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1-75 SERIES LIST

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For more information on the Lesney 1/75 series visit shabbir.com.

For more information on box variations visit fcarnaham.com. click on the word "images" for drop-down menu.

Another very detailed site purely about the 1-75 Series boxes is the excellent Vintage lesney Online.

A recommended guide to all Matchbox models is mboxcommunity.com.

I have been involved with Christian and LaToya - helping with the Toy Collector website.

Click on the TOY Collector link below to enter the 1-75 Regular Wheel Gallery.
I buy and sell models on eBay(ID tractorboy53), TradeMe (ID tractorboy) as well as privately.

So do e-mail me rodger@darkens.net.nz if you have models for sale.

I have produced a hard copy catalogue of variations listing over 1,000 variations with 300+ photos
After requests from NZ Collectors, I have produced an updated catalogue with NZ$ valuations and with rare & HTF models colour highlighted.
For information on the catalogue, feedback and purchase details click here:

1-75 Series Variations Catalogue

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Click on a thumbnail to view a larger picture. Use your Back button to navigate between the pages. Box variations in brackets (B1), (E3) etc.

Last updated July, 2014

We appreciate your comments so do e-mail with feedback, questions & answers to some of my queries.

Early Lesney Toys

From 1948 to 1957 Lesney made a series of toys on a variety of themes. The first four toys, produced between 1948 and 1949 were: Diesel Road Roller, Cement Mixer, Crawler Tractor and Crawler Bulldozer

Other models followed; Ruston Bucyrus, Horse Drawn Milk Cart, Rag and Bone Cart, and Soap Box racer (1949); Jumbo the Elephant, Prime Mover, Trailer and Bulldozer (1950); Muffin the Mule (1951); Large Coronation Coach (1952); Small Coronation Coach (1953); Massey Harris Tractor and Bread Bait Press (1954). The final early model was the Covered Wagon (1955).

An excellent site for early variations visit matchboxmemories.com

Top row & other rare models shown - thanks to Jeff Whitlock (JW)

Cement Mixer.jpg
Cement Mixer
Massey Harris Tractor.jpg
Massey Harris Tractor
Prime Mover Trailer Bulldozer.jpg
Prime Mover, Trailer & Bulldozer
Prime Mover.jpg
Prime Mover
Trailer.jpg
Trailer
Bulldozer.jpg
Bulldozer
Muffin.jpg
Muffin the Mule
Large Coach.jpg
Large Coronation Coach
Small Silver Coronation Coach.jpg
Small Silver Coronation Coach
Small Gold Coronation Coach.jpg
Small Gold Coronation Coach
bait pressf.jpg
Bait Press
bait presss.jpg
Bait Press
Covered Wagon.jpg
Covered Wagon
Coronation Coach entire.jpg
Large Coronation Coach
Coach detail.jpg
Coach detail
Coach top.jpg
Coach top
Coach rear horses.jpg
Coach rear horses
Coach front horses.jpg
Coach front horses
Horsedrawn Milk FloatR.jpg
Horsedrawn Milk Float
Horsedrawn Milk FloatL.jpg
Horsedrawn Milk Float

Regular Wheels 1-75 Series

1953 saw the introduction of the first Matchbox toys. These were smaller than the early, larger models and priced at 1s. 6d. These were very popular and the larger, early models were soon phased out as production began on what to become the successful 1-75 series.

