matchbox MB972 : Rain Maker
Pusher Prop Quick Sander Rain Maker
Matchbox MB909 : Rapids Rescue Matchbox MB541 : Rescue Helicopter
Rapids Rescue Rescue Helicopter (MB541)
Matchbox MB849-A : Rescue Helicopter Matchbox MB984 : Rescue Helicopter Matchbox MB716 : Ridge Raider
Rescue Helicopter (MB849) Rescue Helicopter (MB984) Ridge Raider (MB716)
Matchbox MB1131 : Ridge Raider Matchbox Real Working RIgs RW020 : MBX Road Grader Matchbox MB1004 : Road Mauler
Ridge Raider (MB1131) Road Grader Road Mauler
Matchbox MB895 : Road Raider Matchbox Real Working Rigs RW046 : Road Scraper Matchbox MB1251 : Road Stripe King
Road Raider Road Scraper Road Stripe King
Matchbox MB825 : Road Tripper Matchbox MB1085 : RSQ-18 Tank
Road Tripper RSQ-18 Tank
Matchbox MB973 : Runway Wrangler Matchbox MB910 : Sahara Sweeper
Runway Wrangler Sahara Sweeper
Matchbox MB861 : Sand Shredder Matchbox MB845 : 4x4 Scrambulance Matchbox MB989 : 4x4 Scrambulance
Sand Shredder Scrambulance (MB845) Scrambulance (MB989)
Matchbox Skybusters SB-98 : Sea Arrow Matchbox MB1007 : Sea Hunter Matchbox MB926 : Sea Spy
Sea Arrow Sea Hunter Sea Spy
Matchbox MB1212 : MBX Self Driving Bus Matchbox MB789 : Skidster Matchbox Skybusters SB-100 : Sky Crane
Self Driving Bus Skidster Sky Crane
Matchbox MB1044 : Snow Thrasher
Snow Thrasher
Matchbox MB1058 : Sonora Shredder Matchbox MB37-B : Soopa Coopa Matchbox MB963 : Spark Arrestor
Sonora Shredder Soopa Coopa Spark Arrestor
Matchbox MB1045 : Speed Trapper Matchbox MB601 : Super Dozer Matchbox MB824 : S.W.A.T. Truck
Speed Trapper Super Dozer SWAT Truck (MB824)
Matchbox MB830 : S.W.A.T. Truck Matchbox MB1016 : Swift Shuttle Matchbox MB027 : Swing Wing Jet
SWAT Truck (MB830) Swift Shuttle Swing Wing Jet
Matchbox MB1008 : Tilt N Tip Matchbox MB1047 : Tinforcer Matchbox MB703 : Tractor
Tilt N Tip Tinforcer Tractor
Matchbox MB686 : Tractor Plow Matchbox MB950 : Tractor Plow
Tractor Plow (MB686) Tractor Plow (MB950)
Matchbox MB912 : Trail Tracker Matchbox MB1076 : Trailer Trawler Matchbox MB923 : Travel Tracker
Trail Tracker Trailer Trawler Travel Tracker
Matchbox MB718 : Travel Trailer Matchbox MB747 : Travel Trailer Matchbox MB868 : Travel Trailer
Travel Trailer
(Metal Upper)(MB718)
Travel Trailer
(Plastic Upper)(MB747)
Travel Trailer
(MB868)
Matchbox MB1271 : Travel Trailer II Matchbox MB1043 : Tree Lugger
Travel Trailer II Tree Lugger
Matchbox MB1054 : Tuk Tuk Matchbox Skybusters SB-83 : Twin Boom
Tuk Tuk Twin Boom
Matchbox Skybusters SB-87 : Twin Engine Blaze Buster Matchbox MB839 : Urban Tow Truck Matchbox MB937 : Urban Tow Truck
Twin Engine Blaze Buster Urban Tow Truck (MB839) Urban Tow Truck (MB937)
Matchbox MB840 : Water Hauler Matchbox MB936 : Water Tanker Matchbox MB1034 : Xcanner
Water Hauler (MB840) Water Tanker (MB936) Xcanner

 

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1982 : Matchbox 1 – 75 Series

 

Box USA Blister ROW Blister
Matchbox 1982 Box Matchbox 1982 USA Blister Matchbox 1982 Blister - ROW
Matchbox 1982 Box Matchbox 1982 Blister - USA

 

