Auctions for May 2023

Matchbox Vehicles & Toys

May 20, 2023 at 10 a.m. EST

Preview: May 15 - 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST

May 20 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. EST

May's Printable Text List

May 2023 Price Key

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Lot 101

101. MATCHBOX 17A4 BEDFORD REMOVALS VAN, maroon body, gold trim, ridge brace inside container, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, small edge chips to container, B1 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 102

102. MATCHBOX BEDFORD REMOVALS VANS, 17A9, light green body, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, ridge brace inside container, factory flaw small gap at roofline, B2 orig box worn, 17A8, light green body, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, ridge brace inside of container, B1 orig box, C9.

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Lot 103

103. MATCHBOX 17B4 BEDFORD REMOVALS VAN, light green body, solid letter decal, No. 17 cast, 9 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimp axles, B2 orig box has graffiti, C9.

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Lot 104

104. MATCHBOX 17B5 BEDFORD REMOVALS VAN, light green body, outline decals, No 17 cast, 9 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimp axles, 1 decal has blemish, B1 orig box has torn flap & puncture, C9.

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Lot 105

105. MATCHBOX 17B7 BEDFORD REMOVALS VAN, light green body, outline decals, 8 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimp axles, masked spray silver trim, extra flashing above windshield, B2 orig box, C9.

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Lot 106

106. MATCHBOX 17B10 BEDFORD REMOVALS VAN, dark green body, outline decals, 8 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimp axles, masked spray silver trim, long B4 orig box, C9.

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Lot 107

107. MATCHBOX 17C METROPOLITAN TAXI, 17C4, maroon body, gray interior & base, 9.5 X 20 silver plastic wheels, block on centerline brace, rub on roof, B5 new model box, flap repaired, 17C2, maroon body, gray interior & base, 9.5 X 20 gray plastic wheels, block on centerline brace, C9.

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Lot 108

108. MATCHBOX 17C5 METROPOLITAN TAXI, maroon body, light gray interior & base, 9.5 X 20 silver plastic wheels, block on centerline brace, box rub on high points, D1 orig box w/1963 Military PX label, C9.

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Lot 109

109. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 17D4 8-Wheel Tipper, orange tipper, red base, green plastic leaf suspension, type B chassis support, silver trim, D2 orig box showing suspension, w/price label 3/$1, 17D7 8-Wheel Tipper, orange tipper, red base, white plastic leaf suspension, no silver trim, type B chassis support, small chips to cab front, D2 orig box showing suspension and 49ยข price label, 16D Case Tractor, red body, yellow blade, green treads, G orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 110

110. MATCHBOX CATERPILLAR TRACTORS, 18A1, yellow body, red blade, grey treads perished, B2 orig box, 18B3, yellow body & blade, No 8 cast, metal rollers, green treads worn, B3 orig box, C9.

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Lot 111

111. MATCHBOX 18C BULLDOZERS, 18C1, yellow body & blade, base type A, No 8 cast, metal rollers, flexible treads, B5 orig box, 18C2, yellow body & blade, base type A, No 18 cast, treads frozen, C9.

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Lot 112

112. MATCHBOX 1816 CATERPILLAR BULLDOZER, yellow body & blade, base type B, no number on base, type D black plastic rollers, flexible treads, minor chips to high points, D2 orig box has puncture from exhaust stack, C8.

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Lot 113

113. MATCHBOX 18C8 CATERPILLAR BULLDOZER, yellow body & blade, no number cast on base, type D, silver plastic rollers, treads have perished, D1 orig box, C9.

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Lot 114

114. MATCHBOX 18DX CATERPILLAR BULLDOZER, unlisted standard variation, type A base, no hole, type B blade w/reinforcement brace, silver plastic rollers, treads have perished, D2 orig box w/small puncture, C9.

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Lot 115

115. MATCHBOX 18E FIELD CARS, 18E1, yellow body, black base, red wheels, BP tires, 18E3, yellow body, unpainted base, red wheels, BP tires, both have an F2 new model orig box, C9.

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Lot 116

116. MATCHBOX 19A MG SPORTS CAR, 19A2, off-white body, 9 X 24 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, chips to windshield, B1 orig box, 19A1, cream body, 9 X 24 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, minor chipping, C8-9.

