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Matchbox
 Information 

1955 1:43

Dinky Collection

1956 1:43

Coke Collection

1957 1:63

List of Releases

Lesney #42

1-75 Superfast

Premiere Collection
Gold Collection
Railroad Set

1959 1:63

Lesney #75a

1987 1:63

List of Releases
1-75 Series
Premiere Collection
Gold Collection
JC Penney Set
Show Stoppers
Laser Wheels
SCM KIts

NASCAR

Stock car Index

Matchbox  Premiere Collection

1:63 1957 Classic Thunderbird

The Matchbox "Premiere Collection" has been through many variations in Marketing due to the changes in the Company's fortunes.

You will find many variations on the order, and which dates the various Series were released as the dates appear to have been different for Europe and USA.
 

     

34365

34314

     
   

34362

   

34321

   
 

34368

       

33987

 

All Bases are Marked 

Made in China
1988 Matchbox Int'l Ltd

  1.  Black -
    World Class Series 3 (9/96)
    MI-042-15 #34362 
    Yellow Licence plate 7-BIRD
    Card 1995 Tyco
  2.  Candy Red -
    World Class Series 6 (12/96)
    MI-042-17 #34365 
    White Licence plate 7-BIRD
    Card 1995 Tyco
  3.  Red -
    Select Class Series 3 (5/97)
    MI-042-20 #34368 
    Blue Licence plate 7-BIRD
    Card 1995 Tyco
  4. Blue with flames -
    Select Class Series 11 (10/97)
    MI-042-21 #34314
    Red Licence plate 7-BIRD
    Card 1997 Tyco
  5. Yellow -
    Select Class Series 17 (5/98)
    MI-042-24 #34321 
    Green Licence plate HOT 57
    Card 1997 Mattel
  6. Gun Metal with stripes-
    Select Class Series 20 (8/98)
    MI-042-25 #33987
    Yellow Licence plate CRUZIN 
    Card 1997 Mattel

Wheels


18 August, 2003