We have photo guides for other small scale toys made in the north London area before 1970 and price guides for CORGI toys and DINKY toys, We have also updated our DCMT Lone Star Locos, Charbens Old Crocks, Morestone Esso series and Benbros TV series / Mighty Midgets pages which have new photographs, descriptions and values, There is much more planned for the future so check back regularly to see what is new.
We currently have about 2600 pages and over 20,000 photographs on this site, We aim to make this the number one place for all vintage British diecast toy information so come back visit us again.
We also have sections on other ranges by Matchbox including the early Lesney toys, the Accessory and Major pack series, the MG1 Service Stations and the King-Size section (regular wheeled models).
Being a child, I would smash these motors into each other and then, at the end of a hard day’s driving, forgo the comfort of a dehumidified garage in preference to lobbing them all in an old ice-cream tub.
These old Matchbox cars survive to this day, tucked away in my parents’ loft awaiting the next generation to take them for a spin.
IMC (Industro-Motive Corporation) - US manufacturer kits, notably Ford products.
Bought by Hawk Models in early seventies, then purchased by Testors, later merged with Lindberg, owned by parent company RPM, now part of Lindberg again.
Pat's LESNEY ONLINE The ultimate Lesney box site has now joined us.
And of course our Matchbox 1-75 Regular Wheels & Superfast Guide And much much more, See below for details. case not bad condition only handle broke off and surface wear. I don’t like to boast, but by the time I was 10 years old I owned a fleet of Ferraris, a Lamborghini Countach and a Peugeot Paris-Dakar racer.Important note for site admins: If you are the administrator of this website note that your access has been limited because you broke one of the Wordfence advanced blocking rules.The reason your access was limited is: "Access from your area has been temporarily limited for security reasons.".Welcome to our world of vintage diecast toys which is dedicated to British made diecast toy vehicles made before 1983, Now that the summer is over we will be continuing with our Superfast pages which can be found under the 1-75 index and also our Husky guide, This new Superfast and Husky sections are being written with the kind assistance of Mick Bruce.