Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Mercury may be gone, but they left us with these! Also, we all know that sometimes dead makes don't stay dead forever...

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#SF55A = '68 Mercury Park Lane Police

#SF74C = '77 Mercury Cougar Villager

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I picked these castings because they both prominently display the Mercury nameplate cast right into the metal. The cruiser even has the Park Lane cast with the corner lamp on the rear quarter. This is something that seems to be a big thing, especially during Matchbox's early days. What's wrong with diecast makers nowadays? I can't be all about marketing or cost...

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