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'All-card box' issues

Early all-card boxes, pre 1968. There are a few print variations, but the main four printings identified here are:

(1) The first issue boxes have "MODELS OF YESTERYEAR"  above picture of the model,
no name of model underneath picture (just 'A LESNEY PRODUCT'), blue end flaps
with model number and type stated. These are denoted here as 1st
(2) The second issue boxes have"MODELS OF YESTERYEAR"  above picture of the model,
name of model and 'A LESNEY PRODUCT' underneath picture, blue end flaps
with model number and type stated. These are denoted here as 2nd
(3) Front of box has "MATCHBOX" above the picture of the model, "MODELS OF YESTERYEAR"
           and model's name below, blue end flaps with model number and type stated. These are denoted here as 3rd.
(4) Front of box has "MATCHBOX" above the picture of the model, "MODELS OF YESTERYEAR" and name of model
    below, Pictorial end flaps stating "MATCHBOX" etc.. These are denoted here as 4th.

All these are mint / unplayed with, and unless otherwise stated the boxes are of 'fresh' appearance, 
having sharp edges, corners, etc. Any obvious down-grading / faults is noted * All these are 2nd + 3rd type boxes
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MatchboxMOY1-2.jpg (34537 bytes)
Y-1 (2) 1911 MODEL "T" FORD
Red * 12 spoke wheels smooth roof *
 red steering * single lever handbrake
2 holes in base-plate  * Box 3rd VG * 18
MatchboxMOY3-2.jpg (56988 bytes)
Y-3 (2) 1910 BENZ LIMOUSINE
Cream * green roof, seats, radiator grille
 Box 4th EX- (also '800' written on left flap)
48
MatchboxMOY5-2.jpg (50191 bytes)
Y-5 (2) 1929 41/2 LITRE(S) BENTLEY
Green *bright red plastic seats/ tonneau 
 2 holes in baseplate * RN '5'
Box: 3rd VG (crease end flaps & base,
small split on ridge, face a bit dull) * 30
 
Y-5 (2) 1929 41/2 LITRE(S) BENTLEY
Green *bright red plastic seats/ tonneau 
 2 holes in baseplate * RN '3'
Box: 3rd M- * 85
MatchboxMOY6-2.jpg (44721 bytes)
Y-6 (2 SUPERCHARGED BUGATTI TYPE 35
Red * gold radiator, steering wheel, twin
brake lever,  wheels * black seats *
 white dashboard * RN '6' * Box 3rd VG- 
(
has top badly creased, front dull) * 32
MatchboxMOY6-2_b.jpg (37811 bytes)
Y-6 (2 SUPERCHARGED BUGATTI TYPE 35
Red * red radiator * gold steering wheel *
silver twin brake lever  * black seats *
 white dashboard * RN '6' * 
Box
3rd min. EX * 120
  MatchboxMOY6-3.jpg (36969 bytes)
Y-6 (3) 1913 CADILLAC
Light gold * gold wheels, trim
 dark red seats, grill, smooth roof
 Box 4th EX+ * 25
  MatchboxMOY7-2.jpg (38194 bytes) 
Y-7 (2) 1913 MERCER RACEABOUT
 * struts under guards
Box 3rd VG+ *
MatchboxMOY7-2_b.jpg (54330 bytes) 
Y-7 (2) 1913 MERCER RACEABOUT
Yellow * struts under guards
Box 4th VG+ * 30
MatchboxMOY7-3.jpg (43852 bytes) 
Y-7 (3) 1912 ROLLS ROYCE
Silver * red guards/ base, grill, seats,
 (smooth) roof * Box 4th VG * 25
  MatchboxMOY8-2.jpg (53386 bytes)
Y-8 (2) 1914 SUNBEAM
 MOTORCYCLE & SIDECAR

