YMS : 40th Anniversary Collection

Released in 1996 to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Models of Yesteryear range; this set consist of 8 previously released casting in new and specially detailed liveries.

Each model came with a small brass tag depicting the 40th Anniversary logo and a certificate with a copy of Lesley Smiths signature on it.

The set was only available to the registered members of the Matchbox Collectibles group and selected museums for an initial purchase price of £14.50 + £1.95 for postage per model.

YMS01 Y01-2 : 1911 Ford Model T Matchbox Models of Yesteryear : Y01-2-25 : 1911 Ford Model 'T' Car
YMS02 Y02-3 : 1914 Prince Henry Vauxhall  
YMS03 Y03-2 : 1910 Benz Limousine  
YMS04 Y04-3 : 1909 Opel Coupe  
YMS05 Y09-2 : 1912 Simplex  
YMS06 Y11-2 : 1912 Packard Landaulet  
YMS07 Y13-2 : 1911 Daimler Type A12  
YMS08 Y14-2 : 1911 Maxwell Roadster  

Medallion:

Matchbox Models of Yesteryear : YMS : 40th Anniversary Collection Medallion Matchbox Models of Yesteryear : YMS : 40th Anniversary Collection Medallion

Certificate:

Matchbox Models of Yesteryear : YMS : 40th Anniversary Collection Certificate

Mailer (Outer Package):

Matchbox Models of Yesteryear : YMS : 40th Anniversary Collection Mailer

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