Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Breadbox Week - Lesney Matchbox Ford Thames Estate Car

Breadbox week is at an end, and I have another to add to the fun.

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As many vehicles here, kind of rounded vans shaped like a loaf of bread seem to be eligible. As before, these are pics from awhile back when I had an idea to inventory my collection, but didn’t complete the task. This is a model I have always liked, Lesney Matchbox 70a, a charming little van. This casting had a long run, in the range from 1959 until 1966. Here are a few of mine:

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A tasty silver wheels example:

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A later run version with black wheels:

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And as a bonus, a period example by “Minix”:

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That is all

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