Silver (chrome) * black seat
dark green sidecar seat
Box 3rd (light creasing left flap,
o/w EX+ * 55
MatchboxMOY10-2.jpg (33118 bytes)
Y-10 (2) 1928 MERCEDES 36/220
White * red seats * 1 spare wheel
2 holes in baseplate * (2 tiny chips
on edge of rear offside guard) * 
Box 3rd (3" light crease top &
under, o/w EX) * 25
MatchboxMOY12_2.jpg (43875 bytes)
Y-12 (2) 1909 THOMAS FLYABOUT
Metallic blue * dark red seats & grille *
 smooth tan hhod affixed to body * 
  Box 4th VG+ (slight damage to left flap,
front dullish) * 20
  MatchboxMOY13-2.jpg (40271 bytes)
Y-13 (2) 1911 DAIMLER
Yellow * dark red seats
'1911 DAIMLER No Y13' on 2 lines under
spare wheel sat on open guard
no holes underneath * no pedals
steering wheel with 4 spokes
Box 4th min. VG+ (also 5 /9 on front) * 38
MatchboxMOY13-2_b.jpg (56513 bytes)
Y-13 (2) 1911 DAIMLER
Yellow * black seats * 
'1911 DAIMLER No Y13' on 2 lines under
spare wheel sat in closed guard
2 holes underneath * 2 pedals
steering wheel with 5 spokes & direction<->
Box 4th min. EX  * 42
MatchboxMOY14-2.jpg (42244 bytes)
Y-14 (2) 1911 MAXWELL ROADSTER
Turquoise * smooth black hood
red seats * gold trim
no holes in baseplate
  Box 4th EX+ ( 5/6 in pen on front) * 18
MatchboxMOY14-2_b.jpg (18208 bytes) 
Y-14 (2) 1911 MAXWELL ROADSTER
Turquoise * smooth black hood
red seats * gold trim, but headlamps/
radiator 'dull'  * 2 holes in baseplate
 large end rivets on  wheels
  Box 4th VG (crease at top, rest VG+) * 18
MatchboxMOY14-2_c.jpg (55730 bytes)
Y-14 (2) 1911 MAXWELL ROADSTER
Turquoise * smooth black hood
red seats * gold trim 
no holes in baseplate
  Box 4th EX+ * 22
MatchboxMOY15-1.jpg (40522 bytes)
Y-15 (1) ROLLS ROYCE SILVER GHOST
Metallic light green * black seats *
12 spoke gold wheels * smooth black tyres
silver grille, headlights, front no. plate *
green rear no. plate & light *
2 holes in baseplate * 
  Box 2nd M- * 38
MatchboxMOY16-1.jpg (46406 bytes)
Y-16 (1) 1904 SPYKER TOURER
Yellow * dark green seats *
12 spoke gold wheels * straight brake levers *
all yellow front except lamp lens (gold) *
 'No 16' etc on base * 
  Box 4th min. VG+  * 25
MatchboxMOY2-1.jpg (69104 bytes)
Y-2 (2) 1911 RENAULT
Metallic green * bright red seats *
full fitting gold windscreen * 
black plastic steering wheel * 
3 prong spare wheel holder
  Box 1st G only * 14


'Window box' issues

Pink and yellow window boxes, first issued circa 1968 ~ 1969  *  Mauve and yellow window boxes, first issued circa 1969 ~ 1970

All these are mint / unplayed with, and unless otherwise stated the boxes are of 'fresh' appearance, 
having sharp edges, corners, etc. Any faults with the windows (cellophane) is noted. 