No. Description <click to enlarge>
01 Dodge Challenger
02 S2 Buccaneer Jet
03 Porsche 930 Turbo
04 57 Chevy
05 US Mail Truck
05 (Europe) Jeep 4×4 Matchbox - New Model
06 Mercedes Benz 350SL Convertible
07 Volkswagen Golf
08 De Tomaso Pantera
08 (Europe) Rover SD1 3500 Matchbox - New Model
09 Ford Escort RS 2000
10 Gran Fury Police Car
11 Car Transporter
12 Citroen CX
13 GMC Snorkel Fire Engine
14 Monteverdi Rallye Royale
14 (Europe) Leyland Articulated Tanker Matchbox - New Model
15 Lansing Bagnall Fork Lift Truck
16 Pontiac Trans Am
17 The Londoner
18 Hondarora Motorcycle
19 Cement Truck
19 (Europe) Peterbilt Cement Truck Matchbox - New Model
20 Range Rover Police Patrol
21 Renault 5TL
22 Blaze Buster Fire Engine
23 Atlas Dump Truck
24 Diesel Shunter
25 Toyota Celica
25 (Europe) Audi Quattro Matchbox - New Model
26 Site Dumper
26 (Europe) Volvo Cable Truck Matchbox - New Model
27 Swing Wing Jet Matchbox MB027-01 : Swing Wing Jet
28 Lincoln Continental Mk V
28 (Europe) Formula 5000 Matchbox - New Model
29 Tractor Shovel
30 Leyland Articulated Truck
31 Caravan
32 Atlas Excavator MB032-05 : Atlas Excavator MB032-06 : Atlas Excavator
33 Honda 750 Police Motorcycle
34 Chevrolet Pro Stocker
35 Fandango
35 (Europe) Volvo Zoo Truck Matchbox - New Model
36 Refuse Truck
37 Skip Truck
37 (Europe) Talbot Matra Rancho Matchbox - New Model
38 Ford Camper
38 (Europe) 1930 Ford Model ‘A’ Van Matchbox - New Model
39 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
40 Bedford Horse Box
41 Chevrolet Ambulance
42 Mercedes Container Truck
42 (Europe) 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox MB042-01 : 1957 Ford Thunderbird Matchbox - New Model
43 0-4-0 Steam Loco
44 Railway Passenger Coach
44 (Europe) MB102 : 4×4 Chevy Van Matchbox MB102-01 : 4x4 Chevy VanMatchbox MB102-05 : 4x4 Chevy Van Matchbox - New Model
45 BMW 3.0 CSL
45 (Europe) Kenworth Aerodyne Cabover Matchbox - New Model
46 Ford Tractor
47 Pannier Locomotive
47 (Europe) Jaguar SS100 Matchbox - New Model
48 Sambron Fork Lift Truck
49 Crane Truck
50 Harley Davidson Sportster MB050-03 : Harley Davidson Sportster MB050-04 : Harley Davidson Sportster MB050-05 : Harley Davidson Sportster
51 Combine Harvester
51 (Europe) Pontiac Firebird SE Matchbox - New Model
52 BMW M1 (without Spoiler)
53 Jeep CJ6
53 (Europe) Ford Flareside Pick-Up Matchbox - New Model
54 Mobile Home
54 (Europe) NASA Tracking Vehicle Matchbox - New Model
55 Ford Cortina Mk IV
56 Mercedes Benz 450SEL
57 Wildlife Truck
57 (Europe) Carmichael Commando Matchbox - New Model
58 Faun Dump Truck MB058-04 : Faun Dump Truck
59 Porsche 928
60 Holden Pick Up
60 (Europe) Piston Popper Matchbox - New Model
61 Wreck Truck
61 (Europe) Peterbilt Wreck Truck Matchbox - New Model
62 Chevrolet Corvette
63 Freeway Gas Tanker
63 (Europe) 4×4 Open Back Truck Matchbox - New Model
64 Caterpillar Bulldozer
65 Airport Coach
66 Ford Transit
66 (Europe) Super Boss Matchbox - New Model
67 Datsun 260Z
68 Chevrolet Van Matchbox MB068-22 : Chevy Van
69 Armoured Truck
70 Ferrari 308 GTB
71 Dodge Cattle Truck
72 Bomag Road Roller
72 (Europe) Dodge Delivery Truck Matchbox - New Model
73 Model A Ford
74 Cougar Villager
74 (Europe) Fiat 131 Abarth Matchbox - New Model
75 Seasprite Helicopter
75 (Europe) Helicopter Matchbox - New Model
76 Mustang GT350
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1981 : Matchbox 1 – 75 Series

 

Box Blister
Matchbox 1981 Box Matchbox 1981 Blister
German Blister USA Blister ROW Blister
Matchbox 1981 German Blister Matchbox 1981 USA Blister Matchbox 1981 Blister - ROW

 

