Regular Wheels 1-9

updated 5/3/06
[NONE of these cars are for sale].

1A DIESEL ROAD ROLLER, issued 1953
1A1 Diesel Road Roller
1. dark green body, red metal wheels

1B ROAD ROLLER, issued 1955, 2 1/4"
1B2 Road Roller

2. light green body, red metal wheels, light tan driver

1C ROAD ROLLER, issued 1958, 2 3/8"
1C1 Road Roller
1. light green body, red metal wheels

1C2 Road Roller
2. dark green body, red metal wheels

1D AVELING BARFORD ROAD ROLLER, issued 1962, 3"
1D1 Aveling Barford Road Roller
1. dark green body, red plastic rollers

1E MERCEDES BENZ LORRY, Issued 1968
1E Mercedes Benz Lorry
1. mint green body, orange canopy

2A DUMPER, issued 1953, 1 5/8"
2A1 Dumper
1. green body, red dump, green metal wheels

2A2 Dumper
2. green body, red dump, unpainted metal wheels

2B1 and 2A2 Dumpers
2A2 and 2B1

2B DUMPER, issued 1957, 1 7/8"
2B1 Dumper
1. green body, red dump, unpainted metal wheels, no.2 cast

2C MUIR HILL DUMPER, issued 1961
2C1 Muir Hill Dumper
1. red cab, green dump, black plastic wheels, "Laing" decals

2D MERCEDES TRAILER, Issued 1968
2D Mercedes Trailer
1. Blue body & barrel, orange metal wheels

3A CEMENT MIXER, issued 1953
3A1 Cement Mixer
1. Blue body & barrel, orange metal wheels
3A2 Cement Mixer
2. Blue body & barrel, gray plastic wheels

3B BEDFORD TIPPER, issued 1961
3B2 Bedford Tipper
2. gray cab, red dump, gray plastic wheels
3B1 Bedford Tipper
3. gray cab, maroon dump, black plastic wheels

3C MERCEDES BENZ "BINZ" AMBULANCE Issued 1968
3C Mercedes Benz Ambulance
1. off white body, red cross labels

4A MASSEY HARRIS TRACTOR, issued 1954
4B1 MASSEY HARRIS TRACTOR
1. red body, rear fenders cast, metal wheels

4B MASSEY HARRIS TRACTOR, issued 1957
4A1 MASSEY HARRIS TRACTOR
1. red body, no fenders cast, no.4 cast, metal wheels

4C TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLE & SIDECAR, issued 1960
4C TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLE and SIDECAR
1. silver blue body, bp tires

4D DODGE STAKE TRUCK, Issued 1967
4D Dodge Stake Truck
1. yellow cab, blue-green stakes

5A LONDON BUS, issued 1954, 2"
5A1 London Bus
1. red body, "Buy Matchbox series" labels

5B LONDON BUS, issued 1957, 2 1/4 "
5B1 London Bus
1. red body, "Buy Matchbox Series" decals, metal wheels

5B3 London Bus
3. red body, "Players Please" decals, gray plastic wheels

5C LONDON BUS, issued 1961, 2 9/16"
5C1 London Bus
1. red body, "Player's Please" decals, gray plastic wheels

5C2 London Bus
2. red body, "Visco Static" decals, gray plastic wheels

5D LONDON BUS, issued 1965, 2 3/4"
5D1 London Bus
1. red body, "Longlife" decals, black plastic wheels
5D2 London Bus
2. red body, "Visco Static" decals, black plastic wheels

6A QUARRY TRUCK, issued 1954, 2 1/8"
6A1 Quarry Truck
1. orange cab, gray dump, metal wheels

6B QUARRY TRUCK, issued 1957, 2 ½"
6B2 Quarry Truck
2. yellow body, black plastic wheels

6C EUCLID QUARRY TRUCK, issued 1964
6C1 Euclid Quarry Truck
1. yellow body, recessed rear tires

6D FORD PICKUP TRUCK, Issued 1968
6D Ford Pickup Truck
1. red body, white canopy, black plastic wheels, white grille

7A HORSE DRAWN MILK FLOAT, issued 1954
7A1 Horse Drawn Milk float
1. orange body, silver painted bottle load, metal wheels

7B FORD ANGLIA, issued 1961
7A2 Ford Angelia
2. light blue body, silver plastic wheels

7C FORD REFUSE TRUCK, Issued 1966
7C1 Ford Refuse Truck
1. orange cab, silver metal loader, gray plastic dump

8A CATERPILLAR TRACTOR, issued 1955, 1½"
8A Caterpillar Tractor
2. light yellow body, red driver. With painted yellow rollers (model spray-painted after assembly) Not listed in CM book
8A3 Caterpillar Tractor
3. dark yellow body

8B CATERPILLAR TRACTOR, issued 1959, 1 5/8"
[photo not currently available}

8C CATERPILLAR TRACTOR, issued 1961, 1 7/8"
8C1 Caterpillar Tractor
1. yellow body, metal rollers

8D CATERPILLAR TRACTOR, Issued 1964, 2"
8D1 Caterpillar Tractor

8D1 Caterpillar Tractor
1. yellow body, bp rollers

8E FORD MUSTANG FASTBACK, Issued 1966
8E1 Ford Mustang Fastback
1. white body, red interior, bpt
8E2 Ford Mustang Fastback
2. orange body, red interior, bpt

9A DENNIS FIRE ESCAPE, issued 1955
9A1 Dennis Fire Escape
1. red body, no front bumper or number cast

9B DENNIS FIRE ESCAPE, issued 1957
9B1 Dennis Fire Escape
1. red body, front bumper cast no.9 cast, metal wheels

9C MERRYWEATHER MARQUIS FIRE ENGINE, issued 1959
9C1 Merryweather Marquis Fire Engine)
1. red body, tan ladder, gray plastic wheels
9C1 merryweather Marquis Fire Engine
3. red body, gold ladder, black plastic wheels

9D BOAT AND TRAILER, Issued 1966
9D Boat and Trailer
1/2(?). dull/bright blue deck, white, hull, dark blue trailer

Variation descriptions Lesney's Matchbox® Toys, Regular Wheel Years, 1947–1969, © 1992, & Encyclopedia of Matchbox® Toys, © 1997, 1999 [2nd Ed.], by Charlie Mack, reprinted with permission

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