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 301

301. MATCHBOX 48A4 METEOR SPORTS BOAT & TRAILER, tan deck, blue hull, black trailer, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, small chips, B3 orig box minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 302

302. MATCHBOX 48A5 METEOR SPORTS BOAT & TRAILER, tan deck, blue hull, black trailer, 7.5 X 18 silver plastic wheels, rounded axles, B5 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 303

303. MATCHBOX 48B SPORTS BOATS & TRAILERS, 2 #48B7, white decks, red hulls, gold motors, dark blue trailers, 7.5 X 18 black plastic wheels, D3 orig boxes, 48B10, red deck, white hull, gold motor, dark blue trailer, 7.5 X 18 black plastic wheels, D2 orig box, C9.

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Lot 304

304. MATCHBOX 49A ARMY HALF TRACKS, 49A3, olive body, gray plastic wheels to front, metal rollers, no treads, bogie-type A casting, 1 chip, B2 orig box, 49A4, olive body, 11 X 45 fine gray plastic wheels, silver rollers, gray treads, B5 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 305

305. MATCHBOX 49A ARMY HALF TRACKS, 49A13, olive body, 9 X 36 fine black painted wheels, black rollers, treads perished, D2 orig box, 49A14, olive body, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, gray treads, dome rounded axles, type C base, type D bogies, gray treads frozen, D3 orig box, C9.

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Lot 306

306. MATCHBOX 50A COMMER PICK UPS, 50A2, light tan body, 9 X 18 metal wheels, crimped axles, minor factory paint flaw on roof, B3 orig box is worn, 50A3, light tan body, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, B3 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 307

307. MATCHBOX 50A6 COMMER PICK UP, dark tan body, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, small chip on left fender, B3 orig box is worn & has a small tear & graffiti on face, C8-9.

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Lot 308

308. MATCHBOX 50A7 COMMER PICK UP, dark tan body, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, rounded axles, minor paint flaw, 1 chip to truck bed frame, B2 orig box, C8.

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309. MATCHBOX 50A8 COMMER PICK UP MK VII, red & cream body, rare shades, chips to bed edges, D1 orig box has minor wear & 20ยข label from 1963 on 1 end, C9.

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310. MATCHBOX 50A13 COMMER PICK UP MK VII, red & gray body, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, minor box rub, D1 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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311. MATCHBOX 50A17 COMMER PICK UP, red & gray body, 9 X 20 black plastic wheels, minor chip on bottom of driver door, B3 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 312

312. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 50B2 John Deere Tractor, green body, black plastic wheels, E4 orig box, 51B2 Trailer, green body, yellow hubs, black plastic tires, E4 orig box, 50B1 John Deere Tractor, green body, gray tires, E4 orig box, 51B1 Trailer, green body, yellow hubs, black plastic tires, E4 orig box, C9.

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Lot 313

313. MATCHBOX FORD KENNEL TRUCKS, 50C2, dark metallic sheen paint to body, smooth bed, white plastic grille, lightly tinted canopy, dogs on sprue, F1 orig box, 50C4, metallic green body, textured floor, lightly tinted canopy, silver plastic grille, dogs on sprue, F1 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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314. MATCHBOX 51A1 ALBION CHIEFTAIN, yellow body, pale brown load, metal wheels, crimped axles, 1-line decal, B2 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 315

315. MATCHBOX 51A ALBION CHIEFTAIN, 51A5, yellow body, pale brown load, 8 X 18 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, minor chips to rear edges, B3 orig box has minor wear, 51A2, yellow body, pale brown load, metal wheels, crimped axles, 2-line decal has minor chips, B2 orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 316

316. MATCHBOX 51A8 ALBION CHIEFTAIN, yellow body, medium brown load, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, rounded axles, minor chips on cement load, D2 orig box has minor wear, C8.

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Lot 317

317. MATCHBOX 51A1 ALBION CHIEFTAIN, yellow body, dark tan load, 8 X 18 black plastic wheels, rounded axles, D1 orig box, C9.

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Lot 318

318. MATCHBOX 50C1 FORD KENNEL TRUCK, metallic green body, smooth bed, white plastic grille, clear canopy, dogs on sprue, adhesive residue on base can be cleaned, F1 orig box, C9.

