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Early Lesney Matchbox Treasure Chest with Cars, Original Boxes & (4) Carrying Cases

Lot Number 924

Quantity: Bid Starts: 05/28/2012 12:00:00 
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Description

“Diecast dream” describes this exceptional assortment of (100+) early Lesney Matchbox vehicles. Presented is a variety of 1950s-80s racers, trucks, industrial vehicles, motorcycles, tractors, delivery vans, tanks, buses and boats. In general this handsome fleet presents in excellent condition with outstanding paint surfaces and only minor signs of wear. Highlights are #13 Dodge “Wreck Truck”, #37 “Karrier Bantam-2 Ton”, #51 “8-Wheel Tipper”, #68 “Mercedes Coach, #74 “Daimler Bus”, #75 “Ferrari Berlinetta”, (4) carrying cases, (9) vehicles in original boxes and (12) “Superfast” models. More on our website.

1957: #35-A-5 Morshall Hore Box, #42-A-5 Bedford Evening News Van;

1958: #490A-6 M3 Personnel Carrier (NM to Mint);

1959: #M-3-A Centurion Tank Mark 3 (perfect paint), #24-B-6 Weatherill Hydraulic Excavator, #67-A Saladin Armoured Car, #72-A Fordson Tractor (no rear tire treads);

1960: #4-C-4 Triumph with Sidecar (NM to Mint), #41-B-8 D-Type Jaguar;

1961: #2-C-3 Muirhill Dumper, #10C-7 Sugar Container Truck, #40B-3 Leyland Royal Tiger Coach (NM to Mint);

1962: #1-D-1 Aveling Barford Road Roller, #14-C Bedford Ambulance, #73-B Ferrari F1 (no driver);

1963: #17-C-2 Hovering Hum Tipper, #38-B-1 Vauxhall Victor Estate, #62-B-3 # T.V. Service Van Rentaset;

1964: #6-C-4 Euclid Quarry Truck, #22-C Pontiac Gran Prix Sports Coupe, #35-B-1 Snowtrac Tractor (no tread), #50 B-1 & 2 Tractor and Trailer, #71-B-6 Jeep Gladiator Pick-Up Truck;

1965: #45-B-1 Ford Corsair, #52-B-1 B.R.M Racing Car (NM to Mint);

1966: #7-C-2 Ford Refuse Truck, #70-B-1 Grit Spreader Truck;

1967: #38-C Honda Motorcycle & Trailer;

1970: #19-E01 Racer (NM to Mint);

In Original Boxes: #8 Mustange (white, red interior), #37 Cattle Truck (broken), #55 Ford Galaxie (removed lids), #66 Greyhound Bus (yellow windowns, NM to Mint), #K-12 Foden Breakdown Tractor (missing box lide, torn packaging), #M-1 Major BP Autotanker (removed box lid), #M-4 Fruehauf Hopper Train, #M-6 Racing-Car Transporter, #Y-7 Models of Yesteryear 1913 Mercer (purple);

King Size: #2 York Freightmaster Trailer, #6 Allis-Chamler Motor Scraper, #K-3 Hatra Tractor Shovel, #Y-3 1910 Benz Limousine;

Also included are: #1 Mercedes Truck, #2 Bedford Tractor, #3 7 1/2 Ton Tipper, (2) #4 Stake Truck, #5 Routemaster Bus, #7 Refuse Trip, #7 Brown Sugar, #8 Tractor, #11 Scaffolding Truck, (2) #12 Landrover Safari, #12 Setra Coach, #13 Dodge Wreck Truck, #15 Hi-Ho Silver, #15 Tippax Refuse Collector, #16 Scammel Snow Plough, #18 Bulldozer, #20 Chevrolet Impala Taxi, #20 ERF 68G Truck, #21 Commer Bottle Float, #21 Foden Concrete Truck, #23 Dormobile, #23 Trailer Caravan, #25 Petrol Tanker, #26 Cement Maker, #26 Cosmic Blues, #30 Crane Truck, (2) #30 Eight Wheel Crane, #33 Ford Zephyr, #34 Volkswagon Caravette, #37 Karrier Bantam, #41 Ford G.T., #41 Siva Spyder, #43 Tractor Shovel, (2) #44 Refrigerator Truck, #44 Rolls Royce Phanton 5, #47 Ice Cream Canteen, #47 Tipper Container Truck, #48 Boat, #49 Unimog, #51 Ergomatic Cab & Wheel Tipper, (2) #54 S&S Cadillac Ambulance, #58 Drott Excavator, #60 Morris J2 Pick-Up, #61 Alvis Stalrwart, #64 M.G. 1100, (2) #68 Mercedes Coach, #69 Tractor Shovel, #70 Grit Spreading Truck, #70 Thames Estate Car, #72 Jeep, #72 SRN6 Hovercraft, (2) #74 Daimler Bus (one green), #74 Mobile Canteen, #75 Ferrari Berlinetta, (8) additional 1970s-1980s Matchbox cars/trucks, (14) miscellaneous pieces including road signs;

Included are vinyl carrying cases from (2) 1965 (one writing), 1976 and 1978 presenting in excellent condition with very minor wear.

 
 
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