01 A3 Diesel Road Roller.jpg
1 A3 Diesel Road Roller(A Script)
01 A4 Diesel Road Roller.jpg
1 A4 Diesel Road Roller (B1)
01 A4v Diesel Road Roller.jpg
1 A4 Diesel Road Roller
01 A5 Diesel Road Roller.jpg
1 A5 Diesel Road Roller
01 A7 Diesel Road Roller.jpg
1 A7 Diesel Road Roller (B1)
01 B1 Road Roller.jpg
1 B1 Road Roller (B1)
01 B2 Road Roller.jpg
1 B2 Road Roller (B1)
01 B2v Road Roller.jpg
1 B2v Road Roller
01 C2 Road Roller.jpg
1 C2 Road Roller (C)
01 C3 Road Roller.jpg
1 C3 Road Roller (B5)
01 C4 Road Roller.jpg
1 C4 Road Roller (C)
01 D1 Aveling Barford Road Roller.jpg
1 D1 Aveling Barford Road Roller
01 D Aveling Barford Road Roller.jpg
1 D2 Aveling Barford Road Roller (D1)
01 E Mercedes Benz Lorry.jpg
1 E1 Mercedes Benz Lorry (E4)
01 E3 Mercedes Benz Lorry.jpg
1 E3 Mercedes Benz Lorry (E4)
02 D Mercedes.jpg
2 D1 Mercedes Trailer (E4)
02 D1fbox Mercedes.jpg
2 D1 Mercedes Trailer (F2)
02 A2 Dumper.jpg
2 A2 Dumper
02 A3 Dumper.jpg
2 A3 Dumper (B5)
02 A4 Dumper.jpg
2 A4 Dumper (B1)
02 A4v Dumper.jpg
2 A4 Dumper (B1)
02 Anail Dumper.jpg
2 A3 Dumper-with nail
02 B2 Dumper.jpg
2 B2 Dumper
02 B Dumper.jpg
2 B4 Dumper (B1 repro)
02 B3 Dumper.jpg
2 B5 Dumper
02 C3 Murihill Dumper.jpg
2 C3 Murihill Dumper (D2)
02 C4 Murihill Dumper.jpg
2 C4 Murihill Dumper (D1)
03 A1script Cement Mixer.jpg
03 A1 Cement Mixer (Script box)
03 A2script Cement Mixer.jpg
03 A2 Cement Mixer (Script box)
03 A2 Cement Mixer.jpg
03 A2 Cement Mixer (B1)
03 A4 Cement Mixer.jpg
03 A4 Cement Mixer
03 A7 Cement Mixer.jpg
03 A7 Cement Mixer
03 B3 Bedford Ton Tipper.jpg
3 B3 Bedford Ton Tipper (C)
03 B6 Bedford Ton Tipper.jpg
3 B6 Bedford Ton Tipper (D2)
03 B7 Bedford Ton Tipper.jpg
3 B7 Bedford Ton Tipper (D2)
03 C1 Mercedes Benz  Ambulance.jpg
3 C1 Mercedes Benz Ambulance
03 C Mercedes Benz  Ambulance.jpg
3 C2 Mercedes Benz Ambulance
03 C3 Mercedes Benz  Ambulance.jpg
3 C3 Mercedes Benz Ambulance (Repro E4)
03 C3v Mercedes Benz  Ambulance.jpg
3 C3 Mercedes Benz Ambulance (Cream)
04 A5 Massey Harris Tractor.jpg
4 A5 Massey Harris Tractor (A Script)
04 B1 Massey Harris Tractor.jpg
4 B1 Massey Harris Tractor (B2)
04 B3 Massey Harris Tractor.jpg
4 B3 Massey Harris Tractor
04 C1 Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar.jpg
4 C1 Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar
04 C2 Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar.jpg
4 C2 Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar (D1)
04 C4 Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar.jpg
4 C4 Triumph Motorcycle & Sidecar (D2)
04 C Sidecar half full brace.jpg
4 C Sidecar Full & 1/2 brace
04 C wide thin block.jpg
4 C wide & thin connecting block
04 D1 Dodge Stake Truck.jpg
4 D1 Dodge Stake Truck
04 D2 Dodge Stake Truck.jpg
4 D2 Dodge Stake Truck (E4)
04 D3 Dodge Stake Truck.jpg
4 D3 Dodge Stake Truck (F2)
05 A2 London Bus.jpg
5 A1 London Bus (B2)
05 A2v London Bus.jpg
5 A2 London Bus (A Script)
05 A3 London Bus.jpg
5 A3 London Bus
05 A3v London Bus.jpg
5 A3 London Bus (red grille)
05 A London Bus.jpg
5 A London Bus Selection
05 B1 London Bus.jpg
5 B1 London Bus
05 B22 London Bus.jpg
5 B2 London Bus
05 B2 London Bus.jpg
5 B4 London Bus
05 B5 London Bus.jpg
5 B6 London Bus
05 B3 London Bus.jpg
5 B7 London Bus
05 C2 London Bus.jpg
5 C2 London Bus
05 C2dbox London Bus.jpg
5 C2 London Bus (D2)
05 C2 London Bus.jpg
5 C2v London Bus (label font)
05 D1box London Bus.jpg
5 D1 London Bus (E1)
05 D5 London Bus.jpg
5 D5 London Bus (E4)
05 D6 London Bus.jpg
5 D6 London Bus (F2)
05 D7 London Bus.jpg
5 D7 London Bus
05London Bus.jpg
5 London Bus Range
06 A2 Quarry Truck.jpg
6 A1 Quarry Truck (B1)
06 A2script Quarry Truck.jpg
6 A2 Quarry Truck (A Script)
06 A2B2 Quarry Truck.jpg
6 A2 Quarry Truck (B2)
06 B3 Quarry Truck.jpg
6 B3 Quarry Truck (C)
06 B4b Quarry Truck.jpg
6 B4 Quarry Truck (B5)
06 B4 Quarry Truck.jpg
6 B4 Quarry Truck (D1)
06 B4custom Quarry Truck.jpg
6 B4 Quarry Truck-customised
06 C1 Euclid Quarry Truck.jpg
6 C1 Euclid Quarry Truck (E3)
06 C4 Euclid Quarry Truck.jpg
6 C4 Euclid Quarry Truck (D)
06 C4boxv Euclid Quarry Truck.jpg
D Box variation - number 6
06 C5 Euclid Quarry Truck.jpg
6 C5 Euclid Quarry Truck (E3)
06 C6 Euclid Quarry Truck.jpg
6 C6 Euclid Quarry Truck
06 D1 Ford Pick Up.jpg
6 D1 Ford Pick Up