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Lot 319

319. MATCHBOX 52A3 MASERATI RACER, red body, silver trim, #52 decals,12.5 X 30 black plastic wheels, rounded axles, very small chips & minor wear, B4 orig box worn & missing an end flap, C8-9.

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Lot 320

320. MATCHBOX 52A11 MASERATI RACER, yellow body, silver trim, #5 decals, spoke wheels, black plastic tires, chip on rear cowl & on top of filler cap, C2 orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 321

321. MATCHBOX 52A9 MASERATI RACER, yellow body, silver trim, #52 decals, spoke wheels, black plastic tires, 1 chip on cowl, D2 orig box, C9.

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Lot 322

322. MATCHBOX 52B BRM RACERS, 52B6, blue body, #5 decals, type B bottom w/small lettering, F2 orig box, 52B13, red body, #5 labels, large lettering on base, decal guides present w/tiny chips, F2 orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 323

323. MATCHBOX 52BX BRM RACING CAR, very dark blue body, rare variation not listed in Stannard, #5 labels, E3 orig box w/car facing left, C9.

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Lot 324

324. MATCHBOX 54B CADILLAC AMBULANCES, 54B3, white body, Red Cross label, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, E3 orig box, 54B2, white body, Red Cross decal, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, chip on rear bumper, E2 orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 325

325. MATCHBOX 53A ASTON MARTINS, 53A1, metallic light green body, 10.5 X 24 metal wheels, crimped axles, rub on passenger rear quarter panel, B2 orig box has minor wear, 53A2, metallic light green body, 10 X 24 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, factory paint flaw, B3 orig box has minor wear, C9.

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Lot 326

326. MATCHBOX 53A4 ASTON MARTIN, metallic red body, 10 X 24 gray plastic whels, 5 moderate chips, B5 orig box has minor wear, C8.

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327. MATCHBOX 53A5 ASTON MARTIN, metallic red body, 10 X 24 black plastic wheels, minor chips, factory casting flaw, B3 orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 328

328. MATCHBOX 53B MERCEDES BENZ AUTOS, 53B2, maroon body, 24 tread silver plastic wheels, factory paint flaw, D2 orig box has minor wear, 53B3, maroon body, 9 X 24 gray plastic wheels, factory paint flaw, chip on passenger side, D2 orig box is worn, C8-9.

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Lot 329

329. MATCHBOX 53B MERCEDES BENZ AUTOS, 53B7, dark red body, black plastic wheel, no patent on base, some chips, D3 orig box has minor wear, 53B7, dark red body, 36 tread black plastic wheels, no patent on base, chips, D3 orig box, 53B8, dark red body, black plastic wheels, patent number on base, D2 orig box has minor wear, 53B2, maroon body, 24 tread silver plastic wheels, paint flaws, D3 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 330

330. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 53C1 Ford Zodiac, metallic silver blue body, black plastic wheels, E4 new model orig box has minor wear, 61A Ferret Scout Car, olive green body, 12 X 30 black plastic wheels, crimped axles, 2 #56B2 Fiats, turquoise bodies, brown luggage, E2 orig boxes are worn, C9.

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Lot 331

331. MATCHBOX 55A DUKW VEHICLES, 55A2, olive body, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, B3 orig box, 55A1, olive body, 7.5 X 18 metal wheels, crimped axles, B3 orig box, 55A4, olive body, 7.5 X 18 black plastic wheels, rounded axles, 1 chip, B3 orig box, C9.

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Lot 332

332. MATCHBOX 55BX FORD FAIRLANE POLICE CAR, early trial casting for plastic parts, dark blue body, white opaque plastic windshield & rear window, cast as 1 part along w/white plastic interior, 9 X 20 knobby black plastic wheels, silver trim on rear bumper, first edition casting & paint, separate dome light is mix of red & white plastic making a dappled effect, C8-9.

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Lot 333

333. MATCHBOX 55B5 POLICE PATROL CAR, metallic light blue body, silver trim on rear bumper, 9 X 24 knobby black plastic wheels, slight edge wear to decals, rare variation, D3 orig box, C8-9.

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Lot 334

334. MATCHBOX 55B8 POLICE PATROL CAR, metallic light blue body, 9 X 36 fine black plastic wheels, D2 orig box has minor wear & is missing an interior flap, C9.