No. Description <click to enlarge>
01 Dodge Challenger
02 S2 Buccaneer Jet Matchbox - New Model
03 Porsche 930 Turbo
04 57 Chevy
05 US Mail Truck
06 Mercedes Benz 350SL Convertible
07 Volkswagen Golf
08 De Tomaso Pantera
09 Ford Escort RS 2000
10 Gran Fury Police Car
11 Car Transporter
12 Citroen CX
13 GMC Snorkel Fire Engine
14 Monteverdi Rallye Royale Matchbox - New Model
15 Lansing Bagnall Fork Lift Truck
16 Pontiac Trans Am Matchbox - New Model
17 The Londoner
18 Hondarora Motorcycle
19 Cement Truck
20 Range Rover Police Patrol
21 Renault 5TL
22 Blaze Buster Fire Engine
23 Atlas Dump Truck
24 Diesel Shunter
25 Toyota Celica Matchbox - New Model
25 (Europe) Flat Car & Container  
26 Site Dumper
27 Swing Wing Jet Matchbox MB027-01 : Swing Wing Jet Matchbox - New Model
28 Lincoln Continental Mk V
29 Tractor Shovel
30 Leyland Articulated Truck Matchbox - New Model
31 Caravan
32 Atlas Excavator MB032-01 : Atlas Excavator Matchbox - New Model
33 Honda 750 Police Motorcycle
34 Chevrolet Pro Stocker Matchbox - New Model
35 Fandango
36 Refuse Truck Matchbox - New Model
37 Skip Truck
38 Ford Camper Matchbox - New Model
39 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
40 Bedford Horse Box
41 Chevrolet Ambulance
42 Mercedes Container Truck
43 0-4-0 Steam Loco
44 Railway Passenger Coach
45 BMW 3.0 CSL
46 Ford Tractor
47 Pannier Locomotive
48 Sambron Fork Lift Truck
49 Crane Truck
50 Harley Davidson Sportster MB050-01 : Harley Davidson SportsterMB050-02 : Harley Davidson Sportster Matchbox - New Model
51 Combine Harvester
52 BMW M1 (without Spoiler) Matchbox - New Model
53 Jeep CJ6
54 Mobile Home
55 Ford Cortina Mk IV
56 Mercedes Benz 450SEL
57 Wildlife Truck
58 Faun Dump Truck MB058-01 : Faun Dump Truck
59 Porsche 928
60 Holden Pick Up
61 Wreck Truck
62 Chevrolet Corvette
63 Freeway Gas Tanker
64 Caterpillar Bulldozer
65 Airport Coach
66 Ford Transit
67 Datsun 260Z
68 Chevrolet Van Matchbox MB068-17 : Chevy VanMatchbox MB068-21 : Chevy VanMatchbox MB068-19 : Chevy Van
69 Armoured Truck
70 Ferrari 308 GTB Matchbox - New Model
71 Dodge Cattle Truck
72 Bomag Road Roller
73 Model A Ford
74 Cougar Villager
75 Seasprite Helicopter
76 Mustang GT350 Matchbox - New Model
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1980 : Matchbox 1-75 Series

Again this year there are some minor differences in the vehicles released in certain markets.  This year Australia had its own special releases, but instead of being different releases within the 1-75 range they were in addition to it making a 1-79 range for the Australian market.

Box Blister
Matchbox 1980 Box Matchbox 1980 Blister

 

No. Description <click to enlarge>
01 Dodge Challenger
02 Hovercraft
03 Porsche 930 Turbo
04 57 Chevy Matchbox - New Model
05 US Mail Truck
06 Mercedes Benz 350SL Convertible
07 Volkswagen Golf
08 De Tomaso Pantera
09 Ford Escort RS 2000
10 Gran Fury Police Car
11 Car Transporter
12 Citroen CX Matchbox - New Model
13 GMC Snorkel Fire Engine
14 Mini Ha Ha
15 Lansing Bagnall Fork Lift Truck
16 Badger (Communication Truck)
17 The Londoner
18 Hondarora Motorcycle
19 Cement Truck
20 Range Rover Police Patrol
21 Renault 5TL
22 Blaze Buster Fire Engine
23 Atlas Dump Truck
24 Diesel Shunter
25 Flat Car & Container
26 Site Dumper
27 Lamborghini Countach
28 Lincoln Continental Mk V
29 Tractor Shovel
30 Swamp Rat
31 Caravan
32 Field Gun
33 Honda 750 Police Motorcycle
34 Vantastic
35 Fandango
36 Formula 5000
37 Skip Truck
38 Jeep
39 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
40 Bedford Horse Box
41 Chevrolet Ambulance
42 Mercedes Container Truck
43 0-4-0 Steam Loco
44 Railway Passenger Coach
45 BMW 3.0 CSL
46 Ford Tractor
47 Pannier Locomotive
48 Sambron Fork Lift Truck
49 Crane Truck
50 Articulated Dump Truck
51 Combine Harvester
52 Police Launch
53 Jeep CJ6
54 Mobile Home Matchbox - New Model
55 Ford Cortina Mk IV
56 Mercedes Benz 450SEL
57 Wildlife Truck
58 Faun Dump Truck MB058-01 : Faun Dump Truck
59 Porsche 928 Matchbox - New Model
60 Holden Pick Up
61 Wreck Truck
62 Chevrolet Corvette
63 Freeway Gas Tanker
64 Caterpillar Bulldozer Matchbox - New Model
65 Airport Coach
66 Ford Transit
67 Datsun 260Z
68 Chevrolet Van Matchbox MB068-08 : Chevy Van
69 Armoured Truck
70 Self Propelled Gun
71 Dodge Cattle Truck
72 Bomag Road Roller
73 Model A Ford Matchbox - New Model
74 Cougar Villager
75 Seasprite Helicopter
76 (Australia) Mazda RX7 Matchbox - New Model
77 (Australia) Toyota Celica Matchbox - New Model