MatchboxY1-2.jpg (17022 bytes)
Y-1 (2) 1911 MODEL "T" FORD
Red * 12 spoke wheels smooth roof *
 black steering * single lever
handbrake
no holes in base-plate  * 20
MatchboxY2-2.jpg (43776 bytes)
Y-2 (2) 1911 RENAULT 2-SEATER
Green * full windscreen panel
3-prong wheel carrier * all trim in brass
 black steering column  * 14
MatchboxY2-3.jpg (28108 bytes)
Y-2 (3) 1914 PRINCE HENRY VAUXHALL
Red * 26 spoke wheels * red radiator grill
gold trim incl. petrol tank 
box: small tear on top; 1 corner bent; 
cello broken at top * 20
MatchboxY2-3_b.jpg (54473 bytes)
Y-2 (3) 1914 PRINCE HENRY VAUXHALL
Red * 26 spoke wheels * red radiator grill
gold trim incl. petrol tank 
box: sticker residue; thin cello has a  split
from top to bottom  * 20
MatchboxY3-3.jpg (23728 bytes)
Y-3 (3) 1910 BENZ LIMOUSINE
Metallic green * matt black roof * 20
MatchboxY4-3.jpg (50713 bytes)
Y -4 (3) 1909 OPEL CAR

White * smooth tan roof affixed to seat
bright red grill & seats *  20
MatchboxY5_3.jpg (17036 bytes)
Y-5 (3) 1907 PEUGOT

Yellow * matt black roof * red grill * 
red ribbed seats  *orange  windows 
18
MatchboxY5-3_b.jpg (52261 bytes)
Y-5 (3) 1907 PEUGOT
Yellow * matt black roof VG * red grill 
red ribbed seats * orange windows 
box: VG+ & cello broken at top *  10
MatchboxY7-3.jpg (19971 bytes)
Y-7 (3) 1912 ROLLS ROYCE

Silver* red chassis & semi- ribbed roof
red seats * chrome 12 spoke wheels
red grill * brace in spare tyre carrier * 25

Y-8 (3) 1914 STUTZ
Red * tan smooth roof * copper tank
green seats & grill * 20
MatchboxY8-3_b.jpg (32086 bytes)
Y-8 (3) 1914 STUTZ
Red * tan smooth roof * copper tank
green seats & grill * cello VG- (not broken)
box: tear on flap, rest VG+ * 20
MatchboxY9-2.jpg (58620 bytes)
Y-9 (2) 1912 SIMPLEX

Green * tan smooth roof
bright red seats & grill * 20
MatchboxY9-2_b.jpg (46387 bytes) 
Y-9 (2) 1912 SIMPLEX
Green * tan smooth roof
bright red seats & grill * box: crease on 'M'
on front;  top VG; tiny hole in cello * 10
MatchboxY9-2_c.jpg (50333 bytes)
Y-9 (2) 1912 SIMPLEX

Metallic gold * black textured roof
dark red chassis, seats, grill * box VG+ * 14
MatchboxY10-3.jpg (17150 bytes)
Y-10 (3) 19106 ROLLS ROYCE 
SILVER GHOST

Metallic green * metallic brown guards
brown seats * red grill * gold trim * 40
MatchboxY10-3_b.jpg (52959 bytes)
Y-10 (3) 19106 ROLLS ROYCE 
SILVER GHOST

Metallic green * metallic brown guards
red seats & grill * gold trim 
box: top left corner creased * 20
MatchboxY11-2.jpg (48806 bytes)
Y-11 (2) 1912 PACKARD LANDAULET

Red * black bonnet & seats * gold trim
plastic steering * 3 prong tyre holder * 20
MatchboxY11-2_b.jpg (47205 bytes)
Y-11 (2) 1912 PACKARD LANDAULET

Red * black bonnet & seats * gold trim
plastic steering * 3 prong tyre holder
box: front slightly grubby *  20
MatchboxY11-3.jpg (42942 bytes)
Y-11 (3) 1938 LAGONDA DROPHEAD COUPE
Metallic gold *maroon guards & base
gold trim * black plastic seats etc 
box: right flap vg and tab detached (present)
cellophane small split + top wrinkled * 50
MatchboxY13-2.jpg (53191 bytes)
Y-13 (2) 1911 DAIMLER

Yellow * black guards/ base * red seats
4 spoke black plastic steering * 'No 13 Y13'
 etc on 3 lines on base *thin  cello vg * 35
MatchboxY15-2.jpg (43976 bytes)
Y-15 (2) 1930 PACKARD VICTORIA