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Lot 117

117. MATCHBOX 19B2 MG SPORTS CAR, off-white body, red base & interior, 9.5 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, C9.

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Lot 118

118. MATCHBOX 19B4 MGA SPORTS CAR, off-white body, red base & interior, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, C9.

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Lot 119

119. MATCHBOX 19B5 MGA SPORTS CAR, off-white body, red base & interior, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, dome rounded axles, C9.

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Lot 120

120. 2 MATCHBOX 19C ASTON MARTINS, 19C2, metallic green body, unpainted base, wire wheels, BP tires, 52 decal & white driver, decal has minor chip, D2 orig box has tape repair, 19C1, metallic green body, unpainted base, wire wheels, BP tires, 19 decal, gray driver, large chip to engine cowl & rear tip of model, C8-9.

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Lot 121

121. MATCHBOX 19D1 LOTUS RACING CAR, very dark green body, no decal guides, type A short exhaust brace, body, base & exhaust are all type A's, E1 new model orig box, C8.

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Lot 122

122. 2 MATCHBOX 19D LOTUS RACING CARS, 19D2, dark green body, no decal guide, #3 decal, longer exhaust brace, 19D15, orange body, #3 labels, body type A, base, exhaust & rims type B, tiny pin prick to front tip & near engine cowl, orig boxes minor wear, 1 flap torn, C9.

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Lot 123

123. 3 MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 70A3 Thames Estate Car, yellow & turquoise body, glossy black base, silver trim to front only, clear windows, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, B5 orig box, 38B7 Vauxhall, pale yellow body, light green interior, 9 X 36 fine black plastic wheels, E4 orig box, 70A3 Thames Estate, yellow & turquoise body, glossy black base, silver trim to front only, no windows, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, roof has edge wear, B5 orig box has minor wear to end flap, C8-9.

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Lot 124

124. MATCHBOX 20A2 ERF LORRY, maroon body, gold trim, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, very rare model trim variation, model has lustrous paint, B1 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 125

125. 2 MATCHBOX 20A3 ERF LORRIES, maroon body, silver trim, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, B1 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 126

126. MATCHBOX 20AX ERF LORRY, maroon body, silver trim, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped DC axles, 1 chip on stake side, B1 orig box, C9.

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Lot 127

127. MATCHBOX 20B1 ERF LORRY, dark blue body, orange outline decals, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, B3 orig box C9.

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Lot 128

128. MATCHBOX 20B6 ERF LORRY, dark blue body, red outline decals, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, 1 chip to edge of truck bed, D1 orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 129

129. 2 MATCHBOX ERF 20B LORRIES, 20B8, dark blue body, red outline decals, 7.5 X 18 black plastic wheels, 1 wheel is a broken factory defect, D2 orig box, 20B4, dark blue body, orange outline decal, 7.5 X 18 silver plastic wheel, 1 wheel is broken factory defect, D2 orig box has minor wear, C8.

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Lot 130

130. MATCHBOX 20C2 TAXI CAB, yellow orange body, red interior, silver painted base, 10 X 36 black plastic wheels, taxi decal, E2 new model orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 131

131. 2 MATCHBOX TAXI CABS, 20C13, yellow body, red interior, plain metal base, 10 X 36 black plastic wheels, taxi label minor wear, a couple of tiny pin prick chips, E4 orig box, 20C7, yellow orange body, red interior, plain base, 10 X 36 black plastic wheels, taxi decal, minor pin prick chips, E3 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 132

132. MATCHBOX 20C13 TAXI CAB, yellow body, red interior, plain metal base, 10 X 36 black plastic wheels, taxi label mnor wear & tiny pin pricks, E4 orig box has minor wear, C8.

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Lot 133

133. MATCHBOX 21A2 BEDFORD DUPLE COACH, green body, 7 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, long B2 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 134

134. MATCHBOX 21B2 BEDFORD DUPLE COACH, green body, 7.5 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, decals have chips, model has cloudy paint over front cab, long B2 orig box has some repairs, C8.

