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The Dinky Collection and Matchbox Collectibles
The 1:43 Collections
 Information 

1955 DY-31

Matchbox International
Code 2

1955 DY-31B

Matchbox Collectibles
Code 2

1955 DYG08

Oldies But Goodies
Code 2

Coke Collection

Series 1-1998
1956 DYG08/B-M
Series 2 - 2000
1956 0030ZA
Series 4 - 2001
1955 3420ZA
Series ? - 2003
1955

Ford Collection

1955 91656 2003

Platinum Edition

1955 3420ZA 2001
1955 2110ZA 2001

Dinky Index

Matchbox Index

 

Matchbox 1:43 Classic Thunderbirds

DY-31/B 1955 Roadster

 A Mail Order only re-release was announced late 1994 but it was not actually released until 1995.

 Sold by "Matchbox Collectibles" of
 Beaverton, OR, USA


 The differences from the 1996 release are :-
 Larger Box
 Base is Matt Black (rather than Gloss Black)
 Additional Silver detailing:-

Steering Wheel,
Door lining,
and Key hole


There is a variation on the base plate known -

  Exhaust boxes have raised flanges at both ends
  Propshaft has break between the Universal Joints 

 Box 1993
 LxWxH
 cm
 16 x 7 x 7
 inches
 6.5 x 2.75 x 2.75

18 August, 2003