Gold * dark brown guards / base
brass trim * red textured roof *  red seats
bright red grill * box:  cello split front  left
card front & top very slightly grubby *  30
MatchboxY15-2_b.jpg (42327 bytes) 
Y-15 (2) 1930 PACKARD VICTORIA
Gold * dark brown guards / base
brass trim * red textured roof *  red seats
bright red grill * 30

Y-16 (1) 1904 SPYKER

Yellow * gold front headlight * straight levers
dark green seats * fine tread tyres * 3-spoke
spare wheel holder  'No 16' etc on base
thin cello small split at top * 20
MatchboxY16-2.jpg (46601 bytes)
Y-16 (2) 1928 MERCEDES SS COUPE

Metallic silver * metallic red guards/ base
black textured roof & carrier * gold trim,
incl. exhaust system 
black grill & seats differential details 
 24 spoke brass wheels
 box: top left corner 
. MatchboxY16-2_b.jpg (51282 bytes)
Y-16 (2) 1928 MERCEDES SS COUPE

Metallic silver * metallic red guards/ base
black textured roof & carrier * gold trim,
incl. exhaust system 
black grill & seats differential details * 24 spoke brass wheels
 box:  thin  cellophane Good (wrinkled) * 75
Post Y-16 issued 1975 
onwards


Miscellaneous

Unboxed, etc.

MatchboxMOY2-1_unboxed.jpg (30252 bytes)
Y-2 (1) 1911 'B' TYPE LONDON BUS

8 small windows above the main 4 *
grey wheels * black driver
(careful!)
Small paint loss on back of staircase
(some transfer damage), o/w nice
condition.. min. VG+ * 25
MatchboxMOY3-1_unboxed.jpg (45873 bytes)
Y-3 (1) 1907 'E' CLASS TRAMCAR

Grey metal wheels * thick front under guard *
luggage compartment under stairs cut-out *
'London Transport' transfers both sides 
damaged;  'NEWS OF THE WORLD' also *
'BUY LESNEY TOYS' missing 1 side * roof
edge chipped, rest of paintwork VG+ * 16
Matchbox7_RollsRoyce_unboxed.jpg (23781 bytes)
Y-7 (3) 1912 ROLLS ROYCE

Gold * red chassis & semi- ribbed roof
black seats * chrome 12 spoke wheels
black  grill *no  brace in spare tyre carrier *
circa 1973 *  Mint 14
MatchboxMOY8-2_unboxed.jpg (26610 bytes)
Y-8 (2) SUNBEAM MOTORCYCLE & SIDECAR

Black rider's seat * dark green sidecar seat
Slight rubbing rim of sidecar's guard,
o/w EX- * 25
MatchboxMOY7-1_unboxed.jpg (34715 bytes)
Y-7 (1) FOUR TON LEYLAND

Reddish brown * cream roof *
silver radiator grill * grey metal wheels *
'TY TH' transfer damage 1 side; top
and edge of roof slight damage..
 rest min. EX * 32
MatchboxMOY9-1_unboxed.jpg (32849 bytes)
Y-9 (1) 1924 FOWLER SHOWMAN'S ENGINE
Dark maroon * cream roof * gold b. door
dark grey? chimney * Some transfer
damage, o/w min. VG * 20
MatchboxMOY9-1_unboxed_b.jpg (32518 bytes)
Y-9 (1) 1924 FOWLER SHOWMAN'S ENGINE

Dark maroon * cream roof * gold b. door
black chimney * 1 of 'LESNEY'S MODERN
 AMUSEMENTS' damage along top, rubbing
roof ends, o/w min. VG+* 29
MatchboxMOY11-1_unboxed.jpg (21454 bytes)
Y-11 (1) 1920 AVELING & PORTER 
STEAM ROLLER

Black flywheel & roof supports
EX- * 40
MatchboxY3_1910Benz_BoxOnly.jpg (25922 bytes)
Y-3 (3) 1910 BENZ LIMOUSINE
Box only VG+ 7

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