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Lot 335

335. MATCHBOX 55C2 POLICE CAR, white body, red dome light, decals on doors & hood, E4 new model orig box, C9.

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Lot 336

336. MATCHBOX 55C4 POLICE CAR, white body, red dome light, labels on doors & hood, tiny chips, E4 orig box, C9.

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Lot 337

337. MATCHBOX 55D4 POLICE CAR, white body, blue dome light, labels on doors & hood, Mercury on raised base, tiny chips to hood otherwise clean, E4 new model orig box, C8-9.

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338. MATCHBOX 56A TROLLEY BUSES, 56A3, red body, matte black base, Peardrax decals, 1 decal has a chip, red poles, 7.5 X 18 metal wheels, dome crimped axles, B3 orig box has minor wear, 56A7, red body, glossy black base, Peardrax decals, red poles, 7.5 X 18 black plastic wheels, rounded axles, D2 orig box has minor wear, 56A4, red body, matte black base, Peardrax decals, red poles, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, B3 orig box, C9.

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Lot 339

339. MATCHBOX 56A3 TROLLEY BUS, red body, glossy black base, Peardrax decals, red poles, 7.5 X 18 silver plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, damage to 1 decal, chip to front OXO decal, D1 orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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340. MATCHBOX 56A4 FIAT 1500, red body, tan luggage, black plastic wheels, 2 small chips, F3 orig box, C8-9.

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341. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 57B5 Chevrolet Impala, metallic blue body, dark blue base, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, D1 orig box has minor wear, 57A3 Wolseley, pale green body, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, silver trim, box rub, B3 orig box, C9.

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342. MATCHBOX 57A3 WOLSELEY, pale green body, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, silver trim, box rub to high points, long B4 orig box, C9.

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343. MATCHBOX 57B CHEVROLET IMPALAS, 57B5, metallic blue body, dark blue base, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, super detailed bumpers, minor chips, 57B12, metallic blue body, black base, 9 X 36 black plastic wheels, chips, D2 orig box has a repaired flap, C7-9.

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344. MATCHBOX 58A BEA COACHES, 58A3, blue body, type B decals w/white backround, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, 1 chip to roof, B5 orig box, 58A1, blue body, type A decals, no background, 7.5 X 18 gray plastic wheels, dome crimped axles, B3 orig box has a torn flap, C9.

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Lot 345

345. MATCHBOX 58A13 BEA COACH, dark blue body, type B BEA decals on front, silver trim on front, 7.5 X 18 black plastic wheels, dome rounded axles, D1 orig box, C9.

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Lot 346

346. 4 MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 58B8 Drott Excavator, orange body & motor, no gaps in arm, E4 orig box, 58B5 Drott Excavator, red body, silver motor & rollers, gap in arm casting, rubs on shovel, D2 orig box, 58B4 Drott Excavator, red body, silver motor & base, black plastic rollers, no gaps in arm, missing treads, E4 orig box has minor wear, 35B1 Snow Trac, red cab, cast Snow Trac lettering, white treads frozen, E3 orig box, C8-9.

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347. MATCHBOX VEHICLES, 59A4 Ford Thames Van, pale green body, decal casting guides on door, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, crimped axles, silver trim on front & rear, 44A10 Rolls Royce, metallic blue body, glossy black base, silver trim on front & rear, no red tail lights, 9 X 24 silver plastic wheels, dome rounded axles, 17D7 8-Wheel Tipper, orange tipper, red base, white plastic leaf suspension, no silver trim, type B chassis support, E3 orig box, 25D1 Ford Cortina, light brown body, black plastic wheels, yellow plastic roof rack, chips on side E4 new model orig box has minor wear, C8-9.

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Lot 348

348. MATCHBOX 59A6 FORD THAMES VAN, pale green body, decal casting guides on door, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, silver trim on front only, B4 orig box, C9.

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349. MATCHBOX 59A7 FORD THAMES VAN, kelly green body, 9 X 20 gray plastic wheels, rounded axles, B5 orig box, C9.

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350. MATCHBOX 59A9 FORD THAMES VAN, kelly green body, 9 X 20 silver plastic wheels, rounded axles, scratch to passenger side, small chip, B5 orig box, C8-9.