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Matchbox Monday looks at 2005 Superfast multi-packs

I am going to focus on the often-forgotten multi-packs of 2005 Superfast.

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Lamley Daily: Matchbox ’57 Chevy debut

Model: Matchbox MB004 (or MB04-D) ’57 Chevy Release: 1980 (& 1981) basic range eBay link: Matchbox ‘57 Chevy Why is it in the collection: Childhood memories I was born in the UK in 1972. Growing up I was addicted to toy cars, as I just loved the real things. I still remember in 1980 when […]

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Matchbox Monday goes across America

So, things are still a little unusual and people are not being able to go anywhere far. I thought why not go on a virtual tour through Matchbox. I have not had anything new from Wheel Collectors as yet, so I thought I would dive into the Across America series. But first a disclaimer. This […]

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Lamley Daily: Matchbox Jeep Liberty launch promo

Model: Matchbox MB504 Jeep Liberty Release: 2001 North American International Auto Show eBay link: Matchbox Jeep Liberty Why is it in the collection: It was my first eBay win It’s always great when a major vehicle manufacturer teams up with a toy company to produce models of their new vehicle right from the word go. […]

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Matchbox Monday hooks up some 5-packs

Well you probably know the drill. Sadly still nothing new from Wheel Collectors, so this week’s deep dive looks at all the times the Matchbox 5-packs have hooked up. With social distancing being a bit of a thing now, I thought well it only applies to humans. So it’s time for the Matchbox collection to […]

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Lamley Daily: Matchbox Matra Rancho

Model: Matchbox MB037 Matra Rancho Release: 1982 MB37 ROW exclusive eBay link: Matchbox Matra Rancho Why it’s in the collection: Reminds me of my mother It was the beginning of January 1983. I would have been 10 years old at the time. It was the end of the school holidays as they were due to […]

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Matchbox Monday chooses the 1994 collector

This week for Matchbox Monday another dive into my collection. I think this is the oldest dive so far since I started doing these earlier this year. Sadly there is still no new items coming from Wheel Collectors but I choose to find another item to focus on in the meantime. The year was 1994. […]

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Lamley Daily: Dodge Challenger 10-pack oddity

Model: Matchbox MB759 Dodge Challenger Release: 2012 10-pack eBay link: You need to search Matchbox Dodge Challenger SRT8, but this specific one doesn’t pop up often Why is in the collection: It’s rather unusual exclusivity Sometimes it pays to go nuts for the larger packs. I know a lot of people who collect Matchbox are […]

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Matchbox Monday goes back, way back, to the Jurassic era

In the days before roads, and mud was everywhere, we had dinosaurs. Through various eras in earth’s history there have been creatures no longer seen today. But with TV shows and films with time travel elements, we had the ability to go back and see these creatures (at least in our minds). But there were […]

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Lamley Daily: Matchbox ”White Adlar” Scraper

Model: Matchbox MB745 Scraper Release: 2008 MB58 basic range eBay link: The actual White Adlar variation is extremely hard to come by, but here are all the Scraper listings. Why is it in the collection: The 1 year chase This is one of those rarities that when you discover they are out there, you realize […]

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Matchbox Monday – snapshot 10 years ago

Well, we could be in for a short period of no new items to showcase on the Matchbox front, although Wheel Collectors will be sending me items over as soon as they get any in. So what to do in the meantime? Each week I will try and come up with something a bit different. […]

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Lamley Daily: Matchbox Taxicab promotional

Model: Matchbox MB577 Taxicab Release: 2003 New York Toy Show model Ebay Link: Matchbox Toy Show Taxicab Why is it in the collection: Memories I was born in the UK in the 1970s. Growing up as a kid I used to dream of visiting USA. I was enamored by TV shows like Fame which was […]

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Matchbox Monday finishes off 2020 batch C

Well this is the last group of Matchbox models from the recent batch that arrived a few weeks back. As always I want to give a big shout out to Wheel Collectors, as they were instrumental in getting the batch over to me super quick. Due to there being 17 models in the batch, I […]

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Lamley Daily: Matchbox Porsche 911 Turbo

Model: Matchbox MB544 Porsche 911 Turbo Release: 2006 3-pack, based on the MB25 ebay link: Matchbox Porsche 911 Turbo Why is it in the collection: There is a “wheelie” good explanation. When I was younger, I used to just collect what I liked. I became fascinated with the Matchbox brand and after a run in […]

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