Auctions for May 2023

Matchbox Vehicles & Toys

May 20, 2023 at 10 a.m. EST

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May's Printable Text List

May 2023 Price Key

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Lot 251

251. MATCHBOX 39B1 PONTIAC CONVERTIBLE, metallic violet, crimson base, green windshield has a hairline crack at the top, cream interior, red steering wheel, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, C new model orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 252

252. 2 MATCHBOX 39B PONTIAC CONVERTIBLES, 39B7, pale yellow body, black base, white interior & steering wheel, 9 X 24 silver plastic wheels, D2 orig box w/price sticker 15¢, 39B8, pale yellow, crimson base, cream interior, red steering wheel, green windshield, 9 X 24 silver plastic wheels, C9.

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Lot 253

253. 2 MATCHBOX 39B PONTIAC CONVERTIBLES, 39B12, pale yellow body, black base, white interior & steering wheel, green windshield, 9 X 24 black plastic wheels, D2 orig box, 39B15, pale yellow body, black base, white interior & steering wheel, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, C9.

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Lot 254

254. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 65C2 Claas Combine Harvester, red body, yellow wheels, black plastic tires, E4 orig box, 40C1, Hay Trailer, blue body, yellow stakes, yellow wheels, black plastic tires, E4 orig box has minor wear, 39C5, Ford Tractor, blue body, yellow engine cover has 1 chip, 4 mm ejector ring positioned to the right of the engine block, 5 mm exhaust stack, E4 orig box, C9.

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Lot 255

255. MATCHBOX 40A2 BEDFORD TIPPER TRUCK, red cab, pale tan bed, type A silver trim on grille, bumper & headlights, 9 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, small chip on dump bed rib, B2 orig box, C9.

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Lot 256

256. MATCHBOX 40A11 7-TON TIPPER, deep red cab, tan dump, type C silver trim, mask sprayed to grille & headlights only, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, B5 orig box, C9.

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Lot 257

257. MATCHBOX 40B LONG DISTANCE COACHES, 40B4, silver blue body, 9 X 24 gray plastic wheels, D3 orig box, 40B7, silver blue body, 9 X 36 fine black plastic wheels, D2 orig box has minor wear, 40B1, silver blue body, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, C9.

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Lot 258

258. MATCHBOX 41B1 D-TYPE JAGUAR, dark green body, base has ridges, 41 decal, open scoop, 10 X 24 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, rare issue, B3 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 259

259. MATCHBOX 41B4 D-TYPE JAGUAR, dark green body, base has ridges, 41 decal, closed scoop, 10 X 24 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, B5 orig box, C9.

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Lot 260

260. MATCHBOX 41B D-TYPE JAGUARS, 41B5, dark green body, base has ridges, 41 decal, closed scoop, 9.5 X 24 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, 41B8, green body, type B base w/ridges, 41 decal has minor chips, wire wheels, w/72 tread black plastic tires, chips to 1 wheel cover & wing, C8-9.

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Lot 261

261. MATCHBOX 41B19 D-TYPE JAGUAR, green body, type C base without ridges, 41 decals, red wheels, 72 tread black plastic tires, 1 chip to front left wheel cover & wing, D2 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 262

262. MATCHBOX 41C1 FORD GT, white body, dark blue 6 decal, red wheels, 72 tread black plastic tires, minor decal damage near front, E2 orig box minor wear, C9.

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Lot 263

263. MATCHBOX 41C FORD GT, 41C7, yellow body, dark blue 6 decal, yellow wheels, 45 tread black plastic tires, base w/no tow guide, chips to body, F1 orig box, 41C6, white body, light blue 9 label, yellow wheels, 45 tread black plastic tires, minor damage to label front edge, box rubs, F1 orig box, 41C6, white body, light blue 6 label, yellow wheels, 45 tread black plastic tires, E4 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 264

264. MATCHBOX 42A1 BEDFORD EVENING NEWS VAN, yellow body, matte black base, 10.5 X 24 metal wheels, flat crimped axles, B2 orig box, C9.

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Lot 265

265. MATCHBOX 42A4 BEDFORD EVENING NEWS VAN, yellow body, glossy black base, no brace to roof sign on interior of model, 10 X 24 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, chip to rear fender, B4 orig box has minor wear, tear to end flap, C8-9.

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Lot 266

266. MATCHBOX 42A6 BEDFORD EVENING NEWS VAN, deep yellow orange body, glossy black base, 10 X 24 black plastic wheels, rounded axles, C orig box has black letter to Evening News, C9.

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Lot 267

267. 3 MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 42B6 Studebaker, light blue body, pale blue slider w/B on underside, base has tow guide, hunter & dog on sprue, E4 orig box, 64B2 MG, green body, black plastic wheels, E4 orig box, 73C4 Mercury, metallic green body, ivory interior, clear windows, common base w/tacky paint, F1 orig box worn, C9.

