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1955-1956-1957

Collection

1958

Collection

1962 (1963)

Collection

1983

Collection

1989Super Coupe

Collection

1991NASCAR

Collection

1994Stock Cars

Collection

1998 Stock Cars

Collection

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1955 /1956 / 1957 Thunderbird

1955 Thunderbird

This is really a Model of the 1956 Thunderbird
Porthole Hardtop, Continental Kit
So why, oh why,  did Galoob / Hasbro insist on labelling it as a 1955 ?

 Notes-
 Reference Numbers are my reference only and liable to change ;-) 
 You can click on Images to view "Supersize" Images

 

Ref#

Body Colour

Roof Colour

Windows

Wheel type

Series 

55-01
Blue

White

Black

5 Star

Insider Holder
Insiders #1
#64720 - 1989
Holds 55-02 inside 

55-02
Green
White

Blue

5 Star

Insider Holder
Insiders #6
#64725 - 1989
Holds Cobra Car inside

55-03 Red Red

Black

Silver

Insider Mini
8 Pack
#6318 - 1989
ALIneofDots

55-04
Blue
Blue

Silver

Silver

Insider Mini
From 8 Pack
1995

55-05
Yellow
Yellow

Black

Silver

Insider Mini
Insiders #1
#64720 - 1989

55-05a Light Yellow Yellow

Black

Silver

Insider Mini
Insiders #1
#64720 - 1989

55-06 Yellow White Blue

Silver

Insider Mini
From 8 Pack
1995
ALineofDots

55-07 Black Black Blue

Silver

Insider Mini

55-08
Cream / Blue
Yellow

Black

5 Star

Micro Lights #3
#64782 - 1989
55-09
Blue / Pink
Pink

Black

5 Star

Micro Lights #4
#64783 - 1989
55-10
Silver / Red
Silver

Black

5 Star

Micro Lights #13
#64792 - 1989
55-11
White
Black

Black

3x2
Spoke

US Classics #3
#6400 - 1987
55-11a
White
Black

Black

7
Sawtooth

?
55-11b White Black

Black

8
Spoke

?
55-11c White Black

Black

8
Sawtooth

?
55-11d
White
Black

Black

10
Spoke

?
55-11e White Black

Black

12
bolt

?
55-11f White Black

Black

Silver
Petals

Not in TBird.UK collection (yet)
US Classics #3
#6400 - 1987
ALIneofDots
55-12
White
Red

Black

8 Spoke

U.S. Classics collection
1985
55-12a
White
Red

Black

12
 Spoke

?
55-13
Violet
Pink

Black

7
Sawtooth

Color Changer
originally Blue changing to yellow
when exposed to heat, violet is 
result of  lengthy exposure to light
55-14
Pink
Blue

Black

5
Sawtooth

US Classics #3
#64002 - 1988
55-15 Pink Blue

Black

7
Sawtooth

Not in TBird.UK collection (yet)
US Classics #3
#64002 -1988
ALIneofDots
55-15a
Pink
White

Black

?

Color Change 1994
Not in TBird.UK collection (yet)
Sold byKidCarzMay 2002

Year 2000 #4
Ultra Moderns

55-16
Red
Red

Black

Silver
Petals

US Classics
#6400 - 1985
55-17
Yellow
Black Silver

12
Spoke

?
55-18
Chrome Yellow
Silver

Blue

7
Sawtooth

1992
55-19
Gold +
Red/Black Stripes
Gold + Red/Black Stripes

Blue

10
Gold
Petals

Trophy Series
6404 - 1986
Other Manufacturers in this scale
55-z1
Green
Black Gold Gold
5 Hole
Imperial
55-z2
White
Black Gold Gold
5 Hole
Imperial
55-z3
White
Black Gold Silver
5 Hole
Imperial
This one has a "pull Back" Action
55-z4 Chrome Pink Chrome Pink

Blue

6 Spoke Charter KIng
Mini Mites - Shine #3896
ALIneofDots
55-z5 Gold Gold Black 6 Spoke Charter King
ALIneofDots
55-z6 Orange Orange Black 6 Spoke Charter KIng
Mini MItes - Hot Rod #3891
55-z7
Camouflage
Camouflage Black 6 Spoke Charter KIng
Mini Mites - Military #3745
sold byKidCarz Sept 2002

1956 Thunderbird

These cars have the fender vents clearly shown
 

Ref#

Body Colour

Roof Colour

Window

Wheel type

Series 

56-01
Blue

White

Silver

Plain

Famous Fords
1998

Other Manufacturers in this scale
56-z01
White
White

Black

Chrome
8 Spoke
Monster

Road Champs
4 Pak #9050A
1987
ALIneofDots

56-z01a White White

Black

Gold Swirl
Monster

Road Champs
4 Pak #9050
1990
ALIneofDots

56-z02
Turquoise
Turquoise

Silver

6 Spoke
Silver

Mattel Hot Wheels
Micro Night Burners

Twin Pack #7629-G1
1989
ALIneofDots

56-z03 Pearlescent Green Pearlescent Green

Pearlescent

Gold Swirl
Monster

Road Champs
25 Pak #9105
1994
ALIneofDots

56-z04 Light Blue Dark Blue

Black

Gold Swirl
Monster

Road Champs
25 Pak #9105
1994
ALIneofDots

56-z05 White White

Black

Chrome Swirl
Monster

Road Champs
30 Pak #9105
1994
ALIneofDots

1957 Thunderbird

These cars have the correct Grille and Fins
 

Other Manufacturers in this scale

Ref#

Body Colour

Roof Colour

Window

Wheel type

Series 

57-z01
Yellow

Yellow

Black

5 Star

Funrise

57-z01a
Orangish Yellow

Yellow

Black

5 Star

Funrise ?
No chrome on
Grille or bumpers
Porthole not painted

57-z03
Yellow
Yellow

Blue

Grey
6 Spoke
Monster

McDonalds
QX 11

02 November, 2004