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Lot 135

135. 2 MATCHBOX 21B BEDFORD DUPLE COACHES, 21B3, green body, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, B3 orig box, 21B5, dark green body, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, C9.

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Lot 136

136. MATCHBOX 21C3 COMMER MILK FLOAT, pale green body, green windows, cream load, bottle decal, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, minor box rub to high points & chips to sign & rear canopy, C new model orig box, C8.

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Lot 137

137. 2 MATCHBOX 21C COMMER MILK FLOATS, 21C13, pale green body, green windows, cream load (lighter shade), cow decal, 9 X 24 silver plastic wheels, 21C22, pale green body, green windows, cream load, bottle decal, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, minor box rub to high points & chips to light on top of cab, slightly bent rear right axle, orig boxes, C8-9.

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Lot 138

138. 2 MATCHBOX 21C22 COMMER MILK FLOATS, pale green body, green windows, white load, cow decal, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, E4 orig box, C9.

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Lot 139

139. 2 MATCHBOX 22A VAUXHALL CRESTAS, 22A2, red & cream body, base has out front axle brace, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, 1 chip, box rub on roof, B1 orig box, 22A1, red & cream body, base w/front axles brace, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, small scratch on boat, box rub on roof, C8-9.

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Lot 140

140. MATCHBOX 22B VAUXHALL CRESTAS, 22B6, cream body, no windows, type B trim on front & rear, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, 22B2, pinkish cream body, no windows, type B trim on front & rear, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, both have playwear, C8.

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Lot 141

141. MATCHBOX 22B7 VAUXHALL CRESTA, pinkish cream body, green windows, type B trim on front & rear, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, tiny pin pricks to raised door panel on 1 side, tiny chip on hood, B5 orig box has minor wear, C8.

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Lot 142

142. MATCHBOX 22B12 1958 VAUXHALL CRESTA, metallic light brown & turquoise body, type C trim, silver to front only, red tail lamps, 9 X 20 gray painted wheels, rounded axles, tiny chips on rear fins, D1 orig box has minor wear, C8.

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Lot 143

143. MATCHBOX 22B14 1958 VAUXHALL CRESTA, gray & lilac body, green windows, type B silver trim on front & rear, red tail lights, 9 X 20 gray painted wheels, chips to rear fins, D1 orig box has minor wear, C8.

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Lot 144

144. MATCHBOX 22B15 1958 VAUXHALL CRESTA, gray & lilac body, green windows, type C silver trim to front only, red tail lights, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, very minor box rub, C9.

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Lot 145

145. MATCHBOX 22B20 1958 VAUXHALL CRESTA, light gold body, green windows, type C silver trim to front only, 9 X 24 silver plastic wheels, small chip on roof, D1 orig box, C8.

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Lot 146

146. MATCHBOX 22B21 1958 VAUXHALL CRESTA, dark gold body, green windows, type C silver trim to front only, red tail lights, 9 X 24 silver plastic windows, minor play wear, small chips, C8.

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Lot 147

147. MATCHBOX 22B23 1958 VAUXHALL CRESTA, light copper body, green windows, type C silver trim to front only, red tail lights, 9 X 24 gray plastic wheels, tiny chip on rear of roof, D2 orig box w/store tag on 1 side, C9.

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Lot 148

148. MATCHBOX 22B23 1958 VAUXHALL CRESTA, light copper body, green windows, type C silver trim to front only, red tail lights, 9 X 24 gray plastic wheels, 1 pin prick on rear of roof, D2 orig box, C9.

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Lot 149

149. MATCHBOX 22B VAUXHALL CRESTAS, 22B22, dark copper body, green windows, type C silver trim to front only, red tail lights, 9 X 24 silver plastic wheels, minor box rubs on sides, silver trim detailed on front & rear bumpers, 22B25, copper body, green windows, type C silver trim to front only, red tail lights, 9 X 36 fine black plastic wheels, C9.

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Lot 150

150. MATCHBOX 22C PONTIAC, 22C2, red body, no tow guide, no patent number, black plastic wheels, scratch on roof, #63 scratched into base, E2 new model orig box, 22C6, red body, tow guide, patent number on base, black plastic wheels, minor paint loss to driver's front panel, E4 orig box, C8.