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Lot 268

268. MATCHBOX G-6 TRUCK GIFT SET, contains 1E1, 10D1, 21D1, 26C1, 30C2, 49B2, 60B1, 70B2, factory shrinkwrapped in orig box, C10.

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Lot 269

269. MATCHBOX 43A3 HILLMAN MINX, green body, matte black base, roof type C w/pips, hand applied silver trim, missing red tail lights, 10 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, chips to rear left door & rear tail fin, chip to rear passenger roof, B2 orig box, C8.

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Lot 270

270. MATCHBOX 43A6 HILLMAN MINX, blue gray body, pale gray roof, type C roof interior w/pips, silver trim to front & rear, tail lights, 10 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped wheels, slight box rub to roof, B3 orig box has minor wear, end flap repaired, C9.

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Lot 271

271. MATCHBOX 43A HILLMAN MINXES, 43A9, blue gray body, pale gray roof, type C roof interior w/pips, masked sprayed silver trim to front & rear, red tail lights, 9.5 X 20 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, minor box rubs, B2 orig box, 43A11, turquoise body, cream roof, glossy black base, masked spray silver trim to front & rear, red tail lights, 9.5 X 20 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, 1 chip on hood, B5 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 272

272. MATCHBOX 43A11 HILLMAN MINX, turquoise body, cream roof, glossy black base, mask sprayed silver trim to front & rear, red tail lights, 9.5 X 20 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, C8-9.

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Lot 273

273. MATCHBOX 43 AVELING-BARFORD TRACTOR SHOVELS, 43B3, yellow body, red driver & base, yellow shovel, closed arms, chip to exhaust tip & engine cover, 43B6, yellow body, driver & base, red shovel, closed arms, D3 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 274

274. MATCHBOX 43B7 AVELING-BARFORD TRACTOR SHOVEL, yellow body, red driver, base & bucket, chips to bucket & exhaust stack, rare, E3 orig box, C8.

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Lot 275

275. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 44B7 Rolls Royce, silver gray body, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, box rub, D2 new model orig box, 59A4 Ford Thames Van, pale green body, decal casting guides on door, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, silver trim to front & rear, box rub & chips, 70A2 Ford Thames Estate, yellow & turquoise body, glossy black base, silver trim to front & rear, no windows, no window rivets, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, B5 orig box has minor wear, 44A3 Rolls Royce, metallic blue body, matte black base, silver trim on front & rear, red tail lights, 9.5 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, b2 orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 276

276. 1950's MATCHBOX CATALOGS, Models of Yesteryear pamphlet, 2 1958 catalogs, 1959 catalog, 3 1959 2nd edition catalogs, C5-6.

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Lot 277

277. MATCHBOX ROADWAY SERIES LAYOUTS, 2 #R1 series, R4 Race Track Speedway, 2 R4 Grand Prix Race Track, Layout 1, Layout 2, all are opened, edge wear, C7-8.

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Lot 278

278. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 44A7 Rolls Royce, metallic blue body, matte black base, silver trim to front & rear, red tail lights 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, box rub, 70A6 Ford Thames Estate, yellow & turquoise body, glossy black base, silver trim to front only, clear windows, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, 44B4 Rolls Royce, metallic light mauve body, type A body casting, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, D2 new model orig box, 44B7 Rolls Royce, silver gray body, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, D3 orig box, C9.

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Lot 279

279. MATCHBOX 45A1 VAUXHALL VICTOR, dull red body, black base, silver trim on front & rear, 8 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, heavy play wear, tow hook intact, lack of dashboard brace verified, D1 orig box is worn, C4.

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Lot 280

280. MATCHBOX 45A VAUXHILL VICTORS, 45A18, pale yellow body, glossy black base, mask sprayed silver trim to front only, red tail lights, green windows, 9 X 24 silver plastic wheels, rounded axles, scratch to roof, chip to right front quarter panel, 45A2, pale yellow body, matte black base, hand applied silver trim on front & rear, red tail lights, no windows, brace to dashboard, 8.5 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, small chips to left door pillar, axles are rusted, B2 orig box w/tiny picture, 45A5, pale yellow body, glossy black base, mask sprayed silver trim on front & rear, red tail lights, no windows, brace to dashboard, 8 X 18 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, B4 orig box worn, C8-9.

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Lot 281

281. MATCHBOX 45A8 VAUXHALL VICTOR, pale yellow body, glossy black base, mask sprayed silver trim on front & rear, red tail lights, clear windows, brace to dashboard, 8 X 18 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, chip to left rear passenger door & 1 tail fin, B4 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 282

282. MATCHBOX 45A17 VAUXHALL VICTOR, pale yellow body, glossy black base, mask sprayed silver trim to front only, red tail lights, green windows, brace to dashboard unsual, front 9 X 24 gray plastic wheels, rear 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, chip to left rear quarter panel & right rear tail light, otherwise lustrous, D1 orig box has minor wear, w/1963 PX subsidized price tag for 20¢, C8-9.