06 D3 Ford Pick Up.jpg
6 D3 Ford Pick Up (F1)
07 A1 Horse Drawn Milk Float.jpg
7 A1 Horse Drawn Milk Float (B1)
07 A4 Horse Drawn Milk Float.jpg
7 A4 Horse Drawn Milk Float (B5)
07 A7 Horse Drawn Milk Float.jpg
7 A7 Horse Drawn Milk Float (B1)
07 A8 Horse Drawn Milk Float.jpg
7 A8 Horse Drawn Milk Float (B2)
07 A Selection.jpg
7 A Selection
07 B1 Ford Anglia.jpg
7 B1 Ford Anglia
07 B5 Ford Anglia.jpg
7 B5 Ford Anglia (D)
07 B11 Ford Anglia.jpg
7 B11 Ford Anglia (D2)
07 B12 Ford Anglia.jpg
7 B12 Ford Anglia (D2)
07 C1 Refuse Truck.jpg
7 C1 Refuse Truck (E4)
07 C Refuse Truck.jpg
7 C2 Refuse Truck (E4)
07 C Refuse Truck.jpg
7 C3 Refuse Truck (F2)
08 A4 Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 A4 Caterpillar Bulldozer
08 A4box Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 A4 Caterpillar Bulldozer (B2)
08 A7 Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 A7 Caterpillar Bulldozer
08 A10 Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 A10 Caterpillar Bulldozer (B1)
08 A10v Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 A10 Caterpillar Bulldozer
08 B1 Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 B1 Caterpillar Bulldozer (B2)
08 C2 Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 C2 Caterpillar Bulldozer
08 C5 Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 C5 Caterpillar Bulldozer (C)
08 C5side Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 C5 Caterpillar Bulldozer
08 D4 Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 D3 Caterpillar Bulldozer (D2)
08 D4e Caterpillar Bulldozer.jpg
8 D3 Caterpillar Bulldozer (E1)
08 E1 Ford Mustang Fastback.jpg
8 E1 Ford Mustang Fastback (E4)
08 E2 Ford Mustang Fastback.jpg
8 E2 Ford Mustang Fastback (E4)
08 E3 Ford Mustang Fastback.jpg
8 E5 Ford Mustang Fastback (E4)
08 E5 Ford Mustang Fastback.jpg
8 E5 Ford Mustang Fastback (E4)
09 A2 Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 A2 Dennis Fire Escape
09 A3 Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 A3 Dennis Fire Escape (B1)
09 A3v Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 A3 Dennis Fire Escape
09 A3detail Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 A3 Dennis Fire Escape
09 A4 Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 A4 Dennis Fire Escape
09 B Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 B2 Dennis Fire Escape (B2)
09 B1detail Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 B1 Dennis Fire Escape
09 B1 Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 B1 Dennis Fire Escape (darker)
09 B4 Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 B4 Dennis Fire Escape (darker)
09 B2 Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 B6 Dennis Fire Escape
09 AB Dennis Fire Escape.jpg
09 A & B Dennis Fire Escape
09 C2 Merryweather Fire Engine.jpg
9 C2 Merryweather Fire Engine (D2)
09 C3 Merryweather Fire Engine.jpg
9 C3 Merryweather Fire Engine
09 C5 Merryweather Fire Engine.jpg
9 C5 Merryweather Fire Engine (D2)
09 C11 Merryweather Fire Engine.jpg
9 C11 Merryweather Fire Engine (D2)
09 C12 Merryweather Fire Engine.jpg
9 C12 Merryweather Fire Engine (D2)
09 Cht Merryweather Fire Engine.jpg
9C Merryweather Hose & Trim
09 Cf Merryweather Fire Engine.jpg
9C Merryweather Fire Engine
09 D Boat & Trailer.jpg
9 D1 Boat & Trailer
09 D Boat & Trailer.jpg
9 D2 Boat & Trailer (E)
10 A1 Mechanical Horse & Trailer.jpg
10 A1 Mechanical Horse & Trailer
10 B1 Mechanical Horse & Trailer.jpg
10 B1 Mechanical Horse & Trailer
10 B5 Mechanical Horse & Trailer.jpg
10 B5 Mechanical Horse & Trailer
10 AB Mechanical Horse & Trailer.jpg
10 A & B Mechanical Horse & Trailer
10 C1 Sugar Container Truck.jpg
10 C1 Sugar Container Truck (D1)
10 C3 Sugar Container Truck.jpg
10 C3 Sugar Container Truck (D1)
10 C6 Sugar Container Truck.jpg
10 C6 Sugar Container Truck (D2)
10 C7 Sugar Container Truck.jpg
10 C7 Sugar Container Truck
10 C11 Sugar Container Truck.jpg
10 C11 Sugar Container Truck
10 Cgroupf Sugar Container Truck.jpg
10 C Sugar Container Trucks
10 Cgroup Sugar Container Truck.jpg
10 C Sugar Container Trucks
10 D1 Pipe Truck 1.jpg
10 D1 Pipe Truck (E4)
10 D2 Pipe Truck.jpg
10 D2 Pipe Truck (E4)
10 D5 Pipe Truck.jpg
10 D5 Pipe Truck (Repro E4)

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