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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:13 am    Post subject: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Since there is a Hot Wheels dedicated thread.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:17 am    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Couple Transporter Dokas

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:34 am    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

I picked up this Matchbox Bellevue police Beetle at a show in Bellevue, WA last year:
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Well, there's my avatar, a fastback, not quite the color of my Clementine fastback, but close enough.
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I think I have the silver camper van in my collection.
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These pictures are off the web, not my toys. That's about it for VWs; I probably have about 40 non-VW examples from back in the '60s.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

I'll have to assemble a group shot for future submission. I've always preferred MB detail and probably have 60 plus VWs floating around here.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:02 am    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Here are just a few of mine that were handy for the camera. The Fastback I purchased new way back when I was 8 or 9.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:02 am    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

A few more Matchbox cars:
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:23 am    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:29 am    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:48 am    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Custom Love Bug and Thorndyke playset

Lesney No. 25 Volkswagen and No. 53 Aston Martin

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Blue Baron, that custom Herbie and Thorndyke is beautiful.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Thanks. The Aston got a nose job to make it look more like the Thorndyke Special.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Matchbox "My Classic Car with Dennis Gage" 1962 Beetle converted to Herbie the Love Bug.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Blue Barron, do you have a whole town set up to display some of your collection? looks great.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Dedicated Matchbox car thread Reply with quote

Not really. But I have friends who do.
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