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Lot 283

283. MATCHBOX 45A21 VAUXHALL VICTOR, pale yellow body, glossy black base, mask sprayed silver trim on front only, red tail lights, green windows, 8 X 18 small knobby black plastic wheels, chip to right rear tail light & right rear quarter panel, D2 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 284

284. MATCHBOX 46A MORRIS MINORS, 46A3, dark green body, matte black base, type B roof w/ejector ring, 8 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, 46A5, dark green body, glossy black base, type B roof w/ejector ring, 8 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, both are the same shade of dark green, 1 B2 orig box only, C9.

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Lot 285

285. MATCHBOX 46A6 MORRIS MINOR 1000, blue body, silver trim on front only, no red tail lights, 8 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, B3 orig box is worn, C9.

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286. MATCHBOX 46A6 MORRIS MINOR, blue body, silver trim on front only, no red tail lights, 8 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, B4 orig box, C9.

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287. MATCHBOX 46B3 PICKFORDS REMOVALS VAN, dark blue body, type B body casting w/2 verticle lines to front, 3-line decals, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, D1 orig box minor wear, C9.

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Lot 288

288. MATCHBOX 46B5 PICKFORDS REMOVALS VAN, dark blue body, type B body casting w/2 verticle lines to front, 3-line decals, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, chips to top left rear of container, C orig box has minor wear & slight crush, C8-9.

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Lot 289

289. MATCHBOX 46B8 PICKFORDS REMOVALS VAN, dark blue body, type B body casting w/2 verticle lines to front, 2-line decals, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, D1 orig box, C9.

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290. MATCHBOX 46B10 PICKFORDS REMOVALS VAN, green body, 3-line decals, 9.5 X 20 gray plastic wheels, D1 orig box, C9.

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Lot 291

291. MATCHBOX 46B15 PICKFORDS REMOVALS VAN, green body, 3-line decals, 9 X 24 silver plastic wheels, D1 orig box, C9.

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292. MATCHBOX 46B21 BEALES-BEALESONS REMOVALS VAN, light brown body, glossy black base, type B body w/2 verticle lines on front, no trim on model, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, slight wear to thin outline of the circle in the decals, rare variation, orig box in excellent condition, C9.

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Lot 293

293. MATCHBOX 46C MERCEDES BENZ AUTOS, 46C2, green body, type B, pins holding door hinges, 11 X 45 black plastic wheels, 1 chip on trunk, 46C3, metallic blue body, 11 X 45 black plastic wheels, both have E4 new model orig boxes, C9.

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Lot 294

294. MATCHBOX 47A TROJAN VANS, 47A1, red body, Brooke Bond Tea labels, hand applied, silver trim to headlights only, 10 X 18 metal wheels, crimped axles, B2 orig box has graffiti, 47A3, red body, Brooke Bond Tea labels, masked sprayed silver trim to headlights & grille, 10 X 24 gray plastic wheels, touch up to chip on roof, B3 orig box worn, C7-9.

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295. MATCHBOX 47B1 COMMER ICE CREAM CANTEEN, metallic blue body, long roof decal, striped side decals, medium cream interior, man w/legs, 10 X 24 knobby black plastic wheels, very slight decal chips along some edges, D1 new model orig box has minor wear & moderate crush, C8-9.

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296. MATCHBOX 47B10 COMMER ICE CREAM CANTEEN, blue body, short roof decal, striped side decals, man w/legs, white interior, 10 X 24 gray plastic wheels, 1 chip on right side, D1 new model orig box, C8-9.

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297. MATCHBOX 47B COMMER ICE CREAM CANTEENS, 47B16, blue body, short roof decal, striped side decals, short man w/no legs, white plastic interior, 11 X 45 fine black plastic wheels, D3 new model orig box, 47B18, blue body, oval roof decal, man w/legs, white plastic interior, 11 X 45 fine black plastic wheels, C9.

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Lot 298

298. MATCHBOX 47B23 LORD NELSON ICE CREAM SHOP CANTEEN, cream body, oval roof decal, white side decals, man w/legs, white interior, 11 X 45 fine black plastic wheels, extra silver paint from bumper on fender, 1 small chip, E3 orig box has small stain on 1 face side, C9.

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299. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 51C4 8-Wheel Tipper, yellow cab, Pointer labels, minor edge chips, F2 new model orig box, 44C3 Refrigerator Truck, red cab, turquoise box, type A base, type C bumper, black plastic wheels, chip to front of container, tiny chips to cab, E4 new model orig box is worn, 42C3, red body, yellow boom & hook, thick back rests, 12.5 X 45 black plastic wheels, F2 orig box, 48C2 Dodge Tipper, red body, full length chrome base, w/tow guide, E4 orig box, C8-9.

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300. MATCHBOX 48A2 METEOR SPORTS BOAT & TRAILER, light tan deck, blue hull, black trailer, metal wheels, crimped axles, very minor wear, B2 orig box has minor wear, C9.